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Admiring the Hush Arbor: Confronting Slavery in the American South (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael B Thomin. Tristan J Harrenstein.

This is an abstract from the "The Public and Our Communities: How to Present Engaging Archaeology" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In March 2017, the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) North Central regional office created a new public program called "Admiring the Hush Arbor." A hush arbor was a meeting place, usually secret, that took place outdoors where enslaved African-Americans practiced religious traditions and served as a framework...


African-American In-Ground Vaults: An Investigation Into Differential Burial Practices Identified Through A Public Archaeology Initiative (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kevin A Gidusko. Patrisha L. Meyers.

Historic cemeteries are some of the most threatened cultural resources in the state of Florida; of these, historic African-American cemeteries are most at risk. Subject to neglect, rapid urbanization, and the loss of community remembrance, these sites are in need of immediate preservation efforts. This paper discusses investigations into these sites through the work of the Florida Historic Cemeteries Recording Project (FLHCRP), a volunteer-driven effort overseen by the Florida Public Archaeology...


All The Single Ladies: Queering Race In The 19th Century Through The Materiality of African-American Female-Headed Households (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Laurie A. Wilkie. Annelise E. Morris.

Unspoken in discussions of heteronormativity is not only the assumption that couples are straight, but also that they are white and middle class. Thus, by definition. as non-heteronormative households, black families can be considered queer. In this paper, we explore the ways that queer theory offers new intellectual opportunities and frameworks to explore archaeologies of race and racialization. Using case studies from 19th century Louisiana and Illinois, we will examine the households and...


Archaeological Investigations at the James Brice House (18AP38): a National Historic Landmark Site, 42 East Street, City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only James Harmon.

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Archaeological Survey of Tennessee's Rosenwald Schools (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Benjamin C. Nance. Samuel D. Smith.

In 1911 Booker T. Washington, President of the Tuskegee Institute, met with Julius Rosenwald, President of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, to discuss building schools for African-American children in the American South.  From 1912 to 1932 the Rosenwald program helped fund more than 5,300 schools, shops, and teachers’ homes.  The Tennessee Division of Archaeology is currently conducting a survey to locate and record the sites of Tennessee’s 354 schools, 10 shops, and 9 teachers’ homes.  The project...


Archaeological Survey of Tennessee's Rosenwald Schools (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Benjamin C. Nance. Sarah Levithol Eckhardt.

The Tennessee Division of Archaeology completed an archaeological site survey of Tennessee’s Rosenwald Schools in 2017.  These schools for African-American students were built between 1912 and 1932 and partly funded by the Julius Rosenwald Fund. This program helped construct 354 schools, 9 teachers’ homes, and 10 industrial shops in Tennessee. Researchers were able to locate most of these sites, assess their archaeological integrity, and add them to the statewide archaeological database...


An Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Upgrade of US 60 from the Intersection of KY 425 to the Intersection of US (2001)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David R. Moldenhauer. Steven D. Creasman.

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An Archeological Reconnaissance of Four Proposed Gas Well Pad, Pipeline and Associated Access Road Locations in the Daniel Boone National Forest Near the Community of Creekville in Clay and Leslie Counties, Kentucky (1998)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Derek M. Wingfield.

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An Archeological Reconnaissance of the Proposed Upgrade of U.S. 60 from the Waverly Bypass to the Henderson Bypass in Union and Henderson Counties, Kentucky (1999)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael D. Richmond. Derek M. Wingfield.

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The Black and White of It: Rural Tenant and African American Enslaved and Free Worker Life at the Rumsey/Polk Tenant/Prehistoric site (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ilene B. Grossman-Bailey. Michael J. Gall. Adam Heinrich. Philip A. Hayden.

Rich and provocative data on 1740s to 1850s tenant occupations were revealed by Phase II and III archaeological investigations at Locus 1 of the Rumsey/Polk Tenant/Prehistoric site.  Documentary research, the recovery of 42,996 historic artifacts, and the discovery of 622 features, provided a rare glimpse into the lives of free and enslaved African American workers and white tenants living side-by-side in the racially charged atmosphere of 18th- and 19th-century Delaware. Artifacts like wolf...


Catoctin Furnace: Academic Research Informing Heritage Tourism (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Elizabeth A. Comer.

For more than 42 years, the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. has maintained heritage programs in the village of Catoctin Furnace. These activities balance the needs of the ongoing village lifestyle with those of the received visitor experience. Updating traditional seasonal events while adding leisure amenities involves constantly balancing funding sources and message.  However, the tourism experience must be rooted in solid academic research.  Current research on the African-American...


Community Formation, Consumption, and Gender at Camp Nelson’s ‘Home for Colored Refugees’ (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only W. Stephen McBride. Kim A. McBride.

Following the tragic expulsion of four hundred African-American women and children from Camp Nelson, KY in November 1864, of which 102 died, these refugees were allowed to return and the ‘Home for Colored Refugees’ was constructed.  This expulsion also led to the emancipation of these refugees by the Congressional Act of March 3, 1865.  By the summer of 1865 this ‘Home’ housed over 3000 former slaves who lived in a variety of housing, including duplex cottages, tents, dormitories, and home-made...


A Comparative Study of African American Identity Creation in Antebellum New Jersey (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jamie Ancheta.

Nineteenth century Fair Haven, New Jersey was home to an African American community that persevered through religious and structural racism. Racism that escalated to the burning of their Free-African American School house.The African American history of Fair Haven is one of gradual emancipation accompanied by gradual gentrification. This research provides an important avenue to rediscovering a long forgotten and dynamic enclave of African Americans that once existed in Fair Haven. Examination of...


Excavations at Historic Jacksonport State Park (3JA53) (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only C. Andrew Buchner.

  The town of Jacksonport, Arkansas was established in the late 1830s near the confluence of the White and Black rivers, and rose to prominence during the 1850s to 1870s as a key steamboat town and as the Jackson County seat.  However, after being bypassed by the railroad the town declined and by 1892, it was largely deserted.   In 2009, the planned construction of a collection management facility lead to data recovery excavations within two town lots, as well as the recovery of detailed...


Exploring the Pattern of Black and White Bead Use within African American Domestic Spaces (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Lori Lee. James Davidson.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "African Diaspora in Florida" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. One artifact associated within African Diaspora Archaeology is the blue-glass bead, recognized by some as signifying African-derived culture and beliefs. Recent research examining beads from African American mortuary contexts in the United States from the 18th to early 20th centuries has demonstrated that rather than blue beads, black and white...


Gainer Historical Cemetery: A Modern Reconnection to a "Lost" Cultural Landscape Not Actually Forgotten. (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Melissa Timo.

The African American Gainer Historical Cemetery is located along the border of Washington and Bay Counties in Florida’s panhandle.  An African American community has utilized this liminal space since the arrival of settlers in 1825.  The cemetery contains evidence of the persistent use of old African-style customs, such as the utilization of traditional funerary material culture. Conflict and migration in the 19th and 20th centuries physically distanced the freedmen and their descendants from...


Gathering Glass: Community Ideals and Identity in Black Boston (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Dania D. Jordan.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Meanwhile, In the NPS Lab: Discoveries from the Collections" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Abiel Smith School, an all-black primary school was constructed between 1834 and 1835 on Beacon Hill in Boston, MA. The Smith School is central to Beacon Hill’s Black history because it helped Black Bostonians advance in society and negotiate racism through education. However, like most schoolhouses in the...


Gender Ideals In 19th And 20th Century Easton, Maryland: An Analysis of Toys and Family Planning Material In Historically African-American Communities (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ashley Rivas.

Gender ideals of the past were often reflected in everyday material, such as toys and family planning items. The construction of gender ideals, enforcing gender roles throughout childhood through intimate toy interaction, and what kinds of women are considered "proper" women can all be studied through archaeological material. I will be conducting an analysis of material found at three sites in historic Easton, Maryland. Tying the archaeological material found at these sites together by analyzing...


Historical Archaeology at the Neal Site: An Upland Black Farmstead in Nicholas County, Kentucky (1995)
DOCUMENT Citation Only W. Stephen McBride. A. Gwynn Henderson. Cheryl Bersaglia.

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In Awe Of Death: A Comparative Analysis Of Glass Viewing Windows In American Caskets and Coffins (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jessica Sanger.

A comparative analysis of glass viewing windows present within interments during the Victorian Era and into the early twentieth century provides a unique perspective on the socioeconomic status of black and white communities throughout this time period, as well as an interpretation of assumptions made as to which individuals purchased these adornments for their dearly departed. This study examines Freedman’s Cemetery in Dallas, Texas, as well as seventy-nine other historic black and white...


Phase I / II Report for the Banneker-Douglass Museum Expansion: the Courthouse Site (18AP63), 86-90 Franklin Street, Annapolis, Maryland (2001)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Eric L. Larsen.

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A Phase I Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Campbellsville ByPass, Taylor County, Kentucky (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Richard Stallings. Nancy Ross-Stallings.

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Phase IB Archeological Survey, US 50 from MD 18 to MD 404, Queen Anne's County, Maryland (1997)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stuart J. Fiedel.

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Phase II Archaeological Investigation, 18-Mo-421, Laytonsville, Montgomery County, Maryland (1997)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John W. Lawrence. Mary E. Dieter. Daniel N. Bailey.

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The "Place Where No One Ever Goes": The Landscape and Archaeology of the Miller Grove Community (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mark Wagner.

This is an abstract from the "Silenced Lifeways:The Archaeology of Free African-American Communities in the Indiana and Illinois Borderlands" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The African-American inhabitants of the Miller Grove community in southeastern Illinois lived within a dynamic landscape of interlocking natural and cultural features that expressed their identity as a free people as well as their resistance to slavery. Bluffs and caves...