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Archive for March, 2010

DC-area Researchers – Agenda for the Researcher Meeting on March 19th at Archives II

Please join us for our monthly researcher meeting on Friday, March 19th, at 1 PM in the auditorium at Archives II in College Park. Jim Hastings, the Director of Access Programs, and Diane Dimkoff, the Director of the Customer Services Division, will be on hand to discuss the following questions and topics: 1. Digitization a. […]

Family Tree Friday: Vessel crew lists are part of immigration records.

Immigration records at the National Archives contain more than just information about passengers traveling into the United States from foreign ports.  Quite often they also include accompanying lists of crewmen, both American and foreign-born, who worked on the vessels.  These lists exist because of an early 19th-century law that required the masters of American vessels […]

The National Archives at New York City is moving!

The National Archives at New York City is moving to the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green in New York City in the fall of 2011. The new space will enable us to continue to provide the same great service and access to our records while also allowing us to expand our […]

Family Tree Friday: Genealogy Programs at the National Archives Building

The National Archives in the DC area has a lot of public programs. One of our most successful ventures is our Know Your Records lecture series. We present weekly lectures, both at the National Archives Building and the National Archives in College Park, on a wide variety of research topics. A year and a half […]

DC-area Researchers: Mark your calendars for the next researcher meeting.

Please join us on March 19th at 1 PM at Archives II in College Park (room TBD) for the first of a new series of monthly researcher meetings. Continuing the tradition of our Archives I Users Group, we will be holding monthly meetings with researchers to keep you informed of what is happening at Archives […]

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