Wichita Genealogical Society - 1987
Wichita Genealogical Society Keeper of the Plains
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Saturday, February 20
Webinar - Wichita's Dockum Drugstore Sit-In, Presented by Prisca Barnes  (Monthly Webinar)
1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
Don't miss this presentation of an historical event the brought Wichita to the forefront of the country. In July 1958, Black students gathered at Wichita's Dockum Drugstore to stage a peacful protest against unequal practice of segregation. This presentation discusses the details fo the sit-in, explores how these protests helped transform the struggle for racial equality, and considers contemporary non-violent protests.
Prisca Barnes is the founder and CEO of Storytime Village, Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports children's literacy.  Prior to her work as CEO of Storytime Village Inc., Prisca was the Executive Director of the Kansas African American Museum i Wichita. She holds a MA in Communications and is a proud native of Wichita, KS. She joined the Humanaties Kansas Speakers Bureau in 2018
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Saturday, March 20
DNA for Genealogy - Clusters by Margaret Kline  (Monthly Webinar)
1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
Discover the concept of clusters in your DNA research. This is the second part of a DNA series for Genealogists.

Saturday, April 17
Creating a Research Guide by Rosie Wiley  (Monthly Webinar)
1:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
Learn about a valuable tool to help you organize your genealogy.