California Research series: CHS and NARA San Francisco

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Have you been enjoying our “California Research” series? Don’t miss the last two presentations! All of the lectures in the series are free. Previous talks are recorded and will be available for viewing through the end of May on our YouTube channel.

Tuesday, April 26: Untold Stories from the California Historical Society’s Collections
(4-5:30 p.m. PDT)
Frances Kaplan, Director of Library and Collections at the California Historical Society, highlights some of the more unusual artifacts, photographs, and manuscripts from the CHS collections. While not traditionally genealogical materials, the objects reveal untold stories of Californians and their lives.

(3-4 p.m. PDT)
Archivist Sean Heyliger offers a look at The National Archives at San Francisco. Its holdings include records on Alcatraz inmates, Alien Case Files, immigration case files, Bureau of Indian Affairs, records of US District Courts and Court of Appeals, maritime record groups, Bureau of Land Management/General Land Office, military records, and New Deal personnel records.