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Community Displacement and the Creation of a 'City Beautiful' at Roosevelt Park, Detroit (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 434493] Krysta Ryzewski.

Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park were constructed between 1908 and 1918 as part of Detroit’s City Beautiful Movement. The construction process was a place-making effort designed to implant order on the urban landscape that involved the displacement of a community who represented everything that city planners sought to erase from Detroit’s city center: overcrowding, poverty, immigrants, and transient populations. Current historical archaeological research reveals how the existing...


Exploring Transatlantic Connections: Sustaining Irish Island Communities in Early 20th Century America (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 428385] Meagan K Conway. Ian Kuijt. Casey McNeill. Katherine E Shakour.

Immigration from Ireland in the early 20th century contributed to the decline of island population, leaving fragmented fishing villages, yet simultaneously created vibrant new Irish communities in the United States.  By tracking inhabitants of Inishark and Inishbofin, two small islands off the coast of Galway, to the eastern United States, this paper explores the movement of individuals, families, and communities through the 19 and 20th centuries.  This paper investigates the reconstruction of...


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

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 434519] 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...


The History and Archaeological Investigations of Nineteenth Century Gunboat USS Castine (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 435068] Douglas Jones.

The USS Castine was emblematic of the New Navy’s transformation from wood to steel vessels in the late nineteenth century, and of the evolving use of a vessel over time.  During a 29-year service career spanning the Spanish American War and World War I, the unheralded gunboat proved to be an indispensable workhorse as a blockader, coastal combat vessel, training ship, submarine tender, U-boat chaser, and globetrotting reminder of the long reach of American naval power.  Following the end of its...


Iceland and the Colonial Project (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 428291] Gavin Lucas. Angelos Parigoris.

This paper revolves around a central dilemma: whether to see Iceland as colonizer or colonized. On the one hand, it was linked to the Danish project of colonialism outside Europe, benefitting from access to exotic goods and influenced by ideologies of race and whiteness. On the other hand, Iceland was itself a dependency of Denmark, and from the nineteenth century, developed a discourse of nationalism and independence. This paper will examine the tensions of Iceland as colonizer/colonized...


In small things remembered; the sponge decorated ceramics from Inishark, Galway. (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 428386] Franc Myles.

In recent years excavators along the western seaboard of Ireland and Scotland have recovered extensive evidence on domestic sites for the presence of Spongewares and other mass-produced ceramics dating to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The recovery of this material has opened the debate on the ‘marginal’ nature of such landscapes which has fostered divergent theoretical approaches questioning consumer choices in post-Famine Ireland at odds with received subaltern narratives of...


A Phase I Archaeological Reconnaissance of Approximately 350 Acres for the Proposed Williamsburg / Whitley County Airport Near Williamsburg, Whitley County, Kentucky (2000)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 205516] Vincent A. Versluis.

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.


A Phase I Cultural Resource Survey for Proposed Bridge Replacement and Borrow Area, Paradise Township, Crawford County

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 349902] Joe B. Thompson. David G. Stanley.

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.


Phase II Investigation of 13Bt13, Primary Roads Project BRF-188-1(18)--38-12, A.K.A. PIN 86-12010-1, Butler County (1993)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 350209] Mark L. Anderson. Dennis Dahms.

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.


Phase II Investigations at the Proffitt House Site (40BT46): a Preliminary Report (1987)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 180946] Jeffrey W. Gardner.

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 Phoenix Project: Applications of Gamification for Online Civic Engagement (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 434039] Robert C Bryant. Jeffrey Glover. Ian Johnson.

The MARTA collection, held by Georgia State University, is a large body of legacy archaeological data collected in the late 1970s that documents the history of Atlanta.  The current Phoenix project is building on those original efforts and represents an ideal opportunity to explore new praxis-oriented methodologies by making the collection easily accessible to the public as an example of civic engagement through community archaeology outreach. Key to this civic engagement is the digitization of...


Recycle, Reduce, Reuse: The Development of the Pensacola Snapper Smack (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 435067] Jason Raupp.

Penscola, Florida’s red snapper fishery was among the city’s most prosperous industries by the late 19th century. The vessels employed in the fishery, known locally as "snapper smacks", were heavily influenced by the evolving designs of New England fishing schooners, but adapted for conditions encountered in the Gulf of Mexico. And though these designs proved ideal for snapper fishing, external factors reduced capital in the industry and led Pensacola fish houses to simply recycle schooners...


Revisiting Josiah Henson's Role in Maryland History. (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 434259] cassandra michaud.

Long overshadowed by and conflated with the fictional story of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the life of Josiah Henson is revisited at the location he was enslaved in suburban Maryland.  Archaeological research on the former plantation has uncovered traces of life on the farm and the 19th century landscape.  This work provides part of the framework for the design of a public museum to be built at the park, dedicated to Henson's life and slavery in Montgomery County.  This paper will discuss the ongoing...


The Road From Big Rock Candy Mountain: Boomsurfer Strategies in the American West (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 433716] Margaret Purser.

People living across the broader West struggled for over a century to deal with both economic and ecological instability and unpredictability.  Developing industrial capitalism fluctuated radically in this period, especially in a region where its large-scale extractive industries voraciously exploited environments that were often already fragile and marginal for large-scale settlement.  For at least some sector of the population, responses to these challenges tended to emphasize stability and...


Socioeconomic Status of a Self-Sufficient 19th Century Homestead (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 434727] Abigail K Kindler.

In the summer of 2011, Lindenwood University began excavating in the Femme Osage Creek Valley in St. Charles County, Missouri. Near to the Historic Nathaniel Boone Home, a hidden 19th century homestead site has been found with the remains of numerous buildings, as well as a two-lane drive. The property also includes a stone well, middens, and evidence of domesticated plants. One of the main hypotheses of this site is the possibility of the self-sufficiency of the homestead. This would not have...


"Welcome to Nowhere": Temporary and Permanent Life in the Remote Black Rock Desert at Granite Creek Station (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 435248] Carolyn White.

Present-day Granite Creek Station is located on the edge of the Black Rock Desert, 10 miles north of Gerlach where the sign welcoming visitors to town says, "Welcome to Nowhere." Described as an "awful gloomy" resting place by one of many travellers, Granite Creek Station was one of several significant stopping places for emigrants, travelers, saddle trains, and stagecoaches passing through the Black Rock Desert region of northwestern Nevada, USA, on their way to California in the mid-19th...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America