NARA’s 2022 Genealogy Series begins March 2, 2022, and it focuses on the 1950 census:
- March 2: Overview of What’s on the 1950 Census
- March 16: Mapping the 1950 Census: Census Enumeration District Maps at the National Archives
- March 30: The 1950 Census Website: Design, Development, and Features to Expect
- April 27: The Story of the 1950 Census Form P8, Indian Reservation Schedule
- May 11: From Parchments to Printouts: History of the Census from 1790 to 1950
- May 18: History of Census Records at the National Archives
- May 25: Historic Census Bureau Sources for Filipino, Guamanian and Chamorro, American Samoan, and Native Hawaiian Research
You’ll definitely want to watch NARA staffer Michael Knight’s March 30 program on the 1950 Census website — which will allow — on Day 1 — name searches AND allow users to help NARA improve this “first draft” name index.
Additional lectures may be scheduled – so check back at https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-series/2022.
All lectures premiere at 1 p.m. Eastern time – and remain online afterwards on NARA’s Youtube Channel. See you at the program!