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Using Civilian Records for Genealogical Research in the National Archives, Washington, DC, Area: Reference Information Paper 110

(Washington: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004)

Front Cover
Title Page
Table of Contents
Genealogical Research
Federal Census
Passport Applications
Visa Applications, 1914-40
Seaman\'s Protection Certificates
Public Land
Civilian Employees
Residents of the District of Columbia
American Indians
African Americans
War Relocation Authority
American Overseas Territories; Where to Find Vital Statistics
National Archives Online; Regional Facilities
Contacting the National Archives



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