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March 2, 2015

NATIONAL ARCHIVES HOLDS FREE RECORDS PROGRAMS IN MARCH


Washington, DC. . . In March, the National Archives holds research and
genealogy programs highlighting records from its holdings.  All
programs are free and open to the public, and will be held in the
National Archives Building in Washington, DC.  Metro accessible on the
Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station


INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGY AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

Wednesday, March 4, at 11 a.m., Room G-25, Research Center Penn.
Ave. Entrance
Learn how to do basic genealogical research using Federal records at the
National Archives. Lectures take place on the first Wednesday of each
month.


FREEDMEN’S BUREAU RECORDS FOR FAMILY & HISTORICAL RESEARCH


Thursday, March 12, at 2 p.m.,


PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT ENTRANCE:  William G. McGowan Theater &
YouTube


Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on the corner of
Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
DAMANI DAVIS, archivist, provides examples of various types of records
from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and explains
their historical and genealogical value. Attend in person or watch live
on YouTube. Presentation materials are available online.


 

“HELP! I’M STUCK” GENEALOGY CONSULTATION


Saturday, March 21, noon–4 p.m., Room G-25, Research Center Penn.
Ave. Entrance. Not sure where to begin? Has a genealogical problem stumped you? An
archivist is available to answer your questions. Sign up for a 20-minute
appointment at the Microfilm Research desk on Saturday. 


2014 VIRTUAL GENEALOGY FAIR SESSIONS NOW ONLINE! 

The National Archives hosted a live, three-day, virtual Genealogy Fair
via webcast on YouTube, October 28-30.  Revisit this popular event

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