National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair set for Oct. 28, 29 and 30

The National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair will take place on Oct. 28, 29 and 30.

Presentations will be broadcast live on YouTube. There is no charge for the genealogy fair.

Tuesday, Oct. 28 (Eastern Time)
10 a.m. – Introduction to Genealogy
11 a.m. – Preserving Your Personal Records
Noon – When Saying “I Do” Meant Giving Up Your U.S. Citizenship
1 p.m. – Overview of American Indian Records and Resources on the National Archives Website

Wednesday, Oct. 29 (Eastern Time)
10 a.m. – Great Granny Eunice came from Ireland, Grandpa Fred was in the War, Can Access Archival Databases (AAD) Help Me?
11 a.m. – World War I Draft Registration Cards
Noon –
1 p.m. – Finding the Correct Ancestor: Using Civil War and Census Records
2 p.m. – FamilySearch
3 p.m. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
4 p.m. – Federal Land Records at the National Archives

Thursday, October 30 (Eastern Time)
10 a.m. – Family History and the FOIA: Researching 20th Century FBI records
11 a.m. – Discovering Your Family’s Past in Military and Early Veterans Administration Personal Data Records and Selective Service Records
Noon – Individual Deceased Military Personnel Files (IDPFs)
1 p.m. – Vets and Feds in the Family Tree
2 p.m. – Alien Ancestors during Times of War
3 p.m. – Patently Amazing: Finding Your Family in Patent Record

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