Resources for Genealogists

Our Genealogy Workshops Nationwide

Please check back often for schedule updates!

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) offers the public a comprehensive program of genealogical workshops and courses in its facilities nationwide. Topics include an introduction to genealogy and research into records such as census schedules, military service and pension records, and passenger lists.

2015

February

Introduction to Genealogy at the National Archives, Washington, DC, February 4
Preserving Your Digitally-Born Files, Kansas City, MO, February 5
Nonpopulation Census Records 1850-1880, Fort Worth, TX, February 6
Brick Wall Workshop, Seattle, WA, February 12
"Help! I'm Stuck", Washington, DC, February 21

March

Township, Section, Range: Looking at Land Records, Kansas City, MO, March 5
HERstory: Women in the Records of the National Archives, Fort Worth, TX, March 6
Introduction to Genealogy at the National Archives at NYC, New York City, NY, March 10
Brick Wall Workshop, Seattle, WA, March 12

April

Finding Your Family in Federal Court Records, Kansas City, MO, April 2
Brick Wall Workshop, Seattle, WA, April 9
CCC Personnel Records at the National Archives at St. Louis, Fort Worth, TX, April 10
Using A-Files, New York City, NY, April 14

May

Naturalization Research Made Easier, Fort Worth, TX, May 1
Responding to Floods, Leaks, and Other Damp Disasters, Kansas City, MO, May 7
Ancestry Presents Ancestry, Chicago, IL, May 9
Records of the U.S. Custom Service , New York City, NY, May 12
Brick Wall Workshop, Seattle, WA, May 14

June

Intro to Genealogy, Fort Worth, TX, June 5
Americans in The Great War, New York City, NY, June 9
Brick Wall Workshop, Seattle, WA, June 11
Business, Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Mortality Census Schedules, Chicago, IL, June 13

August

Scrapbooking for Genealogists, Fort Worth, TX, August 7

September

Tiptoeing Through Federal Court Records, Fort Worth, TX, September 4

October

The Genealogical Significance of the WWI Draft Registration Card, Fort Worth, TX, October 2

November

Overview of Military Records at NARA, Fort Worth, TX, November 6

December

Researching American Indians Online, Fort Worth, TX, December 4


Separate genealogy programs are held in Washington, DC, and in the regional facilities. For details on any given program, please contact that facility directly:

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The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

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