For this project, students will transcribe at least five (5) pages of Margaret (Madge) Preston's 1865 diary on the Transcribe MD website. Students are welcome to transcribe others materials on the Transcribe MD site as well. Keep in mind that Transcribe MD is a pilot project and we are aware that there are some issues with the site. We appreciate any feedback you have about your experience using Transcribe MD for this project.
In order to find out more about Madge Preston and the context in which she lived, the following resources are recommended: