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National Archives Fort Worth needs citizen archivists

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The National Archives Fort Worth needs three adventurous souls who would like to spend three days learning the ropes about being an archivist. Archives Director Meg Hacker said the focus will be on indexing and digitizing slave manifests from 1808-1860 in order to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

All of the work will be conducted June 3 – 5 at the John Burgess location, 1400 John Burgess Dr., Fort Worth, 76021, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Interested applicants need to send contact information and a paragraph stating why they would like to participate to ftworth.education@nara.gov. Apply by Thursday, May 29.

For more information about this or other NARA projects contact either Fort Worth location:

1400 John Burgess Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76140, Phone Number: 817-551-2033

2600 W.7th St. Suite 162, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, Phone 817-831-5643

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