The Turning the Pages of the Past: Scrapbooks of the 60s page was built using Omeka by the 2014 iteration of the Adventures in Digital History class. This website is a collection of UMW scrapbooks from the 1960s. The scrapbooks were scanned and digitized as collections, while the photographs were digitized as items. The […]
University of Mary Washington: Then and Now is a digital history project whose main goal is to create and display a digital photography exhibit of the University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg campus. Images on the site range in date from 1908 to the present day, and aim to portray the evolution of student life and […]
The Century America Project is a digital history project that explores the experiences of 15 colleges and universities and their communities during World War I and the following years (1914-1919). In the past, UMW Digital History students have contributed two different sites to this project: Century America: The State Normal School and Fredericksburg, VA, 1914-1919 […]
This website displays 3-D scans of objects from the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, located in downtown Fredericksburg, in an online, interactive exhibit that contains interviews, photographs, and 3-D scans of items.
This website is a collective digital history project that documents the experiences during the Great War (World War I) at 15 individual colleges and universities from 1914 to 1919. It works to show the impact that this war had on the various schools and their surrounding town and community. This site includes several interactive tools […]
Century America – The State Normal School provides a look at UMW – then the State Normal School – and its history during the First World War. This site also expands into the larger Fredericksburg community and talks about the influenza pandemic that followed the war and its effects on campus. This site is a part […]
Then and Now UMW serves as another photo exhibition of the University of Mary Washington over time. It includes a collections tab that allows you to navigate through the exhibition by decade and uniquely blends some of the past and present photos of buildings to help demonstrate the changes over time. This site was restored by […]
The Scrapbooks of the 1960s Project houses a collection of Mary Washington College’s Young Republicans club and Home Economics club scrapbooks from 1961-69. This archive provides a look into campus history and campus life through the lens of different student organizations on campus. This website was restored by the 2022 ADH class. You can read about […]