Saturday, August 17, 2013

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

  • For the first time ever, the National Archives will host a virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast using the Internet.
  • This two-day program will showcase tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced genealogy professionals and novices alike.
  • Lecture topics include Native American and African American history, immigration, Civil War pensions, U.S. Colored Troops, and Navy Deck logs.
  • “Help! I’m Stuck” Call-In Consultation: National Archives staff will be available to answer research questions during the Fair.
WHEN:  Tuesday and Wednesday, September 3–4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. EST
WHO:  Speakers include genealogy experts from the National Archives and U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services.
HOW:  The National Archives will make this event available via webcast. The webcast will include options for the hearing-impaired. Recorded sessions will be available online after the event.

Thank you Sandy Chan for sharing this tidbit!

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