Wednesday Workshop Handouts

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.

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2020Civilian Conservation Corps Links
Here is a set of links for researching the CCCs
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2020Weblinks for WPA Research
Lyn's links for her presentation on the WPA
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2020Using Find-A-Grave
Shannon Luck-Brillhart shares tips for using Find-a-grave
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2020Urban Research
Judy Janes gives tips for searching in urban areas
11UrbanResearch
2020Mysteries-Miracles-Murders Sources
Ray Roth shares the list of sources he used to create his presentations on April 1 and 8
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2020Mysteries-Miracles-Murders Pt 1
Ray Roth shares his slides for the Zoom meeting on April 1.
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2020Mesh Routers
Don's slides from the Tech SIG Nov 18
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2020Organize 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.
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2020HistoryGeo
Fran's handout for accessing HistoryGeo
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2020Finding Family Treasures on eBay
Judy shares her eBay expertise to help you search for family items
05FindingFamilyTreasuresOnEBAY
2020Finding Family in Digital Newspapers
Judy Janes shows how to explore online newspapers
04FindingFamilyInDigitalNewspapers
2020Color 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.
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2020Links from Discussion on July 15, 2020
Here are the links that we posted as the discussion evolved today. Thanks to everyone for your contributions.
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2020Civilians in the Civil War
Lyn's handout for her Civil War presentations the last two weeks. Thank you Lyn
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2019Kentucky Research
Ray Roth provides resources for researching in Kentucky
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2019Beyond Ancestry: Subscription Sites
Fran's handout from the discussion on subscription sites for genealogy
01BeyondAncestrySubscriptionSites
2019Find the Story in Historical Photos
Lyn's handout for gleaning information from historical photos
02FindTheStoryInHistoricalPhotos
2019Finding Causes of Death
Thanks to Lyn for providing this handout
03FindingCausesOfDeath
2019Getting Started with Writing Your Stories
John Callahan has shared his list of topics to stimulate your thinking about your story
04GettingStartedWithWritingYourStories
2019Homesteading
Lyn's handout from class on Sept. 4 "Researching your farmer ancestor: Public Lands Transfers."
05Homesteading
2019New York Research
Here is Rick's PowerPoint presentation about research in NYC. Thanks, Rick
07NewYorkResearch
2019Researching Female Ancestors
Lyn Gesch's handout from Wednesday November 13, 2019
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2019NY Research Links
Rick's links for researching in NY
08NYResearchLinks
2018Timelines
Lyn Gesch's notes for Jan 10, 2018
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2018The New Findagrave
Pam and Shannon's detailed handout for their presentation on findagrave. We appreciate their efforts to provide documentation!
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2018Social History
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.
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2018Research in Land Records
Judy's handout for her presentation on Apr 25, 2018
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2018Research Help for Salt Lake City
Two links: Searching the familysearch catalog The research process
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2018Research Forms
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
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2018Online Photo Collections
Judy Janes will lead a tour of sites that may enhance your family research.
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2018Help I Cant Read This, Part 2
Lyn's Alphabet chart
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2018Help I Can't Read This, Part 1
Lyn's handout for this session on reading old handwriting
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2018Getting Sick in the 19th Century
Lyn Gesch gives an overview of illnesses and causes of death in the 19th Century
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2018Genealogy Blogs
Fran's handout from her talk on Wednesday March 14. Thanks, Fran
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2018Fold3 Library Edition
Fold3 is available through the Camarillo Library. Lyn Gesch gives an introduction to its features
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2018Familysearch.org
Fran's tips for searching the familysearch site. Thanks!
04FamilySearchOrg
2018FaceBook Groups for Genealogy
Carley and Don's handout for their tour of FaceBook groups
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2018Disaster Planning (Tech SIG)
Handout on disaster planning for your genealogy and photos and scanners (Don Worth)
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2018Ancestry Tips
Here is the summary of notes taken by Lyn Gesch, Carley and Don Worth at our potluck. Thanks to them.
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2018Google Search Tips
Presentation by Don Worth Jan 3, 2018
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