Friday, February 07, 2014


Interested in attending a National Archives at Kansas City workshops but cannot make the drive or attend? The Archives is pleased to announce that free online interactive workshops will be offered for the first time in 2014. To participate you will need internet and telephone access on the day of the presentation. Specific directions for access will be sent the week of the presentation via email. Reserve your “seat” early, as space is limited. All webinars are from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Below is a list of upcoming webinars. To make a reservation for these free webinars, call 816-268-8000 or email

February 12–- 1:00-2:30 p.m. -- A Genealogist’s Introduction to the National Archives
Ever wonder what the National Archives is and how it can help you discover your family’s past? This course will give an overview of the mission of the National Archives, its holdings, and Federal records of particular interest to family historians. Learn what to expect when researching at the National Archives.

March 12-- 1:00-2:30 p.m. -- Kansas City’s Greatest Hits
From aliens, celebrities, and inmates to landmark cases and events, the National Archives at Kansas City maintains a wide breadth of records for the Midwest region and beyond. The records discussed will include: Alien Case Files, precedent setting cases from the Federal District and Appeals courts, significant Bureau of Indian Affairs documents, records of National Park Service sites, Civilian Conservation Corps camp project reports, and more! Learn about accessing frequently requested and unusual records, and gain insights into the “Greatest Hits” within Kansas City’s holdings.

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