Press Release: July 27, 2011
National Archives at Kansas City
National Archives to Offer Genealogy Workshop in August
For More Information Contact:
Kimberlee Ried, 816-268-8072
Kansas City, (MO)…The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering the following free Genealogical Workshop during August.
Friday, August 5, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. – Introduction to Naturalizations
Naturalization is the process by which an alien becomes an American citizen. These records can provide valuable information: a person's birth date and location, occupation, immigration year, marital status and spouse information, witnesses' names and addresses, and more. Participants will learn about the different steps in the process, how to locate these records, and helpful hints.
This workshop is free, but reservations are encouraged. To ensure your seat call 816-268-8010 or register by emailing email@example.com.
Additional information about the presenter
Jessica Edgar, a graduate in History and Education from William Jewell College, has been with the National Archives at Kansas City since 2007. As an Archives Specialist, her roles include: providing reference services to genealogists, historians, and scholars; physically controlling and managing the databases related to the region’s 50,000 cubic feet of records; creating and designing print and web-based marketing materials; and assisting with K-12 educational outreach.
The National Archives at Kansas City is a regional facility that serves as a repository for more than 50,000 cubic feet of historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by nearly 100 Federal agencies. Serving the Central Plains Region, the archives holds records from the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. These records are available for public research and use. The facility is located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. It is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for research, with exhibits open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit us online.
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