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Click to view content19th Amendment Centennial The 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920, but this landmark event was not the beginning or the end of the story for women and the struggle for the right to vote. The National Archives holds the records that help tell this story, including petitions, legislation, court cases, and more. As the home of the 19th… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThe National Archives has digitized thousands of documents, images, and movies related to Native American history and culture.  This is the fifth in a series of blogs highlighting the records available online through the National Archives catalog.  Interested in photos of Indian Reservations?  Check out this blog for more information.   Map of… (Show more)
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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, how you're using crowd.loc.gov in the classroom or for your research, and the interesting things you've discovered while transcribing.… (Show more)
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I believe Theodore Roosevelt had an extreme part in assisting the environmental settings and Natural park preservation.  I would like to discuss and research his documents. In beginning this project, I noticed information pieces are slightly disorganized. One goal might enable a place that will contain the majority of Theodore Roosevelt's contents… (Show more)
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Digital Edition of the Theodore Roosevelt Papers   The papers of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), public official, author, decorated veteran of the Spanish-American War, governor of New York, and president of the United States (1901-1909), consist of approximately 276,000 documents (roughly 461,000 images), most of which were digitized from 485… (Show more)
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My first transcription was in Fish and Wildlife Management. The topic was involved in Endangered species.  The letter correspondence was interesting.  This was a great opportunity to contribute to the National Archives platform.  I hope others will join the Endangered species group.   Thank you.   https://catalog.archives.gov/id/81562027
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I have been transcribing the Purple Heart Decoration records. It would be extremely helpful to have a sheet with best practices/guidance for these records. I have noticed that some transcribers add line spaces, others don't. Some transcribers type the Headers from the card: NAME, NUMBER, etc.  Others do not; they just type the information given.… (Show more)
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The Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress holds the papers of twenty-three presidents from George Washington to Calvin Coolidge. The Library is currently conducting a years-long project to digitize all of these presidential collections. The papers of the following presidents are held at the Library of Congress. Those with links provided… (Show more)
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I am typing short phrases in the Purple Heart Decorations and need to Save after every short line of typing. Why does this happen so frequently?  It is not as indicated, inactivity, since I am typing for an hour or more. This is preventing me from typing efficiently and in a quick manner. It is very frustrating!
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Click to view contentWe periodically pose challenges to you, our amazing volunteers.  This page includes a list of current challenges and challenges past!   An Evergreen Challenge: Narrow the gap between completed pages on BTP and those on loc.gov   We regularly publish volunteer created transcriptions back on the Library's main website, loc.gov, where they make… (Show more)
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Hi, I would like to share a tool I found online that has helped me figure out many words that were unclear at first.  It's called "Find a word", and the URL is here:   https://www.dcode.fr/word-search   This tool lets you enter the letters you DO know, and it will give you a list of all the possible combinations of words that fits the pattern. … (Show more)
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