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									Local Organizations for Genealogical Research
African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
PO Box 27485 Oakland 94602; Phone 877-884-2843 The African American Genealogical Society of Northern California supports and encourages genealogical research focusing on Northern California African Americans ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Berkeley Historical Society & Museum
Veterans Memorial Building 1931 Center St., Berkeley 94701Phone: 510-848-0181; The Berkeley Historical Society and Museum collects, preserves, researches, and interprets information about Berkeley through documents, photographs, oral histories, etc. They also provide research guidance to available information, an audiovisual program, and an oral history project. The archival collection is open to the public but materials do not circulate. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

California Genealogical Society
2201 Broadway LL 2 Oakland CA 94612-2303; Phone: 510-663-1358; The California Genealogical Society provides genealogical information and guidance, has an extensive library for use of members and the public, and conducts workshops and seminars. The society will do research for a fee. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Oakland Family History Center
4766 Lincoln Ave. (& Highway 13) Oakland CA 94602; Phone: 510-531-3905 The Oakland Family History Center is a resource center, library, and archives collecting and preserving genealogical materials. The collection includes a variety of genealogical materials, including U.S. censuses 1790-1930 with indexes; marriage/birth data for 117,000,000 deceased persons from U.S. and other countries; 12,000,000 family group records for four generations or recent families of the Church of Latter-Day Saints; family histories; pedigree charts; pre1900 vital records from U.S. and English countries; genealogical periodicals, various death indexes, including Vietnam and Korean War, and Social Security; church records, etc. Photocopy service and internet access are available. Staff are available for assistance at no charge.

East Bay Genealogical Society
Library Financial Building (Terrace Level) 405 14th St. Oakland; Phone 510-523-2878 The East Bay Genealogical Society promotes interest in genealogy, biography, and related history through their library of genealogical publications, documents, historical materials, and other information for use in genealogical research. Most information has an emphasis on the East Bay region. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
PO Box 471616 San Francisco CA 94147 The SF Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society encourages and assists in Jewish genealogical and family history research through seminars, workshops, speakers, mutual help, cemetery project, and reference library. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) (Pacific Region)
1000 Commodore Drive San Bruno CA 94066-2350; Phone: 650-238-3488;
NARA preserves and makes available for government and public research the nation's records of enduring value. The Pacific Region facility holds records of federal agencies in Northern California, Nevada (except Clark County), Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and the Pacific Trust Territories, including the records of federal district and appellate courts. It also holds U.S. Census for every state on microfilm, 1790-1930. There is a self-service microfilm research room, and textual research room for original records available. In addition they provide archival and genealogical workshops. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of California
405 14th St. (& Franklin) Oakland 94612-2704; Phone: 510-451-9599 This local branch of the national organization headquartered in Plymouth, Massachusetts provides research into descendants of the Mayflower Pilgrims. They also have a library on Pilgrim history and New England genealogy.

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