Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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.
Learn how to become a Wikipedia editor and spend time contributing to articles on African American history and Baltimore industry with guidance from experts. No experience necessary.
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch will be provided.
- Sunday, February 10, 2019 12:30PM-3PM
- Baltimore Museum of Industry
- 1415 Key Highway
- Baltimore, MD 21230
- Register here with Eventbrite'
Please sign in
- This is for use on the day of the event.
- 1) Select 'Sign in'
- 2) Scroll down on the page that follows and click 'Save changes'.
- Your username will automatically be added to the list of attendees.
Please use Etherpad to let others know what you are currently editing. Please remember to type 'Done' or 'Finished' when you are through making changes. REMEMBER TO PUBLISH (SAVE) OFTEN.
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- John E.T. Camper
- Chesapeake Marine Railway and Dry Dock Company
- Clarence L. Elder
- Alexander Hemsley
- Maurice "Peanut" King
- Lexington Savings Bank
- John W. Locks
- Miss Tony
- Daphne Muse
- Thomas R. Smith (Politician)
- Isaac Lobe Straus
- Harry O'Neill Wilson Sr.
- William L. Adams (businessman)
- Victorine Q. Adams
- Baltimore Afro-American
- Brotherhood of Liberty
- Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard
- William Cabell Bruce
- Marse Callaway
- Harry S. Cummings
- Ida Cummings
- Lucille Gorham
- Paul Henderson (photojournalist)
- Isaac Myers
- Philip Perlman
- John P. Poe Sr.
- Betty Robinson
- Beryl Williams
- N. Louise Young
- Maryland Public Service Commission
- Richard T. Ely
- Jean Fugett
- William Ashbie Hawkins
- Raymond V. Haysbert
- Charles Hamilton Houston
- Lillie Mae Carroll Jackson
- Reginald Lewis
- Clarence Mitchell Jr.
- Parren Mitchell
- Carl J. Murphy
- John H. Murphy Sr.
Resources/Potential Secondary Sources
- BMI online database
- Digital Maryland
- University of Maryland, Baltimore County special collections
- University of Baltimore archives
- Maryland State Archives
- Baltimore City Archives
- Reginald F. Lewis Museum online database
- Archives of the Afro American
- Library of Congress
- National Archives
- Google Scholar
- World Cat