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The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering two free genealogy workshops in March. Both workshops will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.
Alien Case Files
Friday, March 8 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Learn about the Alien Files (A-Files), a rich source of biographic information for family research, and how to complete a successful request. The A-Files contain U.S. immigration documents generated and collected since the mid-20th century with a wealth of data, including visas, photographs, applications, affidavits, correspondence, and more.
Navigating the National Archives Website
Thursday, March 21 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Given the depth and breadth of records available at the National Archives, it is challenging to look for resources on www.archives.gov. This course will highlight portions of the National Archives website including: research our records, locating veterans’ records, and ordering online.
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 visitwww.archives.gov/kansas-city.