Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Tuesday's Tip: Attend, Online, the National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair on October 21-22

This week's Tuesday's Tip is:  Attend, online, the National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair on October 21-22.

The website for the National Archives (USA version) Virtual Genealogy Fair is  https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair/2015/.  The list of topics is:

The site says:

This will be a live broadcast via YouTube so you can ask our genealogy experts questions at the end of their talks.  Speakers will include genealogy experts from National Archives locations across the nation.  Lectures will feature tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced genealogists and novices. Recorded sessions will remain available online after the event.  There will be handouts available for the sessions at  https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair/2015/schedule-handouts.html (but they are not there now).

1)  Day 1: Wednesday, October 21 (Eastern Time)
Session 1 at 10 a.m. ET
Introduction to
Genealogy at the National Archives by Claire Kluskens. Session 1 Captioning
Session 2 at 11 a.m. ET
Preserving Your Family Records:  Conversation and Questions by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler. Session 2 Captioning
Session 3 at 12 p.m. ET
Personnel Records of the National Archives– St. Louis. By Bryan K. McGraw. Session 3 Captioning
Session 4 at 1 p.m. ET
It’s in the Cards: Finding Family Members in National Archives–St. Louis’ Card Series by Daria Labinsky & David HardinSession 4 Captioning
Session 5 at 2 p.m. ET
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Personnel Records by Ashley MattinglySession 5 Captioning

Day 2: Thursday, October 22 (Eastern Time)

Session 6 at 10 a.m. ET
Where’d They Go?  Finding Ancestral Migration Routes by Jean Nudd. Session 6 Captioning
Session 7 at 11 a.m. ET
Access to Archival Databases (AAD): Looking Down, From Above, to Look it Up!  by John LeGloahec.Session 7 Captioning
Session 8 at 12 p.m. ET
Finding Your World War I Veteran at the National Archives at St. Louis by Theresa Fitzgerald. Session 8 Captioning
Session 9 at 1 p.m. ET
Women in War Time Civilian Government Employment by Cara Moore. Session 9 Captioning
Session 10 at 2 p.m. ET
Broke, But Not Out of Luck: Exploring Bankruptcy Records for Genealogy Research by Jessica Hopkins. Session 10 Captioning
Note that the times are in U.S. Eastern Daylight Time, so subtract 3 hours for Pacific time, 2 hours for Mountain time, and one hour for Central time.

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1 comment:

Jana Iverson Last said...


I want to let you know that your blog post is listed in today's Fab Finds post at http://janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com/2015/10/follow-friday-fab-finds-for-october-9.html

Have a great weekend!