For week 29 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we’re taking a closer look at our City Directories. The Topeka Room has an extensive collection of Topeka city directories dating from 1870 to the present. These directories can be helpful in establishing the year a house was built, as well as the names and occupations of previous residents.
So, you want to find out more about your house in Topeka. This blog will tell you about some of the resources and search methods which might help you find out about your house and about the people who have lived there through the years. Throughout the history of Topeka from as early as 1870 [...]