NATIONAL ARCHIVES HOLDS FREE RECORDS PROGRAMS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY
Washington, DC. . . In January and February, the National Archives
holds research and genealogy programs highlighting records from its
holdings. These programs are free and open to the public, and will be
held at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Many of the
programs will be live streamed on the US National Archives YouTube
Channel. The building is Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green
lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station.
ONLINE RESOURCES RELATING TO AMERICAN INDIANS
Thursday, JANUARY 14, AT 2 P.M., William G. McGowan Theater AND
Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on the corner of
Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
MEG HACKER, Archives Director of the National Archives at Fort Worth,
highlights online resources available relating to American Indians. This
special program will be live streamed from Fort Worth into the McGowan
"HELP! I’M STUCK" GENEALOGY CONSULTATION
Saturday, January 23, noon–4 p.m., Microfilm Research Room, Research
Center. Attendees should use the 700 Pennsylvania Avenue entrance.
Not sure where to begin? Has a genealogical problem stumped you? CLAIRE
KLUSKENS, archivist, is available to answer your questions. Sign up for
a 20-minute appointment at the Microfilm Research desk on Saturday.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES INNOVATION HUB, U.S. HISTORY, AND YOU
Wednesday, February 10, AT 2 P.M., William G. McGowan Theater AND
YouTube. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on
the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
National Archives Innovation Hub Coordinator DINA HERBERT, will
introduce the Innovation Hub and explain how the public can help
innovate by scanning Federal documents to add to the National Archives
online catalog. Presentation materials will be available online.
GENEALOGY RESEARCH USING THE U.S. CONGRESSIONAL SERIAL SET
Thursday, February 25, AT 2 P.M., William G. McGowan
Theater (CONSTITUTION AVE. ENTRANCE) AND YouTube. Attendees
should use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution
Avenue and 7th Street, NW
Chief Librarian JEFFERY HARTLEY will discuss the U.S. Congressional
Serial Set and how to use this resource for family history research. His
presentation will include African American genealogy, and he will show
how to use the digital version of the Serial Set. Presentation
materials will be available online.
FREE RECORDS TALKS ON YOUTUBE
Know Your Records has made available online extensive videos,
handouts, and presentations from our live programs. Learn how to do
research at the National Archives using Federal holdings including
census, immigration, and military service, and pension records. See
2015 VIRTUAL GENEALOGY FAIR SESSIONS NOW ONLINE!
The National Archives hosted a live, two-day, virtual Genealogy Fair
via webcast on YouTube, October 21 and 22, 2015. Revisit this popular
event online. Speakers included genealogy experts from National
Archives locations across the nation. Video recordings and handouts
for all ten sessions are available.
For Press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs
Staff at 202-357-5300.
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