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piggy bank

You Can Bank on It!

With online banking, most of us don’t spend too much time standing in line at the bank anymo
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jack o lantern

Boooo Spoken Here!

Halloween is almost here, and along with it, comes spooky stories and tales of long-ago mysteries that a
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WPA

Ancestors and the WPA

Recently, I decided to look back over the census records for my great-grandparents.
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MGC Lock-In

In November, Stay Up Late at MGC

Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Friday, November 8, from 6:00 to 11:30 p.m.
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old calendar

Double Dating Like a Genealogist

You could ask someone out on a date and bring another couple to a program at the Midwest Gen
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clover

“Janey Mack!” New Online Irish Records

If you are like most of us who do genealogy, you get pretty excited (hence the Irish exclama
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vintage medical supplies

My Ancestor Died of What?!

“What was the ‘white plague’?” you may wonder to yourself while looking at an ancestor’s dea
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italy

That’s Italian!

My grandmother first ignited the genealogy bug in me unknowingly.
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Post Office Syracuse KS

Dead Letter

July 1 is the anniversary of many postal service “firsts”—first postage stamp, first printed
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Lions, Tiger and Bears

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh, My!

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh, My! Don’t worry, it’s nothing to be afraid of.
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dna

Is It All in the Genes?

Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone’s asking about it.
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