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Old 01-11-2010, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Northern Illinois
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I live in Northern Lake county in Illinois and I was wondering if anyone knows how I can get a lot of letters transcribed that were written in old german, as inexpensive as possible. Any info would be appreciated.
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Old 01-11-2010, 07:14 PM
 
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Have you tried one of your local colleges? Maybe some language student could do it for much less tha a professional.
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Old 01-11-2010, 07:31 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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This may help you to read them yourself. A good webpage!

Fraktur
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:45 AM
 
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Come on down to the city for the German language meet-up group (it's free), here:
The Chicago German Language Meetup Group (Chicago, IL) - Meetup.com
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Old 01-15-2010, 03:05 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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That would be quite a commute for some of us. Good idea for a meetup group, though.
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:18 AM
 
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You might also try to contact the Goethe Institute in Chicago.
Learning German, Experiencing Culture*-*Goethe-Institut*
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:44 AM
 
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Default let us try it in germany

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I live in Northern Lake county in Illinois and I was wondering if anyone knows how I can get a lot of letters transcribed that were written in old german, as inexpensive as possible. Any info would be appreciated.
Hello or Hi
First I am a german ,and hope I write it all right. You get it under the name moderne fraktur. If you don`t have it in the usa ,try it hier. google search Germany.de or in google.
I been myself not that good ,but I got it. I installed irfanView that is a grafic program you get (gif png)and more. Sorry ,libre or open office.;yeah it`fun. Install 7zip and you might get your self a tutorial somewere. In office documents or so ,you will see it. Look in office script and good luck.

naklar
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:00 AM
 
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Hello
You get it in gemany.google search germany or deutschland.de.The name is moderne frakture.
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:15 AM
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Old German handwritten scripts - GenWiki
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Old 06-13-2015, 02:19 PM
 
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I live in Northern Lake county in Illinois and I was wondering if anyone knows how I can get a lot of letters transcribed that were written in old german, as inexpensive as possible. Any info would be appreciated.
What is your lowest quote so far? We would be interested: retired German architect, 30 years in this country, and spouse, BA in German language, master's at Columbia University, Translator certificate from Dolmetscher Institute, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.
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