Martha Ballard's Diary

Print out all the readings

IDEA to do

a. Tuesday, 29 November

No homework assigned.

In class we will watch the film: A Midwife's Tale

Film transcript [you may enjoy following the script on your laptop]
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/filmmore/pt.html

Martha Ballard's diary online
http://dohistory.org/diary/index.html

b. Thursday, 1 December

READINGS:
Interviews with Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich:

Interview #1
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/sfeature/sf_historian.html

Interview #2
http://dohistory.org/book/100_interview.html

IN CLASS

Reminder to me to point out this section to class:
Some stories in the diary
http://dohistory.org/diary/themes/

Managing data>>getting a job
Any John Fea what can i do with a history major links

How to read 18th century British-American handwriting
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/writing.html

c. Tuesday, 6 December

READINGS:

Behind the scenes: Interview with Producer Laurie Kahn-Leavitt
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/sfeature/sf_producer.html

Process of making a historical film: Pre-Production
http://dohistory.org/film/process_preprod.html

Process of making a historical film: Production
http://dohistory.org/film/process_prod.html

Process of making a historical film: Post-production
http://dohistory.org/film/process_post.html

d. Thursday, 8 December

Wrap up of our time together
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DoHistory sitemap
http://dohistory.org/sitemap.html

Who was Martha Ballard?
http://dohistory.org/martha/index.html

Martha Ballard's diary
http://dohistory.org/diary/

Selected online pages
http://dohistory.org/book/index.html

Some stories in the diary
http://dohistory.org/diary/themes/

Case studies in doing history:
Martha Ballard and a Man-Midwive
http://dohistory.org/man-midwife/index.html
One rape, two stories
http://dohistory.org/two_stories/index.html

Process of making a historical film
Chris will love this
http://dohistory.org/film/process_preprod.html

Selected clips from the film
http://dohistory.org/film/index.html

A Midwive's Tale (American Experience movie)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/index.html

Film transcript
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/filmmore/pt.html

Public religion, private piety
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/sfeature/sf_piety.html

Martha Ballard's diary online
http://dohistory.org/diary/index.html

Steps in reading the diary:
Magic Lens
http://dohistory.org/diary/exercises/lens/index.html
Transcribing
http://dohistory.org/diary/exercises/tryTranscribing.html
Decoding the diary
http://dohistory.org/diary/exercises/decoding.html
Reading help
http://dohistory.org/about/readinghelp.html
How to read 18th century British-American handwriting
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/writing.html

History Toolkit:
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/index.html
Stages of a Historical Research Project
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/research.html
Using Primary Sources
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/primarySources.html
What to do with a diary you have found
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/foundDiary.html
Step-by-step guide to oral history
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/oralHistory.html
How to read a graveyard
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/graveyards.html
How to make a timeline
http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html

A Midwive's Tale (American Experience movie)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/index.html

Film transcript
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/filmmore/pt.html

Timeline
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/timeline/index.html

Gallery: a severe storm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/gallery/storm.html

Gallery: what Mrs. Foster told Martha
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/gallery/foster.html

Teacher's guide
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mwt/tguide/index.html