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Join the United States Daughters of 1812 at the Midwest Genealogy Center

One reason I often hear from people who stop by the Genealogy Center is that they’re looking to trace their family history
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America's Favorite Pastime

You are sitting in a room shrouded by darkness and shadows. Faces from times past keep popping up and fading away. In each
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Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse

In honor of the upcoming All-Star game in Kansas City, the following is the first in a series of baseball biographies rese
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A Pre-1940 Census Mystery

Knowing that the 1940 census was being released without indexing, I despaired that there was no way I was going to be able
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Who Do You Think You Are?

For Mother's Day this year, I made my mom a "Mother Tree" in cross-stitch.
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1930s-1950s Jackson County, Missouri Voter Registrations to Be Digitized

FamilySearch, an online genealogy database, has been digitizing the Midwest Geneal
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House Hunting: Building a Day In a Life

You're a genealogical savant, and you've finished your entire family tree.
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Opportunities Are Endless (and Free) at MGC

At least once a week, a new Library customer comes into the Genealogy Center and asks about how to begin their family gene
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Don't Underestimate the Power of Google!

A couple of weeks ago, I read a handout from the recent RootsTech Conf
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1940 Census Research

I suppose if you are reading this blog, you have already noticed that the 1940 census was just released.
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Luck of the Irish

What can you find at the Midwest Genealogy Center when searching for your Irish? Look at books located in the library in c
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Cindi's Blog on Irish Research

I would really like for all of you Irish researchers out there to learn how to begin your Irish research, but first things
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