Gentleman Officer: Uncovering a Legacy of Firsts - with David Goerss
Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PST)
This presentation is the first in a new series of CGS events: “Genealogy Projects That Take On A Life of Their Own.”
CGS member David Goerss will discuss the journey he took when he began a search for his grandfather’s World War I military records. Woven into this storyline will be examples of “problems” to be solved, research strategy, the use of specific records, and discovery of lesser known resources.
Pre-registration is required.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced
CGS members are admitted for free. Non-members fee is $20.00* and can be applied towards a CGS membership the day of the class.
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*Course fee is non-refundable.
Connecting people to their diverse family heritage
Whether you have Gold Rush ancestors or have no family connection to California, you will find extensive support for your genealogy research at the California Genealogical Society (CGS) in Oakland. The society offers research services, online indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world. CGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The library is conveniently located in Uptown Oakland, one block north of the Paramount Theatre, at 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2. We are three blocks from the 19th Street BART Station.
Phone: (510) 663-1358
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