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'''Torrance Family History Cente'''r has been serving the community for the last 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowlageable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.<br>
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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 with any research problem you may have.  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location'''  
  
#''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.<br>''
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*Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.  
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*[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:''' <br>
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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:'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Monday''', 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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:'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Thursday''', 9:30 am &nbsp;-8:30 pm
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:'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Saturday''', 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  
'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Monday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm'''&nbsp;
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'''Holiday Schedule'''  
  
'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Thursday, 9:30 am &nbsp;-8:30 pm'''
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*Closed for major holidays
'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Saturday, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm'''
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
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==== Free Family History Seminar- October 20th 8:30 am-12:30 pm  ====
  
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=== '''''"The INs and Outs of Family Search" &nbsp;'''''<i>&nbsp;</i>  ===
  
=== Calendar and Events ===
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== Attend 3 out of 18 classes ==
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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== Center will be closed to research on this day<br> ==
  
==== Class Schedule ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
 
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;&nbsp; This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.&nbsp; Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at [http://www.familysearch.org/films www.familysearch.org/films.]
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.)''
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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*'''Computers:''' Internet accesable
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*'''Microfilm and Fiche Readers:''' - can create digital image''&nbsp;''
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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*British Isles - French Canada - Native American
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*Search techniques for the Census
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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== =Links ==
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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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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=== Links ===
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=== 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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= '''''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~casbcgs/ South Bay Cities Genealogy Society]&nbsp;''''' =
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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'''We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.'''

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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 with any research problem you may have.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location

  • 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

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

Calendar and 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 on this day

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 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

South Bay Cities Genealogy Society 


Volunteer at the Center

We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.