On this page you will find handouts from our Wednesday workshops in the Camarillo Library. You can sort by clicking on the column headers. Or search by keyword.
|2020||Civilian Conservation Corps Links|
Here is a set of links for researching the CCCs
|2020||Weblinks for WPA Research|
Lyn's links for her presentation on the WPA
Shannon Luck-Brillhart shares tips for using Find-a-grave
Judy Janes gives tips for searching in urban areas
Ray Roth shares the list of sources he used to create his presentations on April 1 and 8
|2020||Mysteries-Miracles-Murders Pt 1|
Ray Roth shares his slides for the Zoom meeting on April 1.
Don's slides from the Tech SIG Nov 18
|2020||Organize To Stay Sane|
Michelle D Novak is Trustee and Webmaster for the Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) and a former Trustee of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey.shared her file management tips.
Fran's handout for accessing HistoryGeo
|2020||Finding Family Treasures on eBay|
Judy shares her eBay expertise to help you search for family items
|2020||Finding Family in Digital Newspapers|
Judy Janes shows how to explore online newspapers
|2020||Color Coding Repository Research|
Michelle D Novak is Trustee and Webmaster for the Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) and a former Trustee of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. She graciously shared this form. She uses it when researching at various repositories by printing copies on different colored paper. She bundles her research results by the color codes she uses to identify families. Research for each family can then be bundled together for easy access.
|2020||Links from Discussion on July 15, 2020|
Here are the links that we posted as the discussion evolved today. Thanks to everyone for your contributions.
|2020||Civilians in the Civil War|
Lyn's handout for her Civil War presentations the last two weeks. Thank you Lyn
Ray Roth provides resources for researching in Kentucky
|2019||Beyond Ancestry: Subscription Sites|
Fran's handout from the discussion on subscription sites for genealogy
|2019||Find the Story in Historical Photos|
Lyn's handout for gleaning information from historical photos
|2019||Finding Causes of Death|
Thanks to Lyn for providing this handout
|2019||Getting Started with Writing Your Stories|
John Callahan has shared his list of topics to stimulate your thinking about your story
Lyn's handout from class on Sept. 4 "Researching your farmer ancestor: Public Lands Transfers."
|2019||New York Research|
Here is Rick's PowerPoint presentation about research in NYC. Thanks, Rick
|2019||Researching Female Ancestors|
Lyn Gesch's handout from Wednesday November 13, 2019
|2019||NY Research Links|
Rick's links for researching in NY
Lyn Gesch's notes for Jan 10, 2018
|2018||The New Findagrave|
Pam and Shannon's detailed handout for their presentation on findagrave. We appreciate their efforts to provide documentation!
On April 4 we will have a group discussion on using social sources to enhance your genealogy. Please review the attached handout for our workshop.
|2018||Research in Land Records|
Judy's handout for her presentation on Apr 25, 2018
|2018||Research Help for Salt Lake City|
Two links: Searching the familysearch catalog The research process
Shirley and Monica lead a discussion of forms to help in research. The second page of the document is the research form Shirley got on the trip to Salt Lake City
|2018||Online Photo Collections|
Judy Janes will lead a tour of sites that may enhance your family research.
|2018||Help I Cant Read This, Part 2|
Lyn's Alphabet chart
|2018||Help I Can't Read This, Part 1|
Lyn's handout for this session on reading old handwriting
|2018||Getting Sick in the 19th Century|
Lyn Gesch gives an overview of illnesses and causes of death in the 19th Century
Fran's handout from her talk on Wednesday March 14. Thanks, Fran
|2018||Fold3 Library Edition|
Fold3 is available through the Camarillo Library. Lyn Gesch gives an introduction to its features
Fran's tips for searching the familysearch site. Thanks!
|2018||FaceBook Groups for Genealogy|
Carley and Don's handout for their tour of FaceBook groups
|2018||Disaster Planning (Tech SIG)|
Handout on disaster planning for your genealogy and photos and scanners (Don Worth)
Here is the summary of notes taken by Lyn Gesch, Carley and Don Worth at our potluck. Thanks to them.
|2018||Google Search Tips|
Presentation by Don Worth Jan 3, 2018