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Resources for Genealogy & Family History

Genealogy Quick Look

Genealogy Quick Look provides an index to a portion of resources available through the Midwest Genealogy Center as well as inactive pension claims from the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board. Search the index by name and/or date. If you locate a resource, you will have an opportunity to request it from the source organization.

MGC Microform Holdings Guides

City Directories and Phone Books on Microform

All print city directories and phone books can be located through the online catalog. These listings below are directories and phone books on microfiche or microfilm that have not yet been added to the online catalog. Be sure to look at these listings as well as on the online catalog for the complete collection.

Topical Guides

MGC eNewsletters German Schrift







Borrowing Microfilm Not Owned by MGC

This form allows you to place an order for microfilm from other repositories to be sent to the Midwest Genealogy Center or Mid-Continent Public Library branch of your choice.

Family History Books

Family History Books is a collection of published genealogy and family history books. The Midwest Genealogy Center is collaborating with the Family History Library program to add scanned images of many books within the MGC collection to this valuable online archive.

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