• Casco Bay Anchorages in WWII

    Maine's Casco Bay was an important staging area for convoys headed to Europe during WWII. I am seeking a official chart or listing of the designated berths/anchorages for ships awaiting departure.   Where would ...
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  • Transcribing without being logged in.

    I transcribed a page, not realizing that I wasn't logged in.  So, I logged in, and now it seems that I am locked out of transcribing that page.  It says someone else is transcribing it, but I'm pretty sure i...
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  • I'm looking for a list of diplomatic gifts given by the US to foreign nations.

    I'm looking for a list of diplomatic gifts given by the US to foreign nations.
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  • Why wouldn't a relative born in 1941 not show up on any census?  He was an American citizen and I have his marriage & divorce listing and his SS death listing, but nothing else.

    My obvious thought was that he was in prison during that time, but he got married & divorced, and still no census from that time.  I wouldn't know where to begin in finding out if he was in prison or not.&#...
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  • OOPS

    Connected to my previous question, I also opened the second page of this document, and somehow pasted the text from the first page there.  Then it somehow got submitted for review, so I can't fix it.  I don'...
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  • Re: OOPS

    I was able to get into this page https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/speeches-and-writings/mss42… which I was locked out of last night.  It is pag...
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  • LOC Crowd: Can I filter out work I've already reviewed?

    I'm working in the Library of Congress Crowd section, reviewing the Abraham Lincoln Paper, and am wondering if there's any way to filter out work I've already done when I'm searching for new stuff to review? (I'm wast...
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  • Historical Documentaries!

    With the announcement of Ken Burns' upcoming documentary series, Vietnam, what were some historical documentaries you enjoy watching? Have there been any that impacted you in a certain way? Which ones could you watch ...
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  • Where can I find the report about a prohibition arrest?

    I'm researching someone who was arrested in February, 1921, in Manhattan Beach, CA, for running a blind pig out of his basement.  Where can I find the arrest report/record, if it actually is available anywhere?
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  • Where can file 500.C114 be found?

    Hello,   I am looking for documents chronicling Elihu Root's involvement in the establishment of the Permanent Court of International Justice (an organ of the League of Nations) in 1920. From what I understand, ...
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  • I am looking for records on a specific WPA project completed in the town of Royalston, MA in 1939.  The school is currently known as The Raymond School.

    According to local history a school, now known as the Raymond School, was constructed by the WPA.  I am looking for specific project details that would show who legally owned the building during construction and ...
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  • Need Appropriate Repository for Archives on New Deal & Landscape Work

    I am seeking an appropriate repository for a manageable collection of New Deal research material assembled in the process of writing The Public Landscape of the New Deal (Yale 1986) and a number of subsequent and prio...
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  • Items in scouting reports marked a completed but have errors

    Hi,   I've noticed that a number of items in the scouting reports campaign have been marked a completed, but  have errors or are missing information from there transcripts. Is it possible to get an admin to...
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  • Indentations

    Should we transcribe indented text in handwritten documents, e.g., the starts of paragraphs in manuscripts? I'm currently reviewing https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/civil-war-soldiers-disabled-but-not-disheartened/left...
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  • How do I check the status of documents I have transcribed?

    At one point I received an email where I could see what I have worked on and the status of the documents. How can I access that? I have transcribed quite a few documents and am curious what has happened with them. Als...
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  • Telegram announcing the surrender of Fort Sumter

    I have only recently discovered this project and I have transcribed perhaps a dozen or so documents.  Today I was given the telegram sent by Isaac Haynes to inform President Lincoln that Fort Sumter had surrender...
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  • USNS Gen. William O. Darby Jr. ships logs.

    Logs for January 1956 crossing to Bremerhaven, Germany?
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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, ...
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  • Historical government wide FOIA data

    Does you know where I would find historical government-wide data from the 70s.Would this be in RG 60- General DOJ Records of the AG?
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  • Log for Liberty Ship William B Leeds (EC2-S-C1 2733)

    Im trying to find information about the time my grandfather spent during WW2.  One of his ships was the Liberty ship William B Leeds EC2-S-C1 Hull # 2733
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