Category Archives: 1960s

Photo Needs

Needs:
5 students
1 professor
desk
curtains
wastebasket
book
assorted desk items
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My character

My Name is Charlotte Elle Maine  and I am from Roanoke, Virginia.  I am a home economics major and in my free time I go to University of Virginia to spend time with my boyfriend and his friends.  I am in the Young Women’s Christian Association and the planning committee for the formal dances an MWC. Continue reading

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Photo recreation – Student clubs and activities photos

These are the photos that i chose to be decided on for the photo recreation of student clubs and activities. the first is of the Madrigal Singers in 1953.  This is a club that is lead by the department of music and in it the members of the Madrigal Singers stand in two rows, singing, […] Continue reading

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1950s Character

In researching the 1960s, I got really interested in Mary Washington’s study-abroad program. Having studied abroad, I’m sort of in awe of students who had that experience in a time before instant communication, who traveled to another country on ships and could only communicate with home through letters. By the 1950s, Mary Washington had a […] Continue reading

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1950s School Supplies

  As it turns out, Googling “school supplies in the 1950s” turns up a whole lot of nothing. Instead, I searched for the history of some of the individual items we might need in class, starting with pens. I found that most of the sites are fairly informal ones, and so my information comes from […] Continue reading

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Character Biography

Here is my character for the recreation: My name is Julia Richardson, and I am a graduating senior in Psychology. I have not yet found a serious boyfriend, but I am looking. I hope to be a housewife, though I would not mind being a grade-school teacher. I am 21 and my interests include singing […] Continue reading

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Picture Choices

Here’s the two pictures I thought we could recreate: Girls in Ball Hall in gowns http://archive.umw.edu:8080/vital/access/manager/Repository/umw:636 Professor with students http://archive.umw.edu:8080/vital/access/manager/Repository/umw:471 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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Mary Washington College 1960 Website

This is the link to the completed Mary Washington College website for the 1960′s. http://mwc1960.umwblogs.org/ Continue reading

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Research Log – the questions

I contacted the ladies who went to school here in the 60′s and was contacted back by all four of them. One of them , Mrs. Mann, also said that she is in contact with many if her classmates and so she is going to be forwarding my questions to them. Hopefully I will end up […] Continue reading

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