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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location Map:'''
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/2900+Juanipero+Way,+Medford,+OR+97504/@42.3108726,-122.8288325,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54cf709e93d8bae5:0x505b432506fba68b?hl=en Location of Medford, Oregon FHC on Map]
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Address:'''
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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*2900 Juanipero Way Medford, Oregon 97504-8423 United States
  
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*Language:English
#''(Include information about your center that would be helpful for first time visitors such which entrance in the building to use, parking, etc. Use as many or as few bullet points as needed.)<br>''
 
#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
 
  
 
'''Phone:'''  
 
'''Phone:'''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>  
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*'''541-773-3363 - Temple and Family History Center main line'''  
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*<strong>541-531-7893 (Cecily) '''- Temple and Family History Center operations'''
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*541-773-9984 (Judy) - Temple and Family History Center operations</strong>
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*'''541-941-3568 (Deedee) - Indexing specialist'''
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*'''541-488-3338 (BJ) - Indexing specialist'''
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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*OR_Medford@ldsmail.net
  
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'''Open Hours: (changes effective May 15th, 2017)'''
  
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*'''Tuesday:''' '''10am - 4pm'''
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*'''Wednesday:''' '''10am -4pm'''
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*'''Thursday:''' '''10am - 4pm'''
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*Center may be used '''(7 thru 8:30pm Tues, Wed, Thur & Sun)''' by Youth Groups and for training by scheduling the center in advanced
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**'''To schedule groups, please call Deanna Ashcraft 541-772-2132'''
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=== '''2017''' '''Holiday Schedule (Closed on the following days)''' ===
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*Spring Break (3/28, 3/29, 3/30)
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*Independence Day (Tuesday July 4th)
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*Thanksgiving 1 week (11/21, 11/22, 11/23)
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*Christmas Break 2 weeks (12/19, 12/20, 12/21 & 12/26, 12/27, 12/28)
  
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
  
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
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* '''TBD'''
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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=== '''Center Resources''' ===
  
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==== Collections  ====
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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:*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog FamilySearch Catalog:]'''&nbsp;The films and fiche which are available through the FamilySearch Catalog can be loaned to this Family History Center, where they can be viewed during the period of the loan. Use Online Film Ordering to select materials and pay for the processing costs.:
  
==== Collections ====
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==== Databases &amp; Software ====
  
:*[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.  
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:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
:*''(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.)''
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:*Alexander Street Press
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:*The American Civil War:
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:*Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera Social and Cultural History
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:*Women and Social Movements in the United States
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:*Ancestry.com - Institution version.
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:*Create your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
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:*Findmypast - Institution version.  
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:*Fold3.com
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:*Historic Map Works - Library Edition
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:*Kinpoint
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:*MyHeritage - Library Edition
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:*Access Newspaper Archive
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:*Paper Trail
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:*ProQuest Obituary Listings
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:*Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
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:*World Vital Records - All content has been added to MyHeritage.com (who purchased WVR)<br>
  
==== Databases and Software ====
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
  
:*[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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*11 Computers (dual displays for easier research)<br>
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*Wi-Fi access (bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone) <br>
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*2 Printers, paper cutter (Print &amp;&nbsp;Cut your Family&nbsp;Ordinance Cards) <br>
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*50+ inch TV / Monitor used for training and family history classes<br>
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*Scanner /&nbsp;Copier to add photos and documents directly to your FamilySearch account<br>
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*Copier / Fax<br>
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*Microfilm and Microfiche readers<br>
  
==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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=== Center Services ===
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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We have a children's area so you may bring your little ones while you work on your family tree.  
  
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[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Children%27s_Area_Medford_Oregon_Family_History_Center.JPG CLICK&nbsp;HERE]&nbsp;to view a picture.
  
=== Center Services  ===
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Staff members are always on hand during the hours that the center is open. They are eager to assist and train visitors on how to use the
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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resources and tools available to discover their roots and further their appreciation of family history.
  
''(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  ===
  
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*Central Point Oregon FamilySearch Center
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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:*Address: 2305 Taylor Road Central Point, Oregon
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:*Phone: 541-664-5356
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Central_Point_Oregon_Family_History_Center Central Point, Oregon Family History Center Web Page]  
  
''(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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*Other libraries in the Rogue Valley for genealogy research -
  
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:*[http://jcls.org/research/eresearch-elearning/genealogy-obituaries/ Jackson County Library Services]
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:*[http://rvgslibrary.org/ Jackson County Genealogy Library] 
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/volunteer/ FamilySearch Indexing]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ Rootsweb]
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*[http://usgenweb.org/ US GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/ Cyndi's List]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Find-a-Grave]
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*[http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/History-Family/State-Genealogy.shtml/ Genealogy Resources, by State]
  
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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* Inquire at the center or contact <strong>Cecily 541-531-7893 or Judy 541-773-9984</strong>
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 

Latest revision as of 16:52, 27 June 2017

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


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 2900 Juanipero Way Medford, Oregon 97504-8423 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 541-773-3363 - Temple and Family History Center main line
  • 541-531-7893 (Cecily) - Temple and Family History Center operations
  • 541-773-9984 (Judy) - Temple and Family History Center operations
  • 541-941-3568 (Deedee) - Indexing specialist
  • 541-488-3338 (BJ) - Indexing specialist

E-mail:

  • OR_Medford@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: (changes effective May 15th, 2017)

  • Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am -4pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 4pm
  • Center may be used (7 thru 8:30pm Tues, Wed, Thur & Sun) by Youth Groups and for training by scheduling the center in advanced
    • To schedule groups, please call Deanna Ashcraft 541-772-2132

2017 Holiday Schedule (Closed on the following days)

  • Spring Break (3/28, 3/29, 3/30)
  • Independence Day (Tuesday July 4th)
  • Thanksgiving 1 week (11/21, 11/22, 11/23)
  • Christmas Break 2 weeks (12/19, 12/20, 12/21 & 12/26, 12/27, 12/28)

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

  • TBD

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: The films and fiche which are available through the FamilySearch Catalog can be loaned to this Family History Center, where they can be viewed during the period of the loan. Use Online Film Ordering to select materials and pay for the processing costs.:

Databases & Software

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press
  • The American Civil War:
  • Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera Social and Cultural History
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
  • Ancestry.com - Institution version.
  • Create your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
  • Findmypast - Institution version.
  • Fold3.com
  • Historic Map Works - Library Edition
  • Kinpoint
  • MyHeritage - Library Edition
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
  • World Vital Records - All content has been added to MyHeritage.com (who purchased WVR)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 11 Computers (dual displays for easier research)
  • Wi-Fi access (bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone)
  • 2 Printers, paper cutter (Print & Cut your Family Ordinance Cards)
  • 50+ inch TV / Monitor used for training and family history classes
  • Scanner / Copier to add photos and documents directly to your FamilySearch account
  • Copier / Fax
  • Microfilm and Microfiche readers

Center Services

We have a children's area so you may bring your little ones while you work on your family tree.

CLICK HERE to view a picture.

Staff members are always on hand during the hours that the center is open. They are eager to assist and train visitors on how to use the

resources and tools available to discover their roots and further their appreciation of family history.

Resources in the Local Area

  • Central Point Oregon FamilySearch Center
  • Other libraries in the Rogue Valley for genealogy research -

Links

Volunteer at the Center

  • Inquire at the center or contact Cecily 541-531-7893 or Judy 541-773-9984