Category Archives: Records

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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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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Weekly Update

A Free Presentation on California Public Records Access A presentation for  journalists, journalism students, community-based organizations, and people concerned about governmental transparency and understanding the way our local governments are actually operating  Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from 7:00 p.m. to … Continue reading

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Weekly Update

Sep 3-Sep 4 – (10am – 4pm EST) National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair   A webcast with speakers from NARA and USCIS.  A conference from the comfort of your armchair!!!  Can’t make it?  Recorded sessions will be online after the event.  Find … Continue reading

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