Category Archives: California Websites

Weekly Update

October 12 – Annual “Viva La Familia Fiesta”and the “Reenactment of the Battle of Dominguez Hill”, 10am-4pm at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe, in Rancho Dominguez, free,sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America, Southern California Chapter in partnership with the … Continue reading

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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

FERA (Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works) Also know as the PWA (Public Works Administration) 1933-1938. NARA RG135 The Federal Emergency Relief Act passed by Congress in May, 1933, was the first step in the program of relief at the beginning … Continue reading

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Weekly Update

Find meetings, workshops and seminars in your area on the CSGA – Calendar of Events or check the  San Francisco Bay Area Genealogical Calendar if you reside in the SF Bay or Sacramento area. Reminder – CSGA Project Contest.  See 8 July 2013 … Continue reading

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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

USMC (United States Maritime Commission) Merchant Marine Act of 1936 (49 Stat.  91985), approved June 29, 1936                     merged the U.S. Shipping Board Bureau of the Department of Commerce and the … Continue reading

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Society Projects: Ventura Genealogical Society

The aim of this monthly column is to highlight  the wonderful resources that have been created by our member societies.        VGS revamped their website within the last year.  It is very sleek with an online library catalog, … Continue reading

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