Oakland California FamilySearch Library

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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.

Coming Events

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - Closed for the LDS General Conference

SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Day in the FamilySearch Library Saturday, October 12 -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultations. Topics include: ArkivDigital (Using Swedish church records online); DISBYT,DIS family tree database (The Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden); EmiWeb (covering immigration & emigration); Lantmäteriet (Swedish mapping, cadastral & land registration authority); Swedish online and CD resources and Swedish culture. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois. Click for Printable Flyer There will be no fee for this seminar, but pre-registration and a ticket is required. E-mail fhcoakland@gmail.com and put SwedGen in the subject line. All one-on-one consultation appointments have been taken but there are still a few seats left for the seminar. This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!

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Oakland FSL
4766 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, California

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Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Sun-Mon: Closed
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Oakland California Family History Center

The Oakland (California) Regional Family History Center is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California, with 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.