Stories written by regular people about their lives help us imagine life in Topeka’s past.
We all have family members who survived previous epidemics and disease, and we are here as a result.
The Bulletin of the Shawnee County Historical Society is now available online!
Library staffer Luella Minner discusses being a student at a segregated school in the late 1940s & early 1950s.
Explore how you can use sex chromosome DNA to solve family mysteries.
Genealogy can give you a broader sense of who you are and your place in the world.
View symbols & stories of 2020 that show how COVID-19 impacted & continues to impact Topeka & Shawnee County.
Share your images, objects and stories of 2020 for an upcoming gallery exhibit.
Uncover the history of Juneteenth and find local virtual Juneteenth events.
Learn how old Census data can help your genealogy research.
Learn about a family secret DNA testing uncovered.
Experimenting with DNA results to find family members.