Re: Tools for looking at old documents #general
The microfilm or the document itself may have poor contrast due to age. Bytoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
viewing the image against different colored backgrounds one can often make
out details that are obscure when viewed only agains a white background.
I use blue, yellow and green. Sometime one color works better than others.
Maginfiers are usually not needed. The microfilm machine itself has
magnification, some have zoom lenses, some interchangeable lenses.
Jessica Tropp wrote:
On my last trip to the National Archives, I noticed several people using