National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

On Wednesday, October 25, the National Archives will host the fifth virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast. 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. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience.

Session Schedule (all times MT):

  • 8 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
    Archivist of the United States of America David S. Ferriero
  • 8:05 a.m.: Taking Care of your Family Heirlooms
    Training Conservator Katie Smith, National Archives at College Park, MD
  • 9 a.m.: 19th Century Ancestors in Tax Assessment Records
    Archives Technician Elise Fariello, National Archives at Chicago, IL
  • 10 a.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
  • 11 a..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
  • 12 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
  • 1 p.m.: Beyond the War Relocation Administration: Finding Japanese Relocatees in Other Records
    Director, Gwen Granados, National Archives at Riverside, CA
  • 2 p.m.: Closing Remarks
    Executive for Research Services Ann Cummings

Are you going to miss the live broadcast?  The National Archives has you covered. The video broadcasts and the presentation materials will continue to be available after the live event.

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