Category Archives: California Websites

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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Weekly Update

20 July: Merced County Genealogical Society birthday celebration 27 July: The Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research, (SHHAR) will hold a recognition luncheon honoring Mimi Lozano, past president. Mimi served as president of SHHAR for over 25 years. 12:00 pm, Sat., July … Continue reading

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