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Welcome to the '''Douglas Wyoming Family History Center''' website.
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location and Map:''' [https://www.google.com/maps/place/1930+Cheyenne+St,+Douglas,+WY+82633/@42.7482518,-105.3675935,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8766b52c9ce627ff:0x6ed3cb16e0312423!8m2!3d42.7482518!4d-105.3654048 Location Map]
  
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'''Address: ''' 1930 Cheyenne Street, Douglas WY 82633
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'''Phone:'''
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*Language: English
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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'''Phone: 307-358-5024'''  
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Director: Linda Anderson - 307-351-3100'''
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''E-mail: WY_Douglas@ldsmail.net'''  
  
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'''Open Hours: '''
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*'''Wednesday: '''6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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*'''Thursday: '''6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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*'''Other times by appointment call: 307-351-3100'''
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*'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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'''Closed the week of Thanksgiving and the last two weeks of December through New Years.'''
  
 
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==== Staff Training Meeting:  Second Sunday of every month at 4:00 pm ====
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
 
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
 
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:
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*The 19th Century British Library Newspapers Digital Archive
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*Access Newspaper Archives
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*Alexander Street Press, American Civil War.com - Institution version
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*ArkivDigital Online
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*Create a Who Do You Think You Are? Story for Free
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*Findmypast - Institution version
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*Fold3 (Formerly Footnote.com)
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*The Genealogist
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*Historic Map Works Library Edition
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*KinpointPremium
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*Legacy Stories
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*MyHeritage - Library Edition
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*Paper Trail
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*ProQuest Obitary Listings
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*Puzzilla - Preminum Services
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*World Vital Records.  
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:*Access to the Swedish website ArkivDigital<br>
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*'''2''' computers and soon to be 4; '''111''' printer/scanner to FamilySearch.
  
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====  
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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*RAOGK Volunteers for Wyoming (raogk.org)
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*Wyoming State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
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*Converse County Genealogical Society, 119 North 9th Street, Douglas WY 82633
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*Wyoming Pioneer Historical Society, P.O. Drawer 10, Douglas, WY 82633
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*Converse County, Wyoming Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
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*Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
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*USGenWeb Archives for Converse County (usgwarchives.net)
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:- See more at: http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/converse-county/#countyaddress
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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:The new Converse County Library has an area specific to genealogy research.  
  
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:Pioneer Museum has a wealth of history and one of the best museums in the nation.
 
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=== Links  ===
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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''We welcome volunteers to our Family History Center who have a knowledge of researching.''

Latest revision as of 20:18, 11 July 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Welcome to the Douglas Wyoming Family History Center website.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map: Location Map

Address: 1930 Cheyenne Street, Douglas WY 82633

  • Language: English

Phone: 307-358-5024

Director: Linda Anderson - 307-351-3100

E-mail: WY_Douglas@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Other times by appointment call: 307-351-3100
  • Holiday Schedule:

Closed the week of Thanksgiving and the last two weeks of December through New Years.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meeting: Second Sunday of every month at 4:00 pm


Center Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:
  • The 19th Century British Library Newspapers Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press, American Civil War.com - Institution version
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Create a Who Do You Think You Are? Story for Free
  • Findmypast - Institution version
  • Fold3 (Formerly Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • KinpointPremium
  • Legacy Stories
  • MyHeritage - Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obitary Listings
  • Puzzilla - Preminum Services
  • World Vital Records.
  • Access to the Swedish website ArkivDigital

Hardware and Equipment

  • 2 computers and soon to be 4; 111 printer/scanner to FamilySearch.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area

  • RAOGK Volunteers for Wyoming (raogk.org)
  • Wyoming State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
  • Converse County Genealogical Society, 119 North 9th Street, Douglas WY 82633
  • Wyoming Pioneer Historical Society, P.O. Drawer 10, Douglas, WY 82633
  • Converse County, Wyoming Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
  • Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
  • USGenWeb Archives for Converse County (usgwarchives.net)
- See more at: http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/converse-county/#countyaddress
The new Converse County Library has an area specific to genealogy research.
Pioneer Museum has a wealth of history and one of the best museums in the nation.

Links


Volunteer at the Center

We welcome volunteers to our Family History Center who have a knowledge of researching.