Small Scrapbooking Update #3

In the past two weeks, the group has gotten a lot done. In order to better contextualize the family in Fredericksburg’s history and how Anne impacted the community, I contacted Jeanette to see if there was anyone Anne knew that may be willing to give a few words about her. Jeanette directed me to John Hennessy, among others, and I […]

Wikipedia and Creative Commons

Wikipedia Fredericksburg, Virginia: Looking at the discussions on this article was fairly entertaining. While few people contributed to substantial facts about the town (ie. pointing out some information on Thomas Jefferson), plenty of people joined in the discussion of whether or not Fredericksburg is a part of Nova. As for the page’s history itself, it has undergone few revisions and […]

Scrapbook Update #2

This week we’ve gotten the Instagram (@rowescrapbooksfxbg) and gmail account (rowescrapbooksfxbg@gmail.com) set up for our project, and assigned members of the group to upkeeping those accounts. Our primary goal for this week was to locate the specific artifacts and pictures we want to scan for our project. Today, we made significant progress in documenting what we would be scanning and […]

Small Scrapbooking Update

Today, Glynnis, Mady, and I met with two of Anne Wilson Rowe’s daughters, Jeanette and Florence. Through them, we were able to gain more insight on their family and what they’re hoping to see from the project. Both sisters seemed pleased with our ideas on how to utilize the scrapbooks and were open to further communication throughout the semester, with […]