Mark your calendar for Identity Quest 2022 – Sat & Sun, Nov 12 & 13, 2022!
Join us for an original Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library event. Identity Quest Genealogy Conference & Heritage Celebration will provide the midwest with a host of heritage society exhibitors, genealogy speakers, heritage music and dance, art and more!
Saturday will be a free conference with national and regional speakers who will share information on the latest genealogy tools and resources. On Saturday you can also walk by the Topeka Room to see KTWU filming genealogy reveals that will air in Feb or March 2023.
Sunday will feature heritage celebrations including music, art, dance and cultural activities. On both days genealogists from across the region will work with participants’ anecdotal clues, documents, and family heirlooms to unite them with histories and people they never knew existed.
Also featuring Kathleen Brandt, international genealogist and private investigator. She has researched for TLC Who Do You Think You Are? and PBS, Finding Your Roots. She has extensive experience in DNA analysis, international and nationwide documentation retrieval, free-colored research, military record retrievals, and tracing slaves, as well as Irish, Swedish, and German records.