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Archaeological Survey and Testing at the South River Colony, Anne Arundel County (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mark Walker. Michael D. Petraglia. Madeleine Pappas. Christopher Martin.

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 Archaeology of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina
PROJECT Uploaded by: Meg Moughan

Four reports on date recovery investigations undertaken by Brockington and Associates, Inc., at Palmetto Bluff, near Beaufort, South Carolina. Investigations at sites 38BU1768, 38BU1789, 38BU1791, 38BU1788, and 38BU1804 occurred between 2002 and 2004.


An Archival Investigation of the Cultural Resources Associated with 202 South Paca Street: Block 677 (Lots 1 and 2 / 3) of the Market Center Urban Renewal Area, Baltimore, Maryland (1992)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Julie H. Ernstein.

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 Birds Eye View of War: The Role of Historic Maps and Aerial-Based Imagery in the Archaeological investigation of Unaccounted-For U.S. military Personnel. (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jason W Bush.

As "snapshot" documents of the past, historical maps, aerial photographs, and satellite imagery are a valuable source for the archaeological investigation of major conflicts throughout the past eight decades.  Although many of these documents were initially acquired and then maintained in secret in the context of major conflict or clandestine purposes, decades later they are proving to be of much benefit and unintended value for historical and archaeological research.  This paper will present an...


Building Collaboration and Sustaining Partnership for the Recovery of Missing American Airmen from the Second World War in Austria (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Adam Fracchia. Sarah A. Grady. Claudia Theune. Peter Hinterndorfer. Marilyn London. Katherine Boyle. Claire Seeley.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Strides Towards Standard Methodologies in Aeronautical Archaeology" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. For the last three years, the University of Maryland, College Park, has partnered with the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and the University of Vienna to seek out and recover missing US airmen from World War II. Through archaeological field schools utilizing forensic protocols, our...


Castle House Coop: Unmasking an Artist's Space (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mary Petrich-Guy. Renae J. Campbell.

Self-taught artist, James Castle, lived his entire life in Idaho (1899-1977). From a young age, he created his works from everyday materials, such as mail, matchboxes, pages of siblings’ homework, and found objects. Castle moved to Boise with his family in the 1930s and while at this farm, he used a converted chicken coop/shed as a private workspace and abode. In October 2016, archaeologists from the University of Idaho (UI) collaborated with the James Castle House, Boise City Department of Arts...


Complicating Dichotomies of Grief and Blame: Examining the Heritage of Stalinist Repression (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Margaret A Comer.

This is an abstract from the "Exploring the Recent Past" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. A key point of conflict and contest at sites related to Soviet repression is the matter of victimhood and perpetration. At each site, who is identified as a victim, perpetrator, or bystander, and why? Who decides on these classifications, and, within each site’s interpretation, is there any reflection of the very real contestation and ambivalence that attend...


Dishes in the Privy: Ceramic Use at St. Michael’s Mission on the Navajo Nation (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Megan S. Laurich. Kelsey Gruntorad. Rachael E. O'Hara. Emily Dale. Chrissina Burke.

This is a poster submission presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The St. Michael’s Mission on the Navajo Nation, near present day Window Rock, Arizona, was established in 1889. This was one of the first Catholic Missions in the area and is still in use as a church and as a museum today. In 1976, surface surveys and excavations of the privy began, unearthing materials dated from the 1910s to the 1960s. In 2019 the Northern Arizona University Historical...


Generations of farming in Jim Crow's East Texas (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah Loftus.

Life following emancipation in the southern United States during the late nineteenth and twentieth century was marked by painful static continuities and contradictions as people worked to dismantle deeply engrained structures and ideologies of white supremacy. The following considers this period of transformation on a local scale, looking at the household consumption choices of the Davis family, members of the Bethel African American community in East Texas. They and their fellow black neighbors...


HAER No. AZ-14, Mormon Flat Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data, Reduced Copies of Drawings (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

This Historic American Engineering Record for the Mormon Flat Dam contains photographs, dating from 1924-1988, and descriptive data concerning the dam's construction and use. Mormon Flat Dam was the first dam constructed under the Salt River Project's 1920's hydroelectric expansion program. Currently, the dam is operated by the Salt River Project for the purposes of generating hydroelectric power and for storing approximately 57,000 acre feet of water for agricultural and urban uses.


HAER No. AZ-17 and AZ-30, Grand Canal and Crosscut Hydro Plant, North Side of Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data, Reduced Copies of Drawings (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen. Carol Noland.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-17 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Grand Canal, which delivers water to users on the north side of the Salt River for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-30 provides similar documentation about the construction and operation of the Crosscut Hydroelectric Plant, which sits at the head of Grand Canal and relies...


HAER No. AZ-20, Crosscut Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara Behan.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-20 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Crosscut Steam Plant, which provided the first non-hydroelectric power to Salt River Project customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Crosscut Steam Plant facility is located in Tempe, AZ, near Mill Avenue and Washington Street on the north...


HAER No. AZ-23, Highline Canal, South Side of the Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Reduced Copied of Drawings (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. HAER No. AZ-22 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393529) presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features. It also...


HAER No. AZ-25, Bartlett Dam, Verde River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-25 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Bartlett Dam, which impounds the Verde River 50 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Bartlett Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Bartlett Dam is a major component of the Salt River Project's water supply system that provides Verde River water for agricultural,...


HAER No. AZ-4, Roosevelt Power Canal and Diversion Dam, Gila County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data, Reduced Copies of Drawings (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-4 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Roosevelt Power Canal and Diversion Dam in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Lake in south-central Arizona. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Roosevelt Power Canal was built as an integral part of the Salt River Project and represents the U.S. Reclamation Service's first involvement...


HAER No. AZ-6A, Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Power Plant, Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6A examines the origins, construction, use, and significance of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam Power Plant and Transformer House, located in south-central Arizona along the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, drawings, maps, and historic photographs of the dam's power plant and transformer house. The power generating facilities at Roosevelt Dam, beginning with the 1906 temporary plant, were the first ever built by the Bureau...


HAER No. AZ-7, Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data, and Reduced Copies of Drawings (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Coolidge Dam was authorized in 1924 and was completed in 1928. It was built by the U.S. Indian Service. Today Coolidge Dam supplies water from the Gila River to the Gila River Indian Community and to non-Indian growers as well. This report satisfies Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) standards as established by the National Park Service. A copy of this report, along with a complete set of archival negatives and photographs, has been deposited in the HAER collection at the Library of...


Historic American Engineering Record, HAER No. AZ-6, Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson.

Roosevelt Dam comprises the key structure in one of the first major federally sponsored reclamation projects in the West. Authorized as one of the Reclamation Service's first projects in 1903, it continues to store water for agricultural lands, homeowners, and industrial concerns in the Phoenix region that are served by the Salt River Project. Used to impound floodwaters of the Salt River, the 280-foot-high Roosevelt Dam was distinguished as the tallest and last major stone masonry gravity dams...


Historic American Engineering Record: Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Ayers.

During December 1982 and January 1983, representatives of the Environmental Services and Civil Engineering Departments of Salt River Project consulted with Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) regarding the status of archaeological and historical information pertaining to the Roosevelt Power Canal, a historic canal associated with Theodore Roosevelt Dam. As part of a Central Arizona Water Control Study sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Arizona Canal, North of the Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shelly C. Dudley.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-19 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Arizona Canal, which provides irrigation waters to Phoenix's urban center on the north side of the Salt River and to the northern portions of the valley. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The northernmost canal in the water distribution system of the Salt River Project, the Arizona...


Historic American Engineering Record: Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-25 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Bartlett Dam, which impounds the Verde River 50 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Bartlett Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Bartlett Dam is a major component of the Salt River Project's water supply system that provides Verde River water for agricultural,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-7 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Coolidge Dam, which impounds water along the Gila River to form the San Carlos Reservoir 30 miles southwest of Globe, Arizona. It also contains a summary of Gila River water usage and conflicts over water access, from native Pima and Maricopa water use to Historic era, multi-community uses. The report contains a narrative...


Historic American Engineering Record: Crosscut Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara Behan.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-20 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Crosscut Steam Plant, which provided the first non-hydroelectric power to Salt River Project customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Crosscut Steam Plant facility is located in Tempe, AZ, near Mill Avenue and Washington Street on the north...


Historic American Engineering Record: Grand Canal and Crosscut Hydro Plant, North Side of Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen. Carol Noland.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-17 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Grand Canal, which delivers water to users on the north side of the Salt River for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-30 provides similar documentation about the construction and operation of the Crosscut Hydroelectric Plant, which sits at the head of Grand Canal and relies...


Historic American Engineering Record: Granite Reef Diversion Dam, Salt River, Mesa Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tonia Woods Horton.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-51 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Granite Reef Diversion Dam, which diverts Salt River water released from upstream storage dams into canal irrigation systems for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Granite Reef Diversion Dam is the principal structural mechanism by which...