Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Cleveland Park Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Cleveland Park Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
With the help of experienced Wikipedians, attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and improve articles on historic sites, people, and institutions in and around Cleveland Park.
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing email@example.com.
Lunch will be provided.
- Saturday, November 10, 2018 11AM-2PM
- Cleveland Park Library
- 3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW
- Washington, DC 20008
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Quick Editing Tips
Tools and Other Resources
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.
Suggested Work List
Work list in multiple formats
- Wiki List Tool on Google Spreadsheets, showing ORES scores and Wikidata information
- Tabernacle tool, to edit Wikidata metadata
:Main page needs fleshing out and has some outdated information.
HISTORIC SITES and BUILDINGS
|Rosedale (Washington, D.C.)|
:Article is a stub with some major errors and omissions. It needs a photo.
|John Eaton Elementary School|
:Needs inline citations to reliable sources (per tag on page). Parts of article read like subjective boosterism for the management company.
:Might be improved with reference to Kim Prothro Williams, Lost Farms and Estates of Washington, DC.
:“Multiple issues.” Links need updating
|Adas Israel Congregation|
|St. Albans Church|
:Currently a stub; needs secondary sources.
|Washington National Cathedral|
:Sections on architecture and burials currently flagged as needing citations.
|National Cathedral School|
:Needs citations for what is there now. Has no information at all on the school’s history.
|St. Albans School|
:Needs citations for what is there now. Has no information at all on the school’s history. There is a history of the school published fairly recently.
|Washington International School|
:Article needs a lot of work.
|National Zoological Park (United States)|
:Flagged as needing more citations.
:Article contains no information about its earlier identtiy (Tenallytown Pike, Rockville Pike, etc.) except in Georgetown, and no discussion of its streetcars. These names show up in a lot of Civil War histories, so there’d be some use in expanding the article.
:There are some minor inaccuracies in the references to Rosedale in this article, and no cross-references to the Rosedale article. :Update/correct this after improving the Rosedale article. (See Rosedale sources.)
|Paul J. Pelz|
* List of houses in Cleveland Park could be expanded (CP NR nomination + HistoryQuest DC)
:“Multiple issues” (living person)
|Waddy Butler Wood|
- G. Martin Moeller, AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, DC (2012 edition)—Carin has this on Kindle.
Kim Prothro Williams, Lost Farms and Estates of Washington, DC—Carin will bring a copy.
- Edited all the Wikidata items for these and included descriptions and aliases for all. -- Fuzheado | Talk 13:12, 12 November 2018 (UTC)