Where Did Grandpa Go? Using Maps to Solve Genealogical Problems. Our Speaker will be Ginger Frere.
Using case studies, Ginger Frere will demonstrate ways in which a wide variety of maps can be used to solve genealogical mysteries. Learn how to break down brick walls caused by boundary changes, look at migration paths, and find the exact location of where your ancestors lived.
Ginger Frere, MLIS, MBA, is a professional researcher who provides a variety of services to authors, historians, film makers and individuals interested in genealogy. Her primary research interests include Chicago history and the creation of online tools for students and genealogists. She has worked on projects such as the development of ChicagoAncestors.org, fact checking a book on the Chicago Fire for the History Comic series, and the development of a Newberry Digital Collection on “Chicago After the Fire” for teachers and students.
In addition to researching, Ginger is a frequent speaker in the Chicago-land area and a regular instructor in Chicago’s Newberry Library Adult Education seminar program. She is also a Newberry Scholar-in-Residence.
The program handout will be posted in the members only section of the CGS website the day before the webinar under the Webinar Archive tab.
The webinar will be recorded and saved in the members only section of the CGS website for future viewing.
Registration is required.
Please register for CGS Webinar #5: Ginger Frere, MLIS, MBA on May 2, 2020 1:30 PM CDT at:
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