Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Link to 1940 Census

The 1940 U.S. Census will be made available to the public beginning at 9 a.m. EST on April 2nd. A link has been provided on GSGC's website which will provide access.

Until April 2nd, the link can be used as a source of background information concerning the census.

To access GSGC's website, click on the following URL (or copy and paste into your web browser):

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Update: Webinar - Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners

In case you didn't make it to LegacyFamilyTree's live webinar on February 15th or just want to view it again, the 91 minute archived webinar is now available.

To view "Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners," click on the following URL (or copy and paste into your web browser):

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Webinar - Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners

On February 15th, LegacyFamilyTree will sponsor a free webinar: “Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners.” The live webinar, to be taught by Marian Pierre-Louis, will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

To learn more details and to register, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser:

Note: Attendance will be limited to 1,000 persons.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Price of Film Loans in Family History Centers to Increase

The following is from a FamilySearch email regarding an upcoming increase in microfilm prices:
Due to the increase in the price of raw microfilm stock and the decreasing availability of this product on the market, and higher costs to ship microfilm, it has become necessary for FamilySearch to increase the price of film loans in family history centers. As of 15 February 2012 the following prices will be in effect for film loans in the United States and Canada:

- Short-term film loan........................$7.50

- Short-term film loan extension...........$7.50

- Extended film loan.........................$18.75

- Microfiche loan...............................$4.75

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

GSGC Member Area Updated

Five sections of the Member area of GSGC's website have been updated to reflect recently submitted information.

The five sections are:
  • Members' Surname Research
  • Members' Organization Memberships
  • Members' Cities and States
  • Members' Nationalities
  • Members' Genealogy Software/Paid Subscriptions
Information in each of these sections is intended to assist GSGC members further their genealogical research efforts and assist other club members, assist in developing topics for discussion at monthly GSGC meetings and identify the need for GSGC special interest groups.


GSGC members are reminded that information that they previously submitted for these sections will continue to be included until amended by the GSGC club member. Specific instructions should be provided for removal of any information no longer applicable.