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Collaborative Archaeology at the Gage and Cheney Houses

Author(s): Kim Christensen

Year: 2013

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Studies of reformers and the sites associated with them provide an opportunity to examine how people in the past sought to better their world and in turn, powerfully connect to contemporary efforts to reform society.  In this paper, I detail the collaborative archaeological projects undertaken at two sites associated with female reformers – Matilda Joslyn Gage and May Cheney – noting the ways in which non-hierarchical, feminist-inspired research practices were employed in attempts to connect past struggles with contemporary concerns. 


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Collaborative Archaeology at the Gage and Cheney Houses. Kim Christensen. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428258)


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min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America