Monthly Archives: April 2012

Photo Needs

Needs:
5 students
1 professor
desk
curtains
wastebasket
book
assorted desk items
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Introducing: Lydia Joan Pratt

(Lydia Joan Pratt is a play off my name, Leanna Jean Papp.) Lydia Pratt is a junior at Mary Washington College.  She is from Fredericksburg, VA and is majoring in English.  She is attending Mary Washington because her three brothers went to the University of Virginia and she wasn’t allowed to attend.  She wants to […] Continue reading

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Character Bio

Hello, my name is Simon Riley and I am a Junior here at Mary Washington. I am here on the GI Bill after serving for a little over 2 years in the 2nd Battalion 28th Marines. I am getting an education so that I can pursue a lifelong dream of going to Law School and […] Continue reading

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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 of five children and went to college to have a different life than my parents. […] Continue reading

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Character

Dunstan Knight, a former First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, currently a junior at Mary Washington College. I’m seeking a doctorate in history, and hoping that I’ll be a professor of the subject.  Part of the reason I chose to come to MWC was because I had been stationed at Quantico for a […] Continue reading

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1950′s Men’s Clothing

I know we talked about the clothes we have to wear for the re-enactment in class today but here is just a little reminder.  Be sure to wear two-toned suits.  That is, either wear a lighter colored pair of pants with a darker jacket or vice versa.  The two different tones suggests that the suit […] Continue reading

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Re-enactment Bio

Hello my name is James Mangan and I am a Junior here at Mary Washington.  I came here on the GI Bill after serving for three years in the 82nd Airborne during the War.  After returning home from the European Theatre of Operations in 1945, I wanted to pursue an education so that I could […] Continue reading

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US Women's History 2012-04-10 12:47:44

Start of class – 5 min announcement by “student council president” (Grace) thanking everyone for participation in D-G Day, and announcing the upcoming May Day. She will also announce that someone in our class in a nominee for May Queen (it will be a surprise for everyone except Grace). Grace will pass out a flier […] Continue reading

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Introducing…

Beverly Jamieson. I’m a 21 year old college student from Richmond, Virginia. I come from a conservative, Catholic family and am the fourth of six siblings. My older brother was an officer during World War II.  I came to Mary Washington College to earn my teaching degree and am currently engaged to my beau, Lt. […] Continue reading

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1950′s Dress Code

OPTIONS FOR WOMEN: 1.) A fitted blouse is ideal for women. Sleeveless blouses were also popular. 2.) Full skirts and swing skirts that are knee high. Make sure the color of the skirt matches your top or is a neutral color. 3.) Shirt dress. These should have a top resembling  a shirt with a gathered skirt. […] Continue reading

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