JGSLA Assisted Research Day at the Family History Library


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Date(s) - May 19, 2019
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Smadar Gilboa Ph.D.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019
12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Family History Library
(Entrance off of Manning Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.)
1591 E.Temple Way
West Los Angeles, CA 90024

Would you like some help finding a record or a ship manifest?

Would you like some help to know what sources to use?

Do you need family documents translated?

  (you can join at the door)  for an afternoon of mentor-assisted research.  We will be by your side to help.

Translators: Yiddish,  Polish,  Russian,  German and Hebrew    
(please contact  Bobby@jgsla.org  for translator appointments)

There will be 2 special classes LIMITED to 24 people*

I.    JRI-Poland for Beginners (45 minutes)–hands on search techniques of the JRI-Poland database and how to read the search results.
II.  Obtaining copies of vital records indexed on JRI-Poland of your town;  how to find records on familysearch.org and microfilms  AND  how to get records that are not online or microfilm.

1. Must have or get before, JewishGen account and have username & password with you.  https://www.jewishgen.org/CURE/jgidadd.asp?OK=Y

2.  Have your Ancestral town: Click on town name here:

3.  Have relatives’ Jewish name, possible original last names, est birth year.