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Midwest Genealogy Center

Midwest Genealogy Center

3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055

The Two Charleys

Using clips from his film Black Hand Strawman: The History of Organized Crime in Kansas City, and drawing upon his research for his book of the same name, author and filmmaker Terence O’Malley gives context to the criminal events leading up to the slayings of Binaggio and Gargotta and explains how it laid the foundation for the Civella family to assume control over KC’s notorious mafia.

Census Records Research

The U.S. Federal Census is a great place to start tracing your ancestors. Learn what census years are available, what information they contain, and how to access them. 

Have you always heard that your family can be traced back to…
My dad told me several times about the fire that burned down the…
A couple of years ago, I was driving through a small town on…
Upcoming Events
Midwest Genealogy Center
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Midwest Genealogy Center
Thu, Jun 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
Midwest Genealogy Center
Sat, Jun 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Midwest Genealogy Center
Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Midwest Genealogy Center
Thu, Jul 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
Midwest Genealogy Center
Fri, Jul 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

Genealogy Research

Use one of our online databases to search censuses, newspapers, vital records, and more.

Family Forms

MGC has a collection of printable forms to help in your family history research.

Online Learning

Start your genealogy journey with our getting started video.

Genealogy Quick Look

Search indexes for MGC resources and the US Railroad Retirement Board.


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