Southern California Genealogical Society
SCGS PROGRAM - Webinar Series: Jamboree Extension Program Overview

The Webinar Series is one of the most celebrated programs of SCGS. They are the perfect educational choice for anyone with a busy schedule who wants to learn more about ways to find historical information. See our Archived broadcast list , available 24/7 to SCGS members.

Neither Filmed or Scanned: NARA Treasurers Await by Kerry Bartels (2012-0718) (PUBLIC)
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This session will discuss examples of originial records with great genealogical value in the National Archives that exist only in their original format. Most of these records are rarely used by genealogists and some have never been used for genealogy. The discussion will also provide information about obtaining copies of the records.

How to Get the Most Out of a Genealogy Conference by George Morgan (2010) (PUBLIC)

How to Get the Most Out of a Genealogy Conference with George G. Morgan was produced March 27, 2010 as as part of the Southern California Genealogical Society's Webinar series (Jamboree Extension Series). First two minutes includes an explanation on how to use GoToWebinar, to enhance your experience.

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Our webinar broadcasts are free and open to the public as part of SCGS's mission to provide an outreach of educational services.

Go to our current course page for more details on how you can register to participate in the next scheduled webinar.

These one-hour webinars are live broadcast presentations given by professional genealogical speakers and expert lecturers. Through internet technology, we bring these sessions right into your home!

Now offered twice monthly (the first Saturday and third Wednesday), don't miss out on this valuable educational resource!

SA-043 - Bartels - The Many Facets of the National Archives Website (2 hours). (PUBLIC)
by Kerry Bartels (2011)

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This talk demonstrates how genealogists can use the National Archives website to determine what records are in the National Archives. Since most genealogists use less than 1% of the relevant records in the National Archives, this is a valuable skill. Also demonstrated are examples of records with great genealogical value that are little known and little used by genealogists. Sponsor: The National Archives at Riverside.
SA-038 - National Archives Website Microfilm Catalog, Archival Databases, and Guides. (PUBLIC)
by Kerry Bartels (2012)

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Participants will learn about the National Archives Microfilm Catalog database, guides to the holdings of the National Archives, and use of electronic databases mounted on the National Archives website.
Sponsor: NARA.
SU-019 - Military Records at the National Archives. (PUBLIC)
by Kerry Bartels (2012)

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The National Archives holds military records documenting service to the United States from the American Revolution to the present day. This session will identify and describe the vast array of documentation for different time periods including examples of those that are rarely used.
Sponsor: NARA.