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1992 Annual Report and 1993 Action Plan (1993)
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This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


ANCHOR Program: Promoting Sustainable Diving on our Nation's Underwater Cultural Heritage (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kara D Fox.

This year, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary introduced a new partnership initiative called the ANCHOR program (representing Appreciating the Nation’s Cultural Heritage and Ocean Resources). ANCHOR was developed with the intent of promoting responsible and sustainable diving on North Carolina’s underwater cultural heritage sites. This program, originally established as the "Blue Star" program by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, is meant to form active partnerships with dive operators,...


Annual Report to the State Historic Preservation Office Fiscal Year 2012 (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jenny Haggar Blanchard.

The protocol between Bureau of Land Management-Alaska (BLM) and the Alaska State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) calls for an annual report to provide basic information to the SHPO on the year's cultural resource management activities. This report contains the required information from the BLM's Anchorage Field Office (AFO) for the 2012 federal fiscal year (October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012). The report is organized alphabetically by quadrangle name, and separates the Section 106...


Archaeological Education and Public Outreach through Social Media (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jamie Stott.

With the advent of technology and greater access to public lands, archaeological sites are more vulnerable now than ever before. With photos and site locations being shared across the internet, it is pertinent for us as archaeologists to pierce the veil between academics, professionals, and the general public. Visitation to archaeological sites often results in adverse effects including visitor footpaths, touching or climbing on cultural resources, presence of modern trash, and vandalism to the...


Archaeological Investigations at the Wilmington Boulevard, New Castle County, Delaware (1983)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Terry H. Klein. Amy Friedlander.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The Archaeology Education Handbook: Sharing the Past with Kids (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Karolyn Smardz. Shelley J. Smith.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The Archaeology Education Handbook: Sharing the Past with Kids (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Karolyn Smardz. Shelley J. Smith.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Archeology and Education: The Classroom and Beyond (1991)
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Increasingly archeologists recognize the importance of engaging the public by making archeology more accessible. Like any other archeological endeavor, public education programs require good planning and effective execution. The articles in this volume provide examples that meet both these criteria. They provide background information, advice about logistics, and theoretical, professional, and/or practical justifications for such educational programs. They are assembled to assist others in...


Archeology in the Classroom: a Case Study from Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A. E. Rogge. Patti Bell.

There is a growing awareness that public outreach programs are necessary for the continued preservation of archeological resources. The Federal archeological community, through the Interagency Working Group on Public Awareness of Federal Archeology, has identified several goals for a comprehensive public outreach effort. This Technical Brief, which situates archeology in the public schools, and Technical Brief No. 2, which describes the "Take Pride in America" award winning Arizona Archaeology...


Arizona Archaeology Week: Promoting the Past to the Public (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Teresa L. Hoffman. Shereen Lerner. Arizona State Parks.

The Federal archeological community has identified a need for an organized and comprehensive public outreach effort at the national level which can provide a framework for regional and local public support for America's archeological resources. The goals of the program are to: (1) foster a feeling of ownership of and responsibility for our common heritage, (2) increase public understanding of the science of archeology, (3) enhance public awareness of the current problem involving archeological...


The Artifacts of Outlander: Using Popular Culture to Promote Maryland’s Archaeological Collections (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Caitlin Shaffer. Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory Federal Curator.

The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) is a State-owned facility serving as the primary repository for collections excavated in Maryland. Artifacts come to the MAC Lab from every part of the state, and while the estimated 8.5 million objects in our collections are regularly used by researchers and school groups, our broken bits of "stuff" are less of a draw for the general public. This paper discusses how the MAC Lab staff turned their love of Outlander, a popular...


Authenticity—Engaging Your Audiences with Real Experiences: Life Inside The Fishbowl And Other Tales from The North Carolina Maritime Museums’ Queen Anne’s Revenge Demonstration Lab (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michelle E Crepeau.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Telling a Tale of One Ship with Two Names: Queen Anne’s Revenge and La Concorde" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Through the installation of a demonstration laboratory at the Beaufort North Carolina Maritime Museum, the North Carolina Maritime Museum System and the Queen Anne’s Revenge Project have worked together to increase the educational impact of the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR) exhibit. The introduction...


Balancing Acts: Public Access and Archaeology in the Cape Fear Civil War Shipwreck District (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jeneva Wright.

During the American Civil War, Wilmington, North Carolina served as an important blockade-running center for the Confederacy. The Cape Fear region’s high traffic and dangerous shoals resulted in the largest concentration of Civil War shipwrecks in the world. The interpretation of these wrecks for public outreach constitutes a valuable opportunity to educate members of the public using a material culture assemblage connected with the historical framework of the Wilmington blockade. This paper...


Beyond the Technical Report: Building public Outreach into Compliance-Driven Projects, A Case Study from Sandpoint Idaho (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mary Petrich-Guy. Mark Warner.

From 2005 to 2008 archaeologists conducted the largest excavation in the state of Idaho's history in the small north Idaho town of Sandpoint.  The excavations were a prelude to the construction of a byway through the city's former historic core by Idaho's Department of Transportation. Despite not being able to conduct a public program during the excavations, project archaeologists were subequently able to create a number of outcomes derived directly from the excavations that were ultimately...


Bullseye Articles 2000-2005 (2005)
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Article in the Nellis AFB newspaper Bullseye, highlighting conservation on site.


California Public Education and the Mexican Ranchos - Looking Beyond 4th Grade (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Melinda M. Berge. Alyssa N. Cheli.

The Mexican Ranchos of the 18th and 19th centuries represent a niche in California history which is not often well understood by students of any age. From elementary school education to popular media, the focus in California tends to be on either the precontact Native Americans or the Spanish Missions. The Ranchos are host to a pluralistic community, including laborers, visitors, traders, owners, and overseers. Fairly representing these multiple voices can be difficult, but by presenting diverse...


Celebrating the National Historic Preservation Act: The Making Archaeology Public Project (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Patricia M. Samford.

Over the last fifty years, a great deal of archaeological research has come about due to the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act.  The Society for Historical Archaeology, the Society for American Archaeology, and the Register of Professional Archaeologists– in partnership with the American Cultural Resources Association and the Archaeological Legacy Institute (home of The Archaeology Channel) are supporting a nationwide initiative to highlight some of the important things we have...


Clovis Points, Trade Beads, and Everything in Between: Collections at the University of Wyoming Archaeological Repository (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jody Clauter. Zachary Garhart. Adam Guinard. Rachael Shimek.

This poster details the archaeological collections housed at the University of Wyoming Archaeological Repository (UWAR) located in Laramie. The repository houses approximately 3 million artifacts from 15,000 different Wyoming sites as well as comparative, replica, experimental, and educational materials. We highlight our extensive suite of artifacts from across the state, which includes artifacts from all time periods from the Paleoindian to the Historic. Many of these objects are submitted...


A Community Approach to Data Recovery Investigations at the Dimond Knoll Site, Harris County, Texas (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jason Barrett. Linda Gorski. Richard Weinstein. Roger Moore.

The Dimond Knoll Screening Project has been one of the most successful Public Outreach efforts undertaken to date by the Texas Department of Transportation’s Archeological Studies Branch. Excavation of this small floodplain mound in northwestern Harris County was completed 2012, revealing a record of regular visitation by mobile foraging groups across nearly ten millennia. Once the upper sediments of the knoll were extensively sampled through meticulous hand excavation, the remaining sandy...


Coopers, Peddlers, and Bricklayers: Stories of a Working-Class Property through Public Archaeology in Washington, DC (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only L. Chardé Reid. Julianna Jackson. John M Hyche. Lyle Torp. Charles H Leedecker.

An archaeological investigation of a lot where a former frame shotgun house once stood offers a unique look at 19th century working-class immigrant households. A German immigrant carpenter built the house before 1853 and it was successively occupied by a peddler, cooper, and bricklayer; little is known about their lives. Prior to redevelopment, the DC HPO Archaeology Program conducted a systematic archaeological survey from August 2016 to May 2017, the "Shotgun House Public Archaeology Project"....


Digging Our Past: Student-Led Excavation as Experiential Learning and Active Engagement with Campus History (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marieka E (1,2) Brouwer Burg. Meghan C.L. Howey.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Public Archaeology in New Hampshire: Museum and University Research" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Campus archaeology programs have been springing up around the country and with good reason: they are an excellent way to engage students with campus history, connecting them with the everyday lives of past matriculants, and also providing valuable practical and experiential learning opportunities. In the...


Digital Archaeological Data: An Examination Of Different Publishing Models (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mark Freeman.

The open data movement, inter-site analysis, and the desire for public outreach are encouraging archaeologists to share data, as well as results. Yet the history of archaeological collections provides concerns about access and preservation that extend to managing digital assets. This paper will examine the availability of digital archaeological data in Virginia, based on a recent survey, and examine the strengths and weaknesses of different models of archaeological data publication.


Digital Public Outreach and Education in Underwater Archaeology (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kirsten M. Hawley.

This is a forum/panel proposal presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Underwater archaeology is often only accessible to those who can snorkel or SCUBA dive. As we move into the age of digital heritage and online conferences, many archaeologists have used a variety of tools to provide wider access to submerged archaeological sites and the information that they hold. These tools have only become more important during the COVID-19 quarantine, as in many...


Digital Solutions in an Imperfect World: Digital Asset Management, Outreach and the Crisis in Curation (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Joel Zovar.

Difficult realities have set in for some cultural resource professionals. Space (and funding) to protect cultural materials is at a premium, causing some curators and archaeologists to think about heritage preservation and site conservation in new ways. Using the presenter’s experiences developing an archaeology outreach website, this paper explores how digital asset management has become a useful addition to traditional methods of artifact and site conservation in Louisiana, a state with a rich...


Doing Digital with Restricted Resources (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jolene Smith.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Digital Technologies and Public Archaeology" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Archaeologists using digital tools for outreach often face a specific set of challenges. Many organizations are working within low-resource environments, having small (or no) technology budgets or very restrictive I.T. policies. Archaeological information itself can be sensitive. Disclosure of specific locations can expose sites to...