Chinese American (Culture Keyword)

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Archaeological Excavations of the Hooper Warehouse, the Tucson Sampling Works, and the Southern Pacific Railroad Clubhouse, Historic Block 95, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

The results of archaeological testing and data recovery to mitigate the impacts of construction associated with the Plaza Centro project, a private development with support from the City of Tucson, are presented in this report. A survey and archival study (Diehl 2005) indicated that Historic Block 95, AZ BB:13:809 (ASM), once contained the Southern Pacific Employees Club, a facility built and used in the early twentieth century, as well as other buildings. Archaeological testing was recommended...

Archaeological Test Excavations for the Water Plant No. 1 Expansion, Historic Block 138, City of Tucson (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel. Danielle Desruisseaux.

Residents of modern cities are often surprised to learn that historical artifacts and architectural remains survive below ground. The excavations on lots 5 through 12 of historic Block 138 demonstrate that past Tucsonans discarded large quantities of garbage in the areas next to their homes. Hundreds of items were discovered during archaeological testing of the block. The City of Tucson plans to expand its Water Plant over the block, and it was necessary to determine whether significant cultural...

Archaeological Test Excavations in Sunset Park, Tucson, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

The City of Tucson has plans to renovate and re-landscape Sunset park, located in downtown Tucson. The park, which was built between 1904 and 1909, lies over a portion of the Spanish/Mexican period Presidio. A portion of the Presidio wall is purported to run north-south through this location. Concern over the potentially destructive impacts resulted in revisions to the architect's plans. Impacts were expected in two areas, and archaeological testing was recommended. Archaeological test...

Archaeological Testing of Block 174 and Block 175, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

Presented here are the results of an archaeological testing project to determine if subsurface cultural resources are present on Block 175 and a small area within Block 174 in downtown Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. These blocks are within the original Tucson town site, surveyed in 1872. Block 174 was the location of the First Baptist Church and dwellings, block 175 was primarily the location of private residences. The two parking lot areas are owned by the Industrial Development Authority of...

The Archaeology of Death Valley National Park
PROJECT Uploaded by: Sophia Kelly

WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects in Death Valley National Park (formerly Death Valley National Monument).

The Archaeology of Two Historic Homestead and Railroad-Related Sites on the Southern Pacific Main Line Near Mobile, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. Scott L. Fedick.

In mid-to-late 1987, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. completed cultural resource test phase and data recovery investigations at two historic sites located adjacent to the Maricopa-Gila Bend Highway (State Route 238) in the vicinity of Mobile, Maricopa County, Arizona. These investigations of Site AZ T :15:11 (ASM), a complex of historic trash deposits and structural features, and Site AZ T :15:12 (ASM), a complex of historic trash deposits, were performed at the request of Dibble and...

Exploring the Barrio Libre: Investigations at Block 136, Tucson, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

What lies beneath the vacant lots of the Barrio Libre? This old barrio lies on the south side of the downtown core of Tucson and has been occupied as a primarily Mexican- American neighborhood for 100 years. During the Historic period, the Barrio Libre has been home to thousands of people, many of whom have left behind the physical traces of their lives in the form of architectural remains and artifacts. Archaeological excavations of homes, businesses, and the trash created and disposed of by...

The Historic Archaeology of a Chinese Mining Venture Near Igo in Northern California (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric W. Ritter.

This report details the archaeological project of mapping and data recovery from several trash dumps, a reservoir, ditches and other features of a small historic rural Chinese mining operation (CA-Sha-15l2) in the vicinity of Igo in Shasta County, California (Township 31 North, Range 6 West, Section 34). This site was discovered during a routine survey of public land in response to a mining proposal. This archaeological project may deal with only part of a larger historic mining system or...

Interstate 10 Frontage Road Project: Results of Archaeological Testing and a Plan for Data Recovery at AZ BB:13:110 (ASM) and AZ BB:13:159 (ASM), Tucson, Pima County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Timothy W. Jones. Masa Tani. Kathy Cisco. Wilson Hughes.

Two primarily historic period sites were tested within the 1-10 corridor improvement right-of- way. The Embankment site, AZ BB:13:159 (ASM), is literally eroding out of the 1-10 embankment on the east side of the interstate. It was found to contain a basalt foundation with a possible preserved basement, and it may be the remains of a historic habitation. The El Dumpé site, AZ BB:13:110 (ASM), is a large mounded trash deposit located on both sides of the interstate, dating from the 1930s through...

Museum Collections from the Yuha Desert (1976)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Margaret L. Weide.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at

Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from California
PROJECT Uploaded by: Matthew Boulanger

This project pertains to the compositional analysis of ceramic materials from the United States. These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR.

DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

The San Jose Heinlenville-Nihonmachi Project is located in downtown San Jose on the city blocks bounded by Taylor Street, North Seventh Street, Jackson Street, and North Sixth Street. Features include several wood, ceramic, and iron sewer pipes discovered through a series of trenches placed across what once was the back of house lots. This portion of Heinlenville, known as Chinatown, was built in 1877 and occupied until 1931 when the John Heinlen Company went bankrupt. Current use of this entire...

DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

Ten samples were selected from a collection of 145 samples recovered during archaeological salvage excavations of the Market Street Chinatown in downtown San Jose, California, from 1985-1986. These ten samples were analyzed for pollen, starches, parasites, phytoliths, and macrofloral remains as part of a pilot study in the “Archaeology of the Urban Environment in 19th Century San Jose.” Excavations revealed features such as trash pits, wood-lined cesspools, wells, and open-air dumps. Most of the...

Settling the Salt River Floodplain: Perspectives from the Community Noise Reduction Program, Phoenix, Arizona (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Archaeological and historical studies were undertaken by Desert Archaeology, Inc., selected and procured via a professional services procurement process approved by the FAA, to address legal compliance of the City of Phoenix Community Noise Reduction Program (CNRP) with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The purpose of the CNRP is to offer noise mitigation services to residential neighborhoods most severely impacted by noise from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The...

Uncovering Tucson's Past: Test Excavations in Search of the Presidio Wall (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Thiel.

In March and April of 1998 and 1999, volunteers and archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology searched for traces of Tucson's Presidio fortress. The project had several goals: (1) to determine if archaeological deposits survived in several areas around the perimeter of the Presidio; it was not certain if archaeological deposits survived years of construction, demolition, utility installation, and other ground-disturbing activities; (2) to locate portions of the Presidio Wall — the...

USA Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Data (2014)
DATASET Matthew Boulanger. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

This dataset contains compositional (elemental abundance) and descriptive data for a total of 21 ceramic and clay specimens from California analyzed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at LBNL between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR. Compositional data for these...