Reading Old Handwriting: An Essential Research Skill
In this class you will view each letter of the Germanic Gothic Script. You will also take a look at old English handwritten records. There is no typing, no transcription and it's just your eyes and unfamiliar words on a page. This class compares writing styles from different time periods and discusses common phrases in old documents. After viewing this class you will know how to study old handwriting and how to decipher it.
This presentation was recorded live for the "Locating Ancestors in the Old Country" Expo. The individual Research Guide for this class is included with this video. It is available to download as a PDF immediately upon purchase. If you would like a printed copy of the book, "Locating Ancestors in the Old Country: A Research Guide, please click here.
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Product Code: Video Class-OC1508