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Membership

Membership Benefits

GFO Members receive:

  • Library lookup services in any resource held in our library;
  • Access to more than 500,000 pages of digital genealogical content in MemberSpace;
  • Access to Fold3, HistoryGeo, HeritageQuest Online, and American Ancestors at home or the library;
  • Free lookups in Ancestry World Edition, Newspapers.com Publisher's Extra, FindMyPast, and FamilySearch images available at affiliate libraries.
  • Discounts on seminars and workshops;
  • 10% off used books purchased from the GFO / 50% for life members (except GFO publications & featured surplus books);
  • Discounts on Oregon Historical Society (OHS)  membership, Legacy Family Tree Webinars, VIVID-PIX software, and Legacy Tree Professional Research;
  • Online access to Members-Only videos;
  • Free admission to the GFO Library whenever it is open;
  • The Bulletin, our quarterly magazine; and
  • The Insider, our digital newsletter, currently published eight times a year.

Members can

  • Volunteer as research assistants
  • Hold elective office and chair committees
  • Vote in GFO elections
  • Chair a Special Interest Group

Members also receive a tax deduction

 ... because membership dues are 100% tax deductible!

And members have the knowledge that they are supporting a great organization and furthering GFO’s mission to promote genealogy, provide education and resources, and preserve and publish genealogical records.