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01 October 2019

October 2019 Events

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Happy October! Culminating in All Hallows’ Eve, this is a month that's close to many a genealogist’s heart—who doesn’t appreciate a good cemetery or tales of those who’ve gone before?

You're sure to get a thrill at one of our events this month! Stewart Blandon Traiman’s popular “Excel for Genealogists” has already sold out, but there are still tickets available for other classes. They include:

October 10 - Trish Nicola’s presentation on “The Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files.” An introduction to the more than 50,000 case files for Chinese immigrants available at the National Archives-Seattle. This talk is offered twice, on October 10 and again on October 12 immediately following the -

October 12 - Quarterly Membership Meeting. All are invited to hear brief announcements and get a preview of the new CGS website to be launched early next year. Come at noon, bring a lunch and socialize before the meeting. Chinese Exclusion Act talk follows at 1 p.m.

October 15CGS Members’ Trip to Sutro Library. Did you know the Sutro has one of the largest genealogy collections in the U.S.? Pre-register to join this visit, which includes an orientation and tour by librarian/genealogist Dvorah Lewis.

October 26Book Building and Book Repair Workshop with Bill O’Neill A rare opportunity to learn book repair techniques and create your own book under the guidance of Bill O’Neill, a retired art teacher and former CGS Book Repair Committee leader.

And don’t forget our regular monthly offerings:
October 19 - San Francisco Special Interest Group (10 a.m.)
October 19 – Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (1 p.m.)

All our Events can be found listed at the CGS Facebook page
Or on our website
Or at (search for "California Genealogical Society")

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