Genealogical and Family History Archives


Genealogical and Family History Archives

Los Angeles Public Library
Central Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel: (213) 228-7000
Fax: (213) 228-7069
http://www.lapl.org/central/

The History and Genealogy Department houses an extensive research collection of interest to genealogical research (approximately 45,000 of its 150,000 titles),including: Census Records, City Directories, Family Histories, Heraldry and Coats of Arms, How-to Books, Immigration Records, Local Histories, Maps, Military Record, Name Books, Newspapers, Obituaries, Periodicals, Telephone Directories, Vital Records. Many of these materials relate to Los Angelesí ethnic communities.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Family History Center (Visitor's Center)
10741 Santa Monica Blvd
West Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel: 310-474-9990
http://www.lafhc.org/

The Family History Center is a branch facility of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, one of the largest genealogy libraries in the country, providing access to microfilm and microfiche and helping patrons identify their ancestors. Its holdings include U.S. Census records, Social Security death index, ancestral files, and more.See online, worldwide database, at: http://www.familysearch.org/eng