“Towards a Transpacific Archaeology of the Modern World” by Prof. Barbara Voss

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Recently, Professor Barbara Voss, Director of Archaeology for the Project, published an article on historical archaeology of overseas Chinese communities, “Towards a Transpacific Archaeology of the Modern World.”…

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Special Issue of Historical Archaeology

Monday, May 25, 2015

In commemoration of 150th anniversary of the introduction of Chinese workers to the first transcontinental railroad, the Society for Historical Archaeology has published a special thematic issue of…

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Brown-glazed Asian stoneware fragment

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Brown-glazed Asian stoneware fragment, typically representative of a food shipping or food storage vessel. Surface artifact observed at Summit Site, Donner Pass, July 2013. Photo by Barbara L. Voss.

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Celedon teacup rim fragment

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Celedon teacup rim fragment. Surface artifact observed at Summit Site, Donner Pass, July 2013. Photo by Barbara L. Voss.

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Rock feature, likely hearth

Monday, May 6, 2013
Rock feature, likely hearth from interior of former railroad worker barracks. Surface feature observed at Summit Site, Donner Pass, July 2013. Photo by Barbara L. Voss.

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Bamboo-pattern rice bowls

Sunday, May 5, 2013
Bamboo-pattern rice bowls, attributed by private collector to
railroad tunnel camp site near Donner Lake. Old Jail Museum, Truckee-Donner Historical Society. Photo by Barbara L. Voss.

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