Author Archives: Janice Sellers

Presentation on 20th-century Immigration and Naturalization Records

20th-century Immigration and Naturalization Records Speaker:  Marisa Louie Sunday, July 19, 2015 Rhoda Goldman Plaza 2180 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94115 Program begins 1:30 p.m. The National Archives maintains many records relating to immigration and naturalization in the 20th … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for Freedmen’s Bureau Records at Oakland FamilySearch Library

On June 19, 2015, the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth (when the Emancipation Proclamation was finally enforced in Texas), a major media event took place in Los Angeles to announce that all records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned … Continue reading

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USCIS Historian Will Speak about Immigration Records in Oakland in October

The San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society is pleased to announce it has scheduled a presentation by Zack Wilske, Historian with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  The topic will be “Beyond Passenger Lists: Documenting 20th-century Immigrant Lives.” Zack … Continue reading

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It Was a Great Day for Genealogy in Stockton!

The free genealogy seminar held on Saturday, February 22, presented by the San Joaquin Genealogical Society (SJGS) and cosponsored by the California State Genealogical Alliance (CSGA) and University of the Pacific’s Jacoby Center for Public Service and Civic Leadership, was … Continue reading

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