JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Conejo Valley and Ventura County Feb 10 Annual Assisted Research Afternoon at LAFHL #general

Jan Meisels Allen

The JGSCV will hold a meeting, on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the Los Angeles
Family History Library 10741 Santa Monica Blvd. West Los Angeles (on grounds of
the LDS Temple) >from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Parking is free.

Note: This special program is open only to current (2013) dues paid members of
JGSCV. Anyone may join or renew their JGSCV membership at door. Single membership
$25.00 ; family $30.00 (two people residing in the same household). JGSCV is open
to anyone interested in researching their Jewish roots.

The Topic: Assisted Research Afternoon at the L.A. Family History Library (LAFHL)

Experienced JGSCV members and Family History Library volunteers will be available
to help members get the most out of the L.A. Family History Library's resources,
including computer assistance with many popular genealogical databases including (full access),, Heritage Quest, World Vital Records,
Godfrey Memorial Library on-line resources and more! The LAFHL has many computers
so everyone can use them simultaneously. In addition, there are Jewish microfilms
of Eastern Europe and a selection of others, including maps and gazetteers. Bring
your research documents with you and bring a flash drive if you want to download
electronic images of online images. Hard copying is also available. Our sister JGS,
JGSLA's library is available for research at the LAFHL therefore, we are not
bringing the JGSCV traveling to this meeting

Barbara Algaze, volunteer at the LAFHL, and librarian for the JGSLA, will give an
introduction to the resources at the L.A. Family History Library starting at 1:30
PM. This is a new presentation including using books to help with your Jewish
Research, getting started on the Family History Library computers and navigating
the Family Search website.

Remember to bring some small bills and coins in case you wish to make copies of
anything off the computers, books, journals or microfilms. We will have very
limited cash on hand to make change.

The LAFHL is located at: 10741 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles on the
grounds of the LDS (Mormon) Temple. >from the 405 freeway get off at Santa
Monica Blvd. and go east to Manning Ave. Turn north on Manning Ave, make the
first left into the LDS Temple compound, proceed right until reaching the
Visitor's Center then, park along the fence. The entrance to the LAFHL is
on the right (east) side of the Visitor's Center. The library is on the
lower floor of the FHL-there are stairs and an elevator >from the first

The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County is
dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools
with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.

For more information please see the JGSCV website:

Jan Meisels Allen
President, JGSCV

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