Learn where to find historical maps online and off. Discover mapping tools that help us understand our ancestors' migration patterns and how they lived. Learn about Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapCruncher, AniMap, and more.
This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on November 18, 2015. 1 hour 48 minutes, plus 1 page of handouts.
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- A wonderful presentation from a good thinker and presenter!
- Amazing webinar!! So much valuable information crammed into one hour. Ron is so entertaining as well! I have to say he is my favorite presenter so far. He doesn't waste my time with lots of stories, but has a nice mixture of information and humor. A truly valuable webinar for me. Thanks!!
- Another great skill enhancing webinar.
- Appreciated the humor woven in that made the hour go faster and made it more interesting.
- As usual it was top quality. Really appreciate the chance to learn online!
- Covered variety of maps-good. Covered copyrights-very good. Covered questions-very, very good. After party-fun & very, very good.
- Excellent as usual. Ron is a great presenter and very, very knowledgeable. Please have him back!
- Excellent handout of websites.
- Excellent! Very interesting, time flew by, great show!
- fascinated by mind maps! especially for DNA!
- Great class on different maps we can use in genealogy.
- Great information - adds many tools to find and analyse information. Should help with brick walls.
- Great webinar! Just purchased his book Mind Maps for Genealogy. Really enjoy Ron's webinars. Appreciate the after party too! :)
- I have used mind mapping when taking notes at work or when in a seminar. Like how it was put in a way to use in Genealogy. I will start using it again. Great after web info.
- I loved the After-Party! The main part of the presentation was outstanding.
- Learned a ton of useful info from Ron! Loved the After Webinar party too - always learn to better use Legacy!
- Lisa Louise Cooke's series on Google Earth whetted my appetite for maps. Finding out about all the different sites, software and possibilities - I can hardly wait to go play!!
- Lots of sources for maps revealed that should help in future. Top quality as usual!
- Maps, maps and more maps....what fun is in store for me......I am thankful for these webinars....Thank you...
- Ron Arons did wonderful lecture today!!! Thanks to him!!! Kudos!!! :-)
- Ron was very knowledgeable on his topic. I loved the use of the mind mapping. For example, using the information on DNA was simplified thanks to mapping.
- Thanks so much for an excellent webinar - lots of great links to check out!
- This was great!! I love the syllabus material. So many new sites to check out. Thanks, too, for the after-webinar party. HAPPY AMERICAN THANKSGIVING to you and your family, Geoff.
- Very much enjoy the webinars and the after webinar party also. Thank you for offering those tips each time.
- Wonderful & insightful! Mind mapping is awesome! Love the "After Webinar Party" as usual! Webinar Wednesdays are the best days!
- Wow - learned so much, not only about maps and how to use them, but why to use them for particular purposes! Ron Arons is a fascinating presenter - I wouldn't miss one of his!! Thanks so much for these truly wonderful educational opportunities.
For years Ron Arons has given presentations on genealogy across the country. In 2005, Ron won a NY State Archives grant for his historical criminal research. In 2008, Ron published The Jews of Sing Sing
, about Jewish criminals who served time at the famous prison in New York. That same year, Ron appeared on the PBS TV special The Jewish Americans and talked about famous Jewish criminals of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In 2010, Ron published WANTED! U.S. Criminal Records
, a reference book listing repositories across the country that maintain historical criminal records. These books and a line of 'Black Sheep of the Family' products are available on his website, www.ronarons.com
. Ron studied at Princeton and the University of Chicago.