The Polish Genealogical Society of California (PGS-CA) is a non-profit organization established on July 17, 1989 for the purpose of assisting interested researchers in their quest to discover and preserve the details of their Polish family history.
Meetings are held at the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library in West Los Angeles on the 4th Saturday of January, March, May, July, September, November. General Membership Meetings begin at 1:00 pm, followed by a speaker presentation. Upcoming topics are listed in the Events column, and are included in the eNewsletter.
PGS-CA maintains a large library of reference books and materials for researchers. The collection is on permanent loan at the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library and is available during library regular hours.
Online Archival Databases
PGS-CA maintains preserved data for Polish surnames, migrant obituaries, records, and reprints from our BULLETIN publications here at our website. These are continually being added to as new resources are found.
All members receive the PGS-CA eNewsletter between meetings. The eNewsletter contains timely information, notices on upcoming meetings, and occasional articles of interest. PGS-CA also maintains a Facebook page for up-to-the-minute news and genealogical assistance.
Membership and Dues
Annual dues cover membership from January 1 through December 31 of each year. Dues help to maintain the PGS-CA Webpage, Speaker’s fees, and other organizational costs. Each year PGS-CA makes a donation to the FamilySearch Library for use of their facilities for scheduled meetings. Basic PGS-CA Annual Dues are $20.