Saturday, October 22, 2011

More Photo Memories of Family History Day

Enjoy...and remember to send me an email with the identity of un-named people in the photos.

Pat Johnson, Senior Archivist at the Center for Sacramento History, helping a researcher

Jeremy Frankel, President, San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society,
helping a researcher with a lookup

Lois Dove (r) from the Sacramento City Historic Cemetery with attendees

Just Published - "Raking the Ashes" - a book about researching San Francisco
pre-1906 earthquake from the California Genealogical Society
An attendee gets help from a Sacramento German Genealogical Society member
Please email her name!

The Society of California Archivists provides education about preservation techniques

Stephanie Hamashin, an Archivist at the State Archives,
cheerfully provides assistance to a caller

Researchers getting assistance from Jerry Unruh,
President of the Placer County Genealogical Society and Audrey Meyers

Denise Richmond (l) from Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society, 
with Lois Bakar, President, Fresno County Genealogical Society 

From the left: Verna Hazelbaker, Roberta Tanner, Denise Richmond,
Esther McAllister and Lois Bakar
(l-r) Lois Bakar, Karen Hillman, Nad Bakar, David Hillman

Aerial cam lookups - (r-l) Marilyn Parker and husband Ron,
Denise Richmond and Bev Colgin (seated)

Another aerial cam lookup - Denise Richmond* and Ron Setzer, editor of Preserves,
a publication of Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society

Pat Johnson's lookup caught by the aerial cam

More lookups - members of the Genealogical Association of Sacramento;
Bev Colgin, Elisha and Marilyn Ulbricht (far right)
Please email names!

Great lookups from John Jay and Marilyn Ulbricht (foreground) with
Jerry Haag and Sammie Hudgens referring attendees to the Root Cellar Library (background) 

Looking good Darleen (middle background)
assisting attendees signing up for the Archives tour

Jessica Herrick, Archivist at the State Archives, presenting
tips for using archives and other repositories

Janice Sellers (above and below) presenting an overview about 
using newspapers as a genealogical resource

A happy Carolee Jones from Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society
shows her latest discovery found in the Root Cellar Library

Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society emporium

*I wore a prairie dress and straw hat rented from Capital Costumes, Inc., 8121 Madison Avenue, F-1 (at Fair Oaks), Fair Oaks, California, Phone (916) 961-2769.  I highly recommend this family owned business for your costume needs.  They have a variety of period costumes for rental and sales with accessories.  Thank you Capital Costumes for your assistance in selecting a comfortable costume.

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