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20th-Century Building Materials and Suitable Substitutes for Exterior Finishes and Roofs (Legacy 15-707)
PROJECT Uploaded by: McKenna McMahon

This project investigated problem areas associated with repair or in-kind replacement of exterior materials and addresses possible suitable substitute materials.

611th Air Support Group Resources
PROJECT Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Project metadata for resources within the 611th Air Support Group cultural heritage resources collection.

The Antiquities Act
PROJECT Uploaded by: system user

This project includes documents related to the history and historical background of the Antiquities Act and its implementation during the century since its enactment. The Antiquities Act was signed into law in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The history of American conservation often is told in terms of legal milestones, and rightly so. An environmental activist working to expand a local park, a historic preservationist trying to save a cherished old building, a volunteer working on a...

Archaeological Collection Sampling and Discard Protocols (Legacy 16-789)
PROJECT Brian Crane.

This project developed guidance on how to slow the growth in volume of materials requiring long-term curation and allow for future efficient management of collections of undetermined, little or no research potential. Guidance is given to relate collection management plans to associated project research designs. These guidelines should be distributed to DoD cultural resources subject matter experts and cultural resources managers for implementation. The best practices presented would be...

Archaeological Collections and Curation Facilities Assessment (Legacy 92-0304)
PROJECT Uploaded by: Courtney Williams

This project resulted in curation needs assessments of western U.S. Department of Defense military installations.

Cosmology in the New World
PROJECT Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.

Cultural Resources Job Descriptions and Position Classification Standards (Legacy 15-713)
PROJECT Megan Tooker.

This project highlights two objectives: (1) to research and develop new job descriptions for architectural historian, cultural resources manager (CRM), and historic preservationist technician/specialist, and (2) to review the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) current job classifications for architectural historians, historic preservationists, and CRMs and then present a plan to improve the hiring process for those positions by recommending changes and additions to job classifications.

Cultural Resources Public Outreach and Interpretation Source Book (Legacy 10-127)
PROJECT Chad Blackwell.

This project created a guide that collects existing standards, guidance, and best practices on cultural resources interpretation and public outreach and examples of interpretation and public outreach projects. This project developed an evaluation rubric for comparing effectiveness of diverse project types and used that data to develop a source book of best examples and guidance to help DoD components and installations to develop their own creative cultural resources interpretation and public...

Department of Defense and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Curation Options Project, Eastern States (Legacy 97-0376)
PROJECT Uploaded by: Courtney Williams

Department of Defense archaeological collections generally have not been curated to the standards required by 36 CFR Part 79. This report, based on a study in the eastern United States, identified potential partners, evaluated their capabilities to manage DoD archaeological collections, and collected baseline administrative information associated with such a project.

Design Guidelines for Implementing Energy Efficiency Strategies in Historic Properties (Legacy 11-382 & 13-382)
PROJECT Tina Reames.

This project provides guidelines intended to facilitate the planning of rehabilitation projects that will result in improved energy efficiency in historic buildings operated by the Department of Defense (DoD) and help the DoD meet historic preservation and energy savings design goals.

Digital Archive of Archaeological Documents Related to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas
PROJECT Air Combat Command, United States Air Force.

This project, created by Digital Antiquity under contract with the United States Air Force, contains documents and other resources from archaeological research conducted at Dyess Air Force Base (Dyess AFB). Dyess AFB, established in 1942 as Abilene Army Air Base (AAB), is a B1-Bomber base on 6,409-acre located in the southwest corner of Abilene, TX in Taylor County. The archaeology of the Taylor County area dates the human occupation of the area from about 12,500 B.C. into the present. ...

Federal Archeology Program Description and Analysis
PROJECT Uploaded by: Francis McManamon

This project includes a variety of products related to the archeological activities carried out by or required by Federal agencies. The agencies include land managing agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management or the National Park Service. Other agencies carry out or fund development activities, such as the Federal Highway Administration or the Bureau of Reclamation. Some agencies focus on regulatory activities, such as licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. All of...

A Good Home for a Poor Man: Fort Polk and Vernon Parish, 1800-1940 (Legacy 94-0754)
PROJECT Steven Smith.

This historic context focuses on the iterative transformations of the landscapes of Vernon Parish and Fort Polk, which influenced the region's settlement, culture, wealth, poverty, and industry.

A Guide to Architecture and Engineering Firms of the Cold War Era (Legacy 09-434)
PROJECT Uploaded by: Courtney Williams

This reference provides biographical and historical information concerning A/E firms and associated principal architects and engineers. The document identifies military buildings designed by these firms and provides greater contextual understanding of A/E firms and military architecture in the Cold War era.

A Historical Context of the Turpentine (Naval Stores) Industry in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains of Georgia, South Carolina and Florida (Legacy 12-506)
PROJECT Brian Greer.

This project created a historic context for the naval stores industry on the coastal plains of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida that provides guidance for identifying the archaeological signature of naval stores sites and a means of assessment that can be used in making recommendations under Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) for eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places. The document also suggests program alternatives or standard treatments...

A Historical look at American Archeology
PROJECT Uploaded by: Aaron Deguzman

This project was set up by ASU undergraduate Aaron Deguzman for a individual study project that he did with FPMcManamon in the Spring semester of 2011. Included are digital copies of some of the historic publications he read and some of his written summaries and assessments of these readings. The following two paragraphs are Aaron's statement of what he hoped to get out of the readings course. What I'd like to study is the history of archeology with an emphasis on the public outlook on...

Jobs in American Archaeology
PROJECT Doug Rocks-Macqueen.

Jobs in American Archaeology is a project that looks at some of the job conditions of archaeologists in the United States. The project looks at data from 1999 to present.

Maintaining Elements That Are Efficient by Design: What's Already Green About Our Historic Buildings (Legacy 09-456)
PROJECT Karen Van Citters.

This document is intended to help Cultural Resources Managers (CRMs), architects, and engineers understand the existing green features of historic buildings and use those features optimally in adaptive reuse projects that are aimed at increasing energy efficiency and reaching sustainability goals.

The Military Heritage Guidebook (Legacy 03-196)
PROJECT Uploaded by: Courtney Williams

This guidebook and its accompanying materials describe historic sites important to American military heritage. Its accompanying military heritage maps highlight historic sites associated with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Air Force.

Nationwide Context and Evaluation Methodology for Farmstead and Ranch Historic Sites and Historic Archaeological Sites on DoD Property (Legacy 17-837)
PROJECT Susan Enscore. Carey Baxter.

This project developed a methodology for efficiently identifying the best examples of historic farmstead sites, and also those sites that are least likely to be deemed eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. It details testing the applicability of the methodology to regions across the country. Regional historic contexts were created to assist in the determination of “typical” farmsteads.

Pavao-Zuckerman Fusihatchee Fauna
PROJECT Uploaded by: Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman

This project consists of zooarchaeological remains from the ancestral Muscogee-Creek site of Fusihatchee, identified at the University of Georgia. The data formed the basis of Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman's 2001 Dissertation. Site: The Ancestral Creek and Creek town of Fusihatchee (1EE191) is located on the Tallapoosa River in Alabama, and has both precolonial and colonial period occupations, allowing for diachronic analysis. These components include the Late Woodland (A.D. 1050-1250),...

Programmatic Approaches to the Management of Cold War Historic Properties (Legacy 13-701)
PROJECT Karen Van Citters.

This project developed a programmatic approach for the consistent management of DoD Cold War-era resources by analyzing the existing Cold War documentation to reduce the need for case-by-case Section 106 compliance. The project report includes management categories of Cold War-related properties, recommendations for a variety of management approaches specific to each category, and next steps for developing approaches.

Protocols for 3D Visualization as Alternative Mitigation and Public Interpretation (Legacy 14-733)
PROJECT Brian Crane.

This project reviewed protocols and best practices for the use of 3D visualization in cultural resources projects

Safeguarding Military Information in Historical Studies (Legacy 12-516)
PROJECT Karen Van Citters.

This project is designed to aid the Department of Defense (DoD) cultural resource manager (CRM) and their contractors in understanding the potential for the unauthorized disclosure of national security information that should be protected from public release and how to avoid such a disclosure on cultural resource projects.

Secretary of the Interior's Reports to Congress on the Federal Archeological Program
PROJECT Archeology Program, National Park Service.

This project contains copies of each The Secretary of the Interior reports to Congress about the archaeological activities and programs carried out or contracted for by federal agencies.The reports covers activities to recover, protect, and preserve archaeological sites, collections, and data. The Secretary's Report to Congress on the Federal Archeology Program provides yearly overviews of the range of activities undertaken by agencies as part of the programmatic Federal stewardship of...