Genealogy Fair

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

October 28, 29 & 30, 2014

Schedule and Handouts

Day 1: Tuesday, October 28 (Eastern Time)

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Session Title

Presenter

1

10 a.m.

Introduction to Genealogy

Claire Prechtel Kluskens
National Archives at
Washington, DC

2

11 a.m.

Preserving Your Family 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 Archives.gov

Jessica Hopkins
National Archives at
Kansas City, MO


Day 2: Wednesday, October 29 (Eastern Time)

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Time

Session Title

Presenter

5

10 a.m.

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

John LeGloahec
National Archives at
Washington, DC

6

11 a.m.

The Genealogical Significance of the World War I Draft Registration Cards

Zina Rhone
National Archives at
Atlanta, GA

7

noon

What's New at Ancestry from the National Archives

Quinton Atkinson
Ancestry.com

8

1 p.m.

Finding the Correct Ancestor: Civil War Soldiers and Homestead

Jean Nudd
National Archives at Boston, MA

9

2 p.m.

National Archives Records Online at FamilySearch

Carol Petranek
FamilySearch

10

3 p.m.

Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Exclusion and Deportation files at the National Archives

Zack Wilske
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

11

4 p.m.

Wagons West: Land Records at the National Archives

Rick Martinez
National Archives at
Denver, CO


Day 3: Thursday, October 29 (Eastern Time)

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Time

Session Title

Presenter

12

10 a.m.

FBI and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): 20th Century Family Research

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, MO

14

noon

Individual Deceased Military Personnel Files (IDPFs)

Bryan McGraw
National Archives at
St. Louis, MO

15 1 p.m. Vets and Feds in the Family Tree
Military and Civilian Personnel Records
Theresa Fitzgerald
National Archives at
St. Louis, MO
16 2 p.m. Friend or Foe? Documenting 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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