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Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair - October 23, 2019

Every year, the National Archives hosts a virtual Genealogy Fair via live webcast on YouTube. The sessions offer family history research tools on Federal records for all skill levels. Thousands of family historians participate in the live event. 

Save the date for the live event on Wednesday, October 23, 2019!

Watch the entire day of videos on YouTube. Download and view each presentation and handout at your convenience.

Schedule and Handouts

  • Handouts for each presentation will be available this summer, so stay tuned!

  • Watch previous videos on YouTube.

Previous Genealogy Fairs

Virtual Genealogy Fairs:  Year 2018Year 2017Year 2016Year 2015Year 2014Year 2013

For the last seven years, the National Archives has hosted a virtual Genealogy Fair via a live webcast. See previous Fair posters, session videos, and handouts free of charge from the links above.

Genealogy Fairs: Year 2012, Year 2011, Year 2010

Prior to being virtual and recording sessions, we held in-person Fairs. See posters and handouts for the years 2012, 2011, and 2010 from the links above. 

Years 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, and 2005 do not have handouts.



All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.