Labor museum offers historical editing workshop

A historical editing workshop will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W. Wood St., Youngstown.

Diane Barnes, a professor at Youngstown State University, will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals and diaries. It is designed for historians, historical society members, genealogists and family historians. Barnes has extensive experience with historic editing and has served as associate editor on The Frederick Douglass Papers, assistant editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and specialized in United States 19th century social history and the history of slavery and abolitionism.

Admission is free. For more information, call 330-941-1314.

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