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National Archives Genealogy Fairs & Series

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Pedigree Chart - TreeWelcome Family Historians!

Every year, the National Archives hosts a free, educational Genealogy event broadcast live on YouTube. The sessions offer family history research tools on federal records for all skill levels. Join thousands of family historians participating during the live event. Attend free of charge with no reservations requested.

  • Watch previous session video recordings on YouTube
  • See past event web pages, posters, session videos, and handouts below

2023 Genealogy Series

Public Service: Military & Civilian2023 Genealogy Series Poster

In recognition of public service, we are offering a special Genealogy Series focused on both military and civilian records. The series will provide family history research tools for all skill levels along with a general overview to specific topics. Broadcasts of the program sessions will take place in May and June.  All are welcome!

Past Events

Virtual Genealogy Series: 2021 and 2022

Starting in 2021, the National Archives transformed our annual genealogy event from the Genealogy Fair to the Genealogy Series. 

2022 Genealogy Series on the 1950 Census

Year 2022


Year 2021


All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.