Friday, July 13, 2012

Exhibitor Profile: USGenWeb Project

Please welcome the USGenWeb Project as an exhibitor at Family History Day at the California State Archives.

The USGenWeb Project is beginning its 17th year of providing free online genealogical help. We are an organization of about 2,200 volunteers maintaining websites. Thousands of others have volunteered their time to transcribe old records, walk cemeteries (often taking photos of gravestones) and share family information.

We have websites for every state in the US and for every county (including many extinct counties) and many special projects such as:
Visit our exhibit at Family History Day to learn more about us and obtain brochures about our services from our California branch (CAGenWeb) members. Computers will be set up for us to demonstrate how to look up data on your family.

As an all-volunteer organization, we are in constant need of new volunteers to transcribe materials walk cemeteries near your home, or maintain web sites (experience is helpful, but not needed - we train you).

posted by Denise H. Richmond

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