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Transcribe Historical Penmanship
« on: August 14, 2023, 03:16:49 PM »
As member @Zivio alerted us, there are several opportunities to transcribe historical documents for the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and others. This thread is to create a clean link to these opportunities.  :) See original thread here: Historic Penmanship Volunteer Opportunities


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Re: Transcribe Historical Penmanship
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2023, 03:42:49 PM »
  State Archives of North Carolina

  Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

  National Park Service – Steamtown National Historic Site, Pennsylvania

  From The Page  -- TONS of projects listed here! “From the Page” offers businesses, libraries and other organizations crowdsourcing software platforms for engaging volunteers in transcription services!


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Re: Transcribe Historical Penmanship
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2023, 12:32:55 AM »
There are also opportunities in the UK, and I suspect elsewhere in the world.  Here are a few:

Scottish Council on Archieves

Dementia Diaries

Crowdsourcing at the British Library

Coram Story Foundling Hospital
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