Non-traditional Urbanism and Living Spaces: Needs of Living in Close Quarters within Various Organizations

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  • French military lunettes at Ft. Bridger, WY (2016)
    DOCUMENT Citation Only Dana Lee Pertermann.

    Fort Bridger, WYhas a strong connection to French colonialism in North America. While the original trading post was created to accomodate French traders in the West, the French influence on military structures has not been as well researched in this region. Lunette fortifications that were recorded on historical documents have been found through magnatometry, and are currently being excavated. Features have been discovered that do not match the historical records exactly, however, such as a...

  • Preliminary Results of the Madam Haycraft Site (23SL2334), City of St. Louis, Missouri (2016)
    DOCUMENT Citation Only Meredith M Hawkins Trautt.

    During improvements to the Poplar Street Bridge in the City of St. Louis, Missouri, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) uncovered the Madam Haycraft (23SL2334) and Louis Beaudoin sites in 2012.  The Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis, Inc. excavated portions of the Madam Haycraft site in the winter of 2013/2014, which included features associated with a mid-19th century oyster bar and a domestic building.  Although archaeological investigations continue to be conducted at...

  • A Sequence of French Vernacular Architectural Design and Construction Methods in Colonial North America, 1690-1850 (2016)
    DOCUMENT Citation Only Wade Tharp.

    This study examines published and unpublished historical archaeological research, historical documents research, and datable extant buildings to develop a temporal and geographical sequence of French colonial architectural designs and construction methods, particularly the poteaux-en-terre (posts-in-ground) and poteaux-sur-solle (posts-on-sill) elements in vernacular buildings, from the Western Great Lakes region to Louisiana, dating from 1690 to 1850.  Whether European colonists during the...

  • Under­standing Rural and Urban Privy Vaults: An Overview of their Utilization and Morphological Transformation Through Time. (2016)
    DOCUMENT Citation Only Patrick Durst. Dwayne Scheid.

    Until the advent and widespread adoption of modern plumbing, the privy vault played nearly as important a role to permanent occupation as would a sustainable water source. This paper will examine the various construction methods employed while investigating the rationale behind changes in morphology. Special focus will be given to privies within the urban setting of turn of the century East St. Louis, Illinois and comparisons will be made between privy vaults found in various St. Louis, Missouri...