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Los Angeles, California 90025
MAP and DIRECTIONS
There is now free unsecured wireless Wi-FI service in the LAFSL.
NEW FILM/FICHE ORDERING PROCEDURESThere are now new procedures for ordering microfilm/microfiche. All film/fiche orders must be made by the patrons using on-line ordering and patrons will be able to order from home. If patrons need help, information and instructions will be given by the staff at the LAFSL. The website for ordering the film/fiche is at: https://www.familysearch.org/films/ Patrons without an account will need to create an account at the "Sign In" at the upper right at https://www.familysearch.org/films/
NEW The large collection of red 3-ring self-help genealogy research notebooks that was in the Los Angeles Family History Library has a new home at the Burbank Family History Center. Their website is HERE. The collection is shown at http://www.lafhl.org/notebooks.htm
The inventories of LAFSL film and fiche are up to date at Film and Fiche by Number Search
The inventories of LAFSL books, film, fiche and maps are up to date at Book, Film, Fiche and maps Content Search
LAFSL Computer Resources - most computers
LAFSL Computer Resources - 5 computers for DOS programs
LAFSL Holdings and Resources
LAFSL Floor Plan
Maps at the LAFSL
LAFSL Consultants and Teachers
ANCESTRY.COM IS BACK! Better than ever! See more information at http://www.lafhl.org/ancestrycomres.htm
ONLINE DATABASES AT THE LAFSL See more information at http://www.lafhl.org/onlinedatabases.htm
Heritage Quest (H.Q.) is now available Free online at the LAFSL
See this link about how to research H.Q.. http://www.lafhl.org/hqresearch.htm
H.Q. has all 1790 - 1930 census images online.
Scottish Research at the LAFSL - Censuses and Administration Districts
LAFSL Rules and Procedures
Instructions For The Beginning Genealogist at the LAFSL
Latin American Microfilms at the LAFSL
Removed from the LAFSL
76 Red 3-Ring Self Help Notebooks
"F" Special Microfilms at the LAFSL
CD Collection by Locality
CD Collection by Subject
Census Index Books - MOST OF THEM
The Newest FAMILYSEARCH Website with images to view is at: https://familysearch.org/search
NEW FamilySearch Site Map https://familysearch.org/site-map
4 Effective FamilySearch Search Techniques in 4 Parts from The Ancestry Insider
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Complete FamilySearch Research HERE
Search the new FamilySearch IGI HERE. More information is HERE.
FamilySearch Wiki Research Advice
FamilySearch Indexing Projects - All patrons are invited to participate. They will take the place of Ancestry.com and will be free to everyone online. See the information HERE. You must have Broadband and XP, Vista or 7.
Genealogy Research In The Los Angeles Area
Guide For Genealogy Research At UCLA
The wonderful Heritage Quest website with it's U.S. Census resources and more may NOW be accessed from the Los Angeles CITY Public Library's (LAPL) website at: http://databases.lapl.org/ You need a Los Angeles CITY Public Library card number to access the Heritage Quest website. Scroll down and click on HeritageQuest Online. Enter your card number and the last 4 digits of your phone number you have on file with the LAPL, Enter and chose Search Census or something else.
You can also use Heritage Quest at home if you have LA COUNTY Public Library card at http://colapublib.org/periodicals/ Look under "Genealogy" to find and click on "Heritage Quest". Enter your 13 digit (no spaces) card number and proceed.
The great Sanborn Maps for only California cities may be accessed from the Los Angeles City Public Library's website at: http://databases.lapl.org/ You need a Los Angeles City Public Library card number to access the maps. Scroll down and click on Sanborn Maps 1867-1970. Enter your card number and the last 4 digits of your phone number you have on file with the LAPL, Click Browse Maps and select California, Select City and Select Date. Select State Search the sheets for the street and address. Suggest you use city directories to find the address. For the best printed copy I suggest you do not choose "Print Current View" but choose "Download Map" and print the Acrobat Reader PDF image or right mouse click on the image and "Save Picture As" to a file and print. If you need the free Acrobat Reader to read PDF files you can download it at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
City Directories on Microfilm at the LAPL
The Biggest and Best Toolbox of Genealogy Tools is at Stephen P. Morse's Website at http://stevemorse.org/
Sources Of Genealogical Information
Home Sources for Genealogy Information
Free SLC Photoduplication Services is HERE
U.S. Census Research
"Computer Internet Security" made by me is at http://www.encinojon.com/comintsec/ Learn how to install the security you need in your computer. Comments and suggestions are welcomed.
Best Genealogy Web Sites - Top 100 Most Popular Genealogy Websites and Family Tree Magazine's Site 101 Best Websites for 2011 at http://familytreemagazine.com/article/101-Best-Websites-2011 and the NEW Great Genealogy Research Site
The Best Blog Sites - BlogFinder
Civil War Photographs Online Catalog is explained at http://eogn.typepad.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2004/07/american_civil_.html#more
WWII Army Enlistments Online Searchable Database of 9+ million names is explained http://www.ancestry.com/learn/library/article.aspx?article=8742 and linked to http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=WR26.
Nationwide Veterans Gravesite Locator - VA Offers On-Line "More than 3 million records showing where veterans have been buried in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries are now available online. The innovation will make it easy for anyone with Internet access to search for the gravesite locations of deceased family members and friends." You can access this resource by using the link "The National Grave Locator" on the left at http://www.cem.va.gov/
BLM (Bureau of Land Management) website with GLO Records is at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/