Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations: Hidden Stories and Surprising Uses

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S 6th Street, Philadelphia

A five year project to digitize the records of some of Philadelphia’s most historic congregations concludes with more than 80,000 records placed online and nearly 12,000 of those transcribed. Scholars, archivists, and transcribers will share their stories of how these records inform our understanding of the past, and perhaps the present, in an afternoon session […]