- The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering two free genealogy workshops in December. Introduction to Genealogy: Where to Begin will be held on Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. and Why Can’t I Find It!?: Ways to Search More Effectively through Online Resources will be held on Wednesday, December 12 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. The workshops will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108. Workshop Descriptions: Introduction to Genealogy: Where to Begin Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 -11:00 a.m. If you are interested in starting your family history research but aren’t sure where to begin, this course will teach you how to start. The course covers the basics of what you need, where you can find information, what resources are available to assist, and how original records help tell your family’s story. Why Can’t I Find It?!: Ways to Search More Effectively through Online Resources Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. With so many online resources, the World Wide Web is a sea of information waiting for you to set sail! Learn how to avoid common pitfalls to ensure that you successfully find, sort, and evaluate websites for genealogy research. This course will highlight a mix of Federal, state, local, and subscription-based websites with unique information. To make a reservation for these free workshops, please call 816-268-8000 or email email@example.com. 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 www.archives.gov/kansas-city.
National Archives Central Plains Region
Kansas City MO
- Wednesday, December 12 @ 10:00 am
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