By: Jan Meisels Allen
The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County (JGSCV) will hold a meeting, on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center 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. This special program is open only to current dues paid members of JGSCV! Anyone may join or renew their membership with JGSCV at the door.
Experienced JGSCV members and Family History Center volunteers will be available to help members get the most out of the L.A. Family History Center's resources, including computer assistance with many popular genealogical databases including Ancestry.com (full access), Footnote.com, Heritage Quest, World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library on-line resources and more! The FHC has an extensive collection of microfilms, including U.S. and international census records, Eastern European and other international and domestic vital records, 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.
Barbara Algaze, volunteer at the LAFHC, and librarian for the JGSLA, will give an introduction to the resources at the L.A. Regional Family History Center.
This meeting is open only to current dues-paid members of JGSCV. Anyone may join at the door. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family.
JGSCV is open to any one interested in researching their Jewish roots.
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 contact: president@JGSCV.org 818-889-6616