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HIST 188--HILL EXTRA CREDIT SPRING 2010 Instructions: For each activity or event you view/attend, submit a two page, typed (double spaced) essay. In no more than two paragraphs, summarize the content of the activity/event. Use the rest of the essay to make connections between what you viewed and course readings, lectures, discussions, and themes. Essays will be given either CR (an A or B) or NC (below a B). Each satisfactory assignment (CR) will add five points to your lowest reading quiz. You can do two of these assignments. On-line Activities (essays due April 29): 1. Explore a collection of historic images related to women at: http://worldimages.sjsu.edu/kiosk/women.htm Focus on the sections titled “Women Workers” (most of the American images are toward the end) and “Women’s Rights” (mostly but not exclusively American images). 2. Browse manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, books, and other primary sources at Harvard’s on-line archive entitled
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Unformatted text preview: Women Working, 1800 - 1930 : http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/ This is a huge collection. Focus on a specific theme and describe clearly which sources you viewed. 3. Browse manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, books, and other primary sources at Harvard’s on-line archive entitled Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930: http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/ This is a huge collection. Focus on women’s experiences and describe clearly which sources you viewed. Half-Day Trip (essays due Apr. 29): 1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park Richmond, CA http://www.nps.gov/rori/planyourvisit/things2do.htm The url above has links to the Self Guided Auto Tour of WWII sites, the Rosie the Riveter Memorial, and the Red Oak Victory Ship. You might drive to Richmond and see the sights in the morning and have lunch in Berkeley’s nearby 4 th Street area. Of course, once in Berkeley, the trip could easily last into the evening. . ....
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