Freedmen's Bureau Abbreviations, Staff Rosters, and Style Sheets
As you transcribe and review, you may find it useful to verify names and information using the resources included below. If you have information that should be added to these resources, or if you have any questions, please contact the Transcription Center team.
A series of blog posts entitled, "Insights and Tips from a Volunpeer Expert," written by digital volunteer, Beth Graham, which provide further information and helpful hints on transcribing and reviewing the Freedmen's Bureau records: "Make a Lasting Difference: Become a Volunteer Transcription Reviewer;" "Transcribe with Style: Tips from a Smithsonian Transcription Center Volunteer;" and "Context Matters: When I get to the Bottom of a Definition."
State-Specific Freedmen's Bureau Information
Mississippi Freedmen's Bureau Transcription Style Sheet - by Digital Volunteer Beth Graham
Digital Collections Family Records, State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina