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Reminder: (US) National Archives Hosts Virtual Genealogy Fair October 23, 2019 Free and Online #archives

Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

 

The (US) National Archives will host their 7th annual live virtual Genealogy Fair via a webcast on their YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/usnationalarchives).  This is their biggest genealogy event of the year!  This year there will be sessions on preserving personal collections; using records on immigration, World War l, soldiers and marines; Homestead Act and more.

 

Date and Time:  October 23, 2019  10 AM EDT  ( use  http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc to convert to your local time)

 

In addition to the YouTube station (see URL above) you can visit the webpage https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair  For more information and handouts will be available just prior to the event on this webpage.

 

Participants can watch individual sessions, download materials, ask questions, and interact with presenters and other family historians. No need to register - just click and view! If you can’t make it on October 23 the videos and handouts will remain available after the event.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee