National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: October 1, 2012

National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives October 2012 Genealogy Workshop

For More Information Contact:
Lori Cox-Paul, 816-268-8017

Kansas City, (MO)… The National Archives at Kansas City will offer one free genealogy workshop in October. Coming to America: Ship Passenger Arrival Lists will be held on Thursday, October 25 from 1:00 — 2:30 p.m. This free workshop will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.

Workshop Description:

Coming to America: Ship Passenger Arrival Lists

Thursday, October 25 at 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Tracing your ancestors’ journey to the United States? Ship passenger arrival lists have been created for different purposes throughout history but can be of immense benefit when seeking information related to the arrival of your ancestors. This course will cover types of ship passenger arrival lists, dates, forms, and search techniques.

To make a reservation for this free workshop please call 816-268-8000 or email kansascity.archives@nara.gov.

The National Archives at Kansas City is one of 13 facilities nationwide where the public has access to Federal archival records. It is home to 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. The facility is located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. It is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for research, with the exhibits open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit us online.

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