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Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Tue, Jan 28 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-20th century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Miss

George Washington Carver: America's Leonardo da Vinci

Mon, Feb 3 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Born a slave in southwest Missouri and then abducted by outlaws, orphaned, and shunned at the local school, George Washington Carver persevered to become one of the nation’s finest scientists and inve

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Wed, Feb 5 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Tue, Feb 11 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Newspaper databases can be used to find genealogical information such as birth, marriage and death records, obituaries, probate cases, and interesting information about your ancestors’ lives.

Presidents on the Big Screen: Lincoln

Wed, Feb 12 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Join Mid-Continent Public Library, Truman Library, and CinemaKC for a free screening of Lincoln, the award-winning 2012 film about one of the nation’s most beloved presidents.

Finding Your Italian Ancestors: Italian Civil Registration Records

Wed, Feb 12 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
If you have located where in the home country your ancestors are from, this class will show you how to locate and request Italian civil records online to discover more about them.

Using Findmypast

Tue, Feb 18 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Learn to search billions of records to find your ancestors from all over the world. Records include U.S. and U.K. censuses, Irish records, and parish records from England and Wales.

Through time, space, and DNA... tracing your roots

Sat, Feb 29 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Whether your interest in genealogy is old or new, there is always room to learn more about researching and preserving family history.