National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
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October 26 & 27, 2016
2016 Virtual Genealogy FairOn October 26 & 27, 2016 (Wednesday & Thursday), the National Archives will host a two-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast. Viewers have the opportunity to participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live event on YouTube. All of the session videos and handouts will be available from this web page free of charge. Registration is not required.
We are currently in the planning stages to select a wide variety of topics for different skill levels from beginners to advanced. Please check this page later for more details.
Day 1: Wednesday, October 26Watch entire day on YouTube
Day 2: Thursday, October 27Watch entire day on YouTube
You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience. See previous Virtual Genealogy Fair sessions and presentation materials for the years 2013, 2014, and 2015.
KYR@nara.gov or call 202-357-5260 in advance.
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. For information on National Archives holdings see www.archives.gov.
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