Transcribe Caption

The purpose of this task is to transcribe the caption information visible in the image.

If there is no caption information at all please write "NO Caption" and submit. 

Please familiarize with the task by reading the instructions and viewing the examples below.

The caption information that is desired in this task is to find the who?, the what? and the where? Although you may not be presented with all of this information.


  • Use the cursor to create a selection around the area to be transcribed.
  • The area selected will zoom and display a text field to enter the transcription.
  • Once all images are completed review the results and submit or make amendments by selecting the relevant entry.

You may come across a variety of info cards here are some examples 



To save yourself time and effort please note the following
  • Do NOT transcribe photographer name. 
  • Do NOT transcribe photograph date.
  • Do NOT transcribe order number or scanner number
  • Do NOT transcribe irrelevant information. The caption should make sense.

  • Some captions may be handwritten, make sure what you transcribe makes sense, it may be just a name.
  • If the caption presented to you is in the form of an Article only transcribe the first and/or second paragraphs in addition to any headline titl
  • If the caption presented to you is in the form of a Media Release or Photo Release only transcribe the first and/or second paragraphs in addition to any headline title
  • If you spot a spelling mistake please try to correct it, however you will not have work rejected if you fail to spot a spelling mistake and enter words as seen.
We recommend using Chrome, Firefox and Safari Browsers. We do not recommend using IE Browser.

Please take time to view the example images below  

 Info Card ImageCaption to be entered 
 From left: Honorary co-chairmen Jonathan and Sarah Baum with Jonathan's father, Kenneth Baum, and Mary Mira at a 20th anniversary observance for Network Rehabilitative Services for people with Mental Illness
 Sharon Scherer of Olathe, a former U.S. Treasury Department employee, has started her own human-resources consulting business, Concept Consulting Systems.
 NO Caption