Monday, April 02, 2012


The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering three free genealogy workshops in April:

Introduction to the 1940 Census
Monday, April 2 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Monday, April 2 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 5 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

On April 2, 2012, the 1940 Census will celebrate its 72nd birthday and become available to researchers for the first time. Learn what questions were asked, what is new since the 1930 Census, and what you need to know in order to successfully search for your ancestors. Explore what your ancestors’ lives were like in 1940 by discovering this “new” record.

Introduction to Bureau of Indian Affairs Records
Friday, April 27 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

The National Archives holds an amazing assortment of government-created records detailing the lives of a variety of American Indian tribes. Each tribe has a unique set of documents pertaining to its members. These records include: allotment, annuity, land, census, student case files, and more.

To make a reservation for these free events, please call 816-268-8000 or email us here.

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