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I have come across some pages marked as complete with many [?]. I am able te decifer  the words in [?]. Is it possible to re-open those pages?   They are: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/letters-between-friends-allies-and-others/mss425490139/mss425490139-24/  … (Show more)
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Perhaps this question has been asked before, but in the course of beginning to work on transcription of materials in the Mary Church Terrell collection I started to wonder about the publishing of previously private materials to the public.   The issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine that I've worked on was already public when it was published… (Show more)
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The help documentation has:   "It is also our goal to preserve the original spelling, grammar, and punctuation of the documents, in order to honor the original creators' historical reality and stylistic choices."   And also for the case of text other than English:   "If you can transcribe the original language of a document, please do so. You… (Show more)
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I don't have a specific question, but I just think this passage from a two page essay published in 1891 on the value of cultural exchange called "Cosmopolitanism and Culture" is striking:   "Taking an impartial view of the whole subject, we can hardly doubt that in becoming more cosmopolitan we gain more in every respect than we lose by the… (Show more)
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I just worked on a piece in the March 1891 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine called "Cosmopolitanism and Culture":   By the People: March 1891 Lippincott's Monthly Magazine Table of Contents By the People: "Cosmopolitanism and Culture"   I was curious about this reference to "free speech of the soul" by Goethe, and so I did a Google search… (Show more)
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Hi, All --   I'm just getting starting with learning to review on Crowd LOC, in "Letters to Lincoln," and want to confirm that line endings should be respected when transcribing. I see that the second paragraph of "How to Transcribe" says to "preserve line endings," (https://crowd.loc.gov/help-center/how-to-transcribe/), but that hasn't been done… (Show more)
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