These records are critical for those of us with ancestors and collateral relatives who immigrated from Mexico during the early-to-mid 20th century, and particularly during the violent Mexican Revolution.
Do you have ancestors who lived in pre-statehood California? If so, there is a good chance you might find them in the Early California Population Project.
This book provides context; context to anyone whose Mexican ancestors came to the U.S. in the 20th or 21st centuries — whether documented or undocumented. If these eras apply to your family history, you will want to add this book to your personal library.
Do you have Hispanic roots? Does your library or genealogical society work with people of Hispanic descent. Following is a list of classes that I think will be of particular interest at OGS 2018 to those researching Hispanic and Hispanic-American ancestors.
This two-part online study group will explain general concepts that pertain to Hispanic genealogy, discuss Hispanic immigration to and migration within the U.S., explain researching the homeland, and recommend key must-have reference tools for anyone doing Hispanic research.