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Veterans Day Transcribathon

Innovation Hub
Washington, DC

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Join us in celebrating Veterans Day with a 72-hour transcribathon focused on uncensored, handwritten reflections from World War II soldiers on war and military service. 
The American Soldier in World War II project is a collaboration among multiple units at Virginia Tech (College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; University Libraries; and Center for Human-Computer Interaction), the National Archives and Records Administration, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, with additional support from the Social Science Research Council. 

In Washington, DC, come to the National Archives’ Innovation Hub. Classes, groups, communities, or individuals can participate both online and remotely
For more information and to register yourself or group, please visit Anyone wishing to transcribe these documents may do so at any time via the Zooniverse site (


All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.