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.
Brookside and Waldo are two of Kansas City's oldest and best-known areas. The hour-long presentation will feature a wealth of vintage images of the area from the early 1900s forward.
This session will explore the Federal Census from 1790 to 1940. Learn what the government considered important about our ancestors and how we can apply that information to our genealogy research.
Native Kansas Citian Virgil Thomson is the most important American composer you've never heard of. Musicologist Andrew Granade details his career, which included a collaboration with Gertrude Stein and a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1949.