Category Archives: California Genealogy

FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

Cath Madden Trindle WPA Federal Arts Project 1935 – 1939 (NARA 69.5.2) Established in August 1935. Terminated September 1939 with instructions for states to allocate all project art work to eligible tax- supported public institutions. Reputed to have created more than 200,000 … Continue reading

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Join the California State Genealogical Alliance at Jamboree 2014

The Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree is just around the corner. Once again the California State Genealogical Alliance will be a society Exhibitor (Booth #137), from Friday, June 6 to Sunday, June 8, 2014. If your genealogical group would like … Continue reading

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Society Update

  29 Mar – Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County – Early Spring Workshop – Family History Research: Using LDS Resources – LDS Church, 731 El Vista Ave, Modesto, CA  –  Jeff Wells :  JEFFREYWELLS3533@Comcast.net (209) 579-2510 or GSSC : GSSC@worldnet.att.net (209) 667-0536 … Continue reading

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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

So it Begins… Cath Madden Trindle  In June of 1929 John and May packed daughters, Dolores, Clare and Jean, none of whom had never been out of Minnesota and May’s mother Mary Walsh Geraghty, a native of Ireland, into the … 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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