When the Library of Congress, in Washington, asked America’s public for help in transcribing historic documents written in cursive penmanship, about 11,000 people across America volunteered in 2019, the first year.

The By the People project is intellectually challenging and can be done from home computers anywhere. You don’t have to live in the Washington area to volunteer.

Janice Law is a columnist for The Daily News. Have a travel question? Email judgejanicelaw@yahoo.com.

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