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Historical Archaeological Investigations at Dam Construction Camps in Central Arizona: First Annual Report

Author(s): A. E. Rogge ; Cindy L. Myers

Year: 1987

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Summary

In June 1986, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded a three-year contract for historical archaeological studies as part of the mitigation program for the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division, designated as Plan 6. This study focuses on reconstructing the social history of the workers and their families who lived in several temporary dam construction camps dating from the 1890s to 1940s. The first chapter discusses experience in managing the study during the first year of the project. The methods used to pursue archaeological fieldwork, laboratory analysis and historical research are described and evaluated in subsequent chapters. In the final chapter preliminary research implications are summarized for each of the four research themes: (1) camp demography, (2) daily living conditions in the camps, (3) the work environment and (4) relationships among the many ethnic groups that came together in the camps.


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Historical Archaeological Investigations at Dam Construction Camps in Central Arizona: First Annual Report. A. E. Rogge, Cindy L. Myers. Phoenix, Arizona: Dames & Moore. 1987 ( tDAR id: 378147) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8JQ11W0


Keywords

Culture
Apache Historic Salado

Material
Ceramic Chipped Stone Glass Ground Stone Metal

Site Name
2nd Roosevelt(Newtown) AZ T:3:11(ARS) AZ T:3:8(ARS) AZ U:6:63(ASU) AZ U:8:133(ASU) AZ U:8:139(ASM) AZ U:8:140(ASM) AZ U:8:141(ASM) AZ U:8:142(ASM) AZ U:8:145(ASM) AZ U:8:147(ASM) AZ U:8:148(ASM) AZ U:8:2(ARS) AZ U:8:3(ARS) AZ U:8:5(ARS) AZ U:8:52(ASU) AZ U:8:53(ASU) AZ U:8:6(ARS) AZ U:8:64(ASU) AZ U:8:65(ASU) AZ U:8:7(ARS) AZ U:8:70(ASU) AZ U:8:85(ASU) AZ U:8:87(ASU) AZ U:8:9(ARS) AZ V:5:1(ARS) AZ V:5:117(ASU) AZ V:5:118(ASU) Bull Pen Site Cableway Platforms Camp Dyer Camp Pleasant Cement Mill Cement Mill Housing Clay Quarry Clay Quarry Apache Coral Site Indian Camp Cottonwood Ck Ditch Rider's House Cottonwood Creek Apache Camp Cottonwood Wash Foundation Deadman Canyon Trash Diversion Dam Indian Camp East Annex Government Hill Site Grapevine Ditch Rider's House Grapevine Labor Camp High Road Camp Jail/Garage Site Lime Kiln Old Globe High Road Power Canal Roosevelt Cemetery Roosevelt Trash Sand Box Sand Plant Stone Building West Annex Windy Hill Labor Camp

Site Type
Archaeological Feature Artifact Scatter Communal / Public Structure Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex Domestic Structures Encampment Hearth Historic Communal / Public Structure Historic Structure House Non-Domestic Structures Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features Road, Trail, and Related Structures or Features Settlements Structure Trail Wikiup


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1890 to 1940


Spatial Coverage

min long: -112.692; min lat: 33.372 ; max long: -111.088; max lat: 34.579 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Principal Investigator(s): Cindy L. Myers ; A. E. Rogge

Project Director(s): Cindy L. Myers ; A. E. Rogge

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Permitting Agency(s): US Forest Service ; Arizona State Museum

Repository(s): Western Archeological and Conservation Center ; National Park Serice

Prepared By(s): Dames & Moore

Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office


Record Identifiers

NADB Citation ID No.(s): 000000167874

NADB Document ID No.(s): 2203772

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 6-CS-30-04360

Report No.(s): D1-BR-APO CCRS 87-13

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