Press Release: June 28, 2011
National Archives at Kansas City
National Archives to offer Introduction to Genealogy Workshop
For More Information Contact:
Kimberlee Ried, 816-268-8072
Kansas City, (MO)…The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering the following free Genealogical Workshop during July.
Tuesday, July 12 -- 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Introduction to Genealogy
Unsure where or how to begin researching your family history at the National Archives? Join archives specialist Jessica Edgar as she demonstrates how to navigate the United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. The class will be taught using the public access computers in the genealogy research room at the National Archives. Participants are invited to stay after class to start their research.
This workshop is free, but reservations are required as seating is limited. To ensure your seat call 816-268-8010 or register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information about the presenter
Jessica Edgar graduated from William Jewell College with degrees in Secondary Education and History. She started with the National Archives at Kansas City in January 2007. As an archives specialist, she answers reference requests, assists in marketing and public programming, and works with data management within the Archives record tracking systems.
The National Archives at Kansas City is a regional facility that serves as a repository for more than 50,000 cubic feet of historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by nearly 100 Federal agencies. Serving the Central Plains Region, the archives holds records from the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. These records are available for public research and use. The facility is located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. It is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for research, with exhibits open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit us online.
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