Frakturing Kurrent!?! Reading Old German Script and Print

Decipher Fraktur print (Trove)

An introduction for genealogists about the German language, the handwriting (Schrift) and the printing (Fraktur) used in German records. There will be lots of examples and activities for you to learn and practice skills using copies of real records. Attendees are encouraged to bring along laptops or tablets to try activities and to explore resources. Recommended text: Deciphering handwriting in German documents: Analyzing German, Latin, and French in vital records written in Germany by Roger Minert. Bring any information you have to use for activities. Workshop presented by Ben Hollister. Course over two half days.

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Event Details

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  • Bookings required

  • Wheelchair access

Event type

Workshop

Dates and times

Session 1, Tue 21 May; Session 2, Thu 23 May; 9am-12pm

Location

Safe Place Training, 147 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood

Cost

Per Person: $60.00

Booking

Bookings essential

Contact

Benjamin Hollister
8471 0393
info [at] historyhelper.com.au

Event capacity

12

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