Letters of 1916 - Creating History

Letters of 1916 is "the first public humanities project in Ireland. it is creating a crowd-sourced digital collection of letters written around the time of the Easter Rising (1 November 1915 – 31 October 1916). The public can contribute to the database "by transcribing previously-collected letters" or by uploading owned original letters in the project database.To date (March 5th, 2014), "over 700 letters have been uploaded from both national Institutions and private collections. The Letters 1916 team is identifying, photographing and preparing hundreds more for upload and already selected and collected several images of letters from the following Irish institutions: 

Letters 1916 is connected to social media to gain visibility for the crowd-sourcing project: Facebook and Twitter.


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Friday, 27 June 2014 - 4:10pm
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