From telephones to hygiene, Adrianne uncovers some of Topeka’s most historically innovative people.
Explore the history of White Lakes Mall including what made it exciting when it was new.
Discover the best ways to search the 1950 U.S. Census records to find your family.
Examine what resilience really is and how to build it.
Take a closer look at Topeka historic homes and buildings, and learn how to find more details.
Sherri shares tips and resources to help you and future generations know your ancestors.
Uncover the rise and fall of towns in Shawnee County in the mid to late 1800s.
Learn about Topekans’ social & charitable activities in the 1800s & 1900s.
Top tips to help you move past road blocks with adoption records in family history research.
Read about a project to preserve and provide access to the voices of Kansans in all walks of life including those in public policymaking.
Dive into the story behind a struggle for control of the Kansas House of Representatives in the late 1800s.
Stories written by regular people about their lives help us imagine life in Topeka’s past.