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Beginning Genealogy: Skills for Successful Research

CGS in partnership with Oakland Family History Center

Oakland, CA

Beginning Genealogy: Skills for Successful Research

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Course Fee $50.00 $0.00

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Has the time come for you to:

  • Learn more about your family’s place in history?
  • Verify family stories?
  • To get past dead ends on your family tree?


If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should enroll in this course designed to provide beginning family researchers with the skills needed for successful research.


Pamela Brett & Lavinia Schwarz
, of the California Genealogical Society will present a four-week beginning genealogy course at the Oakland Family History Center. 

Thursdays, Feb 6 to Feb 27, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Oakland Family History Center
4766 Lincoln Avenue

Class members will focus on individual family research goals while developing effective research plans. There will be short homework assignments each week to practice new skills.

Course Objectives: By the end of the course, everyone will be able to:

  • Determine which records to look for
  • Identify where to find the records
  • Document the results of the search
  • Evaluate the records for reliability


Included in the course will be a field trip and guided tour of the California Genealogical Society and Library. The date will be determined at the first class.



REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Course fee is $50.00*.

Class size is limited to 15 participants. Pre-registration is required.

Walk-ins will not be admitted.



*Course fee is non-refundable

Have questions about Beginning Genealogy: Skills for Successful Research? Contact CGS in partnership with Oakland Family History Center

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Oakland Regional Family History Center
4766 Lincoln Ave
Oakland, CA 94602


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