National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: October 17, 2013

National Archives at Kansas City

October 2013 Genealogy Workshops

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

Kansas City, (MO)…The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering one free genealogy workshop in October. More Than Just Ship Passenger Arrival Lists will be held on Wednesday, October 30, from 10:00-11:30 a.m. The workshop will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri.

Workshop Description:

More Than Just Ship Passenger Arrival Lists on Wednesday, October 30 from 10:00 11:30 a.m.

The breadth of immigration records available online and in archives can seem overwhelming. Come learn what original records you can find at the National Archives and what you can discover online. Records range from passport applications, naturalization documents, ship passenger lists, and more!

To make a reservation for this free workshop 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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