In 1900 there were 934 Hungary born persons captured in the Missouri census. This number increased to 11,141 by 1910. What would cause such a dramatic increase in the Hungarian population in 10 years? The 1910 census also records that almost 8500 of these Hungary born residents lived in St. Louis and over 400 of them were living in Kansas City, Missouri (Jackson County). Numeric studies like this using Archives.com, Ancestry.com or Familysearch.org may help you trace your ancestor’s migratory path.
Kansas City is not a genealogical goldmine of Hungarian immigrant research archives or collections, but it is rich in local Jewish historical documents. So before perusing the JewishGen.org website, focus your research locally. Be sure to reference this source.
The University of Missouri, Kansas City is a great repository to begin your Jewish historical documents. Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City. Be sure to visit the Index of Papers and Holdings.
If visiting Kansas City, you may also wish to add the Self Guided Automobile Tour of Contemporary and Historic Jewish Sites in Greater Kansas City.