This section lists the state-wide associations of California, and then the county associations from Antelope Valley to Contra Costa giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The society was established in 1898. There is an on-line catalogue of their resources accessible in their Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland.
There are also many Searchable Databases including:
The association was established in 1964. Their aims are to promote and encourage interest in genealogy and family history, and to help people conduct effective genealogical research.
They have a Family Research Library which houses over 35000 volumes, which include 6000 genealogies.
Collections include microfilms, manuscripts, maps and periodicals. An on-line catalogue of their books is available on their site.
As the Research Library is classed as being a FamilySearch centre, people are also able to view microfilm and microfiche ordered through the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
The society was founded in 1976. There are numerous resources accessible at their Research Centre, Winnell Industrial Park, 39450 North 3rd St. East, Suite 116, Palmdale.Website:
Many resources, some relating to England and Wales, are held by the society, and are accessible at Grant R. Brimhall (Thousand Oaks) Library. A monthly newsletter, 'The Genealogist,' and a three-monthly publication, Rabbit Tracks, are published by the society. These publications are available to members only.
Many books are available for sale, which include:
These books are available at the society's monthly general meetings.Website:
Established in 1975, the association now has over 100 members. There are several on-line databases, including
A Cemetery Transcripts database, which has details of transcriptions from Oak View Cemetery, Antioch, is also accessible.