Midwest Genealogy Center Building
The Midwest Genealogy Center opened in June 2008. The largest free-standing public genealogy library in the United States boasts 52,000 square feet of resources for family history researchers.
Land given as a "bounty" for military service had been an American tradition from the Colonial Era up to the Civil War. The Spanish-American, Mexican-American Wars, and the battle waged by the veterans for their bounty land tell the story of a nation and a military in transition.
The purpose of the German Research Discussion Group is to present and preserve genealogical information about the German regions, to trace German ancestors, and to better understand the lives they led. This group allows the exchange of information and keeps members abreast of issues and updates.
This class looks at the fundamentals of beginning a genealogical research project. Organization, census information, vital records, and where to look for information will be discussed.