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Willamette Valley Genealogical Society (Genealogy services will no longer be available as ov October 2, 2014)

Research Your Family History

Genealogical Research
Location: Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301.
Reference Room: located on the second floor of the Oregon State Library.
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Weekend: One Saturday of each month, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. (see information below)
Closed on State Holidays.

"The Oregon State Library and the Willamette Valley Genealogical Society mutually desire to maintain and enhance the Genealogical Resource Center, providing genealogical materials and facilities for genealogists and Oregon history researchers at the Oregon State Library." (-Memorandum of understanding between the OSL and WVGS)

"The purpose of the Willamette Valley Genealogical Society is to create, encourage, and foster a popular interest in genealogy." (-WVGS Constitution)

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Monthly Meeting Information

WVGS Monthly Meetings
Oregon State Library, Room 103

Agenda - September 13, 2014
10:00 - "Working Artistically with Family Memorabilia" - Sonia AllenBusiness meeting

11:00 - Business meeting

1:00 - Beginners class

 Publishing Your Genealogy Information: A Different Approach -Presentation from August 9, 2014 -PDF

Contact Address & Phone
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society
PO Box 2083
Salem, OR 97308 
Phone in the Reference Room: 503-378-5708 (M-F 10:00am -5:00pm)
Email: willvgs@yahoo.com (messages checked once per week)
Membership Application Form:
Membership Form 2014
Monthly Newsletter
Current Issue 
September 2014

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2008 Monthly Newsletters
2007 Monthly Newsletters

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How to send a Research Request

WVGS is not longer taking research requests.
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WVGS Publications for Sale

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WVGS DNA Project

Access to the Family Tree DNA Project
 Click on the logo below, or alternatively access the site here:  Family Tree DNA Project.
Family Tree DNA project

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