Saturday, February 13, 2016

Shopping Saturday -- Research @SUTRO LIBRARY or N.A.R.A.

Editor's note: Today's post was written by Sandra Gardner-Benward




AGAIN, An Opportunity for Family Research and fairly local


 Wednesday, March 30  - $35/members AND $45/non-members


GAS's (Genealogical Association of Sacramento) Annual Trip to Sutro Library 

................but this year there is a little twist or a big ripple 

  

THE TWIST/RIPPLE this year is that you will have a choice of where you want to do your research for the day....... -do your research at  NARA (The National Archives at San Francisco) OR Sutro Branch of the California State Library?  What an amazing opportunity!! 

Time to sign up for the bus trip is now.......  the urgency is if the bus is not full the trip will be cancelled. This is such a great opportunity ......  someone else doing the driving and parking, You have the excitement of doing your own research and sharing that find with others that DO understand what you are feeling............ 

SIGN UP NOW..........  
Contact Melanie Howard  of GAS (Genealogical Association of Sacramento) for details and to sign up for the trip    melnesia@comcast.net or 916-383-1221  

Send your check made out to *Genealogical Assoc of Sac or (GAS) to 
*Melanie Howard, 7345 Pritchard Rd, Sacramento CA 95828
*Be sure to include your phone number and  pick up spot  


Did you know that Sutro Library moved several years back? The Sutro Library, the San Francisco branch of the California State Library, is located on the 5th floor of the J. Paul Leonard-Sutro Library on the San Francisco State University Campus.
  • Some of the genealogy holdings: California federal census population schedules for 1850-1930.  --1852 state census, including indexes prepared by the Daughters of the American Revolution. -- Great registers of voters, arranged by county, for 1866-1898 and 1900-1944. -- A statewide index to the 1890 great register helps to fill the gap created by the loss of the 1890 census. --City and county directories from as early as 1850. -- Telephone directories starting in 1899. --Historical newspapers from around the state  --Publications of county genealogical and historical societies. -- Compilations by California chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. -- Specialized indexes and files created by the California State Library. --A California death index covering July 1, 1905-1995 and a California marriage index covering 1949-1986.  -- The California State Library DOES NOT have birth, death, or marriage certificate
The holdings of the National Archives at San Francisco include over 70,000 cubic feet of original records dating from the 1850s to the 1980s, with a limited number of records as recent as the early 2000s.  The National Archives at San Francisco, located in our San Bruno facility, has extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research, including: --Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930 --Indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states) --Censuses listing residents of American Samoa and Native Americans in California and Nevada --Records documenting the removal of Cherokees and other tribes included in Oklahoma Removal, ca. 1900  --Passenger arrival records for the port of San Francisco  --Indexes to naturalization records from Federal courts in Honolulu, Reno (NV) and San Francisco  --Maritime records for San Francisco and other ports  --Revolutionary war military service records --Early pension and bounty land warrant applications Galveston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco; -- naturalization records. AND MORE

Do you know what each offers? Find Out! Check each of them out and see.....  but don't miss out on this opportunity to do some family research with others of like mind.

Click on the links above and see what each facility has to offer for your research.........keep in mind that all their resources are not just California.............  


Details of the day.......... 
--leave at 7AM and arrive home Approx. 7:30 PM
--pick up points are: Massie Circle (South Sacramento), Arden Fair Area,          No pick up at West Sacramento this year, Mace Blvd Park & Ride in Davis, and Vacaville at Alamo Plaza
--cost -$45.00 for non members and $35.00 members of GAS
--serving Starbucks coffee, donuts, fruit and water on board
--Raffle prizes and lots of fun.

SIGN UP NOW..........  
Contact Melanie Howard  of GAS (Genealogical Association of Sacramento) for details and to sign up for the trip    melnesia@comcast.net or 916-383-1221  

Send your check made out to *Genealogical Assoc of Sac or (GAS) to 
*Melanie Howard, 7345 Pritchard Rd, Sacramento CA 95828
*Be sure to include your phone number and  pick up spot   




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