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Week 1: 8/21 History (general) and Institutional History
Introduce term assignment.
For Next Week: List 1-5 events from history (U.S. or world) for each college president's term.
Reading Assignment for 8/28: Articles listed in College History Readings document. Readings in Class 3 Readings document, sections regarding questions in Oral History.
Week 2: 8/28 Institutional history discussion
What are the problems? What should be collected? How do we preserve? Where do we find the materials for documenting the history of the college?
Take two pictures representing the History of Wilmington College and two pictures representing YOUR history of WC.
Reading Assignment for 9/11; Bricks without Straw, : Partners in Education 89-92, 111-116
Week 3: 9/11 Guest Speaker: Tim Wiederhold, Alumus, Local Business Owner
Reading Assignment for 9/18: Boyd, Oscar, A History of Wilmington College; Wilmington Yearly Meeting 1891-1991 8-12, 28-29
Week 4: 9/18 Guest Speaker: Becky Haines
Reading Assignment for 9/25: Memoirs of Mary Mills, Bricks without Straw, The Making of Sensible Men
Week 5: 9/25: Field Trip, Clinton County History Center
Contrast Mary Mills, "Sensible Men," and "Bricks" with Oscar Boyd
Reading Assignment for 9/29: Cradles of Conscience Preface, Intro., 509-522; Founded by Friends Preface, Intro., 91-108
Week 6: 10/2 Guest Speaker; Interim President, Corey Cockerill
Show student pictures
Week 7: 10/9 Last Class: Guest Speaker: Randy Sarvis
Term project presentations, discussion.
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