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Refining the Early Chronology: North American Beer Cans 1935-1967

Author(s): David Maxwell

Year: 2017

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Beer cans have now been in use in North America since 1935, meaning that sites containing early beer cans have the potential for eligibility for protection in certain jurisdictions, such as California (where the California Environmental Quality Act requires the evaluation of materials greater than 50 years of age). This presentation will serve to clarify distinctive characteristics of been cans produced prior to 1967, the current 50-year-old mark.


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Refining the Early Chronology: North American Beer Cans 1935-1967. David Maxwell. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 429671)


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Abstract Id(s): 17261

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