Genealogy Fair

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

October 28, 29 & 30, 2014

Schedule and Handouts

Please check back soon as we add the session handouts, presenter biographies, and more.

Day 1: Tuesday, October 28 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel

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Time

Topic

Presenter

1

10 a.m.

Introduction to Genealogy

Claire Prechtel Kluskens
National Archives at
Washington, DC

2

11 a.m.

Preserving Your Personal Records

Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler
National Archives at
College Park, MD

3

noon

When Saying ‘I Do’ Meant Giving Up Your U.S. Citizenship

Meg Hacker
National Archives at
Fort Worth, TX

4

1 p.m.

Overview of American Indian Records and Resources on the National Archives Website

Jessica Hopkins
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO


Day 2: Wednesday, October 29 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel

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Time

Topic

Presenter

5

10 a.m.

Great Granny Eunice came from Ireland, Grandpa Fred was in the War, Can Access Archival Databases (AAD) Help Me?

John Legloahec
National Archives at
College Park, MD

6

11 a.m.

World War I Draft Registration Cards

Zina Rhone
National Archives at
Atlanta, GA

7

noon

Ancestry.com

Quinton Atkinson
Ancestry.com

8

1 p.m.

Finding the Correct Ancestor:  Using Civil War and Census Records

Jean Nudd
National Archives at
Boston, MA

9

2 p.m.

FamilySearch

Carol Petranek
FamilySearch

10

3 p.m.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Zack Wilske
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

11

4 p.m.

Federal Land Records at the National Archives

Rick Martinez
National Archives at Denver, CO

Day 3: Thursday, October 30 (Eastern Time) Watch live on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel

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Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

12

10 a.m.

Family History and the FOIA: Researching 20th Century FBI records

Britney Crawford &
Netisha Currie
National Archives at College Park, MD

13

11 a.m.

Discovering Your Family’s Past in Military and Early Veterans Administration Personal Data Records and Selective Service Records

Stephen A. Smith,
Daria Labinsky, &
David Hardin
National Archives at
St. Louis

14

noon

Individual Deceased Military Personnel Files (IDPFs)

Bryan McGraw
National Archives at
St. Louis

15

1 p.m.

Vets and Feds in the Family Tree

Theresa Fitzgerald
National Archives at
St. Louis

16

2 p.m.

Alien Ancestors during Times of War

Elizabeth Burnes
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO

17

3 p.m.

Patently Amazing: Finding Your Family in Patent Records

Christopher Magee
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO

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