Friday, February 28, 2014

[US] National Archives March Genealogy Programs and Women’s' History Month

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen



The National Archives (US) genealogy programs for the month of March have been announced. The focus will be on Women’s history as March is Women’s History Month.  All programs at the National Archives are free and open to the public. The programs will be held at the National Archives in Washington DC at will be held in the National Archives Building Research Center (Room G-25), in Washington, DC.  Several programs will be repeated at the College Park, MD facility—they are marked with an asterisk (*).

These are several of the programs that might be of interest:

Tuesday, March 4, at 11 a.m.  Our Ancestors are Hiding on the World Wide Web  *  March  6, 11 AM at College Park

Wednesday, March 5, at 11 a.m.  Introduction to Genealogy at the National Archives

Wednesday, March 12, at 9:30 a.m. Genealogy Lecture: National Archives Online Resources

Saturday, March 15, noon-4 p.m. "Help! I'm Stuck" Genealogy Consultation

Wednesday, March 26, at 9:30 a.m.  Genealogy Lecture: Using National Archives Online Resources

 To see a list of all March programs, go to: http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2014/nr14-36.html

The National Archives regional branch in Kansas City, MO also has several genealogy programs during March which may be found at: http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/public/genealogy-programs-january-june-2014.pdf

Other branches also have some programs of interest and they may be found at:  http://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/events/

The National Archives Live streams and archives their book reviews and evening programs and some of the daytime programs. This is free.  Go to: http://www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives to check if any of the above may be live streamed or archived.


To learn more about National Women’s History Month whose theme for 2014 is: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Go to: http://www.nwhp.org/


Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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