Category Archives: 1930s

My Character

My name is Melba Bone and I am from the mountains of West Virginia. My parents saved up their money for me to be able to go to college and get away from the lifestyle that I come from. My boyfriend, who I was planning … Continue reading Continue reading

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My Character

My name is Melba Bone and I am from the mountains of West Virginia. My parents saved up their money for me to be able to go to college and get away from the lifestyle that I come from. My boyfriend, who I was planning … Continue reading Continue reading

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1950s Mini-Biography

Hello, my name is Dorothy Booth and I am from Richmond, Virginia. I am a senior Psychology major and a council member of the Recreation Association. My older brother was a soldier in World War II and I decided to come to MWC when he decided to go because his G.I. Bill. I am trying […] 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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Hello, My Name is….

(Quick Bio of my new 1950′s persona)…   Hello my name is Ruth Louise Wright, from Alexandria, Virginia. This is my senior year and I am a Home Economic Major.  I live in Virginia Hall and am part of the Home Economics Club and the Young Women’s Christian Association. Continue reading

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“Dorm Life” Photos

The photo-recreation group has decided to post several pictures from a particular category and from there we will choose which picture to use for our project. I have chosen three photos for the category “Dorm Life”. 1. This is a photo from the Battlefield yearbook from 1950. I chose it because it won’t be hard […] Continue reading

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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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Photo Recreation Update

Today in class we divide up individual tasks for the photo recreation aspect of our recreation project. By Tuesday (April 10th) each member of the group will have explored the archives and will have selected two possible choices for photos from their particular asinment to recreate. Each member will then post their photo ideas and will list […] Continue reading

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