James Harvey Dodd – a movie star?

Check this out, while searching Mary Washington on the internet archives I came up with a couple of gems, one from the 1940s and one from the 21st century:

Still from capitalism short film A group of teenagers on a high-school radio program discuss just what capitalism is, seizing onto the example of the butcher who supplies the weenies for their picnic. With Mickey Hugh (Ray Bennett); Franklyn Ferguson (John Howell). Educational Collaborator: James Harvey Dodd, Ph.D., Head, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College, University of Virginia.

Image of man with microphone from short film Capitalism

Additionally, to bring us up to date, check out the following podcasts from UMW @ CGPS (way to go, Lisa!):

This is an introduction to our podcast group. Our group consists of Instructional Technology students at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at University of Mary Washington

And, as an added bonus, check out the wayback machine, allowing you to see how the web used to look, truly entertaining … check out the screenshot from MWC back in the day:

Image of MWC Website from 1997

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4 Responses to James Harvey Dodd – a movie star?

  1. Gardner says:

    Is this the Dodd of Dodd Auditorium?

  2. jimgroom says:

    Actually, James Harvey Dood was the husband of Eileen Kramer Dodd (of Dodd Auditorium Fame) who was also a professor at the then MWC, below is her bio …

    Native of Coplay, PA, she was a psychology professor at the college for 44 years. For 18 of those years, she was the chair of the Psychology Department, advised many student organizations, and led various faculty committees and activities. She was married to the late James H. Dodd, also a professor at Mary Washington, who taught economics. When she started at the college in 1926, she became the first woman on the faculty in the history of the institution to hold a Ph. D. She died November 28, 1998.

    The auditorium of George Washington Hall was renamed Eileen Kramer Dodd Auditorium in 1980, in memory of this outstanding member of the college’s history.

  3. Lisa says:

    Thanks Jim for the shout out! That was our first dabble into the podcast pond. The site will be expanded with this semester’s planned projects thanks to the use of a podcast kit. I’ll keep you posted.

  4. Lisa Dodd says:

    This is my Great Uncle, James Dodd. My father is William Henry Dodd.

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