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Black History Month Transcribe-a-thon

Sunday, February 13, 2022, 1:00 pm4:00 pm


Sunday, February 13, 2022
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Free / Donations welcome

Free, Donations Welcome

We need your help!

The Staten Island Museum has partnered with the Staten Island Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society and Frederick Douglass Memorial Park to transcribe newly digitized family history records making them more easily searchable and accessible for families and historical research.

A transcribe-a-thon is an event where people gather to work simultaneously on a transcription project. No previous experience is required. Training will be provided.

This program will be continuing virtually all year long! Watch the introductory video, set up an account with From the Page, and start transcribing! Instructions below.