Lectures and Presentations
Updated 21 January 2009
This webpage lists lectures and presentations by Claire Prechtel-Kluskens, an archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Washington, DC.
Beginning Genealogical Research
"Getting Started [with Your Genealogy]." Hispanic Family History Symposium, National Archives, Washington, DC, 24 September 2005. Online podcast available.Census Records
"1930 Census Update." Fairfax Genealogical Society, VA, 25 Apr. 2002. Fairfax Genealogical Society members may borrow an audiotape.Hartland and the Civil War
"Hartland and the Civil War." An address delivered at the Hartland Music Hall, Hartland, Michgian, 29 May 2005. (100 kb PDF file)Mexican Border Crossings
"Mexican Border Crossing Records." Hispanic Family History Symposium, National Archives, Washington, DC, 24 September 2005. Online podcast available.National Archives
"National Archives Orientation." (With Milton Gustafson and Constance Potter.) International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Washington, DC, Summer 199__.Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (RG 59)
"Obscure Microfilmed Civilian Records in the National Archives: Resources for Virginia and North Carolina Research." (With Constance Potter.) FGS, Richmond, VA, 15 Oct. 1994.
"Open Forum: What is New at the National Archives & Records Administration." (With Linda Brown, Rosanne Butler, Sharon Fawcett, and Constance Potter.) FGS, Richmond, VA, 15 Oct. 1994.
"Buried Treasures at the National Archives." Fairfax Genealogical Society, VA, 23 May 1996. Fairfax Genealogical Society members may borrow an audiotape.
"Questions and Answers About the National Archives." FGS/OGS, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Aug. 1998.
"The National Archives Website: An Overview." Fairfax Genealogical Society's Genealogy Fair, 29 October 2005. (80 kb PDF file). (Not a lecture; only a handout.)
"Passport Applications, 1795-1925." 23rd IAJGS, Washington, DC, _ July 2003.Post Office Records (RG 28)
"The Postman Knocks Twice." NGS/VGS, Richmond, VA, 12 May 1999.
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