Software, E-Resource Transcription datasets from Rosa Parks Papers By the People transcription campaign title : Rosa Parks : in her own words
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- Transcription datasets from Rosa Parks Papers
- By the People transcription campaign title : Rosa Parks : in her own words
- Version 1: This dataset is an export from the Library of Congress By the People crowdsourcing program (https://crowd.loc.gov). It contains a combination of digital collections metadata, volunteer-created text generated through a transcription and review process, and metadata representing the arrangement of the items in the By the People platform, as defined by the Concordia (https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress/concordia External) instance on which By the People operates. Concordia is an open source platform developed by the Library of Congress. Development is ongoing, iterative, and integrates user-centered design following the key principles of trust and approachability. Version 1 README file
- Version 1: The text available in this dataset is generated from the pages in the By the People Campaign, "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words." Rosa Parks is best known for one courageous act on one extraordinary day: she refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger on December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama. This decision launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a new phase of the civil rights movement. But it wasn't the first time she stood up for herself and others, and it wasn't the last. Hers was a life of activism and service. Transcriptions are available for letters to and from her mother, Leona McCauley; letters from her brother, Sylvester; and a poignant letter from her father, James. The largest group of her letters are to her husband, Raymond, in 1957 and 1958, when they had to live apart to find paying work. Raymond and Rosa Parks coped at a distance with the fallout from her bus protest and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa's letters are loving, compassionate, and nonjudgmental in the relationships that mattered most to her. Also included are transcriptions for fragmentary writings she created during and after the boycott. Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words consists of 1769 images of digitized content from the Rosa Parks Papers collection. The dataset includes transcriptions and data for these 1769 pages. Version 1 README file
- Version 1: This dataset includes: zip file containing a CSV file and a README file. - rosa-parks-in-her-own-words-2021-04-19.csv- a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcription. This .CSV is the direct export of the Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words campaign. Version 1 README file.
- Version 2, overview: This dataset is an export of transcriptions for 1,769 images from the Rosa Parks Papers created by volunteers participating in the Library of Congress crowdsourcing program By the People (https://crowd.loc.gov) campaign, Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words. It contains text created by volunteers through a transcription and review process, volunteer-created tags, digital collections metadata, and metadata representing the arrangement of the items in the By the People platform, Concordia. Version 2 README file, About this Dataset.
- Version 2, brief description of dataset contents: By the People invites anyone to contribute to the Library of Congress as a virtual volunteer by transcribing and reviewing digital images of texts to enhance Library of Congress digital collections. Transcriptions are created and reviewed by volunteers in a consensus model that requires at least two volunteers to complete a transcription. Volunteer-created transcriptions are then published on the Library's website (https://www.loc.gov) alongside images of the original documents to improve search and discovery of digital collections and to improve accessibility of the text within the images. Version 2 README file, About this Dataset.
- Version 2, brief description of collection contents: This dataset includes transcriptions and data generated from the pages in the By the People campaign Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words (https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/rosa-parks-in-her-own-words/). The campaign consisted of a selection of then online images of digitized content from the Rosa Parks Papers (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/collmss.ms000037). The portion of the Parks Papers transcribed here includes materials from the Family Papers; General Correspondence; Writings, Notes, and Statements; Events; and Miscellany series of the archival collection. The materials document Rosa Parks' life before, during, and after the Montgomery Bus Boycott, including her family and personal life and her legacy of lifelong activism and service. See the Rosa Parks Papers digital collection for all available online items for this collection, as well as contextual information, such as timelines and bibliographic resources. Version 2 README file, About this Dataset.
- Version 2, description of of CSV contents: This dataset includes: 2020445590_v2.zip - a zip file containing a CSV file and a README file --.-- rosa-parks-in-her-own-words_2022-10-12.csv - a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image URL, the volunteer-created transcriptions, and volunteer-created tags. This .CSV is the direct export of the Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words campaign. Version 2 README file, What's included.
- Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
- By the People (Program), compiler.
Created / Published
- Washington, D.C. : By the People, Library of Congress, 2021-2022.
- - Parks, Rosa,--1913-2005
- - African Americans--Civil rights
- - Civil rights--United States
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956
- - Poor People's Campaign
- Data sets
- - "Dataset created 04/19/2021."--Version 1 README file.
- - "Dataset created 2022-10-12."--Version 2 README file.
- - Title from README file
- 1 online resource (dataset)
Call Number/Physical Location
- s-Online Electronic Resource
Library of Congress Control Number
- compressed data
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Parks, Rosa. Transcription datasets from Rosa Parks Papers. composeds by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, to 2022, 2021. Software, E-Resource. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020445590/.
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Parks, R. (2021) Transcription datasets from Rosa Parks Papers. By The People Iler, comp Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, to 2022. [Software, E-Resource] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020445590/.
MLA citation style:
Parks, Rosa. Transcription datasets from Rosa Parks Papers. comp by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, to 2022, 2021. Software, E-Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020445590/>.