19th Century, Historical (Temporal Keyword)

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Archaeological Investigations at the Stephen and Harriet Myers and Thomas Elkins Properties, Albany, NY: 2017 and 2018 Seasons (2021)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Marilyn Masson. Michael T. Lucas. Matthew Kirk.

Mid-nineteenth century archaeological investigation of stratigraphy, features, and artifacts associated with the Myers and Elkins residences, homes in the 1850s to African American abolitionists (and with later nineteenth century materials analyzed as well).

Beyond Battlefields: Incorporating Social Contexts into Military Sites (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hannah A. Vahle.

Although it has been more than a century since the US Civil War was fought, battles regarding interpretation and the public memory of the conflict continue to rage. Hundreds of sites along the eastern seaboard are consecrated to this period, with many preservationists and other historical organizations dedicated to sterile interpretations of these battlefields. These interpretations fail to capture social contexts of the site, as well as the development of the landscape since the Civil War. The...

Underground Railroad Archaeology Project (URAP), Albany NY
PROJECT Uploaded by: Marilyn Masson

Investigations at the Myers, Elkins, and Ten Broeck properties in historical Albany, NY. Project focused on archaeological questions of daily life of African American abolitionists of the mid-1800s, excavating spaces to the rear of the Myers and Elkins residential locations. The project also investigated the daily lives of enslaved persons of the early 1800s, from the perspective of deposits associated with two rear outbuildings at the Ten Broeck mansion. Research was part of a University at...