Happy 200th Birthday, Frederick Douglass! Transcribe-a-thon of Freedmen's Bureau Records

The Hofstra community is invited to celebrate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass, a prominent American abolitionist and autho, with a Transcribe-a-thon on the Freedmen's Bureau Papers. A reading of Douglass Texts at Douglass Circle outside Monroe Lecture Hall will take place at 11:30 a.m.

 

Transcribe-a-thon of Freedmen’s Bureau Records in Axinn Library will take place 12-3 p.m.

 

All are welcome!
Bring your own laptop to participate in the transcribe-a-thon

 

For a full list of events, visit coloredconventions.org/hbd

 

Sponsors: The Digital Research Center at Hofstra University, The Axinn Library, The Center for "Race", Culture, and Social Justice

Vinnie Bagwell (American, born in 1957)
Frederick Douglass Circle, 2008
Bronze
53.5 x 33 x 28.25 in. 

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Axinn Library
Axinn Library
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA



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