"We need them to help us because a lot of kids today and younger people don't know how to read cursive," she told AARP.
If you want to volunteer, more information can be found here:
The Library of Congress: In addition to transcribing, volunteers can also register to add keywords to documents, which helps improve the search capabilities. The library is also looking for volunteers to review, edit and complete transcriptions.
National Archives, Citizen Archivists: Volunteers can register to tag, transcribe and add comments to the records in the archives.
Smithsonian Transcription Center: After volunteers transcribe and review documents, a Smithsonian staff member approves the work. Additionally, the Smithsonian is looking for volunteers who can transcribe historical audio files.