Douglass Day

Frederick Douglass

 

Join us Wednesday, February 14, from 12-3 in Library 246  to celebrate Frederick Douglass with cake, coffee/tea, music, and a transcribe-a-thon.

 

Our celebration of Frederick Douglass’ 200th birthday includes a transcribe-a-thon of the Freedmen’s Bureau Papers.

 

To get an overview of what the Papers are: https://transcription.si.edu/instructions-freedmens-bureau

To get instructions on how to transcribe: https://transcription.si.edu/instructions  

To start transcribing: https://transcription.si.edu/browse?filter=owner:16

 

Other information about the event: 

http://coloredconventions.org/hbd

 

Sponsored by American Studies Program, Durick Library, Center for Teaching & Learning, MLK Society

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