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Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop

National Archives and Records Administration, looking north
USCGC Point Hudson

Join us at the National Archives Innovation Hub for a Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and use recently scanned Coast Guard records to update related Wikipedia articles. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance.

Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.

When

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10AM-2PM

Where

National Archives-Innovation Hub
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20408
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PLEASE NOTE: You will be entering a government building and will be required to go through security (a magnetometer). You will need to show a photo ID (preferably a driver's licence or other government ID) and sign in to come to the Innovation Hub. If you wish to work with original records you must have a NARA researcher card. If you do not have one, there will be an opportunity to sign up for a card. More information here.

Register

Register here with Eventbrite'

Coordination[edit]

Please use THIS LINK to let others know what article you are currently editing

Please sign in[edit]

This is for use on the day of the event. To register for the event, visit Eventbrite
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.

Presentation[edit]

Policies, Quick Tips and Other Wikimedia Resources[edit]

Suggested Worklist[edit]

Coast Guard Squadron One[edit]

Coast Guard Squadron Two[edit]

Coast Guard Squadron Three[edit]

Coast Guard Support Vessels[edit]

COAST GUARD VESSELS SUPPORTING U. S. ARMY AND USAID IN AIDS TO NAVIGATION[edit]

Sources and Potential References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. COAST GUARD CUTTER PLANETREE (WLB 307):HISTORIC AMERICAN ENGINEERING RECORD" (PDF). National Park Service.

Articles edited/created, Images, Categories Added[edit]

Participants[edit]