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Phillips edit-a-thon this Sunday (a draft on Agnes Weinrich)
I'm attending the Phillips Collection edit-a-thon this Sunday. After I signed up I made a list of American artists represented in the Made in the USA exhibition who didn't have Wikipedia articles and selected Karl Knaths as my first target. In working on that page I became interested in his sister-in-law, Agnes Weinrich, also an artist, and, since she also lacked a Wikipedia article, I've begun a draft on her. I plan to work on both pages Sunday, if that fits with the program.
The Knaths page is exactly where you'd expect it. The Weinrich draft is in my sandbox, here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Delabrede/sandbox/Agnes_Weinrich
If you've time and interest, I welcome help in improving the Weinrich draft. I've completed the basic stuff and am taking a breather before double-checking facts, nosing out typos & misspellings, and dealing with awkward phrasings and the like.
The Great American Wiknic and other events in July
I am pleased to announce our fourth annual picnic, the Great American Wiknic, will take place at Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, July 13 from 1 to 5 PM (rain date: July 20). We will be hanging out by the statue of Dante Alighieri, a statue that was donated to the park in 1921 as a tribute to Italian Americans. Read more about the statue on Wikipedia. If you would like to sign up for the picnic, you can do so here. When signing up, say what you’re going to bring!
July will also feature the second annual Great American Wiknic in Frederick, Maryland. This year’s Frederick picnic will take place on Sunday, July 6 at Baker Park. Sign up here for the Frederick picnic.
We hope to see you at our upcoming events!
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Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-Thon!
Sorry for the last minute update, but our friends at the DC Historical Society have scheduled a Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-Thon to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle fought in the District. The event will last from noon to 2 PM on Wednesday, July 30. Hope you can make it!
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