DoHistory A site that shows you how to piece together
the past from the fragments that have
survived. Our case study: Martha Ballard.
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Who Was Martha Ballard? Martha Ballard's Diary Online Can't view images? Use text menu at bottom
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Martha Ballard
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Midwifery & herbal medicine
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Films about the past
A Midwife's Tale: The Book
Doing History
A Midwife's Tale: The Film
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Martha Ballard's Diary...
"I have done hous wk" (November 21, 1807)
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