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Enhancing the Narrative of DC Public Schools: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives

Join us at Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives and help to improve and create Wikipedia articles about the history of public education in the District of Columbia. No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary, as training will be provided. Reference materials from the Sumner Archives will be readily available.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing


Saturday, January 19, 2019 10AM-2PM


Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
1201 17th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036


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Ariel shows how it's done
Editing at the workshop

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1) Select 'Sign in'
2) Scroll down on the page that follows and click 'Publish changes' or 'Save changes'.
Your username will automatically be added to the list of attendees.


Sumner Museum DC Public Education Editing Workshop 2019.pdf

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  • Wikis: commons.wikimedia, en.wikipedia
  • Start date: 2019-01-19 10:00 (America/New York)
  • End date: 2019-01-19 15:00
Bytes changed Edits Files in use Files uploaded New editors Pages created Views to pages created Pages improved Avg. daily views to pages improved Unique pages with uploaded files Participants 7 day retention
8,327 22 3 4 1 1 73 11 120 5 13 0