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A patron and I were working on her mother’s family.
Finding Your Irish: Census Substitutes
Have you looked at census records for Ireland? If so, have you noticed that only 1901 and 1911 are available?
An Interview with MGC Staff: Meet Wendy
Wendy’s interest in genealogy began at an early age.
An Interview with MGC Staff: Meet Cecelia
In the coming blogs, you will be introduced to several staff members at the Midwest Genealogy Center.
Who Do You Think You Are? Library Edition
Who do you come from? Not where, but who?
Finding Treasures in the Family Bible
One of the best and most often overlooked resources for genealogy research is the family bible.
Beginning Classes at MGC: The Perfect Place to Start
Let’s say you have a friend, we’ll call her Jayne Deaux.
Google Fiber Launch
I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend the Google Fiber Launch Party on July 26, 2012.
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
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
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
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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