Saturday, July 30, 2011

(USA) National Archives To Hold Genealogy Programs September 2011

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

In September, the National Archives and Records Administration (USA) will feature genealogy-related programs highlighting records from its holdings, including two programs on the upcoming April 2, 2012, release of the 1940 census. These programs are free and open to the public, and will be held in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Selected programs will be
repeated at the College Park National Archives building.

Programs begin on September 6 and run through September 21. Topics include:
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman
Introduction to Genealogy: Military records
Beyond the Basics: Census Search Strategies
"Help! I'm Stuck"
Women of the Polar Archives
Beyond the Basics: Introduction to the 1940 Census

For more information go to:
http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2011/nr11-154.html

If you missed the National Archives Genealogy Fair: Become Your Family's
Detective April 20-21, 2011 the National Archives has posted some of the
materials and PowerPoint presentations at:
http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/know-your-records/genealogy-fair/2011/handouts/

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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