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  2. The society is open to anyone who wishes to research his/her family history. Monthly programs are offered to assist us in successfully identifying our ancestors of all backgrounds, cultures, ethnicity, religions, etc. Members are also encouraged to assist others by presenting a topic that will be of interest to the rest of the group and participating in the various projects the society hosts. http://coronagensoc.org/ View full record
  3. The Tuolumne County Genealogical Society was formed in Nov 1979 and in Jan 1980 a newsletter was started. In Feb 1980 the library was opened in a room in a realty office. By Jan 1981 there were 72 members and the first quarterly publication called Mother Lode-Ore was produced. In 1982 the name of the quarterly was changed to Golden Roots of the Mother Lode. An agreement with the Tuolumne County Historical Society allowed the Genealogical Society to move its library to their archive building and share their space. In Oct 1983 the library was moved into its present location in the museum building. The Genealogical Society operates the museum three days a week in return for library space. The society currently has 126 members. Library volunteers aid researchers and collect and index county records, including cemetery, courthouse, church and newspaper records. http://www.tcgsonline.org/ View full record
  4. Antelope Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. (AVGS) was organized in 1976. Our purpose is to encourage an interest in genealogy, preserve genealogical materials, and assist researchers with their research techniques. AVGS is a non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome - cash, library materials, genealogy books and histories, or your time. http://www.avgenealogy.org/ View full record
  5. The North San Diego County Genealogical Society is an incorporated, non-profit organization founded in 1968. Its mission is to encourage study and research in genealogy and local history. To this end, the Society sponsors programs designed to provide information and continuing education on genealogy research topics. http://nsdcgs.org/ View full record
  6. The San Mateo County Genealogical Society traces its roots to a 1982 Genealogy Class taught by Carol Harless through the San Mateo Department of Recreation. As members of the class acquired the skills to search for their ancestors, Ms. Harless encouraged them to form a genealogical society in San Mateo County. Eighteen people gathered for the first meeting where Janet Morrison, was elected President. In order to help people interested in tracing their roots, the Society decided to offer monthly meetings on various topics related to genealogy and family history. The newly formed Society identified establishment of a genealogical library in San Mateo County as their main goal. http://www.smcgs.org/ View full record
  7. The organization serves to fill the need for local access to genealogical materials and instructions; to promote interest in genealogical and related historical and biographical research; to preserve manuscripts, documents, records, family histories, and other genealogical holdings; and to encourage compilation and publication of records and family histories. Additionally we strive to provide instruction in research techniques involving evidence, proof, and documentation, stressing accuracy and ethics and to serve as a medium for sharing knowledge, and educational and social activities. http://www.maringensoc.org/ View full record
  8. Founded in 1946, the San Diego Genealogical Society exists to promote interest in genealogy and family history. SDGS is a public benefit non-profit corporation. It has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501©(3) tax-exempt organization. http://www.casdgs.org/ View full record
  9. The dream of all "homeless" genealogy societies came true for the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society (SBCGS) in June 1998, when the family of Dr. Melville Sahyun, a local medical pioneer, donated his historic laboratory property to the SBCGS to be used as a non-circulating library for family history research. In 1972, two women placed an ad in the Santa Barbara newspaper, looking for others searching for roots; the response was the origin of the SBCGS. Since then, the society had met in members' homes, a community center, a public library, and churches. The society's "library" began when members, willing to donate their books, kept the books in their homes and carried them to the meetings. By early 1998, the SBCGS library had grown to more than 4,500 books and was housed on jury-rigged shelving in two rented rooms of about 600 sq. ft., along with a computer, photocopier, desk, microfiche reader, six filing cabinets, and an 8' reading table! The library was bursting at the seams; and the society, at 475 members, continued to grow. http://sbgen.org/ View full record
  10. The Ventura County Genealogical Society (founded in 1978) is a California-registered non-profit educational organization in Ventura California with 200-plus members. We are funded by membership dues, fundraising events, and donations. We are dedicated to the promotion of genealogy and public education and fellowship to everyone interested in family histories.The goals of the society are to encourage family history and genealogical research; to educate and instruct members through lectures, workshops, and an annual seminar; to educate the members in effective genealogical research skills, and to publish information of interest to genealogists. http://www.venturacogensoc.org/ View full record
  11. Our mission is to preserve, protect, and provide public access to the records and heritage of Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa County Historical Society's History Center is located at 724 Escobar St. in Martinez. Our normal hours of operation are: Tuesdays, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Wednesdays, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Thursdays, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM http://www.cocohistory.org/ From time to time, we may be open for special events, such as exhibit open houses, or if there is an event in downtown Martinez. View full record
  12. Here's your opportunity to be part of a great group. We have been around more than a century. Join us in the adventure of going through the sluice book of time. Discover those historical golden nuggets to pass on to future generations. Our purpose is to promote interest in the history of Placer County. We discover, collect and make accessible historical facts. We mark places of historical interest and sponsor the Placer County Museum. Keep checking back and explore as our website grows. We welcome suggestions and submissions. For as little as $10 a year you can join us. http://www.placercountyhistoricalsociety.org/ View full record
  13. The Society was founded to solicit, acquire, preserve and provide access to a collection of artifacts, historical paper, photos, ephemera and miscellany of Amador County history. Through newsletter, this web-site and other media it has and will encourage citizen support of historical preservation." The Amador County Historical Society (ACHS) was founded c1944 to gather and preserve the county's rich gold rush history since 1848. ACHS encouraged and persuaded county supervisors to acquire the old Brown family, 2-story home on Court House Hill from family heirs and established the Amador County Museum dedicated on June 18, 1949. The Society soon headquartered there and began gathering and collecting the historical paper, photos, ephemera and artifacts to preserve and display in the museum. In early years the Society operated the museum, and, when the county hired an on-site curator, ACHS held their meetings in another building on the grounds. Though the county owns both the building and collection, ACHS has always been involved or supportive of the museum and its collection. In June 2013, the ACHS officially took over the operation of the museum and mine model exhibit. With volunteer help, the museum is now open on a regular basis. The Society in the late 1970s and early 1980s led a campaign to preserve the old county hospital. In 2010 it helped preserve and acquired half interest in the Amador Central Railroad constructed in 1904. It has an office in downtown Jackson on Main Street. http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ View full record
  14. The Mission of the Tuolumne County Historical Society shall be to discover, collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge about the history of Tuolumne County and the State of California. Established 1956 Tuolumne County Museum and History Research Center 158 Bradford St. Sonora, CA Sonora, CA 95370-4920 https://www.tchistory.org/ Museum Open 6 days a week M,T,W,Th,F, - 10am - 4pm Sat - 10am - 3:30pm View full record
  15. The Shasta Historical Society is committed to the education and enrichment of the community through our museums, research library, community events, and publications. This rich history is now available online in a searchable database, under research collections. The Shasta Historical Society would like to extend a warm welcome to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Redding, the Society was formed on January 18, 1930 for the original purpose of collecting interviews of then-living area pioneers. Over the years the organization’s mission evolved to better serve the community of Shasta County by actively working to promote and communicate local history. Today, the Shasta Historical Society serves as the largest non-university center for historical research in California north of Sacramento. The library and archives host more than 3,000 researchers, students, and teachers each year. In addition to maintaining the research library, the Shasta Historical Society is active in the local community, hosting various free events throughout the year including a monthly program and walking tour series. We also produce the annual publication, The Covered Wagon. Written by local authors and professional historians, the articles communicate stories about Shasta County’s history and its people to our local community. http://shastahistorical.org/ View full record
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