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.
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
June 2021 - The Ritchie Cemetery Project, presented by Jan Johnson and Jeff Hansen
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
(no meeting in August 2021)
September 2021 - Using Newspapers in Genealogy Research
October 2021 - Getting the Most from FamilySearch.org
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