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The Fifth Annual Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon

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February 15 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Wilkes students and faculty are invited to take a hands-on approach to preserving Black history by participating in the fifth annual Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon. Attendees will transcribe historical documents related to the life of Frederick Douglass. Amy Sopchak-Joseph, assistant professor of history, explains that by joining in the transcribe-a-thon, participants will be making Black history “more accessible” to the public. No prior transcription experience is required to participate and anyone is welcome to drop in at any time. Pizza will be provided.

187 S Franklin St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 United States
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