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Project PHaEDRA - Williamina P. Fleming - G Standard Stars on Spectrum Plates #31

At Harvard College Observatory (now the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian), women computers studied glass plate photographs of the night sky. Here they catalogued stars, identifying variables, interpreting stellar spectra, counting galaxies, and measuring the vast distances in space. Several of them made game-changing discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics. Interested in historical women? Love astronomy? Help us transcribe the work of the Harvard Observatory's women computers and see which stars shine the brightest. You can sign up for our Project PHaEDRA newsletter here. Have questions? Want to start a discussion? Head over to our blog posts to make comments about notebooks and ask questions. NOTE: Please follow these special instructions when transcribing these notebooks.

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Tennessee Assistant Commissioner, Press Copies of Letters Sent to Gen. Howard and Staff, Vol. 2 (AGO Vol. 16), Part 1

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Tennessee, Series 3: Press Copies of Letters Sent to General Howard and Staff. Please note that many of these pages are illegible or partly illegible. Please mark any illegible words or passages as [[illegible]]. Additional resources are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the lives of formerly enslaved men and women in Tennessee during the Reconstruction Era.

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Tennessee Assistant Commissioner, Press Copies of Letters Sent, Vol. 3 (AGO Vol. 9), Dec. 30, 1865–Feb. 13, 1866, Part 2

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Tennessee, Series 2: Press Copies of Letters Sent. Please note that many of these pages are illegible or partly illegible. Please mark any illegible words or passages as [[illegible]]. Additional resources are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the lives of formerly enslaved men and women in Tennessee during the Reconstruction Era.

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Tennessee Assistant Commissioner, Registered Letters Received, Entered in Register 1 and 2, A–F, 1866, Part 1

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Tennessee, Series 8: Registered Letters Received. Additional resources are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the lives of formerly enslaved men and women in Tennessee during the Reconstruction Era.

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Tennessee Assistant Commissioner, Registered Letters Received, Entered in Register 1 and 2, A–F, 1866, Part 2

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Tennessee, Series 8: Registered Letters Received. Additional resources are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the lives of formerly enslaved men and women in Tennessee during the Reconstruction Era.

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi Papers, Identification Records, 1906-1953

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was a Japanese-American painter, printmaker and photographer based in New York, N.Y. Born in Okayama, Japan, Kuniyoshi came to the United States in 1906 and over the next several years studied art in California and New York at the Los Angeles School of Art and Design, the National Academy of Design, the Independent School of Art, and the Art Students League. By 1930 Kuniyoshi had established himself as an internationally known painter and graphic artist. Help transcibe Kuniyoshi's papers to learn more about his life, his art career, and the Japanese-Amercian experience in the 20th century. PLEASE NOTE: Some material in this collection is in Japanese, Chinese, or other non-English languages. Please transcribe all content in the language it was originally written in.

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi Papers, Japanese Artists Association, 1950-1952

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was a Japanese-American painter, printmaker and photographer based in New York, N.Y. Born in Okayama, Japan, Kuniyoshi came to the United States in 1906 and over the next several years studied art in California and New York at the Los Angeles School of Art and Design, the National Academy of Design, the Independent School of Art, and the Art Students League. By 1930 Kuniyoshi had established himself as an internationally known painter and graphic artist. Help transcibe Kuniyoshi's papers to learn more about his life, his art career, and the Japanese-Amercian experience in the 20th century. PLEASE NOTE: Some material in this collection is in Japanese, Chinese, or other non-English languages. Please transcribe all content in the language it was originally written in.

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