Who Do You Think We Are?<br />
We are the<br />California Genealogical Society and Library.<br />
 We are a non-profit organization.<br />
We were founded February 12, 1898 in San Francisco.<br />
Our mission is to assist, educate, and encourage research in family history.<br />
We have over 900 members.Members live in 37 of the 50 states.<br />
Our research interests extend all over the world.<br />
Whether a beginning or advanced genealogist, we have something for you.<br />
Explore our extensive family history research library.<br />
Browse directories for cities throughout the United States.<br />
At our library, enjoy free access to ancestry.com, footnote.com, and other superb websites.<br />
We provide research services.<br />
We write books, a bi-annual journal, a monthly newsletter, and genealogy blogs.<br />
We create indexes for hard-to-find records, and we publish the results.<br />
A number of special projects are constantly in motion.<br />
From peasants or royalty, we continue the quest.<br />
We are constantly seeking to learn more.<br />
Special interest groups can meet at the library.  This group shares an interest in French Canadians.<br />
Join our week-long research marathon in Salt Lake City.<br />
Discover the allure of the Allen County Public Library in Indiana.<br />
Many of our members love to share their knowledge.<br />
Come and get expert advice from top notch genealogy bloggers.<br />
Hear about the genealogy tools other people are using.<br />
Enjoy a workshop on repairing books.<br />
You may even receive a consultation from a specialist in researching families who lived across the pond.<br />
Take advantage of our classes in beginning and intermediate genealogy.<br />
Come and teach or come and learn.<br />
If you don’t want to come alone, bring your support group.<br />
We are an all-volunteer organization.<br />
The Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers.<br />
Volunteers are researching and writing the history of a prominent California family.<br />
 Volunteers run the library.<br />
 A volunteer will show you around. <br />
 Volunteers repair our books.<br />
 Volunteers handle the front desk.<br />
Volunteers manage our moniesand our membership.<br />
Our computers and network are managed and maintained by volunteers.<br />
Volunteers manage our website.<br />
Our manuscript collection was recently organized and indexed.<br />
Family Charts are being carefully cataloged and preserved.<br />
You can find us at our library:2201 Broadway, Oakand, California. <br />
You can find us at major genealogy conferences.<br />
You can find us on the web.<br />
Come and join us in the quest.<br />CaliforniaAncestors.org<br />California Genealogical Society and Library<br />
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  1. 1. Who Do You Think We Are?<br />
  2. 2. We are the<br />California Genealogical Society and Library.<br />
  3. 3.  We are a non-profit organization.<br />
  4. 4. We were founded February 12, 1898 in San Francisco.<br />
  5. 5. Our mission is to assist, educate, and encourage research in family history.<br />
  6. 6. We have over 900 members.Members live in 37 of the 50 states.<br />
  7. 7. Our research interests extend all over the world.<br />
  8. 8. Whether a beginning or advanced genealogist, we have something for you.<br />
  9. 9. Explore our extensive family history research library.<br />
  10. 10. Browse directories for cities throughout the United States.<br />
  11. 11. At our library, enjoy free access to ancestry.com, footnote.com, and other superb websites.<br />
  12. 12. We provide research services.<br />
  13. 13. We write books, a bi-annual journal, a monthly newsletter, and genealogy blogs.<br />
  14. 14. We create indexes for hard-to-find records, and we publish the results.<br />
  15. 15. A number of special projects are constantly in motion.<br />
  16. 16. From peasants or royalty, we continue the quest.<br />
  17. 17. We are constantly seeking to learn more.<br />
  18. 18. Special interest groups can meet at the library. This group shares an interest in French Canadians.<br />
  19. 19. Join our week-long research marathon in Salt Lake City.<br />
  20. 20. Discover the allure of the Allen County Public Library in Indiana.<br />
  21. 21. Many of our members love to share their knowledge.<br />
  22. 22. Come and get expert advice from top notch genealogy bloggers.<br />
  23. 23. Hear about the genealogy tools other people are using.<br />
  24. 24. Enjoy a workshop on repairing books.<br />
  25. 25. You may even receive a consultation from a specialist in researching families who lived across the pond.<br />
  26. 26. Take advantage of our classes in beginning and intermediate genealogy.<br />
  27. 27. Come and teach or come and learn.<br />
  28. 28. If you don’t want to come alone, bring your support group.<br />
  29. 29. We are an all-volunteer organization.<br />
  30. 30. The Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers.<br />
  31. 31. Volunteers are researching and writing the history of a prominent California family.<br />
  32. 32.  Volunteers run the library.<br />
  33. 33.  A volunteer will show you around. <br />
  34. 34.  Volunteers repair our books.<br />
  35. 35.  Volunteers handle the front desk.<br />
  36. 36. Volunteers manage our moniesand our membership.<br />
  37. 37. Our computers and network are managed and maintained by volunteers.<br />
  38. 38. Volunteers manage our website.<br />
  39. 39. Our manuscript collection was recently organized and indexed.<br />
  40. 40. Family Charts are being carefully cataloged and preserved.<br />
  41. 41. You can find us at our library:2201 Broadway, Oakand, California. <br />
  42. 42. You can find us at major genealogy conferences.<br />
  43. 43. You can find us on the web.<br />
  44. 44. Come and join us in the quest.<br />CaliforniaAncestors.org<br />California Genealogical Society and Library<br />
  45. 45. Come and join us in the quest.<br />CaliforniaAncestors.org<br />California Genealogical Society and Library<br />Slide Show by Cathy H Paris<br />Photos from Kathryn Doyle, Tim Cox, Stephen Danko, and other members <br />
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