Why would a typist and transcriptionist want to spend her leisure years typing and transcribing?

The answer? I’m a genealogy fanatic and typing and transcription are a very large portion of the workload necessary to conduct research, handle sources and documents, and transcribe images of documents into editable text to make it searchable. Although I

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Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for Albert Rascher

Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for Albert Rascher. REGISTRATION CARD — (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) Line 1 SERIAL NUMBER: U827 NAME: Albert Rascher ORDER NUMBER: Line 2 PLACE

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Transcription: Biography of Henry O’Reilly from ‘Rochester History’

The following is a transcription of the biography of Henry O’Reilly from the book, “Rochester History,” edited by Dexter Perkins, City Historian, and Blake McKelvey, Assistant City Historian. ROCHESTER HISTORY Edited by DEXTER PERKINS, City Historian and BLAKE MCKELVEY, Assistant

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Transcriptions: John P. Keefer; Biographical Annals of Franklin County

The following is a transcription of the biographical data and ancestry of John P. Keefer from the Biographical Annals of Franklin County. BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY. 184 JOHN P. KEEFER. Few men of Franklin county have been more actively

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Transcription: Thorne, John; Will Extract; New Jersey and Colonial Documents; Page 480.

  Transcription of an extract of the will of John Thorne, taken from ” New Jersey and Colonial Documents “; Page 480. Featured image: Little Red Schoolhouse; Maple Shade, Burlington County, NJ; built in 1811. 48O NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS me

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Transcription: W. D. Matthews’ Spanish American War letter home.

This newspaper article provides a revealing glimpse into the life of an American soldier during the Spanish American War in Puerto Rico.   Featured image: Companies I and E, Sixth Regt., Illinois Volunteer Infantry from Whiteside County while serving as volunteers

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