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Georgetown Slavery Archive Editing Workshop: Remote Participation

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Georgetown University-Lauinger Library

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3700 O Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20057

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REGISTER HERE TO PARTICIPATE REMOTELY. Want to join us in-person? Use THIS LINK instead.

Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for visitors who want to learn more about a variety of topics.

In 1838, Jesuit priests sold 272 enslaved people who worked on Jesuit plantations in Southern Maryland. Proceeds from the sale were used to pay a portion of Georgetown University's debts. The Georgetown Slavery Archive was established in 2016 to maintain and share materials related to slavery and the 1838 sale. We will use these materials to edit and create relevant Wikipedia articles. New editors are welcome. Training will be provided.

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