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Japanese American Genealogy Seminar:
Saturday, April 27
Japanese American Genealogy Seminar: "Finding Your Nikkei Roots in the U.S. and Japan"  (Workshops)
9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Stockton Buddhist Church, 2820 Shimizu Drive, Stockton, CA (Mini-Chapel)
 
The San Joaquin Genealogical Society (SJGS) and the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), Stockton Chapter are excited to co-sponsor a seminar on researching your Japanese ancestry. 
 
Linda Harms Okazaki, a noted expert in Japanese American genealogy and history, will be the featured speaker. Her presentation will begin with Japanese-American history and family research in the United States, and will conclude with family research in Japan. We hope you can join us for this exciting and informative event! Please see the attached flier for more details.
 
SJGS volunteers will be offering short personal genealogy consultations after the seminar, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Bring any known names and vital dates (birth, marriage, death) for your ancestors, and let us help you learn more about their history. 
 
ALL ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE! There will not be any at-the-door ticket sales. General admission is $15/person. The class is limited to 60 participants, so be sure to register early to secure a spot!
 
The deadline for mail-in registration has now passed. If you would still like to register for this seminar, please visit the SJGS Store page and complete your order and payment online by April 20, 2019.
 
Note: SJGS members and Stockton JACL members may attend this seminar at a discounted rate ($10/person). To receive the discount for online ticket orders (SJGS members only), log into the Members Only page of the website with your user name and password BEFORE beginning the order process on the SJGS Store page. If you're a Stockton JACL member and did not mail your paper registration form by April 15, please contact webmaster@sjgensoc.org.
 
Refreshments will be provided, but attendees should bring a bag lunch to enjoy during the seminar break.
 
If you have any questions, please contact us at webmaster@sjgensoc.org.
 
 



May 2019 General Membership Meeting
Thursday, May 16
May 2019 General Membership Meeting  (General Membership Meeting)
5:45 pm
Margaret Troke Branch Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton
Mike Wurtz, Head of Special Collections and Archives at the University of the Pacific (UOP), will discuss the history of diversity in Stockton as represented in UOP's Special Collections.



2019 SJGS Annual Potluck Meeting
Thursday, June 20
2019 SJGS Annual Potluck Meeting  (General Membership Meeting)
TBA
SAVE THE DATE! All members welcome; arrangements in progress. Contact AskUs@sjgensoc.org for any questions.



Thursday, September 19
September 19 General Membership Meeting  (General Membership Meeting)
5:45 pm
Margaret Troke Branch Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton
Award-winning Lodi genealogist Stephanie K. West will give a presentation on voter registrations.



October 2019 General Membership Meeting
Thursday, October 17
October 2019 General Membership Meeting  (General Membership Meeting)
5:45 pm
Margaret Troke Branch Library, 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton
Kathryn Miller Marshall, PhD. returns to SJGS to give an informative talk entitled, "Immigration Records and the Ellis Island Experience." She is the former director of the Lodi Family History Center, a position she held for nearly 20 years.