The Danbury Museum & Historical Society recently held a week-long cursive instruction camp, which was featured this weekend in the Washington Post's Style section. The Historical Society started the camp three years ago after struggling to find interns who could read old documents and records. Executive Director Brigid Guertin says the majority of their assets are in cursive and not transcribed. The campers, ages 6 to 14, created their own ink, used quills and other writing implements. A Danbury teacher led the cursive instruction and had campers made up advertisements for hats. Cursive was dropped from the Common Core in most states, including Connecticut.