The National Archives at Fort Worth

Workshops and Public Program Schedule

2016 Genealogy Workshops

Date Workshop
January 8, 2016 Introduction to Genealogy
Want to start researching your family tree? Need help? Come to our Introduction to Genealogy program to learn some tips/tricks in researching!
February 5, 2016 Census Records
The Census Records are quite possible the most popular group of records used in genealogical research. Come to our Census Records program to learn some new ways to use and decipher the golden nuggets of information within these documents.
March 4, 2016 Fort Smith Court Records
Did your ancestor live anywhere near Fort Smith, Arkansas in the last half of the 19th century? You might want to take a chance and see if they are mentioned in the wildest courts records around!
April 1, 2016 Naturalization and Passenger Arrivals
Naturalization and Passenger Arrival records are some of the most sought after documents for genealogists. These records use to be quite difficult to locate, but not any more! Come to our session to learn how to locate many of these records at your fingertips!
October 7, 2016 Researching American Indians Online
Need help researching American Indians? There are new finding aids and records now available online to assist you. Join us to learn more about NARA's online resources relating to American Indians.
November 4, 2016 Overview of Military Records at NARA
This lecture provides an overview of basic records at the National Archives that document military service from the Revolutionary War to the mid-20th century.
December 2, 2016 Preserving Your Family Records
How do I preserve my family papers? Should I digitize them? Come learn some basic preservation tips for your genealogical needs.

Registration: The public should register via to reserve a space.

Cost: All programs are free and open to the public.

Location: All programs will be held in the Training Room, 1400 John Burgess Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76140.

Time: Programs run from Noon to 1:00pm.

Workshop space is very limited, so prior registration is required. For questions call us at 817-551-2051 or e-mail us at to register or for more details.

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