Midwest Genealogy Center Building
The Midwest Genealogy Center opened in June 2008. The largest free-standing public genealogy library in the United States boasts 52,000 square feet of resources for family history researchers.
Little did the legislators realize that when they passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, they set the stage for an emigrant rush to Kansas. We dive into local histories, territorial records, slave records, vital records, census records, and more to tell the story.
Come time travel! We'll explore the Federal Census from 1790 to 1940, learn what our government thought was important about our ancestors and how we can apply that information to our genealogy research. Our next meeting is on December 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Immediately after Pearl Harbor, Thomas Hart Benton painted a series of 8 large panels, collectively called "The Year of Peril." We will discuss his motives and the impact of these paintings.