Please be advised that
all MCGS meetings and classes
scheduled through June 30th
at the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL)
have been cancelled due to the coronavirus.
Free Access Announced!
While you're being safer at home, here's some genealogy stuff you can do:
If you have a Milwaukee Public Library card (or if you would like to apply online for one):
If you are a resident of Wisconsin and have a library card:
BadgerLink annoucement: Wisconsin residents have free access to BadgerLink databases through their local library online databases. BadgerLink just announced they have added NewspaperArchive.com newspapers. They used to have this database, and now it is back until June 15th!
Additional databases are now temporarily available to anyone:
Ancestry annoucement: Free At-Home Education Resources From Ancestry and Access to Nearly 500M National Archives Records (NARA)
Announcing a National Emergency Library at Internet Archive to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public at Archive.org/NEL
Welcome to the
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Website!
Become a member to access the "Members Only" features!
DNA Webinars now available to MCGS members!
Next Class: Saturday, ?
NOT just for Beginners.
Check out the NEW SYLLABUS
for the 2019-2020 session!
For detailed information on our classes, click the "Genealogy Classes" link on the left of this page.
Note: Check the MCGS website for cancellation of classes, meetings, and programs due to inclement weather.
Members Section & Login
If you are a member and have not received your login, password and instructions to access the "Members Section & Login" section, contact Webmaster Lisa Christopherson.
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Wisconsin State Genealogical Societies Member
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society
is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Founded July 1935