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New Language? Deciphering Genealogical Documents

2024-05-11 13:00:00 2024-05-11 14:30:00 America/Chicago New Language? Deciphering Genealogical Documents Presented by Jacqui Schattner and co-hosted by the North Suburban Genealogical Society Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Saturday, May 11
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-11 13:00:00 2024-05-11 14:30:00 America/Chicago New Language? Deciphering Genealogical Documents Presented by Jacqui Schattner and co-hosted by the North Suburban Genealogical Society Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Presented by Jacqui Schattner and co-hosted by the North Suburban Genealogical Society

Don’t speak the language? This presentation will give you many tips and tricks on deciphering documents in most European languages and includes ideas that help in reading that old German script. Includes many helpful websites and resources to both transcribe and translate your documents.

This is a joint program with the North Suburban Genealogical Society. Please join us at 12:30 for refreshments, and then at 1:00 a short meeting prior to the presentation. All are welcome.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Presentation |

TAGS: | Genealogy | Family History |

Wilmette Public Library

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