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Cultural Resource Identification and Evaluation Report, Permit Application Number CENAB-OP-RS (Mosteller, Paul) 91-0206-2, Dorchester County, Maryland (1992)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stephen Israel.

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Houses and Households at Monticello’s Site 8 (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sara Bon-Harper. Fraser Neiman. Karen Smith.

The architectural remains of four houses have been recovered archaeologically on Monticello’s Site 8, home to enslaved field hands in the late-eighteenth century. Plowzone evidence hints at the existence of others. This paper brings together multiple lines of evidence to examine the degree of cooperation among residents of each house and among residents of different houses. We see this cooperation as an essential element defining households as distinct from co-resident domestic groups. Plowzone...

Investigations at Two Archeological Sites Near Akers Ferry, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Shannon County, Missouri (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Price. Mark J. Lynott.

Archeological investigations were carried out at two multicomponent archeological sites in the vicinity of Akers Ferry in Shannon County, Missouri, in September 1991. This work was conducted under a cooperative agreement between the National Park Service and the University of Missouri-Columbia and consisted of subsurface testing of previously recorded archeological sites in areas where planned developments in Ozark National Scenic Riverways would adversely impact their archeological integrity if...

Preparing for the Future or Investing in the Present? Assemblages from an Overseer’s Site and an Enslaved Laborers’ Quarter (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Crystal L. Ptacek. Donald Gaylord.

This paper analyzes and compares ceramic diversity and small domestic artifacts from two domestic sites located at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello plantation. During the first quarter of the nineteenth century, one site was the home of white overseer Edmund Bacon while the other was the location of at least one quarter for enslaved African Americans. Analysis of artifacts recovered from plowzone enhances our understanding of how one of Monticello’s white overseers’ personal items differed from the...