2018 Virtual Genealogy Fair to take place October 24

2018 Virtual Genealogy Fair to take place October 24

The 6th Annual National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24 on YouTube.

The event is free of charge. Participants can sign up for chat during the live event when you sign-in with your YouTube account. Hand-outs for each presentation can be downloaded for free either live or after the event. All times listed below are Eastern Standard Time.

Welcoming Remarks – 10 a.m.
Calling All Citizens Archivists! Getting the Most Out of the National Archives Catalog – 10:05 a.m.
Federal Records That Help Identify Former Slaves and Slave Owners – 11 a.m.
All’s Fair in Love and War: The Civil War Widows’ Pension Files – Noon
How to Search for Photographs That Document Civilian Conservation Corps Camps and Activities – 1 p.m.
Tennessee Valley Authority Records : To St. Louis and Beyond! – 2 p.m.
America’s Military Made the Call: Hello Nurses! – 3 p.m.
Closing Remarks – 4 p.m.

For more information, go to: https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair

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