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Thursday, September 04, 2014

NARA: Virtual Genealogy Fair 2014 to be held 28-30 October

DearREADERS,
GREAT NEWS! Online genealogy classes from the National Archives (US). Thank heavens our federal government is saving taxpayer dollars by making excellent use of technology. This year the National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair 2014 will broadcast live October 28th-30th with sessions starting daily at 10am Eastern.


National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

October 28, 29 & 30, 2014

Day 1: Tuesday, October 28 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel
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Time
Topic
Presenter
1
10 a.m.
Introduction to Genealogy Claire Prechtel Kluskens
National Archives at
Washington, DC
2
11 a.m.
Preserving Your Personal Records Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler
National Archives at
College Park, MD
3
noon
When Saying ‘I Do’ Meant Giving Up Your U.S. Citizenship Meg Hacker
National Archives at
Fort Worth, TX
4
1 p.m.
Overview of American Indian Records and Resources on the National Archives Website Jessica Hopkins
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO

Day 2: Wednesday, October 29 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel
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Time
Topic
Presenter
5
10 a.m.
Great Granny Eunice came from Ireland, Grandpa Fred was in the War, Can Access Archival Databases (AAD) Help Me? John Legloahec
National Archives at
College Park, MD
6
11 a.m.
World War I Draft Registration Cards Zina Rhone
National Archives at
Atlanta, GA
7
noon
Ancestry.com Quinton Atkinson
Ancestry.com
8
1 p.m.
Finding the Correct Ancestor:  Using Civil War and Census Records Jean Nudd
National Archives at
Boston, MA
9
2 p.m.
FamilySearch Carol Petranek
FamilySearch
10
3 p.m.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Zack Wilske
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
11
4 p.m.
Federal Land Records at the National Archives Rick Martinez
National Archives at Denver, CO
Day 3: Thursday, October 30 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel
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Time
Topic
Presenter(s)
12
10 a.m.
Family History and the FOIA: Researching 20th Century FBI records Britney Crawford &
Netisha Currie
National Archives at College Park, MD
13
11 a.m.
Discovering Your Family’s Past in Military and Early Veterans Administration Personal Data Records and Selective Service Records Stephen A. Smith,
Daria Labinsky, &
David Hardin
National Archives at
St. Louis
14
noon
Individual Deceased Military Personnel Files (IDPFs) Bryan McGraw
National Archives at
St. Louis
15
1 p.m.
Vets and Feds in the Family Tree Theresa Fitzgerald
National Archives at
St. Louis
16
2 p.m.
Alien Ancestors during Times of War Elizabeth Burnes
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO
17
3 p.m.
Patently Amazing: Finding Your Family in Patent Records Christopher Magee
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO

For more information see:
http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/know-your-records/genealogy-fair

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
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