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Promoting The Consumer Citizen: Seals, Spectacles, And The Gendered Consumer In Depression-Era America, Danielle B. Wetmore 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Promoting The Consumer Citizen: Seals, Spectacles, And The Gendered Consumer In Depression-Era America, Danielle B. Wetmore

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This thesis will argue that New Deal legislation accounted for increased importance placed on consumers and the articulation of consumer citizenship as female during the Great Depression. Once New Deal programs and legislation determined and legitimized the consumer citizen, the consumer citizen exercised influence though purchasing power. Analyzing the ways the federal government defined women as consumer citizens through programs like the National Recovery Administration’s Blue Eagle Campaign offers important insight into who was considered to have a voice. Notions of citizenship define groups by who has the necessary attributes and qualifications—in this case the means to purchase ...


Intimate Nevada: Artists Respond, Lauren Paljusaj, Anne Savage 2020 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Intimate Nevada: Artists Respond, Lauren Paljusaj, Anne Savage

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Most of us know Nevada beyond the Strip. It’s a place of houses, of shopping plazas, of movie theaters, and grocery stores. A place of hotels that are also places of work. A place of basins, ranges, vistas, and nature. A place of personal history. For Intimate Nevada: Artists Respond, curators Lauren Paljusaj (ENG BA ‘20) and Anne Savage (CFA BA ‘22), draw on photographs found in UNLV Special Collections to uncover the intimate visuality of a Nevada of past centuries. The exhibition focuses on how the imaged built landscape of early 20th century Southern Nevada ...


Current Research: Preliminary Survey Of The Eastern Half Of The Boxed Spring Site (41ur30), Cambria Haley, Crystal A. Dozier 2020 Department of Anthropology, Wichita State University

Current Research: Preliminary Survey Of The Eastern Half Of The Boxed Spring Site (41ur30), Cambria Haley, Crystal A. Dozier

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Boxed Springs site (41UR30) is an Early Caddo site located in East Texas near the Sabine River. This site covers roughly 15.6 acres and contained at least four mounds, middens, and an extended cemetery. The site's location has been known since the late 1950s, with a series of unconnected avocational and professional archaeological investigations as well as unfortunate looting. As one of the few Early Caddo sites in Texas that contain multiple mounds, the Boxed Springs site is poised to provide great insight into Early Caddo mound construction technologies, settlement patterns, subsistence strategies, and trade and exchange.


Current Research: Archaeological Investigations At The Shackleford Creek Site (41sm494), Smith County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Bo Nelson 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Current Research: Archaeological Investigations At The Shackleford Creek Site (41sm494), Smith County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Bo Nelson

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

An archaeological survey in 2018 of the proposed Shackleford Creek Residential Development, a federally permitted project, in the upper Angelina River basin in East Texas by Tejas Archaeology identified the ancestral Caddo Shackleford Creek site (41SM494). Because the site was only investigated with a few shovel tests during the archaeological survey, although sufficient to identify the site extent and general characteristics of deposit depth and artifact content, but appeared to contain intact archaeological deposits of ancestral Caddo age, Nelson and Perttula recommended that the site warranted further evaluation by a plan of test excavations to determine its research potential and ...


Current Research: Selected Historic Caddo Allen Phase Vessels From The Deshazo Site (41na13/27) On Bayou Loco, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Current Research: Selected Historic Caddo Allen Phase Vessels From The Deshazo Site (41na13/27) On Bayou Loco, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Continuing with the on-going study of ancestral Caddo ceramic vessels from East Texas Caddo sites, I document three ceramic vessels and a fourth ceramic vessel section from excavations at the Deshazo site (41NA13/27) by The University of Texas at Austin (UT) in 1975-1976. The Deshazo site is the best studied Allen phase settlement in East Texas, and the archaeological investigations there indicates it was a small centralized hamlet of an affiliated group with a series of circular structures and an associated household or family cemetery. Most sites of the Allen phase were apparently occupied for only short periods of ...


The Ancestral Caddo Ceramic Vessel Sherd And Ceramic Pipe Sherd Assemblage From The A. C. Saunders Site (41an19) In The Upper Neches River Basin, Anderson County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

The Ancestral Caddo Ceramic Vessel Sherd And Ceramic Pipe Sherd Assemblage From The A. C. Saunders Site (41an19) In The Upper Neches River Basin, Anderson County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The A. C. Saunders site (41AN19) is an important ancestral Caddo settlement in the upper Neches River basin in Anderson County in East Texas. The site is one of only a few ancestral Caddo sites with mound features in the upper Neches River basin, particularly those that are known to date after ca. A.D. 1400, but this part of the upper Neches River basin, including its many tributaries, such as Caddo Creek just to the south and west, was widely settled by Caddo farmers after that time. These Caddo groups left behind evidence of year-round occupied settlements with house ...


Current Research: A Pilot Study In The Use Of Pxrf Analysis Of Caddo Ceramics, Tom Middlebrook, C. Colleen Hanratty 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Current Research: A Pilot Study In The Use Of Pxrf Analysis Of Caddo Ceramics, Tom Middlebrook, C. Colleen Hanratty

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Wilson "Dub" Crook III's paper presented to the East Texas Archeological Conference concerning the use of X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) in sourcing turquoise artifacts sparked an interest in utilizing pXRF to resolve an old Caddo ceramic research question. While XRF has been used in archaeology for more than 60 years, and there have been applications in ceramic studies, a recent review of the 9th Edition of The Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Ethnohistory, and History of the Caddo Indian Peoples of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, a comprehensive bibliography, did not yield a single reference to a pXRF study in Caddo ceramics. This ...


Report: Abstracts From The 71st Caddo Conference Held At University Of Central Arkansas, Duncan P. McKinnon 2020 University of Central Arkansas

Report: Abstracts From The 71st Caddo Conference Held At University Of Central Arkansas, Duncan P. Mckinnon

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The 61st Caddo Conference was held on March 21-23, 2019 in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom on the campus of UCA. The Caddo Conference coincided with Arkansas Archeology Month. Funding was provided by UCA Foundation, the Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology (SCA) at UCA, the Caddo Conference Organization, the Arkansas Archeological Survey, and the Arkansas Archeological Society.

The conference began Friday, March 21st at 9am with several research presentations throughout the day. Twelve presentations and three research posters were presented. Additionally, several book publishers and Caddo artists displayed books and art for sale. There were 45 paid registrants attending the ...


2019 Activities Report, Michael Meeks 2020 Caddo Culture Club

2019 Activities Report, Michael Meeks

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

2019 was an eventful year for our small organization, and for the Caddo Tribe as well. We enjoyed gathering for many events and functions throughout the previous twelve months, but none were more memorable than our trip to the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site near Alto, TX, as many might already know. I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support of the Caddo Nation and its members, myself included. Your thoughts, prayers, and support have been heard and received by many and for that I am forever grateful. I offer a special thank you to ...


Ancestral Caddo Fine Ware Vessels From Cahokian Sites In The Mid-Continent, Ca. A.D. 1050-1300, Timothy K. Perttula 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Ancestral Caddo Fine Ware Vessels From Cahokian Sites In The Mid-Continent, Ca. A.D. 1050-1300, Timothy K. Perttula

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Ancestral Caddo ceramic vessels and ceramic vessel sherds have been identified from Cahokia and other sites in the U.S. Midwest in contexts dating from ca. A.D. 1050-1300. Archaeological findings from recent work in the East St. Louis Precinct by the Illinois State Archaeological Survey provides a wealth of data on the Mississippian ceramics found there as well as ceramic wares of likely ancestral Caddo manufacture. These Caddo wares comprise less than 0.3 percent of the more than 15,600 vessel batches in the East St. Louis Precinct assemblage, and almost all of them are on local pastes ...


The Oliver Bolton Collection Of Dart And Spear Points From Camp County, Texas, And Other Remarks, Robert L. Turner 2020 Stephen F. Austin State University

The Oliver Bolton Collection Of Dart And Spear Points From Camp County, Texas, And Other Remarks, Robert L. Turner

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This article analyzes the Bolton Collection of 1384 lithic artifacts, including dart and spear points from the Paleoindian through the Woodland periods. The analysis places the points in the sequence used by Perttula. The points are compared with those from the middle Sabine River basin counties as well as the analysis of the Archaic points of the Cypress Creek drainage basin. In addition, the Archaic and Woodland population density of Camp County based on the proportional frequency of projectile points of known age is compared with that of the middle Sabine River basin counties and the Cypress Basin. Additional comparisons ...


Bone And Shell Tools And Ornament From The Feature 2 Midden Mound At The A. C. Saunders Site (41an19), Anderson County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Bone And Shell Tools And Ornament From The Feature 2 Midden Mound At The A. C. Saunders Site (41an19), Anderson County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The A. C. Saunders site (41AN19) is an important ancestral Caddo settlement in the upper Neches River basin in Anderson County in East Texas. The site is one of only a few ancestral Caddo sites with mound features in the upper Neches River basin, particularly those that are known to date after ca. A.D. 1400, but this part of the upper Neches River basin, including its many tributaries, such as Caddo Creek just to the south and west, was widely settled by Caddo farmers after that time. These Caddo groups left behind evidence of year-round occupied settlements with house ...


Titus Phase Ceramic Vessel And Elbow Pipe From The Gus Bogan Farm Site (41wd25), Wood County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Titus Phase Ceramic Vessel And Elbow Pipe From The Gus Bogan Farm Site (41wd25), Wood County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Gus Bogan Farm site, located 1 mile north of the city of Mineola, Texas, in the upper Sabine River basin, was recorded by University of Texas at Austin (UT) archaeologists in 1935 based on the photographic documentation of ancestral Caddo ceramic vessels and elbow pipe in the Gus T. Bogan, Sr. and Gus T. Bogan, Jr. collections from the site. The Bogan’s were digging a Caddo cemetery there, and loaned a portion of their recovered collections to the University Centennial Exposition for the duration of the exhibit. Analyses of the vessels and pipe in this article are based ...


The Long Site (41ce330), An Ancestral Caddo Site On Box’S Creek In The Neches River Basin, Cherokee County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Kevin Stingley 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

The Long Site (41ce330), An Ancestral Caddo Site On Box’S Creek In The Neches River Basin, Cherokee County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Kevin Stingley

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Long site is principally an ancestral Caddo site dating primarily to the Early Caddo period, and the Alto phase, on Box’s Creek in the Neches River basin in the East Texas Pineywoods. A few diagnostic decorated ceramic vessel sherds and radiocarbon dates also indicate that there is a Middle Caddo period (ca. A.D. 1200-1400) component there as well, along with a mid-19th century Anglo-American component on only one part of the site.


Archeological Investigations In The Upper Trinity River Basin In Parker County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Karen S. Bruwelheide, Douglas Owsley, Lanie Garmon 2020 Heritage Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University

Archeological Investigations In The Upper Trinity River Basin In Parker County, Texas, Timothy K. Perttula, Karen S. Bruwelheide, Douglas Owsley, Lanie Garmon

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Homer Norris (1929-2018), a commercial artist by profession and a life-time resident of eastern Parker County, in North-Central Texas, in the South Fork and Clear Fork drainages of the upper Trinity River basin, roamed the landscape from at least 30-50 years ago in search of archeological evidence of Native American use and settlement in the basin. He took and maintained detailed notes, records, and drawings of the sites he found and the artifacts he recovered, as well as pertinent information on the context of finds, including those noted eroding out of stream cut banks and in stream beds of the ...


Bedrock And Boulder Mortars, Basins, Slicks, And Cupules In The Southern Southwest, Allen Dart, Chris Reed 2020 Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Tucson, AZ

Bedrock And Boulder Mortars, Basins, Slicks, And Cupules In The Southern Southwest, Allen Dart, Chris Reed

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This article describes mortars, basins, slicks, and cupules created in bedrock and boulders in the Southern Southwest, and discusses the distribution and possible functions of these features. It defines the Southern Southwest as the region of the U.S. south of 34 degrees north latitude that includes the Califor­nia portion of the Lower Colorado River valley and southern portions of Arizona and New Mexico, and the portion of western Texas that includes El Paso, Hudspeth, Culber­son, Loving, Winkler, Ward, Reeves, and Jeff Davis counties (roughly the part of Texas from El Paso eastward just past the south­eastern ...


Cultural Resources Monitoring For The San Antonio Water Systems Sewer Line Repair Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Chris Matthews, Lindy Martinez 2020 Stephen F. Austin State University

Cultural Resources Monitoring For The San Antonio Water Systems Sewer Line Repair Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Chris Matthews, Lindy Martinez

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Raba Kistner, Inc. (RKI) was contracted by K-Friese + Associates (CLIENT), on behalf of San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS) to conduct archaeological monitoring for emergency repairs to a collapsed sewer lateral within West Houston Street in downtown San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The project involved the excavation of the area around the collapsed portion of the sewer lateral and the replacement of the damaged line. The project is located within the boundaries of a Catholic Cemetery and is between Milam Square (41BX991), which is a historic cemetery, and an area of the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio where the first ...


Cultural Resources Monitoring Investigations For The San Antonio Water Systems (Saws) Silverhorn Rehabilitation Project San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason M. Whitaker 2020 Stephen F. Austin State University

Cultural Resources Monitoring Investigations For The San Antonio Water Systems (Saws) Silverhorn Rehabilitation Project San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason M. Whitaker

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Raba Kistner, Inc. (RKI), was contracted by K Friese + Associates (CLIENT) to conduct cultural resources monitoring investigations for the San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS) Silverhorn Rehabilitation Project in northern San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The project involved rehabilitating 3,690 linear feet of existing sewer line within the Silverhorn Golf Club, which is within the Walker Ranch National Register District. The majority of the proposed undertaking was conducted by non-invasive methods (i.e., cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP)); however, point repairs involving excavations were conducted in areas where broken pipe was encountered. Given that the proposed undertaking is located on lands owned by ...


Archaeological Investigations Of Sections Of The San Pedro (41bx337) And Upper Labor (41bx1273) Acequias In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Sarah Wigley 2020 Center for Archeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio

Archaeological Investigations Of Sections Of The San Pedro (41bx337) And Upper Labor (41bx1273) Acequias In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Sarah Wigley

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

On January 21 and February 19 of 2020, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) excavated five exploratory backhoe trenches within two project areas in central San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Project Area 1 is located at 209 E. Fredericksburg Road, and Project Area 2 is at 712 W. Laurel Street. CAR was contracted by the VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority (VIAMTA) to conduct an archaeological investigation of the two locations as they planned to use the areas for employee parking lots. Plans called for the areas to be excavated to a total depth of 25.4 cm (10 in.), with 15 ...


An Intensive Cultural Resources Investigation For The Redbud Pump Station Transmission Water Line Project Collin County, Texas, Karen Belvin 2020 Stephen F. Austin State University

An Intensive Cultural Resources Investigation For The Redbud Pump Station Transmission Water Line Project Collin County, Texas, Karen Belvin

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The City of McKinney (City) is proposing to construct and maintain 2.2 kilometers (km; 1.4 miles [mi]) of 42- inch (in) water transmission line for the Redbud Pump Station Transmission Water Line Project (Project) located within the City of McKinney, in west-central Collin County, Texas (Appendix A, Figure 1). On behalf of the City, BGE, Inc. (BGE) conducted an intensive pedestrian survey augmented by shovel testing of the Project. Because the proposed project is being contracted by the City of McKinney, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, the project sponsor is required under the Texas Antiquities ...


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