This two-day program will showcase tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced genealogy professionals and novices alike. Lecture topics include Native American and African American history, immigration, Civil War pensions, U.S. Colored Troops, and Navy Deck logs.
You can submit genealogy questions by telephone or by email. The National Archives will make this event available via webcast. The webcast will include closed captioning and an American Sign Language interpreter. Join the webcast on the U.S. National Archives UStream channel [www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives]. Recorded sessions will be available online after the event.
You can learn more at http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/know-your-records/genealogy-fair.