National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: May 21, 2014

National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives June 2014 Genealogy Workshop

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 June. BAMM! Business, Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Mortality Census Schedules will be held on Wednesday, June 4 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri.

Workshop Description:

BAMM! Business, Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Mortality Census Schedules

Wednesday, June 4 from 10:00 – 11: 30 a.m.

BAMM! Add "explosive" details to your genealogy by utilizing non-population census schedules of Business, Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Mortality. Authorized by Congress, these records cover very specific time periods and locations during the 19th and early 20th centuries and provide unique insight into the communities where our ancestors lived and worked. Learn about the information available and how to access these documents. For a sneak peek on the topic, visit http://www.archives.gov/research/census/nonpopulation/ .

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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