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Hello, my name is

Polly Davis and I am a Junior majoring in biology and in the pre-nursing program at Mary Washington College. I am from rural Fauquier County, Virginia and the first member of my family to go to college. I am one … Continue reading

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Recreating a 1950s Classroom

As far as ideas for how to go about the recreation of the 1950s website I’m a little lost. I think it would definitely be cool to dress in period clothing and maybe have era appropriate props such as books and bags … Continue reading

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Website Up!

Hey everyone, check out the culimination of our research for the ninteen-sixties here!  

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Post #4: Wrapping up my research

After hearing that it was a good idea to broaden our research to aspects of MWC other than the classroom experience, this past week I got to working on finding photos that demonstrated the atmosphere at Mary Washington. I was … Continue reading

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Post #3: The Details

This week  I went back to the student handbooks and photo archives to look in to topics we discussed in our group that we would like to include in our final website. First I looked into the smoking policies because … Continue reading

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Touching Base

Today the group discussed our visions for the final website. It seemed like we were all on the same page, or at least a similar one. We have an ambitious plan to create the website in a way that would … Continue reading

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Reading Response

When reading Judy Yung’s “The Social Awakening of Chinese American Women” I enjoyed learning further about Chinese women’s experiences in America during the later 19th and early 20th centuries. When we left off in class Chinese women were banned from … Continue reading

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Post #2: Digging Deeper

So far I have been able to go through photos from 1960 to 1965 that have not been uploaded to the archives online in addition to all the 1960s photos online. I had more luck in finding photos of actual … Continue reading

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Post #1: Just Starting Out

I have chosen to go through the student handbooks and photographs for the ‘60s. I really enjoy looking at photographs because of what they can tell you about a certain time, situation, people, and styles and so on. When I … Continue reading

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Hello!

My name is Kendall Simonpietri and I am a junior majoring in History. I have lived in the Fredericksburg area all my life and have grown up enjoying all that the area has to offer… I am currently living at … Continue reading

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