19th-Century (Temporal Keyword)

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Another Brick in the Wall: A Pedagogical Approach to Excavations at a 19th -century Brickyard (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Emily E Dietrich.

Incorporating archaeology within the high school curricula fosters an interest in archaeology and site preservation. The Milton High School Archaeology Project provides students the opportunity to experience and participate in archaeological research. At a 19th-century brickyard, students learn anthropology and their local history through hands-on excavations. Through the use of Project Based Learning (PBL) students conduct archaeological and historical research, and present their work in the...


Bringing the Neighborhood Back to Life: Working-Class Consumption and Immigrant Identity in 19th-Century Roxbury, Massachusetts (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Janice A. Nosal.

Working with the past always presents a bevy of challenges for researchers, and when material collections fall into disuse, it can be especially difficult to appreciate their intrinsic value.  Incorporating new technological methods (GIS) and primary document research allows archaeologists to synthesize original excavation and background information in innovative ways.  The Southwest Corridor Project (Roxbury, Boston, MA), excavated in the 1970s, is a perfect collection for these purposes. ...


Four Years of Passport in Time: Public Archaeology and Professional Collaboration in a Nevada Ghost Town (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Emily S. Dale.

From 2011 to 2014, Dr. Carolyn White and Emily Dale of the University of Nevada-Reno and Fred Frampton and Eric Dillingham of the USFS collaborated on a series of Passport in Time projects in the historic mining town of Aurora, Nevada. The dozens of PIT volunteers who participated throughout the years came from a variety of backgrounds and for myriad reasons, yet all left with a connection to the past and an understanding of the importance of protecting America’s archaeological heritage. By...


Partnering for Heritage Preservation in Flagstaff, Jamaica (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David Ingleman. Nicole Ferguson. Michael Shaw.

In 2015, archaeologists and community members in Flagstaff, Jamaica cooperatively excavated the site of a 19th-century British married soldier’s quarters, located in the former Maroon Town Barracks. Little is known about the identities of the soldiers who occupied these structures, and even less is known about the identities of their wives and families. The excavations sought to understand how the site’s former inhabitants enacted and contested their ethnic and gender identities through the use...


Plymouth Memory Capsule: A 19th-Century Tale of Woe? (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Victoria A Cacchione. Nadia Waski. Laura Medeiros.

While searching for remnants of 17th-Century Plymouth, Massachusetts, a collection of organic materials and Victorian-era artifacts of personal adornment—all associated with a female—were uncovered in during excavations associated with Project 400 carried out by the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Massachusetts Boston. This unexpected cache provides a rare glimpse into the town of Plymouth’s rich history. This memory capsule filled with domestic items including a...


The Three Phases of Sans Souci: Geophysical Survey and Archaeological Testing at the Palace of Henry Christophe, Haiti (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only James Monroe. Katie Simon.

The royal palace of Sans Souci anchored elite attempts to inculcate royal power and authority in the Kingdom of Haiti, a fledgling state that emerged out of the turmoil of the Haitian Revolution. Despite the role this site has played in the production of historical memory in Haiti, negligible archaeological work has been carried out to study building chronology and the organization of space at Sans Souci. In the summer of 2015, an international team from the University of California, Santa Cruz,...