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Special Programs to Highlight National Archives Records in April
Press Release · Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Washington, DC…In April, the National Archives will feature a series of programs highlighting records from the National Archives holdings including a genealogy fair, a book club discussion, a presentation relating to the Freedom of Information (FOIA) and Privacy Acts, and an update on the National Archives Electronic Records Archives (ERA).

All programs are free and open to the public and will be held in the National Archives Building Research Center and at Archives II at College Park, Maryland. Both facilities are fully accessible. To request an accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter) for a public program, please e-mail public.program@nara.gov or call (202) 357-5000 at least two weeks prior to the event to ensure proper arrangements are secured.

Please note: For programs at the National Archives Research Center, the public must use the building’s 700 Pennsylvania Avenue entrance, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, April 11, from 9:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Research Center - National Archives Genealogy Fair

The National Archives will host its third annual Genealogy Fair on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. This year’s theme, Buried Biography: Bring 'Em Back to Life! will focus on Federal records located at the National Archives that relate to genealogy and cannot be researched online. Topics addressed will include immigration, naturalization, weather as it affects families and communities, black emigration, and family histories.