Category Archives: 1930s

Photo recreation Group summary

Our goal for this project is to recreate a scrapbook that will display our photo recreations using film media and processing. Two of our group members posses cameras that we will use to take our pictures. They are also able to use black and white film and are able to process the pictures. We will be […] Continue reading

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Class Recreation

Well first off, I thought the group that did the 1950s did an absolutely amazing job on their blog website, so props to them, they really deserved it! Now we get to recreate their decade which should be REALLY fun! As far as actually pulling it off though I have a few thoughts. I think […] Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Classroom Recreation

I think it would be interesting to recreate a class that we no longer have here at Mary Washington and was popular during that decade, such as home economics. This would be hard to do because it is not something … Continue reading Continue reading

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1950′s Recreation of the Classroom

 The hardest part about this project has been in researching what went on in the classroom. The 1950′s group was one of the groups that was able to really put the details of the classroom together well. One of their best sources was with their interviews and their photos. I would like to try and recreate the […] Continue reading

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Suggestions for 1950′s Recreation

I think it would be interesting to recreate a history classroom from the 1950′s.  I’m not exactly sure what roles the guys in the class could potentially have but I’m sure there is a way that we can work them into the reenactment.  Also, I think it would be neat if we were able to […] Continue reading

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Reading Discussion 3/27

A theme in U.S. Women’s history that seems to keep resurfacing in our readings is the role of women during wartime America.  This week’s reading from Modern American Women discusses this theme specifically.  The text says that the image of Rosie … Continue reading Continue reading

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Completed Project!

Our group has completed our research and website on the Mary Washington College student experience in the 1930s! Check it out! http://mwc1930s.umwblogs.org/ Continue reading

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Official Blog

The complete blog is up! Here is the site link: http://mwc1930s.umwblogs.org/ Enjoy! Continue reading

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Interview with Barbara Skidmore Sheehan

Below is the interview that was conducted between Barbara Skidmore Sheehan and her daughter Donna Gladis with questions posed from the 1930′s Group.  The interview was conducted on March 1st, 2012.  The 1930′s Group would like to express our deepest … 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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