Wichita Genealogical Society - 1987
Wichita Genealogical Society Keeper of the Plains
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Saturday, March 21
Stories of James R. Mead – A Wichita Founder  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm
Advanced Learning LIbrary
Dr. Schuyler Jones, retired anthropologist, Oxford professor, museum curator, world traveler, author, and grandson of Wichita founder J.R. Mead, will share stories about Mr. Mead and the founding of Wichita in honor of the city's 150th anniversary. The program is co-sponsored by the Wichita Genealogical Society.

Saturday, April 18
Getting the Most from Find A Grave  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm
Find A Grave is much more than a simple cemetery and grave search website. Gravesite reports and tools within the application make finding, tracking, and managing your collection of ancestors' gravesites simple and efficient. Also, the quirks of Find A Grave will be revealed, along with tips and tricks to make research easy and productive. Presented by Gary W. Clark/

Saturday, May 16
Rosie the Riveter  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm
Connie Palacioz worked twice on the storied B-29 super fortress known as “Doc”.  As a teenager, she put rivets into “Doc” and hundred of other B-29’s during WWII.  More than half a century later she was among hundreds of volunteers who helped restore “Doc” to his original glory.