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Digitized Yearbooks Offer 37,000 Pages Of Husker History

 

December 13, 2017



LINCOLN – University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumni, students and friends recently completed transcribing the last of 37,000 pages of the university’s Cornhusker yearbooks, making them accessible for alumni, scholars, genealogists and history buffs.

Volunteers from all over the country typed the text from scanned yearbook pages using Transcribe Our Past, a crowdsourcing website created by the University Libraries. The text and images were then combined to create the fully searchable University of Nebraska Yearbooks site.

Beginning in 2013, University Archives and Special Collections, the Ce...



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