1800s-1900s (Temporal Keyword)

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After the Railroad: An examination of Chinese in Sandpoint, Idaho (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Molly Swords. Mark Warner. Margaret Clark.

Like other western American railroad towns, Sandpoint, Idaho, saw an influx of thousands of Chinese workers during railroad construction in the twilight of the 1800s. Most workers moved on as construction of the railroad continued down the line. Examination of a Chinese laundry excavation provides an interesting snapshot of the lives those workers who stayed and made Sandpoint their home. This business was also a residence and the collection provides an opportunity to study both the private and...

Bed, Breakfast, and Alcohol: An examination of the Pend d’Oreille Hotel in Sandpoint, Idaho (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Molly E Swords.

Hotels are often overlooked when studying the settlement of the American Frontier, although they played a pivotal role in shaping the West.  Frequently doubling as restaurants and taverns for locals and visitors alike hotels were established to accommodate the numerous settlers, travelers, salesmen and others who headed the call "Go West!" One such hotel, the Pend d’Oreille, in Sandpoint, Idaho is an example of an early nineteenth century hotel that offered accommodations, entertainment, food,...

The Best and Worst of Times: Bridging Stakeholders, Archaeologists, and Students to Craft Community Archaeology at the Robert H. Jackson Farmstead, Spring Creek, PA. (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only LisaMarie Malischke. Mary Ann Owoc. Rose Pregler. Anne Marjenin. Frank Vento.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Community Archaeology in 2020: Conventional or Revolutionary?" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. We discuss the complexities of community archaeology involving stakeholders, archaeologists, and students at the 2019 Mercyhurst University field school site on the Robert H. Jackson Farmstead. Disparate but congenial sets of “publics” included persons inspired and interested in Robert H. Jackson, the famous...

A Socio-Economic Study of the Ceramics of 322 South Main Street, St. Charles, Missouri (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Gwyneth Vollman.

This is an abstract from the "Meaning in Material Culture" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Lindenwood University has uncovered an unusually high density of 19th and 20th century ceramics in just two test units associated with a possible infilled cellar.  The site is located along what used to be a small street or alley.  The research questions being pursued are based on the idea of these ceramics being the result of primary deposition by...