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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 transcribing guide indicates that tables should begin with something like, "[column headings:" followed by a list of the column headings.   However, sometimes there are sub-columns under the primary column headings.  How should these be indicated?   Here is an example column heading from a page:     Species   |  First Seen   | Peak Numbers … (Show more)
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Hi, everyone. This is my first time transcribing, and I have a printed text that has footnotes. I saw items of marginalia, but I did not see anything about footnotes. How have you transcribed a footnote within the text?
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I have a list of names. Each is either followed by a check mark or the line is crossed out. How do I make these edits?
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Click to view contentI have two issues re:lated to transcribing for Citizen Archivists. The first I figured out, but it's still annoying. When I first sign in via the National Archives home page,  I get this message on the screen:   The first several times, I kept trying to log in again. Then I noticed the upper right ribbon that shows I am signed in. So why do I… (Show more)
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Hi to both my fellow Citizen Archivist Transcribers, to National Archives/NARA staffers, and to anyone else who might see this message.   For some months now, I have been working on a National Archives Catalog File Unit -- this one: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/5954410  -- with some other Transcribers (most-recently, one whose username is… (Show more)
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