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NATIONAL ARCHIVES HOLDS FREE RECORDS PROGRAMS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

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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

YouTube

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

Theater, and on YouTube. Presentation materials are available online.

 

"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

the Know Your Records playlist.

 

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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