Friday, October 28, 2011

PAST: The National Archives hosts two events on WED, Jan 18th "Beyond the Basics: 1940 Census" at 11:00am and "1861: The Civil War Awakening" at 12:00pm, Free

Beyond the Basics: 1940 Census
Wednesday, January 18th

Archives staff teach “beyond the basics” archival research skills on the third Wednesday of the month. Archivist Constance Potter and archives technicianDiane Petro focus on the 1940 census, which will be released on April 2, 2012.

The National Archives
Room G-24, Research Center (Penn. Ave. Entrance
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

Wednesday, January 18th

Adam Goodheart presents a gripping account of how the Civil War began in 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Early in that fateful year, a second American revolution unfolded to free the country of slavery and end paralyzing attempts to compromise over it. A book signing will follow the program.

on Constitution Ave, NW between 7th & 9th
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

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