The Dilettante


by dc:creator

Like any other project, our task with the MJP is vulnerable to difficulties. The past two weeks have been been consumed by troubleshooting our OCRing software, ABBYY FineReader Pro.At the end of my last post, my progress was gaining steam. I had successfully converted these image scans of The Dilettante issues 1.1 and 1.2 into edited, compiled PDFs ready for OCRing. OCRing stands for optical character recognition. It is the process that ultimately allows the reader to search through a [...]

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Mapping Catholics

Such European and Rural Interest

by bbarcenas

I finished going through the purchases of institutions and women from the ledger in 1846.  Last week, I mentioned finding religious objects, prayer books, Catechisms, and so forth.  This trend continued for the rest of the spreadsheet, however there are a handful of things I would like to bring to your attention.  Purchases are being … Continue reading Such European and Rural Interest

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