Gen-Fed: Genealogical Institute on Federal Records

The following paragraphs are from a press release yesterday. I attended this institute a bunch of years ago and strongly recommend it. “The Board of Trustees of the National Institute on Genealogical Research has announced that the institute’s name was changed to the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed) on December 22, 2015. The institute, […]

$2.3 Million in National Archives Grants for Historical Records Projects

I received this press release from the National Archives yesterday. The projects include some wonderful one that will aid family historians! Washington, DC… Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has awarded 44 grants totaling $2,283,079 in Federal funds for archives and publishing projects in 32 states, territories, and the District of Columbia.  The […]

NARA Regional Fellowship research project winners

he National Archives announced the recipients and research topics for the 2013 Regional Fellowship Program. The winners will research at specific National Archives locations. The topics include several that intrigue me due to the connection to American Indian research which is one of my specialties. The Northern Cheyenne Homesteaders of Southeast Montana’s Tongue River and […]

National Archives puts more workshops online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                July 30, 2012 National Archives Puts More Popular Records Workshops Online More “Know Your Records” videos now available on National Archives’ YouTube Channel Washington, DC… The National Archives has launched new online videos of its most popular genealogy “how to” workshops. These videos cover “hot topics” in genealogical research such as Civil […]