Enslaved Labor (Other Keyword)

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Reinterpreting a Nineteenth Century Dairy Agricultural Landscape (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only jean Cascardi.

Site 44FX0543, located in the western Piedmont region of Fairfax County at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, has had a long debated function by archaeologists and historians. A problematic interpretation of the site function as an enslaved African American dwelling dating to an unknown temporal period of ownership was the result of misinterpretation of landscape, previous archaeological investigations, and the likely misinformation gained through second-hand oral histories of the parkland. The research...


Tides of Celadon: Glaze Developments in the Edgefield Pottery District, SC (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Tatiana Niculescu.

Large alkaline glaze stoneware vessels from the Edgefield District of South Carolina have long been studied by ceramic historians and collectors. Manufactured by enslaved laborers in the antebellum period, these vessels were sold throughout the South. Historians and collectors have speculated that a lighter green glaze, called celadon, was manufactured earlier than a darker green-brown glaze. This assertion has not been tested systematically using available archaeological evidence. Excavations...