26 June 2023

NGS Releases New Book: Research in the District of Columbia

NGS Publishes An Invaluable Guidebook of Federal 
and District of Columbia Genealogical Resources
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) has published a new book in its Research in the States series, Research in the District of Columbia by Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG Retired (2021), FUGA, and Richard G. Sayre, CG®, CGL, FUGA.

Available exclusively in print format, it offers a detailed overview of the many repositories and records for family historians researching ancestors who may have lived in the District of Columbia (DC) as well as anyone for whom a federal record may exist such as:
  • someone who served in the military,
  • an employee of the federal government,
  • a prisoner of war,
  • someone convicted in federal court, or
  • immigrants who applied for citizenship
Given the scope of records housed in DC, Research in the District of Columbia is a welcomed and invaluable guide for new and seasoned genealogists.

Published by NGS, Research in the District of Columbia is one volume in the Research in the State series edited by Barbara Vines Little,  CG®, FNGS, FVGS. It is available for purchase in the NGS online store exclusively in a print version. Other books in the series are available in print or as a PDF download.


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