• How do I show that I have done volunteering through this site?

    I am doing a programme that requires an hour a week of volunteering for at least 3 months. I am fluent in English and Japanese, have spoken and written French since I was 3 and I know a little bit of German. I would l...
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  • tagging multi-page documents

    If a keyword is tagged on one page of a document, will it convey over the whole document?
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  • Should I Do a Transcription and/or Translation of a Foreign Language?

    Is it OK if I attempt to do a transcription and possibly a translation and then leave it for someone with better foreign language skills to finish it? That way I've done some of the work so they can simply finish it. ...
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  • How can I use this as my volunteering?

    I want to use this as my volunteering for an hour a week for 3 months. Is there anyone who can tell the programme that I did it, or is there any evidence that I can show?
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  • German Pages

    I am hoping someone can help review of these pages in German from the Theodore Roosevelt documents. My high school German isn't up to the task! (Note:  this content was moved from another thread for clarity)....
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  • New campaign: Great Depression playbills from the Federal Theatre Project

    New today: "Theater for the People: Federal Theatre Project playbills," 7,752 pages from the Library of Congress Music Division. This is our first collaboration with the Music Division, and you can look forward to mor...
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  • Can anyone help with Roosevelt Papers?

    Please help with the Roosevelt Papers, there are so many and I wish to finish them
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  • December 2021 Challenge: Happy 200th Birthday Clara Barton!

    We're celebrating Clara Barton's 200th birthday this December with 3 new Barton projects and a challenge for you! Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, MA. She began her career as a teacher, educating ...
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  • Any special rules for *non*-title pages  (printed) in American Creativity:Early Copyright Title Pages Campaign?

    Hello to Abigail Shelton and to anyone else interested in my questions about what I have found in the "American Creativity: Early Copyright Title Pages" Campaign (namely about the not-unwelcome-to-me (but confusing) p...
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  • Prices, amounts, and numbers

    I am transcribing a large set of receipts and invoices from a trip to France that Clara Barton did in 1887 for the Red Cross.  Most are structured in columns as invoices usually are, and I am wondering if it is n...
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  • French Documents

    S'il vous plait, je voudrai quelqu'un a transcribe cette page and le 4 pages apres.   Merci beaucoup, Henri   https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/rough-rider-bull-moose-theodore-roosevelt/3-sept-16-1901-dec-...
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  • NEW instructions for shorthand

    Hi folks,   Based on the many volunteer questions we received, here and elsewhere, and feedback from collection curators, we've created specific instructions for the transcription of shorthand. You can now find ...
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  • Dutch Pages

    Here are some fairly mangled Dutch pages from the Theodore Roosevelt campaign.  I did a little cleanup around the edges, but as I have no Dutch whatsoever I couldn't do much.  Help would be appreciated! ...
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  • Holiday Wishes

    I would like to wish all who celebrate it a very Merry Christmas. To others who do not celebrate Christmas, have a joyous holiday season and I would like to wish all a Happy, Healthy and Covid-Free New Year! In partic...
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  • Cut-off Newspaper Articles

    I have seen various methods of dealing with pages ripped from newspapers, and am hoping to get clarity from the LOC staff as to how best to handle these. To date these are the methods I have seen used:    ...
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  • Transcription Tip

    I was doing a letter in Theodore Roosevelt and came across a word I was having trouble with. It was someone who does not have the greatest handwriting but I have done several dozen of his letters. I couldn't figure ou...
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  • Can anyone here transcribe Ethiopic script?

    The papers of Mary Church Terrell include a letter of introduction from Haile Selassie, written in Ethiopic script: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/letters-...
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  • The help pages

    Abigail Shelton and Lauren Algee: I was checking out How to review (always good to repeat the rules and conventions), and I  read... " Can I review my own transcriptions?You cannot review transcriptions you sub...
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  • The list of those who died in Andersonville

    Have they been released to the National Archives or victims of Andersonville or to the families of the dead, or not? I am just wondering if they have been, because if not, more people need to work on them to get the...
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  • Help us transcribe 54 addl pages from Mary Church Terrell!

    Hi all,   As we were processing the Mary Church Terrell transcriptions for return to loc.gov, we found two items (54 pages) that were overlooked in the original campaign and still need transcription! So we're tu...
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