National Archives Resources at the Chicago Branch

  • 11 Apr 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom, On line

National Archives Resources at the Chicago Branch

 Jane Haldeman

Monday, April 11, 2022

Members ONLY


The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the "nation’s record keeper.” The National Archives in Chicago hold Federal records from agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin dating from the 1800’s including Territorial Papers, Farming and Agriculture, Naturalization, Military, Taxes, Postal Service, Court Cases and many more records. These that can be invaluable when researching your family history. Learn what’s available and how to access these rich resources.

Jane Haldeman is a Chicago-area based professional genealogist and owner of It’s Relative, with more than 25 years of research experience. She lectures on a wide range of topics both locally and nationally. She was the National Co-Chair for the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2019 Conference in Washington, DC. She is a former president of the Illinois State Genealogical Society and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.