Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
The Four Bricks
The Four Bricks: Uptown Whittier, 1893. Photo courtesy of Whittier Public Library - Whittier Historical Photograph Collection
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California


Life Story Writers Group
The Life Story Writers Group's next meeting will be Wednesday, October 12th at 1 p.m. on Zoom.
 
If you are on the Writers Group mailing list, you will receive a notification with the meeting information and our current writing prompts. 
 
Contact our group facilitator at president@wagswhittier.org to be added to the Life Story Writers Group mailing list.
 


 
WAGS General Meeting
Saturday, October 15th, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Pacifiic Time
 
Featured Speaker:  Jane Neff Rollins
 
Sorenson Library Meeting Room
6934 Broadway Ave, Whittier CA 90606
+ Zoom
Do you have a shoebox full of photos of people you can’t identify? Using her extensive collection of late-19th and early-20th century photographs, Jane will help you identify which clues in each photo can help you pinpoint when and where the photo was taken and who the people might be. 
 
Visit Jane's website at Sherlock Combs Genealogy, and her blog Kitchen Sink Genealogy.
 
To join the meeting on Zoom, on September 17th, click on the link below:  
 
* This presentation will be preceded by a short business meeting.
 
This event is not sponsored or endorsed by LA County Library.


 
 
 
 

 
 

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