Friday, March 7, 2014

Alien Files (A-Files)

The Friends of the National Archives Southeast Region are pleased to sponsor the free webinar, "Alien Files,” with Elizabeth Burns, Archivist at the National Archives at Kansas City, on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014.

Summary: Learn about the Alien Files (A-Files), a rich source of biographical information for family research, and how to complete a successful request.  The A-Files contain United States immigration documents generated and collected since the mid-20th century with a wealth of data, including visas, photographs, applications, affidavits, correspondence, and more

Presenter: Elizabeth Burnes is an Archivist for the National Archives at Kansas City who serves as the lead archivist for Alien Files (A-Files) reference.  Prior to joining the National Archives staff she held positions at Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri History Museum, Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library, and Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in History at Truman State University, and a Master’s degree in History and Museum Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

This presentation will be broadcast live on March 11th, 2014:
·       2:00 pm Eastern
·       1:00 pm Central
·       12:00 pm Mountain
·       11:00 am Pacific

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information
about joining the Webinar. You will use your unique URL in your confirmation email to logon to the live broadcast on the March 11th, 2014.

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