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(The Victor Valley Family History Center serves the entire High Desert area. There are more than 40 volunteer staff members.<br>  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' 12100 Ridgecrest Road (cross street=Bear Valley Road) Victorville, CA
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=12100+Ridgecrest+Road,+Victorville,+CA&hl=en&ll=34.471998,-117.274976&spn=0.030356,0.047851&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.816238,97.998047&oq=12100+Ridgecrest+Road+Victorville,+CA&hnear=12100+Ridgecrest+Rd,+Victorville,+California+92395&t=m&z=15 Location Map]
*Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley which houses about 270,000 people.
 
*Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=12100+Ridgecrest+Road,+Victorville,+CA&hl=en&ll=34.471998,-117.274976&spn=0.030356,0.047851&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.816238,97.998047&oq=12100+Ridgecrest+Road+Victorville,+CA&hnear=12100+Ridgecrest+Rd,+Victorville,+California+92395&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
  
'''Phone:''' 760-243-5632
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'''Address:'''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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*12100 Ridgecrest St Victorville CA 92395 United States
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*Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.
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*Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforeseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
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*Language:English
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'''Phone:'''
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*'''1-760-243-5632'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
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*Ca_Victorville@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*'''Tues-Thurs:''' 9-9  
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*'''Tuesday:  '''9:00am-5:00pm
*'''Friday:''' 9-  
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*'''Wednesday:  '''9:00am-8:00pm
*'''Sat:''' 10-2
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*'''Thursday:  '''9:00am-8:00pm
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*'''Friday: '''9:00am-1:00pm
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*'''Saturday: '''10:00am-2:00pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
Closed the second Wed. of each month at 7 P.M. &nbsp;Closed on the 4th of July and open only two days a week during August &nbsp;Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving, and of Christmas and New Years. &nbsp;Please schedule in advance.'''  
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'''Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving:''' '''Christmas and New Years:''' '''Please schedule in advance.'''  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events: &nbsp;May 5th Seminar on Family Search Products&nbsp;  ====
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==== Training Meetings for consultants, staff, and others is the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Center  ====
 
 
==== Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 7 P.M. at the Center  ====
 
  
 
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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 '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] <br>
:*''We store over 3,000 microfilms on indefinite loan and over 24,000 micro-fiche as well as 1,000 books.&nbsp;''
 
  
 
==== 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.&nbsp;
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*'''[[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. These include19th-Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Access Newspaper Archive, Alexander Street Press- The American Civil War, Ancestry.com, ArkivDigital Online, Find My Past, Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com), The Genealogist, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, Historic Map Works Library Edition, Legacy Stories, Paper Trail, World Vital Records.
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:*'''Photo Editing Software'''
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
*3 microfilm readers  
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*3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers  
*9 computers  
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*11 computers  
*3 printers, one that prints color and one that prints copies of microfilm.
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*1 black/white printer
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*3 Photo scanners: Scan documents, photos, negatives, slides.  
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==== Staff Specialties  ====
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:38, 9 October 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


(The Victor Valley Family History Center serves the entire High Desert area. There are more than 40 volunteer staff members.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 12100 Ridgecrest St Victorville CA 92395 United States
  • Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.
  • Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforeseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-760-243-5632

E-mail:

  • Ca_Victorville@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving: Christmas and New Years: Please schedule in advance.



Calendar and Events

Training Meetings for consultants, staff, and others is the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Center


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. These include19th-Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Access Newspaper Archive, Alexander Street Press- The American Civil War, Ancestry.com, ArkivDigital Online, Find My Past, Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com), The Genealogist, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, Historic Map Works Library Edition, Legacy Stories, Paper Trail, World Vital Records.
  • Photo Editing Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers
  • 11 computers
  • 1 black/white printer
  • 3 Photo scanners: Scan documents, photos, negatives, slides.

Staff Specialties


Resources in the Local Area

Please visit the Norman F. Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino for a California collection that is unique in the world.


Volunteer at the Center

Volunteer genealogy consultants have opportunities for training in basic and advanced techniques.  Assignments are usually in shifts of 4 hours a week.  Come to the center or call to inquire.