19th & 20th Century (Temporal Keyword)
19th & 20th Centuries
1-5 (5 Records)
The Center for Cultural and Environmental History (CCEH) at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted a Phase I Site Identification of The Old Manse Boathouse in Concord, Massachusetts. With no previous surveys conducted in the area of the boathouse, the archaeological survey of the remains of a stone boathouse foundation and its surrounding area was directly linked to the planned reconstruction of a new boathouse and canoe facility. The Old Manse property derives its primary...
Archaeological Survey for Proposed Road Construction in Compartments 18 and 19, Andrew Pickens Ranger Station, Sumter National Forest (1983)
Cultural Resource Survey, Land Exchange of Tract 22Oz in Compartment 261 Greenwood, South Carolina, Edgefield District, Sumter National Forest (1982)
Southern Microcosm: Historic Sites Investigations in the Richard B. Russell Multiple Resource Area (1982)
You Can't Keep a Workin' Man Down: Black Masculinity, Labor, and the Frontier (2016)
Historical archaeologists have long examined changing structures of labor in the context of modern global capitalism. This paper will focus on rural sites in the Midwest, challenging normative notions of labor structures. I will examine how, in the face of changing labor economies, Black men on the frontier deployed specific types of skilled labor to create social networks, familial bonds, and to subvert economic inequalities. I will examine shifts from agrarian economies to wage economies,...