Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Queer Women of New England Throughout History

March 12th, 2023
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
11:30am — 3:30pm EST
The History Project

Join us to learn more about local queer historical figures and help us improve their digital visibility by editing and adding articles on Wikipedia featuring queer women throughout New England’s history.

The event will be hosted at the Boston Public Library (Central Copley Square Branch) and will run from 11:30-3:30pm. Please feel free to drop in at any time to participate.

Two training sessions will be provided by THP volunteers on-site at 12pm and 2pm.

Reference materials and support from THP volunteers will be available throughout the day.

If you have a laptop to bring to work on, we encourage you to do so. Free Wifi is provided by the BPL on-site.

RSVP on Eventbrite. BPL Meeting room details, as well as a link to research materials compiled by THP volunteers, will be delivered the day before the event to the email you sign up with. Reach out to info@historyproject.org with any questions.

Please review BPL’s COVID-19 Guidelines, which we will follow while in the space.

Though registration is required, this event is free and open to the public. Any donations made support The History Project’s mission to document, preserve, and share LGBTQ history. Thank you for your support!

*Citation for photograph used in event image: George Chapin Scott and Edward F. Bernier, “Woman on a pier in Provincetown, Mass.,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/249.