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Heritage Quest (one of our Access Pass databases) has changed their front page again to highlight the census. To get to the other sections of their data such as PERSI, click on "Search." FYI, today we still have a few openings on our free hands-on class focusing on Heritage Quest. Sign up on our home page under Events. #genealogy #mymgc #mymgcclass http://ow.ly/LohNg
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Welcome today to our visitors from the Topeka Genealogical Society! http://www.tgstopeka.org/ #mymgc #genealogy
Topeka Genealogical Society, promoting and supporting family history interests in Shawnee County and Northeast Kansas. Educational programs, library, local data & resources, and more.
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New Periodicals Reviewed – RE: African-American ancestors, FamilySearch, name changes

Family Tree Magazine, January/February 2014; 16(1):44-49, “Invisible Ancestors” – A lengthy article with many ideas for getting into records of African-American heritage, with a list of websites and books, including Afrigeneas (http://www.afrigeneas.com/ )

NGS Magazine, January-March 2015; 41(1): several
pp.22-27, “Using FamilySearch to Solve Genealogical Problems: 15 Tips” – How to narrow it down to get the best search results for data, plus using other components .
pp. 45-48, “Who Changed our Ancestors’ Names?” – Possibly transcription errors? Mistakes by officials? Illiterate immigrants who did not know how to spell? Name changes to fit into America?
pp. 50-57, “Finding Free African Ancestors from the Antebellum Period” – Check artifacts, original records, local church histories and Quaker associations.
#mymgc #mymgcperi #genealogy
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NOTICE: MGC will closed today (Friday, March 27) due to sewer issues. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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April 11(1-2 pm) the Fort Osage Chapter of the DAR will host a 125th anniversary of Ellis Island at MGC-Event is free and open to the public
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The Midwest Genealogy Center will be closed Sunday, April 5th. #mymgc #genealogy
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The Midwest Genealogy Center will be closed Sunday, April 5th. #mymgc #genealogy
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Minus here & Plus there, Re: book #digitization projects. #genealogy #GoogleBooks #InternetArchive http://ow.ly/KWMzu
An article in The Message states that Google is reducing its efforts at digitizing old books. That certainly is a loss for genealogists, historians, and many others. In what appears to be an unrela...
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The Midwest Genealogy Center is one of the nation's preeminent resources for family history. The MGC features 52,000 square feet of space to house all the resources and technology genealogists need to research their family history.
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