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Midwest Genealogy Center


address  3440 S Lee's Summit Rd.
 Independence, MO  64055
phone (816) 252-7228
www.mymcpl.org/genealogy

Upcoming Events

Mexican American Baseball in Kansas City

Talks/Lectures
Mexican American baseball flourished in Kansas City at the start of the 20th century as Mexican immigrants moved to the Midwest to find work and economic opportunities. Learn about Kansas City’s “Brown Leagues,” their standout teams and players, and their unique ways of confronting discrimination and promoting the spirit for social equality and ethnic solidarity through baseball.
Baseball;History;Kansas City;Mexican
Event Info: (816) 252-7228
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.mymcpl.org
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 • Thu 3/28/19 at 6pm-7pm 

Traveling in France

Talks/Lectures
Take a virtual tour of France from the comfort of the Library. See France’s historical sites, museums, galleries, street life, and restaurants, and maybe plan a trip of your own.
France;Travel;History;Europe
Event Info: (816) 252-7228
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.mymcpl.org
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 • Wed 4/10/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm 

Tea Around the World

Talks/Lectures
Journey across 5,000 years and six continents to discover tales of mystery, intrigue, rebellion, and espionage that surround the world’s second-most popular beverage.
History;Tea;Beverages;
Event Info: (816) 252-7228
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.mymcpl.org
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Schedule
 • Thu 4/18/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm 

Exploring Ancient Ireland

Talks/Lectures
Join Sean Kane for a trip to ancient Ireland. Hear stories from Ireland's ancient history and mythology and view photos of artifacts housed in Ireland's museums.
Ireland;History;Travel;Europe
Event Info: (816) 252-7228
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.mymcpl.org
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 • Tue 4/23/19 at 2pm-3pm 

Front Lines to Headlines: The WWI Overseas Dispatches of a Kansas City Star Reporter

Talks/Lectures
Join local historian and author of "Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials" James J. Heiman as he discusses his latest book, "Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins." Dive into the research, hear interesting facts, and see photos not included in the book.
History;World War I;Kansas City;War;
Event Info: (816) 252-7228
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.mymcpl.org
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Schedule
 • Fri 4/26/19 at 2pm-3pm