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.
Fending for themselves on the streets of New York, homeless children were given a chance for a new life in America's heartland by riding the orphan train. Many were relocated here to Kansas City and the surrounding areas. Pippa White brings to life the orphans.
This class is an introduction to finding and interpreting civil German birth, marriage, and death records, which contain much more specific information than parish church records. Locating these records through available resources is only the first step in tracing your German ancestry.
Join us for our annual "Let Your Skeletons Dance!" Lock-In on October 24th from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. Attendees will be "locked-in" to enjoy a delicious buffet and have until midnight to do genealogical research in a fun environment.