Software, E-Resource Transcription dataset from the World War II Rumor Project, American Folklife Center By the People transcription campaign title : information and disinformation : the World War II rumor project
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- Transcription dataset from the World War II Rumor Project, American Folklife Center
- By the People transcription campaign title : information and disinformation : the World War II rumor project
- This dataset is an export of transcriptions for 9,189 images from the World War II Rumor Project Collection digital collection created by volunteers participating in the Library of Congress crowdsourcing program By the People (https://crowd.loc.gov) campaign Information and Disinformation: The World War II Rumor Project. 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.
- The dataset includes transcriptions and data generated from the pages in the By the People campaign Information and Disinformation: The World War II Rumor Project (https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/world-war-ii-rumor/). The campaign consisted of all then-available online images of digitized content from the World War II Rumor Project Collection (https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/collafc.afc1945001) transcribed in their entirety. The World War II Rumor Project collection contains documentation compiled by the Office of War Information (OWI) from 1942-1943 in a program intended to study the spread of rumors, to learn about rumors circulating that might have an impact on national security, and to create educational outreach to help head off rumors. It includes documentation of the project administration as well as rumors about the war gathered from individuals and schools across the U.S. See the World War II Rumor Project Collection digital collection (https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/collafc.afc1945001) for all available online items for this collection, as well as contextual information.
- 2022360466.zip - a zip file containing a CSV file and README file.
- world-war-ii-rumor_2023-08-11.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 Information and Disinformation: The World War II Rumor Project campaign.
- Note: This dataset may contain UNICODE characters or lengthy transcriptions which may display incorrectly in some spreadsheet editors.
- By the People (Program), compiler
Created / Published
- Washington, D.C. : By the People, Library of Congress, 2022.
- - World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
- - Rumor--United States
- - World War, 1939-1945--Anecdotes
- - World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
- - World War, 1939-1945--Humor
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- - "Datasest created 2023-08-11."--README file.
- - Title from README file.
- 1 online resource (dataset)
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- compressed data
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Transcription dataset from the World War II Rumor Project, American Folklife Center. composeds by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2022. Software, E-Resource. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022360466/.
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(2022) Transcription dataset from the World War II Rumor Project, American Folklife Center. By The People Iler, comp Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress. [Software, E-Resource] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022360466/.
MLA citation style:
Transcription dataset from the World War II Rumor Project, American Folklife Center. comp by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2022. Software, E-Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022360466/>.