Finding Contradictory Information

I am finishing transcribing the interviews from women from the years 1945-1955. I have been able to locate patterns in the transcriptions such as the times of curfews for women, dress code, rules regarding riding in cars, however, I have come across information from one of the interviewees Henretta Band: WM class of 1954 that seems to contradict the sentiments toward gender constrictions during the time period. In the interview the interviewer stated:

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First Month: Method Development

Before we got the photolysis lamp (a xenon arc lamp), we did some preliminary trials by exposing the brown carbon to sunlight the old fashioned way.

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Recap of the Summer and Trip to Esfuerzo

In my previous post, I described the four protocols written before the trip to guide our field research in Esfuerzo de Paraíso, Dominican Republic. The JdV Inclusivity, Road, Electrification, and Health protocols each had goals and outlined methods to achieve them. In this post, I will describe how the trip went and how we were able to accomplish the goals we set out, even when things didn’t go as planned.

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Writing the Protocols to Guide Our Field Research in Esfuerzo

I had trouble posting this while I was in the Dominican Republic, so I had to wait until we got back to post this blog. The final summary will be coming soon!

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