Category Archives: Interview

Follow-up

Last night I sent my interviewees the website for our group. Here is the response I received from Ms. Stone, class of 1952: “After we had our conversation, I recalled two very personal memories of my time at MWC, which I would like to share with you.  It seems I waited until my freshman year […] Continue reading

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Fourth research log

Rita Morgan Stone ’52, describes herself as “very much an admirer of Mary Washington” Interviewer: What was the general atmosphere at MWC during your time here? Rita Stone: “It was very positive atmosphere, it was good. It was not too different than what it is now. We certainly had much stricter regulations than you do now. There […] Continue reading

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Third Research Log

Gwendolyn Amory Cumming, ’52 – President of Student Government during ’51-’52 Interviewer: What was the general atmosphere at MWC during your time here? Gwendolyn Cumming: “Very friendly. Very beautiful campus, smaller than it is now.” Did it change at all over the course of your college history? “I was there from ’48 to ’52, um, I don’t […] Continue reading

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Second Research Log

Nanalou Sauder, age 77, class of ‘56 Interviewer: What was the general atmosphere at MWC during your time here? Nanalou Sauder: “50’s atmosphere. Students were for the most part were traditionalists. They were there to study and learn. Fortunately, the friends I had were serious about their studies.” “We were not allowed to appear outside the dormitories […] Continue reading

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