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This book was mentioned frequently in a seminar about learning to research German Ancestors. It appears to be quite useful in demonstrating old German styles of lettering and also the word list of common words you'll find in documents that are not only in our current English fonts but also shown in older German styles of lettering with the English Translation. I find it interesting that this book was translated into German to teach German citizens how to research their own older records. Much of...more
This is a great resource for reading German genealogical records. Learned to read old German at a conference and was surprised to find after buying this book that I had retained a lot from the conference. It goes into depth and has helpful sample pages. Aside from its usefulness as a research tool, my mission trainer helped do some of the research for the book (the author is her father); it was exciting to see her name in the credits.