FREE National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair – October 25, 2017

Join the National Archives for the 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Sessions will be live streamed on YouTube and you're invited!

Set your alarms and get ready to LEARN – long distance and virtually, that is. Once again the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is hosting the fifth virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT. Click HERE for the latest information.

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 free of charge. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience.

In addition, video broadcasts and the presentation materials will continue to be available after the live event.

NARA 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair Schedule

  • 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

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Thomas MacEntee

Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.