Thursday, February 23, 2012


The National Archives at Kansas City will offer the following free genealogy workshop, Alien Case Files (A-Files) on Friday, February 24 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Workshop Description: Alien Case Files (A-Files), Friday, February 24, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Learn about the Alien Files (A-Files), a rich source of biographical information for family research and how to complete a successful request. The A-Files contain United States immigration documents generated and collected since the mid-20th century with a wealth of data, including visas, photographs, applications, affidavits, correspondence, and more. This course will be taught by Archivist Elizabeth Burnes.

To make a reservation for this free workshop, please call 816-268-8000 or email:

The National Archives at Kansas City is one of 13 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 our website.

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