Remembering the Tenant Farmers: A comparison of two late 19th-century tenant farm dwellings in Maryland.

Author(s): Sarah N. Janesko

Year: 2016

Summary

This paper compares two late nineteenth-to early twentieth-century African American tenant farm sites located on the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) campus in Edgewater, Maryland. I used historical population and agricultural census data to provide context for initial field findings, and used these contextualized findings to formulate questions about changing social and agricultural practices after emancipation.

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Remembering the Tenant Farmers: A comparison of two late 19th-century tenant farm dwellings in Maryland.. Sarah N. Janesko. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434266)

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Spatial Coverage

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

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 795