The Resource Exploring Buried Buxton : Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population

Exploring Buried Buxton : Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population

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Exploring Buried Buxton : Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population
Title
Exploring Buried Buxton
Title remainder
Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population
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Language
eng
Summary
Few sources before have dealt with the archaeology of African American settlements outside the Atlantic seaboard and the southern states. This book describes in detail the archaeological investigations conducted at the town site of Buxton, Iowa, a coal mining community inhabited by a significantly large population of blacks between 1900 and 1925
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MiAaPQ
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Gradwohl, David M
LC call number
F629.B98 -- G73 1984eb
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Osborn, Nancy M
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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Bur Oak Book
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  • African Americans -- Iowa -- Buxton -- Antiquities
  • Buxton (Iowa) -- Antiquities
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iowa -- Buxton
  • Iowa -- Antiquities
Label
Exploring Buried Buxton : Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=843115
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1: Introduction -- 2. Scope and Schedule of Archaeological Investigations -- Initial Visit to the Buxton Townsite -- Preliminary Field Investigations, 1980 -- Preliminary Laboratory Analysis, 1980-1981 -- Planning the Internship Program -- The 1981 Field Season -- Continuing Laboratory Work, 1981-1982 -- 3: Buxton's Setting: Geography, Economic Geology, and Town Planning -- 4: Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of the Townsite -- Reconnaissance Unit B -- Reconnaissance Unit KC -- Reconnaissance Unit J -- Reconnaissance Unit C -- Carlson Property -- Reconnaissance Unit KP -- Buxton Cemetery -- Harris Property -- 5. Test Excavations and Investigation of Former Buildings -- Excavation Methods and Procedures -- The Stone Warehouse (Structure 1) -- The Company Store (Structure 2) -- The Company Office (Structure 3) -- The Main YMCA (Structure 4) -- The Boys' YMCA (Structure 5) -- Evidence for the Street Fronting the YMCA -- The White House Hotel (Structure 6) -- A Residence and Outbuildings (The Structure 7-10 Complex) -- Residential Building (Structure 11) -- Surface Indications of Unidentified Buildings (Structures 12-16) -- The Power Plant (Structure 17) -- Possible Remains of Armstrong's Meat Market (Structure 18) -- Possible Ruins of the Telegraph Office (Structure 19) -- Concrete Viaduct and Steel Culvert (Structures 20 and 21) -- The Mine Superintendent's House (Structures 22-24) -- The Superintendent's Outbuildings (Structural Complex 25) -- The Sewer Pipe (Structure 26) -- Excavations at the South End of Site Survey Unit KP-3 -- 6. Portable Artifacts from the Townsite -- Ceramic Artifacts -- Glass Artifacts -- Metal Artifacts -- Celluloid Artifacts -- Rubber Artifacts -- Shell Artifacts -- Bone Artifacts -- Leather and Hair Artifacts -- Textile Artifacts -- Paper Artifacts
  • Stone Artifacts -- Artifacts of Miscellaneous Media -- Artifacts of Composite Materials -- Plant Remains -- Animal Remains -- 7. Social and Cultural Patterns from an Archaeological Perspective -- Making It: The Business, Commercial, and Occupational Enterprise -- Home, Home by the Range: The Distaff and Domestic Domains -- Getting Around: Transportation, Utilities, and Facilities -- Having Fun: Recreation and Relaxation -- Praying and Passing: Religious and Mortuary Patterns -- 8. Buxton in Retrospect and Prospect -- Archaeological Extent and Quality of the Townsite -- Buxton's Relationship to National Trade Networks -- Regional and National Significance of Buxton -- Buxton's Settlement Pattern -- Ethnicity in Buxton -- What about Buxton as Utopia? -- References Cited -- Interviews -- Index -- Untitled
Control code
EBC843115
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587296659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843115
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL843115
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10354688
  • (OCoLC)607670344
Label
Exploring Buried Buxton : Archaeology of an Abandoned Iowa Coal Mining Town with a Large Black Population
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=843115
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1: Introduction -- 2. Scope and Schedule of Archaeological Investigations -- Initial Visit to the Buxton Townsite -- Preliminary Field Investigations, 1980 -- Preliminary Laboratory Analysis, 1980-1981 -- Planning the Internship Program -- The 1981 Field Season -- Continuing Laboratory Work, 1981-1982 -- 3: Buxton's Setting: Geography, Economic Geology, and Town Planning -- 4: Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of the Townsite -- Reconnaissance Unit B -- Reconnaissance Unit KC -- Reconnaissance Unit J -- Reconnaissance Unit C -- Carlson Property -- Reconnaissance Unit KP -- Buxton Cemetery -- Harris Property -- 5. Test Excavations and Investigation of Former Buildings -- Excavation Methods and Procedures -- The Stone Warehouse (Structure 1) -- The Company Store (Structure 2) -- The Company Office (Structure 3) -- The Main YMCA (Structure 4) -- The Boys' YMCA (Structure 5) -- Evidence for the Street Fronting the YMCA -- The White House Hotel (Structure 6) -- A Residence and Outbuildings (The Structure 7-10 Complex) -- Residential Building (Structure 11) -- Surface Indications of Unidentified Buildings (Structures 12-16) -- The Power Plant (Structure 17) -- Possible Remains of Armstrong's Meat Market (Structure 18) -- Possible Ruins of the Telegraph Office (Structure 19) -- Concrete Viaduct and Steel Culvert (Structures 20 and 21) -- The Mine Superintendent's House (Structures 22-24) -- The Superintendent's Outbuildings (Structural Complex 25) -- The Sewer Pipe (Structure 26) -- Excavations at the South End of Site Survey Unit KP-3 -- 6. Portable Artifacts from the Townsite -- Ceramic Artifacts -- Glass Artifacts -- Metal Artifacts -- Celluloid Artifacts -- Rubber Artifacts -- Shell Artifacts -- Bone Artifacts -- Leather and Hair Artifacts -- Textile Artifacts -- Paper Artifacts
  • Stone Artifacts -- Artifacts of Miscellaneous Media -- Artifacts of Composite Materials -- Plant Remains -- Animal Remains -- 7. Social and Cultural Patterns from an Archaeological Perspective -- Making It: The Business, Commercial, and Occupational Enterprise -- Home, Home by the Range: The Distaff and Domestic Domains -- Getting Around: Transportation, Utilities, and Facilities -- Having Fun: Recreation and Relaxation -- Praying and Passing: Religious and Mortuary Patterns -- 8. Buxton in Retrospect and Prospect -- Archaeological Extent and Quality of the Townsite -- Buxton's Relationship to National Trade Networks -- Regional and National Significance of Buxton -- Buxton's Settlement Pattern -- Ethnicity in Buxton -- What about Buxton as Utopia? -- References Cited -- Interviews -- Index -- Untitled
Control code
EBC843115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587296659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843115
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL843115
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10354688
  • (OCoLC)607670344

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