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'''Torrance Family History Center''' has been serving the community for the past 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowledgeable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.
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'''Torrance Family History Center''' has been serving the community for the past 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowledgeable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.  
===Center Contacts and Hours ===
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=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505''
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*'''Address:''' 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505  
*Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.
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*Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=22605+Kent+Ave.+Torrance,+Ca+90505&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.206849,114.169922&vpsrc=0&hnear=22605+Kent+Ave,+Torrance,+California+90505&t=m&z=17 Map]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=22605+Kent+Ave.+Torrance,+Ca+90505&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.206849,114.169922&vpsrc=0&hnear=22605+Kent+Ave,+Torrance,+California+90505&t=m&z=17 Map]
  
'''Phone:''' 310-791-6256
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'''Phone:''' 310-791-6256  
  
'''E-mail:'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
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:'''Saturday''', 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
 
:'''Saturday''', 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule'''
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'''Holiday Schedule'''  
*Closed for major holidays
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*The Family History Center will be closed on April 23rd through April 28th for maintenance.  
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*Closed for major holidays  
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*The Family History Center will be closed on April 23rd through April 28th for maintenance.
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===Calendar and Events  ===
 
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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=== Calendar and Events ===
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==== Upcoming Events - ====
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=== &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Free Family History Seminar - &nbsp;October 20th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm ===
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==== Class Schedule  ====
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= Center will be closed to research<br> =
  
==== Staff Training Meetings ====
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
*'''Computers:''' Internet accesable''
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*'''Computers:''' Internet accesable  
*'''Microfilm and Fiche Readers:''' - can create digital image''&nbsp;
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*'''Microfilm and Fiche Readers:''' - can create digital image''&nbsp;''
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
*British Isles - French Canada - Native American
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*British Isles - French Canada - Native American  
 
*Search techniques for the Census
 
*Search techniques for the Census
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=== Resources in the Local Area===
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
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===Links ==
 
  
*[http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cdnc/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=p&p=home&e=-------en--20--1--txt-IN----- California Digital Newspaper Collection]&nbsp; -CDNC.ucr.edu
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== =Links  ==
*[http://www.torranceca.gov/libraryarchive/ Torrance Herald or Torrance Press Historical Newpaper Archive], Accessed through Torrance Public Library''
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*[http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cdnc/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=p&p=home&e=-------en--20--1--txt-IN----- California Digital Newspaper Collection]&nbsp; -CDNC.ucr.edu  
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*[http://www.torranceca.gov/libraryarchive/ Torrance Herald or Torrance Press Historical Newpaper Archive], Accessed through Torrance Public Library
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
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Revision as of 03:37, 26 September 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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Torrance Family History Center has been serving the community for the past 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowledgeable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505
  • Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.
  • Map

Phone: 310-791-6256

E-mail:

Open Hours:

Monday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, 9:30 am  -8:30 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Holiday Schedule

  • Closed for major holidays
  • The Family History Center will be closed on April 23rd through April 28th for maintenance.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events -

     Free Family History Seminar -  October 20th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

           "The INs and Outs of Family Search"   

 Attend 3 out of 18 classes

Center will be closed to research

Staff Training Meetings 


Center Resources

Collections

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

  • Computers: Internet accesable
  • Microfilm and Fiche Readers: - can create digital image 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • British Isles - French Canada - Native American
  • Search techniques for the Census

Resources in the Local Area


=Links


Resources in the Local Area

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)


Volunteer at the Center

We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.