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Los Angeles Area Resources


Griffith Park

The Autry Museum

Chicano Resource Center, East LA Public Library

Sons of the Revolution Library

Los Angeles City Archives

LA as Subject

American Indian Resource Center Huntington Park Library

How to Get the Most From Your Local Library - Burbank and Glendale

How to Get the Most From Your Local Library - Pasadena and South Pasadena

Californiana Collection at Rosemead Library

Seaver Center for Western History Research at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Black Resource Center

Chinese-American Research Resources

Japanese-American Research Resources

Blacks in L.A. The Vital Link

The Libraries of Claremont College

A.K. Smiley Public Library's Civil War Collection


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Los Angeles Area Resources

The Final Goodbye - Obituary Search Tips

Beginning Genealogy -Part 1
Beginning Genealogy -Part 2

Getting Started #1: First Things First

Getting Started #2: Organization

Getting Started #3: Vital Records Are Vital

Getting Started #4: Census Records

Getting Started #5: Correspondence

Getting Started: Hispanic Research

Point of View: Easy Does It-But Do It!

Point of View: It's Never Too Late for a Timeline

Point of View: The Hurrieder I Go

Point of View: State Censuses Fill the Gaps

Put It In Writing: Holiday Memories

Refresher Course: Archivists and Genealogists    

DNA Testing - Researching Outside the BOX!

Civilian Conservation Corps Records

Techniques and Tips - The Search for Free African American Ancestors

Techniques and Tips: African American Research Resources

Techniques and Tips: In Praise of Probate

Researching Dutch Ancestors

Back to Basics: Libraries: Pure Gold!

Back to Basics: Join the PERSI Generation

Back to Basics: Home and Family--That's Where It Starts

Back to Basics: Look for Other American Censuses

Back to Basics: Naturalization Research Can Pay

Back to Basics: There's a Clue Somewhere (Immigration)

Back to Basics: WPA Historical Records Survey

Back to Basics: Criminal Records

Back to Basics: Using a Research Log

Back to Basics: What's on Your Desk?

Were They Quaker? Shaker? Jewish? Mennonite? Baptist?

There's More to Family History...Than Names, Dates and Places

A Musical Legacy

Telling Your Story with Photos

Finding Anne-Marie

Back to Basics: City Directories

Local Resources - LA as Subject

Problem Solvers: Using newspapers effectively as a source for passenger arrival and departure lists

Norwegian Research

Federal Passport Applications

Taking a Second Look

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