Category Archives: California Genealogy

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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Genealogist’s Declaration of Rights

Have you signed the Genealogist’s Declaration of Rights?   Fellow CSGA member, Jan Meisels Allen, who wears many hats in the genealogical community (1), has written a letter to California societies urging all California genealogists to sign.  But as individuals you … Continue reading

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Projects

I have been a bit remiss in checking for California projects on FamilySearch as we went for quite a long time without any.  But there is a project available on the indexing site now.  It is a collection of Alameda County … Continue reading

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Society Update

    Join the country’s genealogists as they sign the Bill of Rights for Genealogists.  Read more on the Legal Genealogist Blog:  We’re genealogists… and we vote    California Genealogical & Historical Projects Check out Orange County CA Genealogical Societies … Continue reading

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  June 5-8 2014 Burbank CA Schedule California Genealogical & Historical Projects  California History at Night , a photography project by Sarah Blair is seeking $4000 to photograph California Historical Sites at night.  You can read more and see a video … Continue reading

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