Torrance California 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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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:

  1. 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505
  2. Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.
  3. 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.

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

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

California Digital Newspaper Collection  -CDNC.ucr.edu

Torrance Herald or Torrance Press Historical Newpaper Archive 

accessed through Torrance Public Library


Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.