National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: July 23, 2014

National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives August 2014 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 workshops in August. Navigating Ancestry.com will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. The workshop will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.

Workshop Description:

Navigating Ancestry.com

Saturday, August 9 from 10:00 11:30 a.m.

Through a partnership with subscription-based genealogy website Ancestry.com, the National Archives is able to provide access to select digitized records. The website contains a wealth of information, but unless you understand the structure and depth of the website, your search results will be limited. Come learn about the different databases and effective search strategies to uncover more about your ancestors. Patrons are encouraged to bring Wi-Fi enabled device to use during in class.

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 15 facilities nationwide where the public has access to Federal archival records. It is home to historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by Federal agencies in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit us online.

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