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Join the Digital Scholarship Group, the Women Writers Project, and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks in our celebration of Douglass Day, an event honoring the life and birthday of Frederick Douglass. At this event, we will transcribe  the records of the Colored Conventions, the nineteenth century’s longest campaign for Black civil rights.

Our Douglass Day celebration is free and open to the public. No previous experience is necessary.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. RSVP here.

**Note that you will receive an email after registering—open the calendar attachment in the message to see the Zoom link for the event.**

This event connects with the national Douglass Day, an annual celebration organized, in part, by The Colored Conventions Project, with local events happening across the country on February 14. 

Partners and supporters of Douglass Day include: The Center for Black Digital Research at Penn State, the Colored Conventions Project, the Anna Julia Cooper Digital Project, the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, the Princeton University Center for Digital Humanities, the PSU Libraries, the PSU Center for Humanities and Information, and the PSU College of Liberal Arts, the American Studies Association for a Community Partnership Grant, Zooniverse, and By The People at the Library of Congress.

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