CSGA Projects – Contest
Win a 4 mg Flip-MIno HD Video Camera for your society
- Create a project that would utilize the camera. (Cemetery Tour, Repository Tour, Town Tour, Record capture, Family Story Telling, Webinar, etc….) Be creative, describe what you will do and how. Include how you will share the project with the public.
- Open to all member societies. Individual members may submit proposals but must include a statement on how their proposal will benefit the California genealogical community.
- Submit your proposal to Projects@csga.com by Sept 15, 2013. Include project proposal, society name, contact information.
- Winners will be announced at Family History Day at the Archives on Oct 12, 2013. Up to four winners will be awarded cameras. The CSGA Board will serve as judges.
More Family History Month Events
Saturday, October 19 - VCGS Annual Seminar , 8:00 am to 3:30 pm – LDS Church, 3501 Loma Vista Rd, Ventura Presented by Lisa Louise Cooke
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 27, The Villa, 510 Katella, Orange,
CA Contact Virginia Gill or Letty Rodella
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.
California Research Websites Worth Visiting
The Bureau of Land Management – California offers Master Title Plat Images, links to Land Laws, information on Mining Claims and more. Click on the Information Center to choose. If your research subjects were early California settlers or were miners, this is a good place to start.
For land patents, field notes and plat maps more on to the BLM-GLO where you will also find a variety of resources explaining land records by clicking on the References Tab.