Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa)

Serving the Needs of the Genealogical Community for Over 50 Years

Hillsborough County Century Families

Interested in knowing more about the Hillsborough County Century Families program, and how to apply?  Email us at info@fgstampa.org!
Here's a brief clip from News Channel 8 coverage this morning (although just to be clear, the HCCF program is a program of the Florida Genealogical Society, not of the library system).

FGS Receives Preservation Award

The Florida Genealogical Society, Inc., of Tampa received the 2014 Organizational Excellence Award from Tampa  Preservation, Inc., at its 2014 Preservation Celebration Awards Banquet on 30 October 2014.

The award was bestowed in recognition of our society's work to digitize and index naturalization records of Hillsborough County from 1895 to 1906. The indexed and searchable images can be found at the University of South Florida Libraries Digital Collections site at http://digital.lib.usf.edu/results/?t=naturalization

The photos show the certificate of award and members of the FGS Awards Committee who submitted the application for the award. Shown are (left to right) David Hoffman, Ann Frye, Susan Jones, and Rue Lynn Galbraith. The award will be on display in the Ceta Rodgers Armitage Room on 2-West at the John F. Germany Public Library in downtown Tampa.

Thank you to all the volunteers who participated in this project
(Jim Pearce, David Hoffman, Dave Glogowski, Judy Purchell, Robert Leishman, Jean Livingston, Wes Brockway, and Norma Perricone)!

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