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Character

My approach to coming up with a character was to look through the yearbooks and just look at names and faces and see which one popped out at me and finally one did. My character’s name will be Anne Marie … Continue reading Continue reading

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Photo Recreation:Academics

These are the two images I chose for the academic page. The advantage to the one on the left is that it shows a glimpse into the classroom during the fifties however the disadvantage is that half of the picture … Continue reading Continue reading

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Research Log 4: Clubs and Curriculums

The focus of this post is split between the different curriculums and clubs of the 1930’s. What I hope to contribute to the project is a general overview of the social and academic expectations of the women of that time … Continue reading Continue reading

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Research Log 3: Namesakes and Name-Changes

As the research progressed it was startling how many faculty members from this decade have buildings named after them. Bushnell Hall(residence) was named for the Dean of Women during the thirties. Combs Hall(academic) was dedicated to the President during that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Reading Response

I found the Judy Yung article in Unequal Sisters the most interesting. The subtopic that was most intriguing was the section on foot binding. I never knew that it was done to prevent women from running away from their husbands. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Research Log 2: Classes, Grades, and a View

In my last post I focused on rules and regulations which mostly came from the hand books (while a few points did come from the bulletins). This time my focus is on more academic aspects as opposed to social, so … Continue reading Continue reading

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Research Log 1: Rules, Regulations, and Contradictions

My task was to go through the student handbooks and course catalogues or “bulletins” of the 1930’s. Although I only got through a few of them I learned a lot about student life and my strategy is to try to … Continue reading Continue reading

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About Me

My name is Hannah Bell. I am a transfer student and this is my second semester at UMW. I am twenty years old. I have an older brother an older sister and a younger sister. I am looking forward to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Hello world!

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