Looking Through the Glass: Identification and Analysis of Glass Bottles Recovered from a Campus Trash Dump
Author(s): Emma Verstraete
Since its establishment in 1827, Lindenwood University has been a central location for educating young women. Modern-day excavations of an historic campus trash dump have yielded a selection of glass bottles and bottle shards that can be identified for their cosmetic, medicinal, and educational applications for the girls who attended the university during the early twentieth century. Socio-economic information, such as the place of origin and price of the bottles’ contents, will contribute to the growing conversation about the daily lives of young women at the turn of the century in a broader fashion than can typically be found at an individual site.
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Looking Through the Glass: Identification and Analysis of Glass Bottles Recovered from a Campus Trash Dump. Emma Verstraete. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434683)
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