This week at CGS (September 18-24)

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6 PM: “A Project That Took on a Life of Its Own: Talking Story-Immigrant Arrivals at Hawai’i Sugar Plantations, 1876-1946.” Cindy Kim Thomson talks about how a simple search for her Korean ancestors grew into a vast project encompassing over 15 ethnic groups and looking at their impact on Hawaiian history and culture. The free presentation is offered in person at the Oakland FamilySearch Center. For more on the “Tips & Talk” series, see Events.

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Almost here: Jill Morelli’s presentation, Be A Super Sleuth: Accessing and Using Image Records” is on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. She will discuss the rapidly growing collections of digitized records on FamilySearch and how to use them. Jill is a favorite speaker and teacher. She’s a writer, lecturer, and cofounder of the Applied Genealogy Institute.

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Coming October 8: Get your tickets now for the gala 125th Anniversary Celebration at the Lake Temescal Beach House! Delicious food, live music, door prizes, games, and more. Best of all, a chance to see friends in person! Outside seating available.


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