Weekly Journal

MONDAY, APRIL 15TH

Confirmed interview with Sheri Elston and Lin and Gwen Perkins

TUESDAY, APRIL 16TH

Interviewed Sheri Elston (11:30-12:40)

Interviewed Lin and Gwen Perkins (3-4:15)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH

Sent thank you email to interviewee

THURSDAY, APRIL 18TH

Responded to two people who offered to give interviews

Followed up with Williamsburg Landing to see if we are still on for the focus group on Friday

Sent multiple emails between Lisa and her colleague; made a survey to send to the people who cannot come to the focus group and who I may be unable to reach by phone

FRIDAY, APRIL 19TH

Conducted 3 phone interviews with William and Mary alumni in Williamsburg Landing

Conducted 4-person focus group of William and Mary alumni at Williamsburg Landing

SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH

Organized notes from interviews in research notebook (.doc)

Pulled quotes from various documents from WRL and Swem Special Collections I took photos of

SUNDAY, APRIL 21ST

Spent the entire day writing headnotes, pulling quotes, etc.; Created a “To Do” list for the week


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The Williamsburg Documentary Project (WDP) strives to collect and preserve the rich past of Williamsburg, Virginia. By conducting oral history interviews, building physical and digital archives, and creating online exhibits, the WDP interprets Williamsburg’s recent past. The WDP works towards developing a better understanding of Williamsburg by bringing together individuals, local groups, Colonial Williamsburg, and the College of William & Mary.

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