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Help The Library of Congress Transcribe Suffragist Papers: Today In Books

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Help The Library of Congress Transcribe Suffragist Papers

The crowd sourcing platform launched in 2018 by the Library of Congress, By The People, is looking for volunteers to help transcribe almost 16,000 pages of letters, speeches, articles and suffragist documents. Once fully word searchable lay historians and scholars will have a much easier time with the material. Anyone can participate, which you can find out more about here.

Medieval Poem About A Talking Vulva Found In Australia

Only two copies of Der Rosendorn (The Rose Thorn) were known to exist until a recent discovery which has now pushed the origin date of the poem back 200 years. You can read more about the poem–in which a virgin argues with her genitals–along with how Christine Glassner found the poem while looking through manuscripts here.

True Crime Fans: Mindhunter S2 Teaser Trailer Is Here

Netflix’s hit show, based on John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker’s true crime serial killer book, returns with a second season on August 16th and here’s our scary first look: Mindhunter season 2 teaser trailer.