HistoryForge Volunteer Application
HistoryForge is an online interactive database that maps information from the censuses of Ithaca, NY onto historical map layers. Residents and historians can use a powerful search engine to explore the buildings, neighborhoods, individuals and families of early 20th century Ithaca. Visit
to begin your exploration.
You can help! HistoryForge is an ongoing project that depends on volunteers to transcribe census records, input metadata, scan images, and geo-rectify maps of the city. It's fun, informative and contributes to our understanding today's Ithaca by understanding its past.
with any questions.
Name (First Name Last Name)
How did you hear about HistoryForge?
What type of volunteer opportunity would you be interested in?
Research and writing
Creating social media/blog posts
Do you have any experience with data digitization, maps, georectification, or another related skill?
If "Yes" please explain:
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN HISTORYFORGE!
The HistoryForge Project Coordinator will be in touch with you soon about your volunteer interest.
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