Washington, DC Genealogy Fair

Fifth Annual Genealogy Fair Photos

April 22 & 23, 2009

National Archives Research Center,
Lobby and Pennsylvania Avenue Plaza,
Washington, DC (Enter on Pennsylvania Avenue)

The National Archives will host its fifth annual Genealogy Fair. The fair showcases Federal records located at the National Archives and professional genealogy organizations’ resources for doing research on family history. We will announce the winners of the National Archives Awards for Excellence in Genealogy during the fair. The fair will provide information and guidance for experienced genealogy professionals and beginners. This event is free and open to the public in partnership with the Foundation for the National Archives and Ancestry.com.

Reference archivist Constance Potter and archives technician Jill Kieger show a guest one of the many online databases available for genealogy research at the National Archives and Records Administration web site: www.archives.gov

Presentation in the Library of National Archives Building, Washington, DC — one of 22 free sessions available during the 5th Annual Genealogy Fair over two days

Access Programs digitization coordinator Mary Rephlo shows guest, David McMillen, the many exhibits and lectures offered at the free, two-day, National Archives 5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Washington, DC

Free help and materials for walk-in attendees available from the sixteen guest genealogy exhibitors at the National Archives 5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Washington, DC

"Excellence in Genealogy Awards" presented by Acting Archivist of the United States Adrienne C. Thomas to the 2009 respective first and second place winners Myron McGhee and Stephanie Smith

Archives specialist Daniel Law and archivist Lynn Goodsell giving a presentation on the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) at the National Archives 5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Washington, DC

Researchers learn about the online "Beginning Your Genealogy Research" tutorial (PowerPoint presentation) for family research at the National Archives, Washington, DC during the 5th Annual Genealogy Fair

Acting Archivist of the United States Adrienne C. Thomas participating in the popular "National Family Tree" activity at the National Archives 5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Washington, DC

5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Identity at the Crossroads: Discovering Who You Are, at the National Archives Building, Washington, DC on April 22 and 23, 2009

National Archives Genealogy exhibit at the 5th Annual Genealogy Fair, Identity at the Crossroads: Discovering Who You Are, in the National Archives Building, Washington, DC, on April 22 and 23, 2009

Posters from Previous Genealogy Fairs

Fourth Genealogy Fair web site (2008)

Third Genealogy Fair web site (2007)

2006 Genealogy Fair event poster

2005 Genealogy Fair event poster

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