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.



Introduction to Genealogy, Fort Worth, TX, March 7
Using NARA’s Online Resources, New York City, NY, March 11
Brick Wall Genealogy Discussion Group, Seattle, WA, March 13
Researching Your Irish Roots, Philadelphia, PA, March 19


Getting the Most from Ancestry, New York City, NY, April 1
Texas in NARA's Records, Fort Worth, TX, April 4
Researcher Forum, Boston, MA, April 1
Genealogical Resources at the Pennsylvania State Archives, Philadelphia, PA, April 9


Deciphering Dawes Cards, Fort Worth, TX, May 2
Using Fold3, New York City, NY, May 13
Beginning Genealogy from Generation to Generation, Philadelphia, PA, May 21


Remembering D-Day through NARA's Records, Fort Worth, TX, June 6
Using FamilySearch, New York City, NY, June 10


Passenger Lists, Censuses, & Naturalizations: The Big 3, Boston, MA, July 8


Preserving Your Family Papers, Fort Worth, TX, August 1


What Can I find in Federal Court Records?, Fort Worth, TX, September 5
Maps and Genealogy, Philadelphia, PA, September 17


Public Land Records at NARA, Fort Worth, TX, October 3
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center (PAHRC), Philadelphia, PA, October 15


Finding Your World War I Relative, Fort Worth, TX, November 7

December's Native American page, Fort Worth, TX, December 5

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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