Sunday, 26 October 2014

Virtual Genealogy Fair 2014 from NARA

Announcement from the National Archives in the US.

"National Archives is hosting a Virtual Genealogy Fair!

Join for us three days genealogy! All of our lectures will be broadcast live via YouTube with captioning on StreamText.

On October 28, 29, and 30, genealogy experts from National Archives facilities around the nation and special guests from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services,, and FamilySearch will discuss topics ranging from preserving your own personal records to American Indian records.

Best of all, you do not need to get out of bed! 

The lectures will broadcast live on our National Archives YouTube channel and the handouts and presentations will be available to download at our Virtual Genealogy Fair homepage:

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Have a question for our experts? No problem! Simply ask during the lectures using Twitter and the hashtag #GenFair2014 and we’ll have a dedicated question and answer time at the end of each lecture!

So gather your grandmother’s photos, pop some popcorn, and check out the Virtual Genealogy Fair schedule at and tune in starting at 10 a.m. EDT next week!"

 - 10am Eastern US time is 3pm GMT. If you want to check the times visit WorldTimeBuddy

The timetable and handouts from the three day geneafest can be found at

1 comment:

  1. Julie, wish I could get in on that! Haven't done much with the genealogy lately, but in another month or two ...

    PS I'm posting a kitchen tools giveaway on my blog Thursday that is actually open to readers outside the US, so I thought I'd mention it!


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