National Archives Hosts Free Genealogy Fair April 23, 2008
Write down this date and clear a space on your calendar! Wednesday, April 23, 2008. This is the date for the National Archives fourth annual Genealogy Fair. The highlights of this year’s program are the National Archives Federal records relating to the subject of general genealogy.
From the WWI and the Works Progress Administration there will be sessions offered in:
• Civil War pension files
• Freedmen’s Bureau marriage records
• World War I draft registration records
• New Deal publications
You will be in for a treat as the National Archives staff give demonstrations on the use of databases such as, Access to Archival Databases (ADD) and Archival Research Catalog (ARC). No matter if you are an experienced genealogist or a genealogy beginner the fair – which is free and open to the public – will provide guidance and information that you are bound to find of benefit to your future research efforts.
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