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News Release Date: October 6, 2004
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds, Marketing • (909) 307-2669 ext. 278 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
Michele Nielsen, archival assistant • (909) 307-2669 ext. 240 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.

Event date: Saturday, October 9, 2004
Event Place: Redlands, CA

Finding Family History at County Museum

A museum archival outreach event, “Finding Your Family’s History through Genealogical Research,” will take place on Saturday, October 9 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the San Bernardino County Museum’s Schuiling Gallery. The program is free with museum general admission.
“If you are thinking about starting a family history project for yourself, this is a good place to begin,” said Michele Nielsen, museum history division archivist. “For those who have already started genealogical research projects, this event offers an opportunity to review basic techniques and to discover new information related to the plethora of data now available on-line through use of the internet.”

Diana Rounds, an expert on family history research, will present information on how to start gathering data on your ancestors and how to use that data to discover more about your family story. She will cover basic techniques, beginning with compiling information you already have or facts you know about your family. She will discuss recently released census data and methods for finding information through government, church, and other types of records.

A mini exhibit featuring select examples of family history documents from the permanent collections of the San Bernardino County Museum Archives will be mounted and resource materials related to federal records research will be available. The program concludes with a short question and answer period.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $6 (adult), $5 (student or senior), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free, and everyone will be admitted free on Sunday, September 5. Parking is free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. The museum’s Garden Café will be open for lunch and snacks between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, visit or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.


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