BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5032@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20151024T000000Z DTEND:20151024T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; font-family: Arial \, sans-ser if\; color: #5e0069\;"><span style="font-size: 16.0pt\; line-height: 115.0 %\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\; color: #5e0069\;"><span style="font -family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"> <span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; line-hei ght: 115.0%\; font-family: Arial \, sans-serif\;"><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transpare nt\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-d ecoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Learn how to get started re searching your family history by taking this workshop at the Japanese Ame rican Museum of San Jose (JAMsj). At the end of our session\, you will be ready to begin your own research. Topics to be covered include the follo wing:<span style="font-size: 12.0pt\; line-height: 115.0%\; font-family: A rial \, sans-serif\;">\n \n<ul><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; fo nt-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-w eight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Finding vital records: land\, census\, and immigration\n </li><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\ ; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vert ical-align: baseline\;">Ordering internment camp records </li><li><span s tyle="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background -color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant : normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Finding pic ture-bride case files\, alien files\, and naturalization records </li><li ><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; ba ckground-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font -variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Loo king for clues in documents </li><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; fon t-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-we ight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: n one\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Taking the information you have found to find records in Japan </li><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-fam ily: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Looking for records only available in Japan\ , versus looking for records available at the Family History Library in t he United States </li><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: A rial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; verti cal-align: baseline\;">Understanding <span style="font-size: 16.0px\; fon t-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-we ight: 400\; font-style: italic\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: n one\; vertical-align: baseline\;">ohaka <span style="font-size: 16.0px\; f ont-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font- weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;"> (grave site) and <span style="font-s ize: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: tran sparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: italic\; font-variant: normal\; t ext-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">kabocho <span style="fo nt-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal \; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;"> (death registry) </li><li><span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: n ormal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: bas eline\;">Visiting relatives\, cemeteries\, and temples </li></ul>\n\n<spa n style="font-size: 14.666667px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; ba ckground-color: transparent\; font-weight: bold\; font-style: italic\; fon t-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">LI NDA HARMS OKAZAKI <span style="font-size: 14.666667px\; font-family: Aria l\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; fo nt-style: italic\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical -align: baseline\;">is a fourth-generation San Franciscan with a backgrou nd in education. As the current president of the California Genealogical Society\, she is passionate about teaching nikkei how to research\, docum ent\, and share their personal family histories. Linda is a member of sev eral genealogical associations\, including the Association of Professiona l Genealogists\, the California Genealogical Society\, and the Nikkei Ge nealogical Society.&nbsp\; \n \n <span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-fam ily: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Must be 17 or older. Seating is limited.\n \n <span style="font-size: 16.0px\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; ba ckground-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font -variant: normal\; text-decoration: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Cos t: $35 class fee plus admission the the museum (nonmembers\, $5\; student s and seniors over age 65\, $3\; JAMsj members\, free). Active JAMsj vol unteers receive a $15 discount.&nbsp\; \n \n <span style="font-size: 16.0p x\; font-family: Arial\; color: #000000\; background-color: transparent\; font-weight: 400\; font-style: normal\; font-variant: normal\; text-decora tion: none\; vertical-align: baseline\;">Please email &nbsp\;<a style="col or: #0000ff\; text-decoration: underline\;" href="https://3c-lxa.mail.com/ mail/client/mail/mailto\;jsessionid=F21CE42F3FF622A3E38C6A50B9B7ABE6-n2.lx a14b?to=PublicPrograms%40JAMsj.org" target="_parent">PublicPrograms@JAMsj. org</a> or call the JAMsj office at (408) 294-3138 to reserve your spot to day. SUMMARY:Finding Your Japanese Roots in the U.S. and in Japan URL:/en/events/2015/10/24/finding-your-japanese-roots-in-the-us-and-in-jap/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR