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Genealogy Without Borders!” Display at the Goleta Library

In honor of October being Family History Month, the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society has built a captivating and educational display at the Goleta Public Library continue

Annual Fourth of July Celebration, 2014, Stow House, Goleta

Many thanks to the eleven volunteers who worked at the SBCGS table at Stow House. Jan Cloud, Cathie Jordan, Debbie Kaska, Sue Ramsey, Cheryl White, Chuck White, Charmien Carrier, Maryann Schaack, Marj Friestad, Jim Friestad, and Cari Thomas helped dozens of people get a kick start on their genealogy.


In the news this month, October 2013, is the outstanding display in the Main Branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library. It promotes Family History Month, SBCGS, and the Sahyun Library. Many thanks to Cathy Jordan, Debbie Kaska, and Cari Thomas for gathering the materials, creating the design, and displaying it so beautifully.

More In The News!

SB Public Library Display Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Genealogical Society Display Asks, ‘Isn’t It Time You Met Your Family?’    Noozhawk Nov, 9, 2012

Genies Are Making Genealogical Magic Happen Right Here in Santa Barbara   Noozhawk May 6, 2012

Old Fashioned 4th of July, Stow House, 2012

Radio Interview by Peter Bie with Mary Hall, Art Sylvester and Cari Thomas talking about the 1940 Census, the Open House on April 14-15, and the April 28 Seminar.

Independent article by Nick Welsh
Interview with Mary Hall. April 25, 2012. "Time Traveling"   Genealogical Society Offers Passport to the Past
Radio interview with Mary Hall and Bob Bason with Mayor Helene Schneider regarding the Open House celebrating the release of the 1940 US Census online. April 14, 2012.

After 72 years, 1940 Census released: Genealogical society mining data for local gems - Santa Barbara Newspress item - April 5, 2012

Genealogical Society to Celebrate Release of 1940 Census Data - Noozhawk item - March 15, 2012. See the Noozhawk article.

Grand Opening of the new Sahyun Library October 2, 2011 See the KEYT video below. Click on the white arrow in the middle. 
Photo of the Day on Noozhawk    Click here to view     
GeneaPress      Click to view
Santa Barbara's Genealogical Library Receives Modern Upgrades
Letter to the Editor by Cari Thomas
Stow House, July 4, 2011
SBCGS members volunteer at the society booth at the July 4th festivities at Stow House
2011 One Incredible Genealogy Seminar
Click here for Noozhawk article