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'''African American Research Workshop''' - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail: [mailto:nextleveldna@gmail.com nextleveldna@gmail.com]
 
'''African American Research Workshop''' - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail: [mailto:nextleveldna@gmail.com nextleveldna@gmail.com]
  
'''Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting ''' - Instructor, Genealogist Janice Sellers - Many researcher’s give up when they encounter records still in the original handwriting.  However, some simple understanding of the way letters were made and evolved between the 1600’s and the 1860’s can turn the illegible into the readable.  This class will identify those logical changes and also the generally accepted rules for transcribing original records into typescript.  
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'''Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting ''' - Instructor, Genealogist Janice Sellers - Many researchers give up when they encounter records still in the original handwriting.  However, some simple understanding of the way letters were made and evolved between the 1600’s and the 1860’s can turn the illegible into the readable.  This class will identify those logical changes and also the generally accepted rules for transcribing original records into typescript.  
  
 
'''Swedish Research Workshop -''' Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts (Beryl and Wade) on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.<br>
 
'''Swedish Research Workshop -''' Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts (Beryl and Wade) on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.<br>

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Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts.  Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at: fhcoakland@gmail.comor 510-531-3905.

Class and Event Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Title Teacher # wks Time
May 24
San Lorenzo Ward Youth Library Trip

1
7 - 8:30P
May 25
African American Research Workshop
Ward
monthly
 6 - 8P
May 26
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A - 4P
Jun 2
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A - 4P
Jun 8
East Bay Genealogical Society

monthly
10A -12P
Jun 8
Mac Users Workshop
George
monthly
 7 - 8P
Jun 9
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A-4P
Jun 11
WETA


10A - 1 P
Jun 16
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A-4P
Jun 19
SBAJGS Meeting

monthly
12P - 4P
Jun 23
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
 10A - 4P
Jun 25
WETA


 10A - 1P
Jun 25
CGS Scanning Workshop

1
11:30 -4P
Jun 30
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A - 4P
Jul 2
Carol Ward Allen Family Reunion - Library Closed


10A - 1P
Jul 5
Stanislaus County Genealogy Society

1
 10 - 11A
Jul 13
East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting

monthly
10A - 12P
Jul 13
Mac Users Workshop
George
monthly
 7 - 8 P
Jul 14
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly   
10A - 4P
Jul 16
Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting Sellers
1
10:30-12P
Jul 21
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Olofson
weekly
10A - 4P
  • SFBAJGS = San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
  • AAGSNC = African American Genealogical Society of Northern California

African American Research Workshop - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail: nextleveldna@gmail.com

Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting - Instructor, Genealogist Janice Sellers - Many researchers give up when they encounter records still in the original handwriting. However, some simple understanding of the way letters were made and evolved between the 1600’s and the 1860’s can turn the illegible into the readable. This class will identify those logical changes and also the generally accepted rules for transcribing original records into typescript.

Swedish Research Workshop - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts (Beryl and Wade) on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.