Salem Oregon East Family History Center

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

E-mail:  Director - Please start SUBJECT with "FHC -"

Open Hours:

TUE: 9-4pm;
WED: 2-9pm;
FRI: 9-1pm;
SAT: 9-1pm (Closed 1st SAT of the month)

Holiday Schedule:

2011 - Thanksgiving - closed 11/22 - 11/28

2011 - Christmas - closed 12/16 - 1/2/2012

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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

  1. The Center has 5 computers, with Internet access, for patron use. Each has the capibility to print on a lazer printer (black, no color).
  2. There are 8 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
  3. There is a Canon microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for printing images.
  4. There are 2 microfiche readers.
  5. 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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Volunteer at the Center

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