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{{FHCpage|location=Arizona}}The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson, Tucson East, and Rincon stakes. Established in the 1980's, it houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books which were donated by the Arizona State Genealogical Society. [[Image:Tucson Family History Center.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]  
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{{FHCpage|location=Arizona}}The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson area. Established in the 1980's, it houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books which were donated by the Arizona State Genealogical Society. [[Image:Tucson Family History Center.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Tucson Family History Center.JPG]]  
  
 
=== <u>Center Contacts and Hours</u>  ===
 
=== <u>Center Contacts and Hours</u>  ===
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:*500 S. Langley, Tucson, AZ&nbsp; 85710  
 
:*500 S. Langley, Tucson, AZ&nbsp; 85710  
 
:*The free&nbsp;standing building is located on the north east side&nbsp;of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.&nbsp; There&nbsp;is ample parking and handicap accessibility.  
 
:*The free&nbsp;standing building is located on the north east side&nbsp;of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.&nbsp; There&nbsp;is ample parking and handicap accessibility.  
:*Map'': ''[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=500+S.+Langley+tucson+Arizona&hl=en&ll=32.216577,-110.844026&spn=0.015939,0.041585&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=30.599615,85.166016&vpsrc=6&t=m&z=15 Tucson Arizona Family History Center]''&nbsp;''
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:*Map'':''[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=500+S.+Langley+tucson+Arizona&hl=en&ll=32.216577,-110.844026&spn=0.015939,0.041585&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=30.599615,85.166016&vpsrc=6&t=m&z=15 '''Tucson Arizona Family History Center'''']''&nbsp;''
  
 
'''Phone:'''&nbsp; 520-298-0905  
 
'''Phone:'''&nbsp; 520-298-0905  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:az_tucson@ldsmail.net az_tucson@ldsmail.net]<br>  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:az_tucson@ldsmail.net '''az_tucson@ldsmail.net''']<br>  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Closures:'''  
 
'''Closures:'''  
  
:*Saturday March 31 for LDS General Conference
 
:*Wed July 4
 
:*August 21-26 for cleaning and inventory
 
:*Saturday October 6 for LDS General Conference
 
 
:*November 22, 23, 24 for Thanksgiving  
 
:*November 22, 23, 24 for Thanksgiving  
 
:*December 18-Jan 1 for Christmas
 
:*December 18-Jan 1 for Christmas
  
=== '''Upcoming Events&nbsp;''' ===
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=== <u>Upcoming events</u> ===
  
==== Repeat presentations from the "Family History in the 21st Century 2011" Fair ====
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==== <u>"Family History in the 21st Century - 2013" (DATE&nbsp;UPDATE)</u>&nbsp; ====
  
<u></u><u></u><br>'''Please call the FHC to register- 298-0905. &nbsp; Follow links for class handouts.'''
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Date has been changed from October 27, 2012 to January 26, 2013!!
  
*Records of the poor Feb 15&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm Joanne&nbsp;Kartchner&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; handout<br>
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*Tucson Arizona East Stake Center - 6901 E. Kenyon
*Publishing your Family History project Feb 28&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Pam Ingermanson
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*Free to all participants
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; “ Feb 29&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm “
 
*Indexing—making original records available to the public March 6&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Len&nbsp;Ingermanson
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;“ March 7&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm “
 
*Maps—the best kept Family History Secret March 15&nbsp;Thursday 7:00 pm Marc Kaplan
 
*Using Social Networking for Family History March 20&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Pam Ingermanson
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; “ March 21&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm Pam Ingermanson
 
*Family History for those who think it is all done March 27 Tuesday 7:00 pm Ann&nbsp;Kersten
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; “ March 28&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm “
 
*German Research Tips April 3&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Charles Hofmann
 
*German Research Tips April 4&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm Charles&nbsp;Hofmann
 
*Scandinavian Research Tips April 17&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Len Ingermanson
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp;“ April 18 Wednesday 12:00 pm “
 
*British Research Tips April 24&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Jeri Martinez
 
*Military records ofthe Colonial Period April 25&nbsp;Wednesday 12:00 pm Joanne Kartchner
 
*Which FamilySearch compatible software shall I choose? May 1&nbsp;Tuesday 7:00 pm Linda Orton
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; “ May 2 Wednesday 12:00 pm “
 
*Getting the Most out of the FamiySearch website Pam Ingermanson May 8 Tuesday 7:00 pm
 
*&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; " &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; May 9 Wednesday 12:00 pm
 
  
===== <u>Family History in the 21st Century - 2012</u>  =====
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=== <u>Center Resources</u>  ===
  
:*Save the Date!
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==== Collections&nbsp;  ====
:*October 27, 2012 Family History Fair
 
:*Tucson Arizona East Stake Center - 6901 E. Kenyon
 
:*Free to all participants
 
  
=== <u>Center Resources</u> ===
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*[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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*Cox Collection
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*Several thousand donated family histories, books on various genealogical topics and geographical areas, and genealogical periodicals.[https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?snapid=S443411wSbP '''Tucson FHC catalog''']
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*'''F[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ HC Portal:]'''<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> 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. &nbsp;Websites available are:</span>  
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**19th Century British Newspapers&nbsp;
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**Alexander Street Press &nbsp;(Civil War)
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**<span id="1337194516009E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>Ancestry.com
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**Access Newspaper Archive
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**Swedish church records
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**Find My Past (UK)
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**Fold 3 (specializing in military records)
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**The Genealogist (UK)
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**Heritage Quest
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**Paper Trail
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**World Vital Records
  
==== Collections&nbsp;  ====
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We also have deluxe versions of the following genealogy mangement software for you to "test drive."
  
:*[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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:*Ancestral Quest
:*Cox Collection
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:*Family Insight
:*Several thousand donated family histories, books on various genealogical topics and geographical areas, and genealogical periodicals.
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:*Legacy
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:*Roots Magic (software programs that interact with newFamilySearch.)
  
==== Databases and Software  ====
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Additional computer resources include:
  
:*[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.
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:*Animap
:*Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Legacy and Roots Magic (software programs that interact with newFamilySearch.)
 
 
:*Centennia  
 
:*Centennia  
:*Animap
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:*Genealogy Bank
:*Genealogy Bank
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:*American Ancestors (New England Genealogical Society)
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:*Family Tree Maker disks ( some--check catalog)
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:*Some Pedigree Resource File disks
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:*Spanish version of PAF (PAF 4)
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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:*British Isles: Saturday 10-2  
 
:*British Isles: Saturday 10-2  
:*Germany: Friday 2-5  
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:*Germany: Tuesday&nbsp; 2-5
:*Mexico: Thursday 6-9 (1st and third weeks)&nbsp;  
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:*Scot-Irish: &nbsp;Friday 2-5
:*Scandanavia: Tuesday 2-6
 
 
:*Southern States: Tuesday 10-2  
 
:*Southern States: Tuesday 10-2  
:*US and Canada: Thursday 10-2
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:*US: Thursday 6-9 pm
  
 
==== Classes  ====
 
==== Classes  ====
  
On-going computer tutoring: Friday mornings 10-12.&nbsp; Call the center 298.0905 for an appointment.  
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<u>Computer tutoring</u>: Friday mornings 10-12.&nbsp; Call the center 298.0905 for an appointment.&nbsp;  
 
 
Intermediate classses: &nbsp;See "Repeat Presentations" above.
 
  
Software User groups meet the second week of the month- please call FHC to confirm.  
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<u>Software User groups </u>meet the second week of the month- please call FHC to confirm.  
  
:*Ancestral Quest - Tuesday 3:00 pm
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*Family Insight - Thursday 7:00 pm  
:*Family Insight - Thursday 7:00 pm  
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*Legacy - Saturday 10:30 am&nbsp; [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w3SogUd6InqqbyZ2kk9zR5YDvkk_nWr_-vAFPYaIK6Q/edit Topic schedule]
:*Legacy - Saturday 10:30 am  
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*Family Tree Maker -&nbsp;Tuesdays 2-5 pm. One on one help
:*Roots Magic - Tuesday 7:00 pm
 
:*Family Tree Maker - Friday 3:00 pm
 
  
 
==== Volunteer at the Center  ====
 
==== Volunteer at the Center  ====
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==== Family History in the 21st Century - &nbsp;October 2011  ====
 
==== Family History in the 21st Century - &nbsp;October 2011  ====
 
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Please click on [[Classes - Family History in the 21st Century|'''classes''']] for details on the classes and access to handouts
 
Please click on [[Classes - Family History in the 21st Century|'''classes''']] for details on the classes and access to handouts

Revision as of 02:24, 16 October 2012

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson area. Established in the 1980's, it houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books which were donated by the Arizona State Genealogical Society.
Tucson Family History Center.JPG

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 500 S. Langley, Tucson, AZ  85710
  • The free standing building is located on the north east side of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.  There is ample parking and handicap accessibility.
  • Map:Tucson Arizona Family History Center' 

Phone:  520-298-0905

E-mail: az_tucson@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday 10 am - 9 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am - 2 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 9 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Closures:

  • November 22, 23, 24 for Thanksgiving
  • December 18-Jan 1 for Christmas

Upcoming events

"Family History in the 21st Century - 2013" (DATE UPDATE) 

Date has been changed from October 27, 2012 to January 26, 2013!!

  • Tucson Arizona East Stake Center - 6901 E. Kenyon
  • Free to all participants

Center Resources

Collections 

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Cox Collection
  • Several thousand donated family histories, books on various genealogical topics and geographical areas, and genealogical periodicals.Tucson FHC catalog
  • 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.  Websites available are:
    • 19th Century British Newspapers 
    • Alexander Street Press  (Civil War)
    • Ancestry.com
    • Access Newspaper Archive
    • Swedish church records
    • Find My Past (UK)
    • Fold 3 (specializing in military records)
    • The Genealogist (UK)
    • Heritage Quest
    • Paper Trail
    • World Vital Records

We also have deluxe versions of the following genealogy mangement software for you to "test drive."

  • Ancestral Quest
  • Family Insight
  • Legacy
  • Roots Magic (software programs that interact with newFamilySearch.)

Additional computer resources include:

  • Animap
  • Centennia
  • Genealogy Bank
  • American Ancestors (New England Genealogical Society)
  • Family Tree Maker disks ( some--check catalog)
  • Some Pedigree Resource File disks
  • Spanish version of PAF (PAF 4)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 10 patron use computers
  • microfilm/fiche copier (paper)
  • microfilm/fiche digital copier
  • flatbed scanner

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties 

  • British Isles: Saturday 10-2
  • Germany: Tuesday  2-5
  • Scot-Irish:  Friday 2-5
  • Southern States: Tuesday 10-2
  • US: Thursday 6-9 pm

Classes

Computer tutoring: Friday mornings 10-12.  Call the center 298.0905 for an appointment. 

Software User groups meet the second week of the month- please call FHC to confirm.

  • Family Insight - Thursday 7:00 pm
  • Legacy - Saturday 10:30 am  Topic schedule
  • Family Tree Maker - Tuesdays 2-5 pm. One on one help

Volunteer at the Center

Individuals with computer networking skills are needed on an ad hoc basis.

Community volunteers with an interest in family history, and a desire to serve others, who are willing to commit to a weekly shift for at least one-two years are invited to join our staff.  Training will be provided.  Contact the Director for further information.

Family History in the 21st Century -  October 2011

Please click on classes for details on the classes and access to handouts