Wikipedia:Meetup/Madison/ArtAndFeminism 2016

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Madison, WI
Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon
When and Where
DateSaturday, March 5, 2016
Time9:30 am – 12:00 pm
AddressMadison Public Library
Central Library
201 W Mifflin St
City, StateMadison, WI

The Wikipedia Training and Edit-a-thon will take place 9:30 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, March 5, at the Madison Public Library's Central Library. The ArtWrite Collective will host the event.

Event information[edit]

Interior of Madison Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
  • Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Madison Public Library, Central Library, 201 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI
  • Daycare: We are coordinating the details for daycare at the event
  • Food: Coffee and snacks (with vegan and gluten-free options) will be provided
  • Host: The ArtWrite Collective
  • Facebook logo.png Facebook: Event page on Facebook

Bring your laptop. If you don't have one, the library will have some laptops available for checkout at the event. The library will also pull a set of references from their collection for us to use during the event.

List of suggested articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

Resources for editing[edit]

Overhead of Madison, Wisconsin downtown, 1930s

Print reference sources at the Central Library second floor[edit]

  • African American National Biography, 8 volumes
  • American National Biography, 27 volumes
  • Current Biography, 1940-2012
  • Encyclopedia of Native American Biography
  • Native American Women, A Biographical Dictionary
  • Notable American Women, 3 volumes
  • Notable Black American Women, 2 volumes

Articles improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Chase (name) -- Slambo (talk)
  2. Elizabeth Thérèse Baird -- TheCatalyst31 (talk)
  3. Henry S. Baird -- TheCatalyst31 (talk)
  4. List of people from Wisconsin -- Slambo (talk)
  5. Mary Nohl Art Environment -- Ccb608 (talk)
  6. Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani -- Mtengel2 (talk)
  7. Thomas L. Jennings -- Nyth83 (talk)
  8. Veil -- Scartol (talk)

Articles created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Christine Macel -- Czar (talk)
  2. Elizabeth Baird (writer) -- TheCatalyst31 (talk)
  3. Jessie Kalmbach Chase -- Slambo (talk)
  4. Millie Rose Lalk -- Sweepz (talk)
  5. Nina Freeman -- Czar (talk)

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #2
  2. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

  1. alauramegan (talk) 17:42, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. Ccb608 (talk) 22:40, 1 February 2016 (UTC)
  3. czar 17:27, 28 January 2016 (UTC)
  4. Lrschneider (talk) 04:32, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Mooper71 (talk) 16:40, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  6. Mtengel2 (talk) 15:30, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  7. Nyth63 00:03, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
  8. Scartol • Tok 13:18, 1 February 2016 (UTC) -- I can't promise I'll make it, but I will really try. I'd love to meet other Madtown Wikifolk.
  9. Slambo (Speak) 12:08, 28 January 2016 (UTC) Wikipedia Admin
  10. Sweepz (talk) 17:24, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  11. TheCatalyst31 ReactionCreation 02:30, 4 February 2016 (UTC)
  12. Theodorejay (talk) 20:55, 12 February 2016 (UTC)