Decoding Historical Handwriting


Registration closes on March 10th!

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Decoding Historical Handwriting

Interpreting old documents can make research difficult. Learn a few tips on reading historical handwriting and see what the document is trying to tell you.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructor: LaDonna Garner, M.A. 

Cost: $45 per Adult; limited to 10 Adult students
Virtual Classroom Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm CST

Class Dates: Tuesdays, March 14, 21, and 28, 2023

  • Three sessions (2 hours each) of instruction and discussion to interpret, read, and extract genealogical information from historical records.
  • Login registration information for entry into the Zoom classroom will be forwarded after your purchase.
  • Handouts will be forwarded via email prior to the start of class.

Students who complete this mini-clinic will be able to apply techniques learned to:

  • Tackle historical handwriting reading difficulties.
  • Extract pertinent information from records to advance research findings.
  • Discover the purpose of a document and its value to research.

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