Yosemite National Park (Site Name Keyword)

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The Archaeology of the Western Region of the National Park Service
PROJECT Uploaded by: Sophia Kelly

WACC reports summarizing archaeological projects and management plans in the Western Region of the National Park Service.

The Archaeology of Yosemite National Park
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WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects within Yosemite National Park.

An Archeological Research Design for Yosemite National Park, California (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael J. Moratto.

The National Park Service has developed plans to alter Yosemite National Park operations and facilities during the 1980's and '90s. Some of the proposed changes would affect archeological and historic resources. As one element of planning, the present document advances a comprehensive program for future archeological investigations in the park. The aim of this study is to provide a research design to ensure that future work, whether prompted by management and salvage needs or by "pure...

Archeology in Yosemite National Park: The Wawona Testing Project (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John C. Whittaker.

The Wawona Testing Project evaluated three potential sewage development locations and examined some other sites to produce general information on Wawona prehistory. Systematic surface collections and/or test excavations were conducted at five sites. Two of these were relatively large and important prehistoric sites for the Wawona valley. Host of the material recovered relates to the late prehistoric occupation, the Mariposa Complex, or protohistoric Miwok. There is also evidence...

Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites (2000)
DOCUMENT Citation Only J. Burton. M. Farrell. F. Lord. R. Lord.

NOTE: document not uploaded - it is available as an online book from the NPS website (see URL below). This report provides an overview of the tangible remains currently left at the sites of the Japanese American internment during World War II. The main focus is on the War Relocation Authority's relocation centers, but Department of Justice and U.S. Army facilities where Japanese Americans were interned are also considered. The goal of the study has been to provide information for the National...

Miscellaneous Historic Period Archaeological Projects in the Western Region (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Martyn D. Tagg.

Over the past years, the Western Archeological and Conservati on Center (WACC) has been involved in a number of small Historical period archeological projects in both southern Arizona and central California. Ranging from inventory surveys to test excavations, these projects resulted in reports, which although contributing information to the archeological record, were too short to be bound and published. In order to make this information more available for use, it was decided to publish a...