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=== '''Ancestral Homelands : A Spotlight Series for Beginners''' - Online Preregistration required ===
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=== General information ===
  
The California Genealogical Society and the Oakland California Family History Center are offering a series of monthly classes designed to help beginners find where their immigrant ancestor came from. The&nbsp;fifth and final session, Tuesday, May 22 at 7 PM will be&nbsp;'''Beginning Research in Germany with Dr. Robert Jackson.'''&nbsp; To register [http://tinyurl.com/GermanyReg Click Here] <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. &nbsp;Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905.
  
=== '''African American Workshop - May 23''' ===
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The '''Intermediate Genealogical Research Series''' presented by the California Genealogical Society will be a 10 week series costing $50 (includes syllabus). &nbsp;Pre-registration is required. &nbsp;[http://www.californiaancestors.org/images/stories/201301_winter_int_series.pdf Series description]&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/Intermediate2013Reg Pre-register]&nbsp; There will be no walk-ins for single classes.&nbsp;It is recommended that participants utilize the research information received in the beginning classes BEFORE they enroll in the intermediate classes. All classes will be taught in the Oakland FamilySearch Library.
  
No pre-registration is required for this free workshop led by Judith Collins, specialist. &nbsp;Researchers meet every 4th Wednesday from 6-8 PM. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br>  
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The monthly African American workshops are offered free and no pre-registration is required.<br>  
  
=== '''"Fundamentals of Genealogy for the Returning or New Student"''' -'''May 29, 7P - 8:30P'''  ===
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The research series "'''Beyond the Census: Resources and Records for&nbsp;African American Genealogy'''" is offered by the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California. &nbsp;This will be a five week series costing $35.&nbsp;Pre-registration is required; there will be no walk-ins for single classes. See&nbsp;[http://www.aagsnc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=201:aagsnc-beyond-the-census&catid=53:newsflash&Itemid=126 AAGSNC] for more information and registration.
  
This new class will be taught by Bonnie Mattson.&nbsp;Bonnie is a family historian, a seasoned writer and blogger. After years away from genealogy, she has volunteered at the ORFHC for the past 18 months with her husband Jim. The journey from paper to the digital age has become her passion. She has the desire to help others to begin or to come back to this fascinating work with some lessons learned and ideas on how to discover and catch the vision of seeking their ancestors. She is the mother of three and the grandmother of 10 and an interior decorator and business owner of Interiors by Design. &nbsp;Please pre-register by telephone (510-531-3905) or E-mail (fhcoakland@gmail.com. &nbsp;The class is free but there will be a nominal charge for handouts.&nbsp;
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| Mac Users Group Meeting&nbsp;'''(Date Change)'''
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*AAGSNC = African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
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'''African-American Workshop''' - Encountering challenges overcoming those brick walls while conducting your family's African American genealogical research? Unsure of which research strategies and techniques can assist you in locating your ancestors? Are you unable to conduct your research beyond the magical year of 1870, (the first year African Americans were enumerated in the U.S. Census)? If you said yes to any of these questions, then the African American Research Workshop (AARW) may be the remedy to your genealogical challenges! The workshop is scheduled the fourth Wednesday of each month. Instruction takes place during convenient evening hours; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Individual assistance is provided from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. No pre-registraton necessary!
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'''AAGSNC - Louisiana Study''' -&nbsp;This will be a workshop for those who are doing research in Louisiana or just getting started with research there. All levels are welcomed. We highly encourage those who attend to have began a 4 generation pedigree chart and have a binder for handouts available. &nbsp;No pre-registration necessary. &nbsp;No fee.
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'''Documentation in RootsMagic (hands on)''' - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. This class teaches the fundamentals of documentation using the RootsMagic software program but the principles taught could be used in any program. Please bring a flash drive to class if you have one.
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'''Freedmen's Bureau Records '''-&nbsp;The Freedmen's Bureau is an often underutilized record set which can lead to confirmation of a last slaveholder and tracing your ancestors before the 1870. Learn about the history of the bureau, it's organization, and the types of records you can find within the more than 1,600 rolls of microfilm maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration.
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'''Genealogy and Family History in the Digital Age'''. (For beginners and those returning to genealogy) - This class will give you a broad overview of how family history has changed with the aid of the Internet, some basics on keeping it simple, organizing, reducing the paper, and moving forward without being overwhelmed.
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'''Introduction to Personal Ancestral File'''&nbsp;'''(hands-on)''' - Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the free genealogical data management program, Personal Ancestral File (PAF). It will cover how to open the program, entering data, documentation and adding pictures. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. &nbsp;We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants.&nbsp;Bring a flash drive if you have one.
  
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'''Introduction to Roots Magic'''&nbsp;'''(hands-on) '''-&nbsp;Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the genealogical data management program Roots Magic.&nbsp;It will cover opening the program, entering data, using templates for sources and notes, and adding pictures. The Webinar on Using RootsMagic will be included on the CD that will be given to participants.&nbsp;There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants.&nbsp;Bring a flash drive if you have one.
  
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. To register [http://tinyurl.com/GermanyReg Click Here] <br>
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'''Probate and Guardianship Records''' - Session one is an introduction to some of the most useful records for the genealogist, those created in order to settle the estate when a person dies. This class will look at all estate records, not just wills, and will touch on guardianship records.  
  
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'''Using GEDCOM in Personal Ancestral File (hands-on)''' - GEDCOM (Genealogical Exchange Data Communication) is the universal language of genealogical data programs. It allows the user to share information with on-line databases and with other family members who are using a different software program. This class uses a hand-on approach to learning to import and export data using the Personal Ancestral File (PAF) software. Class size is limited so please pre-register. Attendees should bring a flash drive if you have one.
  
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'''Using GEDCOM in RootsMagic (hands-on)''' – GEDCOM (Genealogical Exchange Data Communication) is the universal language of genealogical data programs. It allows the user to share information with on-line databases and with other family members who are using a different software program. This class uses a hand-on approach to learning to import and export data using the RootsMagic software. Class size is limited so please pre-register. Attendees should bring a flash drive if you have one.
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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.com or 510-531-3905.

The Intermediate Genealogical Research Series presented by the California Genealogical Society will be a 10 week series costing $50 (includes syllabus).  Pre-registration is required.  Series description  Pre-register  There will be no walk-ins for single classes. It is recommended that participants utilize the research information received in the beginning classes BEFORE they enroll in the intermediate classes. All classes will be taught in the Oakland FamilySearch Library.

The monthly African American workshops are offered free and no pre-registration is required.

The research series "Beyond the Census: Resources and Records for African American Genealogy" is offered by the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California.  This will be a five week series costing $35. Pre-registration is required; there will be no walk-ins for single classes. See AAGSNC for more information and registration.

Class and Event Schedule

Date Title Teacher # wks Time




Jan 4 Using GEDCOM in Personal Ancestral File (PAF) Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 5 Intro to Personal Ancestral File (PAF) Miller 1      1:30P
Jan 8 Using GEDCOM in RootsMagic Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 8 Genealogy and Family History in the Digital Age Mattson 1      7:00P
Jan 9 East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting
monthly     10:00A 
Jan 9 Mac Users Workshop George monthly      7:00P
Jan 11 Using GEDCOM in RootsMagic Miller 1      1:30P
Jan 15 Intro to Roots Magic Miller 1     10:30A
Jan 15 AAGSNC* - Louisiana Study Smith 1      6:30P
Jan 18    Intro to Roots Magic Miller      1:30P  
Jan 22 Documentation in RootsMagic Miller 1       10:30A
Jan 23 African American Research Workshop   Collins monthly      6:00P
Jan 25    Documentation in RootsMagic Miller 1      1:30P   
Jan 29    CGS* Intermediate Series Begins (Probate) Johnston 1 of 10      10:30A   
Jan 29    AAGSNC* - Beyond the Census (Freedmen's Bureau) Smith 1 of 5      6:30P   
  • AAGSNC = African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
  • CGS = California Genalogical Society

African-American Workshop - Encountering challenges overcoming those brick walls while conducting your family's African American genealogical research? Unsure of which research strategies and techniques can assist you in locating your ancestors? Are you unable to conduct your research beyond the magical year of 1870, (the first year African Americans were enumerated in the U.S. Census)? If you said yes to any of these questions, then the African American Research Workshop (AARW) may be the remedy to your genealogical challenges! The workshop is scheduled the fourth Wednesday of each month. Instruction takes place during convenient evening hours; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Individual assistance is provided from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. No pre-registraton necessary!

AAGSNC - Louisiana Study - This will be a workshop for those who are doing research in Louisiana or just getting started with research there. All levels are welcomed. We highly encourage those who attend to have began a 4 generation pedigree chart and have a binder for handouts available.  No pre-registration necessary.  No fee.

Documentation in RootsMagic (hands on) - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. This class teaches the fundamentals of documentation using the RootsMagic software program but the principles taught could be used in any program. Please bring a flash drive to class if you have one.

Freedmen's Bureau Records - The Freedmen's Bureau is an often underutilized record set which can lead to confirmation of a last slaveholder and tracing your ancestors before the 1870. Learn about the history of the bureau, it's organization, and the types of records you can find within the more than 1,600 rolls of microfilm maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Genealogy and Family History in the Digital Age. (For beginners and those returning to genealogy) - This class will give you a broad overview of how family history has changed with the aid of the Internet, some basics on keeping it simple, organizing, reducing the paper, and moving forward without being overwhelmed.

Introduction to Personal Ancestral File (hands-on) - Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the free genealogical data management program, Personal Ancestral File (PAF). It will cover how to open the program, entering data, documentation and adding pictures. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts.  We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.

Introduction to Roots Magic (hands-on) - Instructor, Ken Miller - This is a hands-on introduction to the genealogical data management program Roots Magic. It will cover opening the program, entering data, using templates for sources and notes, and adding pictures. The Webinar on Using RootsMagic will be included on the CD that will be given to participants. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.

Probate and Guardianship Records - Session one is an introduction to some of the most useful records for the genealogist, those created in order to settle the estate when a person dies. This class will look at all estate records, not just wills, and will touch on guardianship records.

Using GEDCOM in Personal Ancestral File (hands-on) - GEDCOM (Genealogical Exchange Data Communication) is the universal language of genealogical data programs. It allows the user to share information with on-line databases and with other family members who are using a different software program. This class uses a hand-on approach to learning to import and export data using the Personal Ancestral File (PAF) software. Class size is limited so please pre-register. Attendees should bring a flash drive if you have one.

Using GEDCOM in RootsMagic (hands-on) – GEDCOM (Genealogical Exchange Data Communication) is the universal language of genealogical data programs. It allows the user to share information with on-line databases and with other family members who are using a different software program. This class uses a hand-on approach to learning to import and export data using the RootsMagic software. Class size is limited so please pre-register. Attendees should bring a flash drive if you have one.