The fifth virtual National Archives Genealogy Fair 2017 is scheduled for October 25.
Tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research are featured. Lectures are designed for family historians from beginners to experienced.
Viewers can 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. No registration is required. The video broadcasts and the presentation materials will also be available after the live event.
The virtual National Archives Genealogy Fair 2017 is available on their YouTube channel.
WHEN: October 25, 10 a.m. EDT [7 a.m. PDT ouch!]
WHO: Experts on genealogy-related records from National Archives’ facilities nationwide.
WHERE: Anywhere! The Fair will be video streamed on the US National Archives’ YouTube channel::
|10 a.m.||Welcoming Remarks|
Archivist of the United States of America David S. Ferriero
|10:05 a.m.||Taking Care of your Family Heirlooms|
Training Conservator Katie Smith, National Archives at College Park, MD
|11 a.m.||19th Century Ancestors in Tax Assessment Records|
Archives Technician Elise Fariello, National Archives at Chicago, IL
|12 p.m.||From the Cradle to the Grave: Birth, Childhood, and Death in the National Archives at St. Louis |
Archivist Daria Labinsky & Archives Technician Cara Moore, National Archives at St. Louis, MO
|1 p.m.||A is for Archives, B is for Burn File: Accessing Burned Records at the National Archives at St. Louis |
Preservation Specialist Ashley Cox, National Archives at St. Louis, MO
|2 p.m||Locating the Relocated: Deciphering Electronic Records on Japanese Americans Interned During World War II|
Archives Specialist John LeGloahec & Archivist Jana Leighton, National Archives at College Park, MD
|3 p.m.||Beyond the War Relocation Administration: Finding Japanese Relocatees in Other Records|
Director, Gwen Granados, National Archives at Riverside, CA
|4 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
Executive for Research Services Ann Cummings