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=== Library Catalog  ===
 
=== Library Catalog  ===
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:The books and other resources of the Oakland California Family History Center can be searched through the library catalog.
 
:The books and other resources of the Oakland California Family History Center can be searched through the library catalog.
  
:[http://mesarfhc.org/search/search_catalog.asp Library Catalog search page]<br>
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:[http://184.168.30.96:8080/athcgi/athweb.pl?loc=OAKLAND Oakland Library Catalog search page]<br>
  
:You can also search for microfilm and microfiche by number to see if the Center has any particular microfilm or microfiche. The numbers for searching must be obtained from the Family History Library Catalog. Please see the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog]]
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:[http://184.168.30.96:8080/athcgi/athweb.pl Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page]<br>
  
:[http://mesarfhc.org/search/film.asp Film/Fiche Search]
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:'''The following catalogs are included in the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search: Oakland Large Multi-Stake FHC, Antioch, Concord, Danville,&nbsp;Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Pleasanton, San Francisco,&nbsp;San Francisco West (Pacifica), Santa Clara, San&nbsp;Jose,&nbsp;San Rafael (Marin)&nbsp;'''
  
 
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:'''NOTE&nbsp;:'''<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1318174211015_781" /> When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers.&nbsp; When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the '''"Show Copies"'''&nbsp; tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in. <br><br>{{Oakland_California_FHC_Menu|float=right}}
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=== Unique Resources  ===
 
=== Unique Resources  ===
  
:The Oakland California Family History Center has maintained several online resources of a local nature. These resources include the following:
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:The Oakland California Family History Center has several&nbsp;resources of&nbsp;local interest. These resources include the following:
  
::*[http://mesarfhc.org/search/azobits.htm Mesa Regional Family History Center Arizona Obituary Search]: The Arizona Obituary Search allows you to search through a partial listing of obituaries published in Arizona newspapers. This is an index only. For original obituaries, go to the indicated newspaper. [Note: The [http://www.mesalibrary.org/Home.aspx City of Mesa Public Library] also maintains a microfilm copy of the [http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/azcentral/ Arizona Republic Newspaper] and charges $15.00 per obituary search request. The City of Mesa Public Library perform obituary searches only for persons whose obituary appeared in the Arizona Republic newspaper. An index to obituaries from 1997 appearing in the [http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/obits/ East Valley Tribune] is available [http://www.mesalibrary.org/apps/obits/search.aspx online]. Microfilm copies of the East Valley Tribune and it's predecessor newspapers for most years back to 1893 are available only at the Mesa Public Library Main Library.]
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*'''Alameda County Obituary Card File 1985-2002&nbsp;'''- &nbsp;An aphabetical card file containing more than 35,000 obituaries clipped from Alameda County newspapers (95&nbsp;% from the "Alameda Times Star")
::*[http://mesarfhc.org/search/search.php Interment search in the Mesa City Cemetery]. This resource is a listing of most of the burials in the Mesa City Cemetery in the form of a searchable index.
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*'''California Mission Records''' - Microfilmed copies of original mission records dating from the 1770s to the early 1900s
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*'''Growing Collection of California County Vital Records, Deed and Probate Indexes'''
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*'''Growing Collection of Church Records from the Azores'''  
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*'''Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths from Tonga '''- These typescript copies of vital records in Tonga date from the late 1860's to 1942

Revision as of 17:52, 17 November 2012

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


Library Catalog

The books and other resources of the Oakland California Family History Center can be searched through the library catalog.
Oakland Library Catalog search page
Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page
The following catalogs are included in the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search: Oakland Large Multi-Stake FHC, Antioch, Concord, Danville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Pleasanton, San Francisco, San Francisco West (Pacifica), Santa Clara, San Jose, San Rafael (Marin) 
NOTE : When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers.  When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "Show Copies"  tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.

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Oakland, California
510-531-3905

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Unique Resources

The Oakland California Family History Center has several resources of local interest. These resources include the following:
  • Alameda County Obituary Card File 1985-2002 -  An aphabetical card file containing more than 35,000 obituaries clipped from Alameda County newspapers (95 % from the "Alameda Times Star")
  • California Mission Records - Microfilmed copies of original mission records dating from the 1770s to the early 1900s
  • Growing Collection of California County Vital Records, Deed and Probate Indexes
  • Growing Collection of Church Records from the Azores
  • Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths from Tonga - These typescript copies of vital records in Tonga date from the late 1860's to 1942