Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Research Trip with Stanislaus County Genealogy Society

Here's an opportunity to meet new genealogy friends and conduct some research at the same time:

The Stanislaus County Genealogy Society will sponsor two research trips on Thursday,  September 27, 2012, 7:30 am – 7:30 pm.
  • National Archives in San Bruno - Restrictions at this location now include a 15 min. intro for showing Identification, obtaining a NARA Research Card-good for one year, using NO PENS, No drinks including water, small coin purse ok (lockers available), 10 by 10 inch plastic bags for items to carry inside, etc., please go online to see other restrictions).  Holdings from 1850-1980, (text, documents, photos, maps, genealogy research) Fed. census, census for Samoa/Native Americans in CA, Passenger arrivals for port of SF, Index to naturalization records, maritime records for SF and other ports, Rev. War military service, Early pension & bounty land warrants, NARA online microfilm catalog, Chinese Immigration in U.S
  • Sutro Library at its new location on the San Francisco State University campus -Books, newspapers (SF Newspaper Index 1904-1949) on microfiche, periodicals, manuscripts with online catalog, maps, history room data bases, telephone directories on microfilm, pioneer card files before 1860, Bio Files for CA. artists, authors, writers, musicians, state officials, and other genealogy resources.
Cost: $40.  Registration form due September 12th.  Contact Wendy Craft for more information.

posted by Denise H. Richmond

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