Friday, March 19, 2010

Naturalization History and Records

Kathryn Barrett will present "Naturalization: Its History and Records" at the next meeting of the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists to be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at Forest View Educational Center, Room 100, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois.

This program will cover the provisions in the law concerning naturalization as well as the process that was required for all immigrants wanting to become citizens. The presentation will also show the sources for researching available records.

Kathryn, who has 35 years of genealogy experience, is a researcher, teacher and lecturer at the local, regional and national level. She has been a volunteer at the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) at the Great Lakes Regional Center for more than 15 years. Kathryn is a professional member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Federation of Genealogical Society (FGS), and the Wisconsin State Historical Society. The recipients of her presentations include various genealogical societies, libraries, conferences, and other special interest groups. Kathryn has recently organized a local homeowner association genealogical group and makes monthly presentations on a wide variety of genealogical topics.

For more information contact the Society at 847-818-9159

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