Archive for 'NARA Coast to Coast'
There have been numerous posts on the NARAtions blog about people who have immigrated to the United States and how to locate their records, but what if you have ancestors who emigrated from the United States? In this two part series, we’ll look at two unique series of records from the National Archives at Philadelphia [...]
This week’s Family Tree Friday post comes from guest blogger Theresa Fitzgerald from the National Archives at St. Louis. Theresa shows us the wealth of genealogical information available within the National Personnel Records Center! There’s often one question when beginning one’s family tree: Where do I begin? Many start with their own family collection of [...]
Posted by Meredith D. (admin) on October 8, 2010, under Family Tree Fridays, Genealogy / Family History, NARA Coast to Coast, Veterans / Military.
Today, guest blogger Theresa Fitzgerald from the National Archives at St. Louis has written a special NARA Coast-to-Coast post sharing some recent discoveries in World War I era military records. On July 12, 1973 a fire engulfed the sixth floor of the Military Personnel Records Center. This event destroyed 80% of all Army personnel records with discharge dates between November [...]
In the NARA Coast-to Coast post last week, we discussed the general process for naturalization. This week we will focus on some of the exceptions to the normal process for minors, women, and aliens serving in the U.S. military. Naturalization and Minors (Children) Minor children were granted derivative citizenship when their father, or after 1922 [...]
For the next two NARA Coast-to-Coast features we are going to write about naturalization records. This week we will discuss naturalization in general and the records you may be able to find at the National Archives. Next week we will discuss naturalization for minor children, women, and aliens in the U.S. military. Naturalization is the [...]
Today, guest blogger Elizabeth Carrington from the National Archives at Kansas City has written a special NARA Coast-to-Coast post announcing the opening of over 300,000 Alien Case Files from the records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. I find when I approach new records what I really want to understand is how a particular item [...]
Special acknowledgment goes to Steve Spence, Archives Specialist at the National Archives at Kansas City, for his assistance in writing this post. Bank robbers! Prohibition gangsters! Con men! Wartime spies! Your great uncle Charlie? This week’s post features records that combine criminal activity and family history, giving genealogists access to the shady underside of their [...]
Welcome to “NARA Coast to Coast,” the newest NARAtions feature which will bring you information about federal records from National Archives locations all over the country. I am Corinne Porter, an archivist in the National Archives, Office of Regional Records Services in College Park, MD. For this inaugural post I decided to go in a [...]
Posted by Corinne on August 16, 2010, under Genealogy / Family History, Miscellaneous, NARA Coast to Coast, Research.
Did you know that the National Archives has locations all over the country? From Boston to Fort Worth to Anchorage and many places in between, there are permanent, historical records of the Federal government waiting for you to explore them. Beginning August 16th our newest blog feature, “NARA Coast to Coast,” will highlight the interesting [...]
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