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The project created a visual guide to steel and corrugated wire windows and glass block, providing construction methods and contexts of popular use. The guide is intended to assist in the research, interpretation, and possible future mitigation
20th-Century Building Materials and Suitable Substitutes: Windows Visual Guide - Guide (Legacy 13-707) (2014)
The document is a visual guide to steel and corrugated wire windows and glass block, providing construction methods and contexts of popular use. The guide is intended to assist in the research, interpretation, and possible future mitigation.
Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology Volume 02
Archive of papers from Volume 2 of the Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology, published by the Australian Society for Historical Society (ASHA) in 1984.
The Excavation of the Mount Wood Woolscour, Tibooburra, New South Wales (1984)
In this paper the author, who is Historian in the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, reconstructs the little-known process of station-based woolscouring from documentary and archaeological evidence. It is argued that the relatively Late survival of this form of scouring In western New South Wales resulted primarily from severely limited transport facilities. The considerable variation in scour design, evident in the literature and at Mount Wood, as attributed to individual...
Finding Foundations: Exploring an Early Stockade Residence in Schenectady, New York (2017)
Schenectady County Community College Community Archaeology Program researchers have been excavating in the Stockade Historic District, an area dating back to the Dutch colonization period. Sites located on the current property of the First Reformed Church of Schenectady, located within the district, include a house razed in 1938, but which appears according to existing deed records, to have originally been built in the late 1700s. Two primary finds have come from the excavation, including the...
Seeing Red: Characterizing Historic Bricks at Sylvester Manor, Shelter Island, New York 1652-1735 (2015)
This project develops a basic material characterization of pre-mechanized, handmade bricks excavated at the site of Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island, New York. In the early Manor period of 1650-1690, this early Northern provisioning plantation supplied Barbadian sugar operations and pursued mercantile interests independent of state control. The technology and processing of pre-mechanized brick and other architectural ceramics have received comparatively little attention in historical...
Technical Note 13-707: 20th-Century Building Materials and Suitable Substitutes - Windows - Report (Legacy 13-707) (2014)
This document discusses suitable substitutes for 20th-century window types identified as character-defining features of historic 20th-century DoD buildings. This tool will assist DoD CRMs, facility planners, architects, and engineers responsible for the maintenance and repair of historic 20th-century buildings in complying with Section 106 of the NHPA.