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| content=<B>Beginning Research in Germany : Crossing the Pond - </B> '''Tuesday, May 22''' - Focusing on the great wave of German immigration from 1840 to 1900, this class will outline the numerous resources available that can help you narrow the search for your ancestors' place of origin. We'll also touch on the special challenges posed by the spelling of German surnames and place names and by the movable feast of German geography in the 19th century. Finally, we'll glance ahead to the main issues involved in accessing archives and records in Germany. '''Must preregister!''' See our classes page for a link to registration.  
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<B>'''Fundamentals of Genealogy for the Returning or New Student - Tuesday, May 29, 7P-8:30P''' - <B>- Free Class - Please pre-register by calling 510-531-3905 or E-mail fhcoakland@gmail.com Details on Classes page.
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<BR> CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 1 - TUESDAY, JULY 4 - CELEBRATE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM  "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
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<BR>FRIDAY, JUNE 23 - JOIN US FOR IRISH RESEARCH ONLINE - Instructor, Janice Sellers APG - Once upon a time, searching for Irish ancestors required learning the townland of origin, or at least the county, before you could even consider crossing the Atlantic.  While that is still helpful, it is now often possible to find a family without that information by using the wealth of records that have gone online in the last couple of years. This class will cover some of the many resources available online for Irish research. Please pre-register at [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com] or 510-531-3905.
  
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<BR> GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP – Thursdays  - Need some help with your Swedish research?  Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance.  No appointment necessary.
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<BR>'''Get the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge in one visit!'''  [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Oakland_California_FamilySearch_Library/Boy_Scout_Workshop Information and registration]&nbsp;
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| content=The Oakland California FamilySearch Library is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California.  Besides providing free access to numerous subscription websites included but not limited to ancestry.com, Fold 3, Genealogy Bank, and vitalsearch-worldwide.org, we also have over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.
 
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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Library is Fragrance Free!

Coming Events


CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 1 - TUESDAY, JULY 4 - CELEBRATE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." --Ronald Reagan


FRIDAY, JUNE 23 - JOIN US FOR IRISH RESEARCH ONLINE - Instructor, Janice Sellers APG - Once upon a time, searching for Irish ancestors required learning the townland of origin, or at least the county, before you could even consider crossing the Atlantic. While that is still helpful, it is now often possible to find a family without that information by using the wealth of records that have gone online in the last couple of years. This class will cover some of the many resources available online for Irish research. Please pre-register at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905.


GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP – Thursdays - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.


Get the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge in one visit! Information and registration 


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510-531-3905

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Oakland California FamilySearch Library

The Oakland California FamilySearch Library is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California. Besides providing free access to numerous subscription websites included but not limited to ancestry.com, Fold 3, Genealogy Bank, and vitalsearch-worldwide.org, we also have over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.








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