NATIONAL ARCHIVES HOSTS VIRTUAL GENEALOGY FAIR OCTOBER 26-27
Back by popular demand - free online genealogy fair!
WHAT: The National Archives will host a live, two-day, virtual
Genealogy Fair via webcast on YouTube. Participate in our free
program offering advice on family history research for all skill levels
on Federal records including basic genealogical research, underutilized
records, census, Department of State documents, and military records.
Sessions include genealogical research guidance on how to use
traditional and online resources and tools. Session videos and handouts
are available during and after the event. For complete schedule and
participation instructions, visit the Virtual Genealogy Fair online .
WHEN: October 26 and 27, starting daily at 10 a.m. EDT
WHO: Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero and records
experts from National Archives’ facilities nationwide.
WHERE: Anywhere! Participate during the Fair while it is live streamed
on the US National Archives’ YouTube channel:
Day 1: Wednesday, October 26 – Watch live on YouTube
Day 2: Thursday, October 27 – Watch live on YouTube
Captioning: Live captioning will be available online. If you require an
alternative or additional accommodation for the event, please send an
Background: The National Archives holds the permanently valuable
records of the Federal government. These include records of interest to
genealogists, such as pension files, ship passenger lists, census, and
Freedmen’s Bureau materials. See “Resources for Genealogists and
Family Historians” online.
Follow the National Archives on Twitter @USNatArchives and join
the Genealogy Fair conversation using #genfair2016.