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National Archives Holds Free Records Programs in March
Press Release · Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014

Washington, DC

Washington, DC…In March, the National Archives holds research and genealogy programs highlighting records from its holdings. All programs are free and open to the public, and will be held in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station

Introduction to Genealogy at the National Archives
Wednesday, March 4, at 11 a.m., Room G-25, Research Center (Penn. Ave. Entrance)

Learn how to do basic genealogical research using Federal records at the National Archives. Lectures take place on the first Wednesday of each month.

Freedmen’s Bureau Records for Family & Historical Research
Thursday, March 12, at 2 p.m.,
Please note different entrance: William G. McGowan Theater & US National Archives YouTube Channel

Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
Damani Davis, archivist, provides examples of various types of records from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and explains their historical and genealogical value. Attend in person or watch live on YouTube.

"Help! I’m Stuck" Genealogy Consultation
Saturday, March 21, noon–4 p.m., Room G-25, Research Center (Penn. Ave. Entrance)

Not sure where to begin? Has a genealogical problem stumped you? An archivist is available to answer your questions. Sign up for a 20-minute appointment at the Microfilm Research desk on Saturday.

2014 VIRTUAL GENEALOGY FAIR SESSIONS NOW ONLINE!
The National Archives hosted a live, three-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on YouTube, October 28-30. Revisit this popular event online.

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