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==== Class Schedule  ====
==== Class Schedule  ====
<u>May 26th</u>, 10:30-12:00 '''Basic Genealogy Class''', part 1 of 2. Instructor: Diane Reinwald
at the 45th Ave Family History Center
<u>June 9th</u>, 10:30-12:00'''Basic Genealogy Class''', part 2 of 2. Instructor: Diane Reinwald
at the 45th Ave Famil History Center
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====

Revision as of 17:14, 30 April 2012

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

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 862 45th Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301
  • Entrance: South parking lot. SE corner of the building. Sign on the door.
  • Location on Map
  • N44 56.510'; W122 58.349'

Phone: (503) 371-0453; Director c: (503) 409-2679

E-mail:  Director - dc_garrett@byu.net. Please start SUBJECT with "FHC -"

Open Hours:

TUE: 9-4pm
WED: 2-9pm
FRI: 9-2pm
SAT: 9-1pm (Closed 1st SAT of the month, plus Mar 31, 2012)

Holiday Schedule:

2012 - Thanksgiving - closed 11/20 - 11/26

2012 - Christmas - closed 12/18 - 1/1/2013

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

May 26th, 10:30-12:00 Basic Genealogy Class, part 1 of 2. Instructor: Diane Reinwald

at the 45th Ave Family History Center

June 9th, 10:30-12:00Basic Genealogy Class, part 2 of 2. Instructor: Diane Reinwald

at the 45th Ave Famil History Center

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • The Center has all of the necessary equipment for Family History Research. Below is a list of items available to patrons.

The Center has 5 computers, with Internet access, for patron use. Each has the capability to print on a lazer printer (black, no color).

  1. There are 8 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
  2. There is a Canon microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for printing images.
  3. There are 2 microfiche readers.
  4. There is a lazer copier (black, no color).

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Willamette Valley Genealogy Society http://www.osl.state.or.us/home/Gen/wvgs.html

WVGS at the Oregon State Library http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/GRES/genealogy.shtml

Oregon State Archives, Genealogical Records http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/genealogy/index.html

Marion County Historical Society at the Willamette Heritage Center http://www.willametteheritage.org/LaRC/research_library.html

Volunteer at the Center

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