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August 15, 2013

Fall Finding Family Genealogy Series at the National Archives at New York City

New York City, NY... The fall Finding Family series resumes this September. Our programs highlight the many ways of finding your family history within Federal records held by the National Archives. All programs are free and open to the public, and are held in the 3rd floor Learning Center of the National Archives at New York City at One Bowling Green, NY, NY. Due to limited space, please register in advance via or 866-840-1752. Visitors may enter at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House building first floor (main) entrance and take the elevator to the third floor. The Learning Center is located at the end of the hallway on the right side (Whitehall) of the building.

Our Finding Family series occurs every second Tuesday of the month from noon – 1:00pm. This fall the series consists of:

September 10 - Researching the 1940 Census
The 1940 census is one of the most important genealogy resources released in the past decade. Come learn the basics about the 1940 census and how to research it.

October 8 - Beginner Genealogy at the National Archives
Learn the basics of genealogical research using Federal Records, including Passenger Arrival, Census, Naturalization, and Military records at the National Archives. This program is a part of the National Archives “Archives Month” Open House.

November 12 - Using eVetRecs
Staff will provide a hands-on tutorial of the National Archives eVetRecs system to create a customized order form to request information from your, or your relative’s, military personnel records from World War I to the present.

December 10 - Using NARA’s Online Resources
Staff will provide an overview of research tools on and demonstrate how to locate archival holdings through the National Archives Catalog.

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