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The Antiquities Act
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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...

The Antiquities Act: Protecting America's Natural Treasures (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text The Wilderness Society.

Rising 1,267 feet above the Belle Fourche River, Devils Tower casts shadows over the rolling hills, pine forests, and prairie grasses that comprise Devils Tower National Monument in northeastern Wyoming. Proclaimed a National Monument on September 24, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt, Devils Tower is our oldest National Monument and represents the first time the Antiquities Act of 1906 was used to preserve some of the remarkable resources found throughout the United States. Since the...

A Canid Foot Bone Bead Workshop at a Bison Hunting Camp in the Powder River Basin (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kerry Lippincott. Steven Wallace. Kathy Winham. R. Peter Winham.

This canid foot bone bead workshop/activity area was discovered at 48CA1366, the Harrier Nest site, a stratified, multicomponent camp along the Belle Fourche River. The major components at the site included Late Prehistoric tipi rings on the surface, a sequence of at least two buried occupations by ceramic bearing peoples with ties to Missouri River earthlodge villages, and a deeply buried Middle/Late Archaic living structure. Radiocarbon dates are available for each of the components. The site...