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North Carolina Field Offices, Subordinate Field Offices: Magnolia, Letters Received, 1865–68, 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 Field Offices for the State of North Carolina, Series 4.26: Subordinate Field Offices: Magnolia (Assistant Superintendent). Additional resources including a list of Freedmen's Bureau staff in North Carolina are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era.

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North Carolina Field Offices, Subordinate Field Offices: Magnolia, Letters Sent, Vol. 153, July 1867–Dec. 1868

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 Field Offices for the State of North Carolina, Series 4.26: Subordinate Field Offices: Magnolia (Assistant Superintendent). Additional resources including a list of Freedmen's Bureau staff in North Carolina are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era.

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South Carolina Assistant Commissioner, Orders and Circulars, General Orders and Circulars Issued (26), Jan. 1866–May 1869

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 South Carolina Series 8: Orders and Circulars. Additional resources are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page including a list of Freedmen’s Bureau staff in South Carolina. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the lives of formerly enslaved men and women in South Carolina during the Reconstruction Era.

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Arthur W. Stelfox - Diary from 21st Sept. 1949 till, vol. 18

Arthur Stelfox, Irish naturalist, was a conscientious observor and meticulous record-keeper, judging from his field notebooks—detailed descriptions of collecting locations and associated weather precede each list of specimens. Stelfox has carefully marked the year in beautifully shaded serif-style characters (keep an eye out for these!), adding an element of beauty to an otherwise functional item. His handwriting, in relatively faint pencil, can be challenging to read, but you faithful volunpeers are more than capable of decoding his records! Dig in with us.

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Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Interviews- Zakem, Barakat, Abraham, Khoury and Cory, 1962 July(OT0003_01-000001)

PLEASE NOTE: MANY OF THESE RECORDINGS INCLUDE ARABIC LANGUAGE. WHEN APPROPRIATE, PLEASE TRANSCRIBE WHAT IS SPOKEN IN ARABIC. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO TRANSCRIBE IN ARABIC PLEASE DO NOT MARK THE PAGE COMPLETE, SO THAT OTHER VOLUNTEERS MAY CONTINUE WORKING ON IT. Please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning. Please view the instructions for transcribing audio collections before beginning. Would you like to play a part in Arab American History; would you like to learn more about early Arab-America immigration? Help us transcribe these valuable Arab American oral history interviews. The Faris and Yamma Naff Arab American documents the immigration and assimilation of mostly Christian Syrian-Lebanese who came to America at the turn of the twentieth century. The immigrants were predominately-small land-owning peasants and artisans from the village of Syria and Lebanon. It was in these Syrian communities created by Arab immigrants that Dr. Naff sought interviews, photographs and personal papers.

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Louisiana Education, General Correspondence, Unregistered Letters and Telegrams Received, Mar. 1864–Aug. 1868, Part 3

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 Superintendent of Education for the State of Louisiana, Series 1: General Correspondence. 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 Louisiana during the Reconstruction Era.

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Louisiana Education, General Correspondence, Unregistered Letters and Telegrams Received, Mar. 1864–Aug. 1868, 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 Superintendent of Education for the State of Louisiana, Series 1: General Correspondence. 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 Louisiana during the Reconstruction Era.

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Project PHaEDRA - Williamina P. Fleming - Reductions of Photographic Observations #16

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. In these books, follow the work of Williamina Fleming who discovered over 310 variable stars as well as discovering the first white dwarf. 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. Have questions? Want to start a discussion? Head over to our blog posts to make comments about notebooks and ask questions about transcribing. NOTE: Please follow these special instructions when transcribing these notebooks.

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Louisiana Education, General Correspondence, Letters and Telegrams Sent, Vol. 2 (39), Mar.–Aug. 1865

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 Superintendent of Education for the State of Louisiana, Series 1: General Correspondence. 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 Louisiana during the Reconstruction Era.

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138 Total Pages 109 Contributing Members

Project PHaEDRA - Williamina P. Fleming - Reductions of Photographic Observations #17

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. In these books, follow the work of Williamina Fleming who discovered over 310 variable stars as well as discovering the first white dwarf. 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. Have questions? Want to start a discussion? Head over to our blog posts to make comments about notebooks and ask questions about transcribing. NOTE: Please follow these special instructions when transcribing these notebooks.

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