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| content=<B>Beginning Research in Norway </B> An introduction to Norwegian genealogical research and online resources and materials at the Oakland California Family History Center, including naming practices, censuses, church records (births, marriages, deaths, immigration) and information on Norwegian settlements in the U.S. '''Must preregister!''' See our classes page for a link to registration.  
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<B>Beginning Research in Louisiana </B> This class will highlight Louisiana family history through its diverse history, peoples and cultures. Historical context will be given beginning with the colonial period. An overview of many record sources available, including civil, church, land and military will be covered. Also a preliminary look at the some sources specific to African American and Native American family history will be shared. Time will be allowed for questions.'''Must preregister!''' See our classes page for a link to registration.  
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<BR>Christmas Holidays- The FamilySearch Library will be closed for the holidays beginning Dec. 18. We will reopen Thursday, January 3.<BR>
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The California Genealogical Society will be holding an Intermediate Genealogical Research Series in our facility. [http://www.californiaancestors.org/images/stories/201301_winter_int_series.pdf Further Information] [http://tinyurl.com/Intermediate2013Reg Registration]<BR>
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The African American Genealogical Society of Northern California will be holding a workshop series titled "Beyond the Census" in our facility. [http://www.aagsnc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=201:aagsnc-beyond-the-census&catid=53:newsflash&Itemid=126 Information and Registration]<BR>
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<B>Beginning Research in Germany : Crossing the Pond</B>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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Revision as of 00:08, 25 December 2012

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


Coming Events


The holiday season is a wonderful time to reconnect with our living ancestors and descendants. We hope you will bear with us as we give our staff time to be with their families. Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year.


Christmas Holidays- The FamilySearch Library will be closed for the holidays beginning Dec. 18. We will reopen Thursday, January 3.

COMING IN JANUARY
The California Genealogical Society will be holding an Intermediate Genealogical Research Series in our facility. Further Information Registration
The African American Genealogical Society of Northern California will be holding a workshop series titled "Beyond the Census" in our facility. Information and Registration

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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.