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=== '''Ancestral Homelands : A Spotlight Series for Beginners''' - Online Preregistration required  ===
 
=== '''Ancestral Homelands : A Spotlight Series for Beginners''' - Online Preregistration required  ===
  
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 third session, Tuesday, March 27 at 7 PM will be '''Beginning Research in Norway with Gloria Hanson.''' To register [http://tinyurl.com/NorwayReg Click Here]  
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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, March 27 at 7 PM will be&nbsp;'''Beginning Research in Germany with Dr. Robert Jackson.'''&nbsp; To register [http://tinyurl.com/GermanyReg Click Here] <br>
  
 
=== '''African American Workshop - March 28'''  ===
 
=== '''African American Workshop - March 28'''  ===
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==== '''Beginning Research in Norway with Gloria Hanson'''. – Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - ====
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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. To register [http://tinyurl.com/NorwayReg Click Here]
 
  
 
=== <br>'''Coming Classes'''  ===
 
=== <br>'''Coming Classes'''  ===
 
==== '''Beginning Research in Louisiana with Sue Severson'''. – Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -  ====
 
 
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. To register [http://tinyurl.com/LouisianaReg Click Here]
 
  
 
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Ancestral Homelands : A Spotlight Series for Beginners - Online Preregistration required

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 fifth and final session, Tuesday, March 27 at 7 PM will be Beginning Research in Germany with Dr. Robert Jackson.  To register Click Here

African American Workshop - March 28

No pre-registration is required for this free workshop led by Judith Collins, specialist.  Researchers meet every 4th Wednesday from 6-8 PM.      ===

Class and Event Schedule 


Date Title Teacher # wks Time
Mar 8    Best of the Web - Advanced Google    McCartney       1

   1:30 PM 

Mar 14     East Bay Genealogical Society         1

   10:00 AM

Mar 14       Mac users Workshop  George       1

   7:00 PM

Mar 15 

 Best of the Web - rootsweb & usgenweb

  Lindsey       1     1:30 PM
Mar 24   Mac Users Group Meeting    George   monthly

   1:30 PM

Mar 27    Ancestral Homeland - Norway    Hanson       1     7:00 PM
Mar 28  African American Research Workshop   Collins

monthly

  6:00 PM


Class Descriptions



Coming Classes

Beginning Research in Germany : Crossing the Pond with Robert Jackson. – Tuesday, May 22, 2012 -

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 Click Here



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