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The FHC is currently closed due to COVID. Meanwhile, we are offering free one-on-one family history instruction via Zoom. <br>[https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=19889867 Sign up for a free appointment here.]<br>
Due to copyright agreements, the Zoom session cannot give remote access to the Family History Center computers or the NYC vital records, but our staff will be happy to teach you how to research your family tree.
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'''Address:''' 125 Columbus Ave 1st Floor New York NY 10023 [https://www.google.com/maps/place/125+Columbus+Ave,+New+York,+NY+10023/@40.7730368,-73.981628,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c258f56c8a2fc5:0x64708a344d15f5f6https://www.google.com/maps/place/125+Columbus+Ave,+New+York,+NY+10023/@40.7730368,-73.981628,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c258f56c8a2fc5:0x64708a344d15f5f6 Location Map]
'''Phone:''' '''212-799-2414'''
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:NY_NewYorkCity@ldsmailfamilyhistorymail.net org NY_NewYorkCity@ldsmailfamilyhistorymail.netorg]
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===Why You Might Want To Visit This Family History Center===
*'''FreeExperts''' All services (other than printing) are free, including access We have two experts available at all times to several subscription provide one-on-one assistance in helping you create a family history websites shown in this linktree and find records about your ancestors. In addition, volunteers from the community offer the following specialized expertise: [[Family History Center Portal]]**'''Italian''' Wednesdays 11am-1pm**'''African American''' Thursday 10am-noon**'''Hispanic and Puerto Rican''' Wednesdays 3pm-6pm, Saturday 10am-noon**'''Jewish''' Thursdays 6pm-8pm
*'''New York City Vital RecordsSubscription Websites''' While most FamilySearch records can be viewed Several family history websites that require a subscription to use at home, some cannotsuch as Ancestry. In particularcom, click here can be used for free at our center. Visit this link for a complete list of New York City vital records that can only be viewed in a : [[Family History Center.*'''Experts''' We have two experts available at all times to provide one-on-one assistance. In addition, volunteers from the community offer the following specilaized expertise:**Italian Wednesdays 11am-1pm**African American Thursday 10am-noon**Hispanic and Puerto Rico Wednesdays 3pm-6pm, Saturday 10am-noon**Jewish Thursdays 6pm-8pmPortal]]
*'''New York City Vital Records''' While most FamilySearch records can be viewed at home, some can only be viewed in a Family History Center. This includes New York City birth records up to 1909, marriage records up to 1939, and death records up to 1949.*'''Computers''' Eight touch-screen computers are available first come, first served. No appointment needed (or accepted), but we have never turned anyone away. If needed, we may limit research time to two hours.*'''Microfilm''' Before the internet, much of the data now found in FamilySearch was available on millions of roles of microfilm. FamilySearch has been digitizing 1000 roles of microfilm each day and making the information available online. The process is scheduled to be completed in 2020. Meanwhile, we have over 2,300 microfilms on site, of which 736 have not been digitized as of 20 December 2019. To view a list of the un-digitized microfilms in our permanent collection [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j_Mdt6EoaEwv5N32vdz1unEsLXC7XA1hjQDNwBZ7P6o/edit?usp=sharing click here.] These microfilms can be viewed on our Canon 200 II Microfilm Reader. You can schedule time to use this reader on [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CbK5Eq1vQznsfY8puOjPSryEHkKkIrRII_WWgzmOI6U/edit#gid===Specialized Onsite Help====0 this spreadsheet].*'''ItalianFREE''' All services (other than printing) are completely free. We can help you create a free account on FamilySearch that you can continue to use for free at home or on your mobile device.
*Wednesdays 11am - 1pm<p>
'''African American''' [[Image:Fhc.jpg|441x441px]]<br></p>===Volunteer at the Center===
*Thursdays 10am - 12pm '''Hispanic and Puerto Rico'''  *Wednesdays 3pm - 6pm*Saturdays 10am - 12pm '''Jewish''' *Thursdays 6pm - 8pm ==Hardware and Equipment== :*9 computers. First come, first served, but we have never turned anyone away. If needed, we may limit research time to two hours.:*:*1 Canon 300 II Microfilm Reader. Schedule it on [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CbK5Eq1vQznsfY8puOjPSryEHkKkIrRII_WWgzmOI6U/edit#gid=0 this spreadsheet]. (The ScanPro microfilm reader is not currently working):* ==Microfilm Collections== :*We have over 2,300 microfilms in our permanent collection, of which 736 have not been digitized as of 20 December 2019. To view a list of the un-digitized microfilms in our permanent collection [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j_Mdt6EoaEwv5N32vdz1unEsLXC7XA1hjQDNwBZ7P6o/edit?usp=sharing click here.]:*[http://www.jgsnyPlease email us at&nbsp;NY_NewYorkCity@familyhistorymail.org/index.php/ny-area-research/ackman-ziff/lds-films FHL inventory at the Center for Jewish History]:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access if you would like to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access volunteer your expertise in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ==Calendar and Events== ====Upcoming Events:==== ====Class Schedule==== Click [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nmQdt9XMc1rowYxzpFUMdj2EMdIxlqqE2PjZlINXQnI/edit HERE] to register on-line  ---- ----
===Additional Online Resources===
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===Volunteer at the CenterUpcoming Events:=== ===Class Schedule=== Click [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nmQdt9XMc1rowYxzpFUMdj2EMdIxlqqE2PjZlINXQnI/edit HERE] to register on-line  ----
Please email us at&nbsp;NY_NewYorkCity@ldsmail.net if you would like to volunteer in the center.----
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