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National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair 2018

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October 24, 2018 - sixth annual virtual Genealogy Fair

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. 

As a virtual attendee, you can:

  • Watch the entire day on YouTube. 

  • Join us – from wherever and whenever.

  • Participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live event. 

  • Watch individual sessions and download the materials at your convenience -- live or after the event.

  • Attend free of charge and registration!

2018 session schedule coming soon!

Captioning: Live captioning will be available online . If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to or call 202-357-5260 in advance. 

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All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.