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FREE CLASSES AT BYU APRIL 23 ON GENEALOGY, FAMILY HISTORY

Free genealogy and family history classes from beginning to advanced levels will be offered Sunday, April 23, at the Utah Valley Family History Center on the fourth floor of Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library.

The center is open the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. and weekdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. The public is invited to the free classes taught by genealogy research consultants. For registration and additional information, call the center at 378-6200.One-hour research classes include a basic research class taught at 10 a.m., an intermediate research class at 2 p.m. and a class on Asian research at 5 p.m. A class on temple names preparation will be given at 4 p.m. and a class giving stake/ward consultant training will be at 3 p.m.

Ninety-minute research classes include a Spanish research class at 4:30 p.m., a class on using city directories to further genealogical research at 5 p.m. and a class on planning a U.S. roots vacation at 5 p.m.

One-hour computer classes include basic Windows for beginners at 10 a.m., a class on creating a Home Ancestral File at 11 a.m., a Spanish PAF workshop at 4:30 p.m. and a class on searching vital records using "automated archives" on CD at 5 p.m.

Computer classes include an IBM PAF 2.31 Focus and Reports class at 2:30 p.m. and an IBM PAF 2.31 enhanced GEDCOM and multiple data bases class at 3:45 p.m.

Ninety-minute computer classes include an IBM PAF class on entering and correcting names at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., a class on creating a GEDCOM file at 9:30 a.m. and a basic DOS and computer-use class at 4:30 p.m.

A one-hour class on the United States Census will be taught at 3 p.m. both April 23 and 28.