• Need buddy to review NAWSA records

    Hi, I am looking for others I can contact from time to time to review records I’ve completed. I’ve been working in the National American Women’s Suffrage Association records - Subject File A-D. ...
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  • Introduce yourself and meet the crowd.loc.gov community.

    Hello! Thank you for taking the time to explore History Hub, the discussion space for the Library of Congress' latest crowdsourcing initiative.   We'd love to hear from you about what brings you to the project, ...
  • transcribing etiquette

    I'm new to transcribing for history hub.  I've been searching in vain for a guide on transcription etiquette.  While transcribing for another organization I received an assignment of 10 pages.  I transc...
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  • German transcriptions - OCR scanning, tagging and finding German documents

    Hello all, I try to transcribe German records I mostly take from the links provided from others. I run now over some questions/problems:   1) How do I find German records, which need to be transcribed or review...
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  • Quick Questions - What Motivated You to Join ByThePeople?

    Hello! For a school project, I wanted to ask this wonderful community of volunteers some questions:   1) How did you come across By the People? Were you always interested in transcribing historical documents, or...
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  • Help make By the People better-take our survey!

    Hi all,   The By the People team wants to know why you participate and what impact volunteering has made on you! Fill out this anonymous, under 10-minute survey to let us know: https://www.research.net/r/btp-volu...
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  • Reviewing Newspaper Articles

    My suggestion to reviewing long newspaper articles, is to scan the page and make sure the page was completely transcribed. Frankly, as long as it is completely transcribed, minor typos should not stop us from acceptin...
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  • completed transcription, needs a-fixin'

    https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/letters-to-lincoln/1860-elected-first-republican-president-and-south-carolina-secedes/ma…   This transcription is complete, but still has a bracketed question and also nee...
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  • errors in completed

    I am seeing errors in pages that are completed.  Is there any way to return them to an edit status so they can be fixed?
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  • Reopening a document

    I accidentally hit "accept" instead of "edit" on the following document: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/legal-reports/foreign-research/2019668760/2019668760-39/   Can it please be reopened? Thank you!
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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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  • Planned website outage June 2 6-8am EDT

    Library of Congress software developers will be performing routine maintenance on the By the People website on Wednesday, June 2nd between 6am-9am EDT. During that time, the By the People website will not be available...
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  • Will there be any new text to transcribe?

    Are there any upcoming campaigns?
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  • People with Knowledge of Spanish

    I tried transcribing this page with my limited knowledge of Spanish but I need help. If anyone can do this page, it would be appreciated.   Thanks, Henry   https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/rough-rider-bull...
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  • Anyone interested in transcribing French?

    Hello All,   I found this document and remember someone a while ago looking for French documents to transcribe: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/letters-to-lincoln/1864-civil-war-and-re-election/mal4268400/mal42...
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  • Calling all readers of German!

    Hi everyone,   A volunteer working on the Clara Barton collection sent us this 3-page letter that looks to be written in German. If you can read and understand German, take a look at the links below! We'd love y...
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  • Using OCR on typed Bulgarian

    Here's an important Bulgarian legal document. It is in the Bulgarian language, of course, which is written in the cyrillic alphabet.   https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/legal-reports/political-activity/2019668753/...
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  • By the People site updates - homepage, profile, and navigation changes

    You may have noticed a few changes to the By the People website recently! Here's a rundown of updates we've been able to make to the site this month, including some big tweaks to the profile page!   By the Peopl...
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  • German,Greek and Italian Transcriptions

    In this section I was working on the "in progress" documents. The remaining handwritten ones are in German, Greek,I believe and Italian for anybody who knows these languages.   Thanks, Henry   https://cro...
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  • Pre-printed Marginalia on typewritten legal documents

    There are hundreds of early 20th century typewritten legal documents in the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission Litigation files. Here is one of 53 pages of a 103-page court document with 315 preprinted folio numbers in ...
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