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Research in Washington DC Series Now Available

Research in Washington DC Series Now Available

Legacy Family Tree Webinars, in partnership with the Federation of Genealogical Sociaties (FGS), is pleased to release a new Research in Washington DC series. This series is designed to help prepare researchers to explore the wonderful family history resources of our nation’s capitol, whether online from home or onsite in the city itself.

The series is comprised of thirteen webinars covering various aspects of Researching in Washington DC by leading experts in the field:

  1. African American Genealogy Resources at the Library of Congress by Ahmed Johnson
  2. Resources at the Library of Congress by James Sweany
  3. A Genealogical Gem in DC: The DAR Library by Pamela Loos-Noji
  4. What Would You Do If You Had Five Days in Washington, DC? by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
  5. Land Records at the National Archives, Part I: Land Entry Papers and Tract Books by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
  6. Land Records at the National Archives, Part II: Federal Bounty Land by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
  7. Accessing National Archives Military Records from Start to Finish by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
  8. Mining Washington-area Map Repositories by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
  9. Finding What You Need at the National Archives, Part I: Navigating the NARA Website by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
  10. Finding What You Need at the National Archives, Part II: Using NARA Finding Aids by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
  11. Locating National Archives Resources with NARA’s Digitization Partners by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
  12. Newspapers and Periodicals at the Library of Congress by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
  13. Why Spend a Day at Archives II in College Park, Maryland? by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

The first eight webinars are available now for viewing. The remaining five webinars will be available by May 31, 2019.

We invite you to come to Washington, DC, 21-24 August 2019, to attend the full four-day Federation of Genealogical Societies annual family history conference. Come early or stay late to do some research at the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the DAR Library, or any number of area repositories. Come back to Legacy Family Tree webinars to learn about research in DC from this series of special FGS webinars.

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Legacy Family Tree Webinars provides genealogy education where-you-are through live and recorded online webinars and videos. Learn from the best instructors in genealogy including Thomas MacEntee, Judy Russell, J. Mark Lowe, Lisa Louise Cooke, Megan Smolenyak, Tom Jones, and many more. Learn at your convenience. On-demand classes are available 24 hours a day! All you need is a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.

Subscribe today and get access to this BONUS members-only webinar AND all of this:

  • All 923 classes in the library (1192 hours of quality genealogy education)
  • 4,062 pages of instructors' handouts
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Additional 5% off anything at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Additional members-only webinars

It's just $49.95/year.

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Look at our lineup of speakers for 2019! All live webinars are free to watch.

Print the 2019 webinar brochure here.

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