Homer Alaska Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Homer Family History Center welcomes and is available to serve the public with their family history and genealogy research, free of charge.

Everyone is encouraged to visit and let us help you with your family history.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 2821 East End Rd Homer AK 99603 United States

  • Language: English

Phone: 907-235-7281

E-mail: AK_Homer@familyhistorymail.org

Hours Open:

  • Tuesday: 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Thursday: 11:00am-4:00pm
  • By Appointment: call for a time

Holiday Schedule:

March 29 - Due to carpet cleaning

May 31st

July 5th
September 6th

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November 22nd and 24th
December 20th-31st
January 1st-2nd 2017

Will be closed on all Federal and Local voting days.

May also be closed due to weather and driving conditions. Check the wiki page or call 907-235-5306.  Will try to post any unexpected closures, on this wiki page as soon as possible.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meeting: Second Sunday of each month at 1:15pm

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War Research Database Letters and Diary, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
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  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

6 Computers with Windows 7
1 Microfilm and Microfiche Reader
1 Printer/Scanner
1 Printer

Center Services

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

Looking for people with genealogy back ground, some computer skills very helpful, and knowledge of tree maker software and online trees.

Willingness to help others with family research and their family tree.

If this is something you would be interested in, we would love to have you come and join us as a volunteer at the Homer Family History Center.

Contact Renee at ak_homer@familyhistorymail.org or contact us by phone on Tuesday or Thursday between 11A.M. and 4 P.M. at 907-235-7281.