Recordings of Past Programs

The following programs have been recorded with the presenters' permission, and are being made available for on-demand viewing.   Note: Some additional program recordings are available only to current TGS members, and may be accessed by logging in and then looking under the "Members-Only Section" tab in the left menu. 
 
Monthly Programs
Our monthly programs cover a variety of local history and genealogy-related topics, usually presented by a local presenter. Programs are always free and open to the public.
 
May 2021 - The Oregon Trail in Northeast Kansas, presented by Doug Mauck
         View the program 
 
June 2021 - The Ritchie Cemetery Project, presented by Jan Johnson and Jeff Hansen
        View the program  
 
September 2021 - Hidden Treasures at the Topeka Genealogical Society Library, presented by Barbara LaClair
 
 
Foundations of Family History Group programs 
Our Foundations of Family History Special Interest Group meets on a monthly basis, focusing on a different record set or aspect of family history research each month. 
 
January 2021 - Getting Organized - Useful Forms and Worksheets
 
February 2021 - Searching for Clues at Home
 
March 2021 - Interviewing Family Members
 
April 2021 - U.S. Census: Population Schedules
 
May 2021 - Census Records: Beyond Population Schedules
 
(no meeting in June 2021)
 
July 2021 - Birth and Death Records
        Download the Handout   
 
(no meeting in August 2021)
 
September 2021 - Using Newspapers in Genealogy Research
 
October 2021 - Getting the Most from FamilySearch.org
       View the program  (coming soon)