The Chinese Who Built America’s Transcontinental Railroad – Gordon H. Chang   SESSION: Keynote Speaker Dr. Gordon Chang is a fourth generation American who grew up in Oakland, California.  He has devoted much of his professional career to studying the Asian-American experience in the Uni...

February 7, 2022 by Roger Prince

SAFE Convention Center Completely Renovated in 2021 If you are going to travel to attend a conference, you want the venue to be worth the visit.  The Sacramento convention center recently completed  a major renovation that took two and a half years to complete at a cost of $1...

February 6, 2022 by Roger Prince

California Research Series Classes – Recordings (Free) Now Available! As mentioned in an earlier blog, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) has organized presentations by archivists and librarians from six of the top genealogical resource facilities in the Sacramento...

February 6, 2022 by Roger Prince

Sacramento 2022 Conference Registration is Now Open Online registration for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference, 24-28 May, is now available. If you wish to mail in your registration, print out the registration form from the Program & Registration Brochure. You can also r...

January 19, 2022 by Roger Prince

Sacramento 2022 Program is Now Available! The program for the National Genealogical Society’s 2022 Family History Conference is now available online as a downloadable brochure. This year’s conference, to be held 24-28 May 2022 in Sacramento, California, is our first to offer both an in-pe...

January 10, 2022 by Roger Prince

Free Webinars to Help Plan Your Research Visit to Sacramento     To help you prepare for your visit to Sacramento in May 2022, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) is offering a series of six free classes on the top genealogical research destinations and collections in Sacramento. ...

December 7, 2021 by Roger Prince

Why was Our American Mosaic chosen as the Conference Theme? The theme of the 2022 conference is Our American Mosaic, celebrating the rich diversity of the United States, as well as the country’s most populous state, California. Appropriately, the official logo of the conference represents th...

November 11, 2021 by Roger Prince

Introducing Your NGS 2022 Conference Local Host Society Founded in 1898, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) is honored to be the Local Host Society for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento May 24-28. CGS members are gearing up to assist the NGS staff in planning and deliveri...

October 8, 2021 by Roger Prince

Hotel Reservations Now Open for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference Starting today, 5 October 2021, individuals who are planning to attend the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2022 Family History Conference, Our American Mosaic, may reserve hotel accommodations. The conference will be held 24...

October 5, 2021 by Roger Prince