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Share Your Love of MGC—Become a Volunteer!
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Share Your Love of MGC—Become a Volunteer!

The Midwest Genealogy Center is one of the premier genealogy libraries in t
It’s All Relative
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It’s All Relative

It seems there is a “national day” for almost anything you can think of. Pancake Day? March 1.
Happy Fête Nationale Française!
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Happy Fête Nationale Française!

Bastille Day (in French, “fête nationale française”) is July 14.
Up in Flames
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Up in Flames

Record loss is an unfortunate hurdle that we deal with when researching our families.
In One Port, Out Another!
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In One Port, Out Another!

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, so we thought it would be nice to discuss ports of departure.
FACE-ing Your Ancestors: Using Facebook for Genealogy Research
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FACE-ing Your Ancestors: Using Facebook for Genealogy Research

Sometimes our best genealogy work is done when we talk through our research struggles with other people.
In Their Own Words
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In Their Own Words

As a kid, I spent almost every summer in Oklahoma where my mother is from.
Yom Hashoah: The Day We Remember the Holocaust
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Yom Hashoah: The Day We Remember the Holocaust

Many people honor those who died in the Holocaust on January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day
All Census Indexes Are Not Created Equal!
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All Census Indexes Are Not Created Equal!

When the 1940 U.S.
No April Fools! Get Ready for the 1950 U.S. Federal Census!
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No April Fools! Get Ready for the 1950 U.S. Federal Census!

Over the years, I’ve been both the recipient and the perpetrator of a number of harmless Apr
Welcome, Fáilte (Family)
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Welcome, Fáilte (Family)

March is Irish Heritage Month!