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You may be interested to read some of the blogs and press coverage about By the People. Some of this content is produced by members of staff at the Library of Congress and some by external media outlets.   Scholarly/education sector coverage   Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson, “Crowdsourcing the Social Studies”, Social Education, National… (Show more)
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A new challenge has arrived, volunteers! From August 12-19, help By the People complete 1,000 pages of "Suffrage: Women Fight for the Vote". This new topic highlights the 70 year battle for women's right to vote, marking its’ 100th anniversary in 2019. Meet suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Mary Church Terrell, Carrie Chapman Catt, Elizabeth Cady… (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've run into quite a few telegrams lately.  On the top there is usually a preprinted "disclaimer" (The Western Union Telegraph Company.  This company transmits and delivers messages only on conditions limiting its liabilty" etc.)  I have been transcribing that paragraph; however, in reviewing tonight, I am noticing that not everyone has been… (Show more)
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I am working in Mary Church Terrell, "Letters between Friends and Allies". This folder claims to be Jan.-Apr 1931 but is actually November 1935-January 1936.   https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/letters-between-friends-allies-and-others/mss425490087/?   Just thought the moderators should… (Show more)
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Hi everyone   New to CROWD though not to transcribing historical documents, and enjoying the opportunity to tackle something other than official records.   I've just finished transcribing a batch of the Susan B Anthony papers (some had already been worked on by others and I was able to fill in some of the gaps, and others in the batch were… (Show more)
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OK, so I don't always know the right place to look for an answer.   Perhaps I shouldn't always wanna try out the next new campaign....here I am reviewing in Eliz. Cady Stanton's speeches, and there's this speech about co-ed education, written by Stanton and given by Susan B. Anthony.… (Show more)
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