Opening old documents

I have a new iMac 10.9.4 and had all of my stuff from my old computer transferred to the new one.  Actually, I've done this transferring several times, so I have old files on my present computer.  I would like to open some Appleworks 6 documents, but keep getting the message, "You can't open the application "AppleWorks 6" because PowerPC applications are no longer supported."  Isn't there some way that these documents can be opened?  Thank you for any suggestions.
janiekhi

Hi, Niel --
Wow!  Thanks for your swift reply!  I downloaded Libre Office and tried opening one of my AppleWorks 6 documents, and it worked like a charm!  I'm so glad to find a way to open these old files.  Thank you again.
janiekhi

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