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Our Publications

The GFO has many different publications to offer:

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GFO Thursday Evening E-News

Every Thursday evening, an email keeps you informed about GFO’s events and other genealogical items of interest. It's the fastest way to learn of new additions to our resources and website. All are welcome to sign up, membership not required.

The Bulletin of the Genealogical Forum of Oregon

This quarterly, historical journal contains articles that encourage the sharing and research of family history, families with Northwest connections, and stories with other geographic locations. Articles include memoirs and personal essays, problem-solving techniques, research stories, family history, travel, how-to pieces, and using technology. It also includes book reviews, transcriptions or extractions from original sources, and posts from blogs in the industry.

The Forum Insider

The newsletter of the GFO publishes eight months of the year, including news about the GFO and genealogy how-to articles.
It does not publish in the four months the Bulletin is produced.

Reference Books

Genealogical and historical materials compiled, published, and shared by the GFO are available in our GFO store.

GFO Reference Guides

GFO members have created over a dozen research guides that cover a variety of topics, including Searching Vital Records and Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor. Guides from other sources are available at the library.