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Preservation in Pink

Genealogy Gems

  • Episode 170 - Interview with Lisa Kudrow of the TV series Who Do You Think You Are?
    Lisa shares her recent research successes:Getting in touch with a distant German cousin through MyHeritageOrganizing and “Visualizing” the German photos from her Great Grandmother’s Scrapbook (below is the inscription by Louise's siblin…
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  • Special Free Premium Episode
    Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast Episode #113Who Do You Think You Are? has become a worldwide television phenomenon, starting in the UK and making its way around the world, telling the stories of well-known celebrities in search of their family histo…
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  • Episode 169 - Blast from the Past Episode 14
    Catch a glimpse of the silent movie era and how it was an integral part of your ancestors’ lives. In this episode, I find out more about the silent movies my grandmother catalogued in her diary, and how they molded a generation.The cultural inf…
    - 45 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 1:27am -
  • Episode 168 - All About DNA and Genealogy
    Get up to speed on the world of DNA and Genealogy in this episode. We’ll explore in depth the ramifications of Ancestry closing down some of their DNA tests along with other businesses in their portfolio. Then you’ll meet Your DNA Guide, Diahan S…
    - 71 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 7:32pm -
  • Episode 167 - Colonial American Genealogy
    Get ready to lay a foundation in your knowledge of Colonial American genealogy research. Beth Foulk is here to walk us through early immigration to America, Indentured Servitude and Bondage, and the records and resources that can help you locate your…
    - 97 days ago, 22 May 14, 5:00pm -

Elizabeth M. Covart

  • NEW!Wednesday Link Roundup #64: Riotous Doctors and Growing Museum Collections
    Wednesday Link Roundup: Links to the most interesting history, news, writing, and technology posts that passed through my RSS and Twitter feeds over the last week.   History J.L. Bell spent nearly a week offering details about the 1788 New York Cit…
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  • NEW!Boston Historical Events for the Week of August 25, 2014
    Boston Historical Events: A list of history-related events taking place in Boston between Monday August 25 and Sunday August 31, 2014. Boston By Foot Sunday, August 31, 2-3:30pm, Walking Tour, End of Long Wharf, $5 Members/$15 Nonmembers, Tickets Req…
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  • The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley
    What did the world of the seventeenth-century Hudson Valley look like? At the 35th Annual Conference on New York State History, historians Leslie Choquette, Jaap Jacobs, Paul Otto, and L.H. Roper grappled with what the region looked like from Native…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:30am -
  • The American Revolution Comes to Albany, New York, 1756-1776
    On Thursday, August 14, 2014, the Journal of the American Revolution posted “The American Revolution Comes to Albany, New York, 1756-1776.” This article began as a conference paper, which came out of my dissertation. The Albanians’ experience…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 5:30am -
  • Wednesday Link Roundup #63: Historical Opportunities and Other Fun Links
    Wednesday Link Roundup: Links to the most interesting history, news, writing, and technology posts that passed through my RSS and Twitter feeds over the last week.   History In “Misinformation, Disinformation, and Gen. Washington’s Gunpowder Sup…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:30am -

The Green Preservationist

  • New Blog, Same Goals – This is Why You Need to Follow ToolMade.org. Er, Please.
    The past couple of years have encompassed a whole lot of change and a largely absent blogger (sorry about that!), but everything still comes back to “sneaky preservation” on this blog. By “sneaky preservation,” I just mean converting the mass…
    - 5 Nov 13, 3:58pm -
  • Latino Outreach and the Conversación: Are We Trying To Preserve Too Much?
    A year and a half ago, I wrote a post that asked the question, “what the heck is a green preservationist?”…more recently, I’ve been asking myself the considerably more fundamental question of “what is a preservationist?” We’ve adapted o…
    - 6 Oct 11, 5:13pm -
  • We’re here, we’re poor, get used to it. It’s time to rally. Yes, still. And again.
    Yeah, this one’s ranty. I waited too long to write. So much has happened. Agendas have changed, a zillion people in architectural fields have been laid off due to downsizing and restructuring—an unbelievable number of architectural firms have clo…
    - 29 Sep 11, 11:49pm -
  • Announcing BuildingRevival.com: ¡Viva la Preservación Revolución!
    While it may seem like I’m a terrible person for not blogging for so long (yes, I am currently writing this in a hair shirt), I can assure you that I have been putting my green preservationy energies into other green preservationy things. One such…
    - 4 May 11, 9:00pm -
  • Let’s discuss Ruin Porn.
    I was reared on Stallone and Schwarzenegger films. From the time I left the womb, these movies provided respite for my mother, and bonding time for me and my father, who would invariably be blown away by the inventiveness of the latest blood altering…
    - 30 Jan 11, 9:03pm -

My Own Time Machine

  • Why I like old buildings
    Though my earliest memories are of a house of relatively modern vintage, that was simply where I lived.  The real world was all about old buildings: the wooden two-room schoolhouse for first and second grades that seemed straight out of a Norman Roc…
    - 31 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 1:31pm -
  • Happy Mother’s Day
    “You must not go into the burial places, and look about only for the tall monuments and the titled names.  It is not the starred epitaphs of the Doctors of Divinity, the Generals, the Judges, the Honourables, the Governors, or even of the village…
    - 11 May 14, 11:33am -
  • Foto Friday: Patterns

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  • Foto Friday: Not exactly mothballed

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  • Happy Springtime!
    You can read more about White’s Mill, where my grandfather and his sisters were born, in this post.
    - 20 Apr 14, 4:20pm -

ArchaeoBlog

  • NEW!“If you’re going to sue the government, you better be in it for the long haul.”
    The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His SecretsIn the summer of 1996, two college students in Kennewick, Washington, stumbled on a human skull while wading in the shallows along the Columbia River. They called the police. The police brought in…
    - 56 mins ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:30pm -
  • NEW!“One of our cities is missing!”
    On 25 June 2011 the EES hosted a day of lectures focussing on ‘Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids’. Speakers included Drs Jaromir Krejci, Richard Bussman, Joanne Rowland and David Jeffreys. Dr Jeffreys, Director of the Society’s Survey of Memphis…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 5:33pm -
  • NEW!The Daily Ritual
    Not mine, the Egyptians’: Digital Karnak: The Daily Ritual (PDF)Can’t copy any bits of it but worth a read if you’re interested.
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 11:02pm -
  • Fictional archaeology
    No, not Po-Mo: ‘Painted Horses’: In Montana, the future vs. the sacred pastCatherine is an archaeologist whose East Coast family steered her toward a music career, Julliard and then to England and Cambridge on a Fulbright. But she has always bee…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 5:35pm -
  • Free lithics!
    Text anyway: Technology and Terminology of Knapped StoneClassic text.
    - 6 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:12pm -

UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Flickr

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iGuidez

  • Whitehall Tobacco Factory
    Established in 1810 Murray & Sons produced fine tobacco products. This Whitehall Tobacco Works seen tobacco production transferred from the London branch of Rothmans to Belfast in 1972. Dunhill, Erinmore and Craven was made here but in 2005 the facto…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:29am -
  • The Ulsterhall
    Ulster Hall was built in 1859 for the Ulster Hall Company by William J Barre. It was sold in 1902 to Belfast Corporation for £13,500. Famous characters who have played or performed here: Charles Dickens, Dalai Lama, Barry McGuigan, Rolling Stones, L…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:27am -
  • Thomas Thompson Memorial Fountain
    Erected in 1985 this gothic styled memorial fountain is dedicated to Thomas Thompson, a distinguished naval surgeon in the Napoleonic Wars. He founded the Charitable Home for the Incurable in Belfast for those sick and dying during the Famine years.…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:24am -
  • The Roddy McCorley Society
    Roddy McCorley was erected 1850/60s. The Roddy McCorley Society bought it 1983 with many original features: Victorian tiled fireplaces and moulded plaster ceilings. The grounds contain many historical and recent artefacts from IRA campaigns. Sculptur…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:23am -
  • The Rock Bar
    The Rock Bar was built in 1903 by the O’Neill family. Italian stonemasons on strike at Belfast City Hall were hired to construct the façade with beautiful capitals of comical faces. Inside is equally adorned with artistic skill and cosy, little cu…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 11:22am -

Emerging Conservation Professionals Network

  • Publishing Opportunities for Emerging Conservators: News In Conservation IIC Newsletter
    The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC) is a London-based membership organization with worldwide reach. IIC members come not only from the conservation community, but also from many other fields engaged in c…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • About the Officers
    About the ECPN Committee Officers A while back, the names of the new ECPN committee officers were announced on the blog. Now, we thought you might like to know a little more about them:Molly Gleeson, Chair Molly Gleeson completed her BA in Art…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • Art, Color, and Gloss | Indianapolis Museum of Art Blog
    Repost from Nicole Peters, IMA Scholar Objects & Variable Art Summer Intern.http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/2011/07/13/art-color-and-gloss/
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • October 31st Meeting Minutes
    ECPN MEETING MINUTES Monday, October 31, 2011 Conference Call Attendees: Ryan Winfield (Staff Liaison) Stephanie Lussier (Board Liaison) Molly Gleeson (Chair) Eliza Spaulding (Vice Chair) Anisha Gupta (co-Outreach Coordinator) Megan Salaza…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -
  • Join the ECPN Committee
    EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE, please see details below...The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network seeks three new committee members:Chair, Vice-Chair, and Outreach CoordinatorThe Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) works with va…
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:10pm -

Intangible Cultural Heritage Blog

  • NEW!My Woody Point Summer Excursion
    Woody Point is a registered heritage district located within Gros Morne National Park. The community is near the tablelands, which offer the region a different kind of physical landscape than other place in Newfoundland. It is a popular tourist desti…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 1:45pm -
  • The Flying Cloud - a recitation by Patrick O'Neill, Conche
    The Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud" off the Needles, Isle of Wight, by James E. Buttersworth, 1859-60. Source: Wikimedia Commons.  While they share the same name, this is a different vessel from the one in the recitation below.In June of 2000, I was in…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:05am -
  • MUNFLA looking for a working BetaMax player
    Has anyone in the St. John's area got an old, *still-working* BetaMax player to donate? MUN's Folklore and Language Archive needs one.Beta was the Sony-developed competitor to VHS as a home-video format. Beta lost that war but many people kept using…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:49pm -
  • Questions from the Petty Harbour Memory Store
    We had curious tourists and locals wandering by The Memory Store yesterday in Petty Harbour, wondering what it was all about. So here, in a nutshell, is what you can expect if you come visit us at some point between today and Sunday:What is The Memor…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:59pm -
  • Fishing for Folklore Youth Scholarship
    This September, the Heritage Foundation of NL is running a four-day intensive introductory workshop on intangible cultural heritage in the historic fishing community of Petty Harbour Maddox Cove, and has a few select spots available for Newfoundland…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 12:27pm -

Past Horizon's Weblog

  • British archaeologists fight with Italian farmer to save ancient aqueduct
    In January father and son team Edward and Michael O’Neill discovered the headwaters of the aqueduct, which was built by the Emperor Trajan, hidden beneath a crumbling 13th century church north of Rome. A sophisticated example of Roman hydraulic eng…
    - 6 Jun 10, 10:06am -
  • Prehistoric burial mounds found in Forest
    AMAZING archaeological discoveries have been made in the New Forest. Prehistoric burial mounds, a World War II practice bombing range and searchlight position have all been found between Burley and Godshill. Airborne light detecting and ranging (lida…
    - 4 Jun 10, 8:50am -
  • Prehistoric ‘footprints’ falsified by science

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  • Rude Roman pots halt city revamp
    WORK on the £11.6 million revamp of Canterbury’s prestigious Beaney Institute has ground to a halt – because of Roman pornography. Archaeologists are racing against time to recover lost evidence beneath the city’s streets before the builders r…
    - 2 May 10, 4:52pm -
  • Archaeologists unearthed ancient city in the Egyptian eastern borders
    Archaeological discoveries – Head of Antiquities of Lower Egypt Department of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mohamed Abdel-Maqsoud said that archaeological missions working in North Sinai have unearthed Tharu , an ancient fortified city, a move…
    - 26 Apr 10, 5:39pm -
  • Mummified Baboons May Reveal Location of the Land of Punt
    Throughout their history the ancient Egyptians recorded making voyages to a place called the ‘Land of Punt’. To the Egyptians it was a far-off source of exotic animals and valuable goods. From there they brought back perfumes, panther skins, elec…
    - 18 Apr 10, 4:25pm -
  • Roman-Era Mummy Uncovered in Egypt Oasis
    A bejeweled mummy dressed in Roman robes has emerged from the sands of Egypt’s Bahariya Oasis, the Supreme Council of Antiquities said Monday. Entombed in a decorated gypsum sarcophagus, the 38-inch tall mummy  belonged to a woman or girl who died…
    - 16 Apr 10, 9:11am -
  • Remote sensing data shows impact of sea level on Gulf
    Members of the Qatar Natural History Group went on a trip into the remote past on Wednesday evening. Dr Richard Cuttler, director of a team of archaeologists from the University of Birmingham, UK, now working with the Qatar Museums Authority on a pro…
    - 12 Apr 10, 7:08pm -
  • Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus Named as Egyptian Pharaoh on Philae Victory Stele
    A new translation of a Roman victory stele, erected in April 29 BC, shows Octavian Augustus’s name inscribed in a cartouche (an oblong enclosure that surrounds a pharaoh’s name) – an honour normally reserved for an Egyptian pharaoh. Octavian’…
    - 5 Apr 10, 11:52am -
  • New Written Language of Ancient Scotland Discovered
    Once thought to be rock art, carved depictions of soldiers, horses and other figures are in fact part of a written language dating back to the Iron Age. The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research h…
    - 2 Apr 10, 9:12pm -

Museum 2.0

Museoblogger

Voices of the Past on YouTube

Goals Objectives and Tactics for Digital Planning in Heritage Organizations
Goals Objectives and Tactics for Digital Planning in Heritage OrganizationsArchaeologists have been early adopters of digital technologies relative to other heritage-related professions. But how often are their online communications initiatives i…
- 9 Jan 13, 2:39pm -
iPads break digital ground in Pompeii archaeological research
iPads break digital ground in Pompeii archaeological researchPompeii: It's the world's most recognizable archaeological site. But did you know it was also the place where the iPad was first used as a field documentation tool? Archaeologists worki…
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Using Ning to talk about the future of museums
Using Ning to talk about the future of museumsNote: This is a 2009 repost from a previous iteration of Voices of the Past. The original transcribed interview with Angelina Russo is located at http://www.voicesofthepast.org/?p=2593, though the vid…
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Voices of the Past -- Preservation Today: Past Horizons Magazine, Smithsonian 2.0
Voices of the Past -- Preservation Today: Past Horizons Magazine, Smithsonian 2.0"Preservation Today" was the precursor to the Voices of the Past program. This episode originally was released in spring 2009. For additional shows and transcripts,…
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Voices of the Past Preservation Today: Attacks in India, Network to Freedom, Endangered State Parks
Voices of the Past Preservation Today: Attacks in India, Network to Freedom, Endangered State Parks"Preservation Today" was the precursor to the Voices of the Past program. This episode originally was released in winter 2008. For additional shows…
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"Voices of the Past Preservation Today" Midwest Floods, VAST Symposium, Museums and the Web
"Voices of the Past Preservation Today" Midwest Floods, VAST Symposium, Museums and the Web"Preservation Today" was the precursor to the Voices of the Past program. This episode originally was released in fall 2008. For additional shows and trans…
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Preservation Journey

  • Making a Splash: Six Cool Pool Sites
    August is half gone, which means summer is coming to an end.  But it’s not too late to indulge in summer fantasies!  Fantasies of gorgeous, historic swimming pools, that is. A brief history of the swimming pool: the earliest pool … Continue rea…
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  • A Day with UOregon at Klesarska Skola
    Every summer, the University of Oregon leads  an architecture, historic preservation, and conservation field school in Croatia.  The program travels to different sites each year, exploring both the mainland and the Dalmatian islands.  Activiti…
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  • Steamboating: Thinking Outside the Historic Preservation Box
    Ah, summer.  Many summers in my childhood I eagerly anticipated the end of June because it meant I could spend a week with historic preservationists, if you think outside the box when defining “historic preservationist.”  I’ll admit, at the…
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  • Six Summer Solstice Sites You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
    With the northern hemisphere’s summer solstice upon us, it’s time for us to take another look at the day from the cultural heritage perspective and at sites dedicated to the summer solstice.  And no, we won’t be talking about Stonehenge, whi…
    - 70 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 4:39pm -
  • On Hostelling, Historic Buildings, and Budget Travel
    You can stay in historic jails in Christchurch, New Zealand, Ottawa, Canada, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and other places. Or in a castle, a monastery, rail cars, or a lighthouse and signal station! What's the most interesting place you've stayed? Contin…
    - 82 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 11:19am -

UNESCO World Heritage Center

Talking Pyramids

  • How Ancient Board Games Were Disseminated
    Like Spilt Milk: How Ancient Board Games Were Disseminated Irving Finkel Assistant Keeper, Department of the Middle East, The British Museum Between Play and Rebirth: The Game of Hounds and Jackals Anne-Elizabeth Dunn-Vaturi Hagop Kevorkian Research…
    - 19 Mar 12, 1:42pm -
  • iPhone App: The Royal Game of Ur
    The Royal game of Ur is an ancient Babylonian game that is about as old as the Great Pyramid itself, literally. It is very similar to the ancient Egyptian game Aseb, and may have been imported to Egypt from Mesopotamia by the Hyksos. This game dates…
    - 6 Aug 11, 1:08pm -
  • Aseb: Twenty Squares
    The ancient Egyptian game of Aseb, also known as ‘The Twenty Squares game’ is one of the oldest known games dating back to about 3000 BC. Boards from the 17th Dynasty have been found, evidence that the game was played for thousands of years. It i…
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  • iPhone App: Ancient Egyptian Triad
    This iPhone app gives you three ancient Egyptian board games in one: Senet, Mehen and Hounds & Jackals! You can play with your friends with support for 2 or 4 players on the same screen. FEATURES - Gorgeous graphics and multiple graphical themes for…
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  • Hounds and Jackals
    Hounds and Jackals is a bit like Senet but instead of moving pieces on a board like Senet, the players plug hound-headed and jackal-headed pegs into holes in the board. Thought to be the origin of the modern game of Snakes & Ladders, Hounds and Jacka…
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Irish Roots

  • NEW!Grape Stomp, Irish Roots Band, Harvest Fest Saturday
    The Irish Roots Cafe with your host Mike OLaughlin at www.Irishroots.com Jacobs Vineyard and Winery 26078 Eagle Lane, Kirksville, MO phone 660 627 2424 (see flier at bottom for more) One of A Kind Looking for a different kind of fest with Irish bands…
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  • Family History of Ireland in 34 book set complete, from noted Kansas City author
    www.Irishroots.com With Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe All Volumes Now Back in Print Irish Genealogy set again complete, Family History of Ireland in 34 volumes The Irish Families Project, which began in 1978, is now complete with the publica…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 7:20pm -
  • Dublin Irish Fest Genealogy Exhibit is One of a Kind
    www.Irishroots.com Genealogy exhibit Mike OLaughlin at the Irish roots Cafe pertinent links to todays subject: 1) Irish Roots Cafe 2) Worlds First Irish Genealogy podcast 3) Genealogy Books, CDs on Every Irish County + 4) Early Irish Genealogy group…
    - 31 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 9:16pm -
  • Kansas City Irish History here in 34 Free Podcasts
    www.Irishroots.com Kansas City Irish Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe To Link to these free podcasts, (click below) http://www.irishroots.com/index.php/irish-in-america-broadcastmenu-154 Before we begin, a note I will be appearing at the Dublin…
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  • I’ll chat with you and sing traditional Co. Kerry songs, Friday live online
    www.Irishroots.com  Chat and sing Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe Date of event, Friday, July 11 time: 4 oclock Eastern time, 3 oclock Central. Very Simple To Do Yes, all you need is your laptop or desktop computer. Click the link below and y…
    - 49 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 11:01pm -

Sexy Archeology

  • 2014 Search for Lost Franklin Expedition Vessels Targets New Location
    The mystery surrounding the disappearance of the 1845 British Arctic Expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin is the most enduring in polar exploration history. This summer, the Government of Canada’s search for the lost Franklin ships, the HMS Er…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Aug 14, 3:31pm -
  • DOWN TO EARTH: EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT CRASH SITES OF THE MOJAVE
    Since the dawn of the jet and space ages, Edwards Air Force Base, north of Los Angeles, has been the principal place for testing experimental aircraft. As a result, the landscape around it is peppered with crash sites. These crash sites represent the…
    - 28 Feb 14, 3:10pm -
  • Losing Ground: Preserving New York’s Historic Battlefields
    This February, a new documentary focusing on the War of 1812 airs on WCNY.  Entitled Losing Ground, the documentary will focus on the ongoing struggle archaeologists and historians face in New York State to preserve sites associated with the War of…
    - 19 Jan 14, 3:25pm -
  • Book Recommendation: Skendleby
    Happy New Year!  Though terribly busy with work and teaching, I’ve just finished an excellent read that I’d very much like to share with diggers and non-diggers alike.  The novel is called Skendleby, it is written by Nick Brown, a UK based auth…
    - 5 Jan 14, 6:33pm -
  • Dig it: Hawks’ online course set to start in three weeks
    In just three weeks, John Hawks’ Human Evolution: Past and Future is set to begin.  For those unaware of this valuable online learning tool, I’ve conveniently copied and pasted all of the information below.  Anything not covered in my CTRL-C CT…
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TwHistory

  • New TwHistory Site Released…
    If you are a fan of TwHistory you may have already heard the news. We have developed a new site to make creating and sharing TwHistory reenactments easier than ever. Check it out at http://beta.twhistory.org. We shared it at the Open Education confer…
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  • Sinking the Titanic, 100 years later
    During the 2010 Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange (TTIX) conference we presented TwHistory to a group of educators — and then we sank the Titanic with them. In less than an hour our attendees researched and then used a set of Twitter accounts…
    - 16 Oct 10, 5:08am -
  • A great opportunity for TwHistory
    TwHistory was a runner-up in September for the Pepsi Refresh contest. This month we are ranked even higher (currently #9 out of over 1000 ideas). We need your help to stay in the top 10 and win! Please vote daily for us and our partners until the end…
    - 5 Sep 10, 4:55am -
  • The Titanic
    Ladies and gentlemen. The Titanic will sail again…and then it will sink again! We are presenting TwHistory at two conferences this week (TTIX and GLS). We will explain how a TwHistory event can be coordinated, and then we will demonstrate it by ask…
    - 9 Jun 10, 4:37am -
  • Paul Revere Rides Tonight On @PatriotCast
    PatriotCast is an eight-year online reenactment of the American Revolution via Twitter. Created by TwHistory partner Jason Phelan, PatriotCast follows the events of the war in real-time, including Paul Revere’s famous ride tonight and tomorrow’s…
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Cultural Property and Archaeology Law Blog

  • Notice to Readers
    As of July 15, 2014 this site will no longer be updated.  However, the content will remain posted for your educational reference.  Thank you!Filed under: Archaeology Law
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  • Archaeolaw Book Club: The Goldfinch
    OK, there isn’t really an Archaeolaw book club (unless enough of you harass me to start one!) But, if there was, then I’d put this book next on the reading list. I haven’t read it yet, but since I’ve got so many books in rotation it takes me…
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  • Pics of the Lovely Monte Albán (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    On a recent trip to Mexico, I had the good fortune of visiting Monte Albán, a large pre-Columbian archaeological site near Oaxaca central. Monte Albán was founded in the 5th century BC, and was a pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic ce…
    - 6 Feb 14, 12:27am -
  • An ad-hoc International Art Crime Tribunal to resolve the fate of the Munich Gurlitt pictures?
    My friend and associate Judge Arthur Tompkins of New Zealand sent me the following open letter which he has written in regard to the trove of art recovered from a Munich resident, reported on in Archaeolaw here: 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscate…
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  • 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscated Trove of Nazi-Looted Art Breaks Silence
    An 80-year-old Munich man inherited upwards of a thousand pieces of artwork from his father, and 500 of the works are suspected to include pieces taken from Jews during the Nazi regime. During the war, Cornelius Gurlitt’s father was one of the four…
    - 20 Nov 13, 2:00pm -

NMSC Archeology Blog

Voices of the Past Heritage Media

Dan Cull Weblog

  • That’s All Folkz…
    This is the last post of this blog. Post number 500. The blog will stay active for a while, but I don’t know how long. It’s been an interesting ride, with some great companions along the way, for this I sincerely thank you all – you know who yo…
    - 28 May 12, 10:35am -
  • Portraits in Preservation
    “Libraries gave us power. Then work came and made us free. What price now for a shallow piece of dignity” (Manic Street Preachers). One of the conservation blogs that I have felt the most affinity for over the last few years has been Library Pres…
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  • Mr McCoy I Presume
     Long time friend of the blog, and occasional contributor, Richard McCoy recently took a work trip to Nigeria [see artists impression of the visit above], to help with returning objects to the Museum for African Art (MfAA) that had been in the re…
    - 26 May 12, 5:53am -
  • Street Art Meets Restoration In Legoland
    Born in 1983 in the city of Bamberg, Germany, the Berlin based artist Jan Vormann initiated a creative and amusing project that would be followed by people around the world. You may have seen this project doing the rounds of social media sites, I fir…
    - 7 May 12, 1:01am -
  • On the Dharma Trail: What was Sid On About?
    “If you Meet the Buddha, Kill the Buddha” (Zen saying -paraphrased from Lin Chi). Over the last year or so I’ve become increasingly interested in Buddhism, or the ideas of Buddhism, and Buddhist practice, this has manifested itself on this blog…
    - 6 May 12, 6:27pm -

Confessions of a Curator

  • Links for 2013-01-09 [del.icio.us]
    http://bit.ly/UNuFzwIf you're at #curategear today, say hi to my colleagues Jaime and Stacey, representing the Digital POWRR project! http://t.co/sslCl8Qwhttp://bit.ly/ZrejusRT @mkirschenbaum: #archives tweeps, follow #curategear today for tweets…
    - 10 Jan 13, 8:00am -
  • Links for 2013-01-08 [del.icio.us]
    http://amzn.to/IbGJoW@bleedingcool A whole bunch of women who've been in comic shops (as creators, workers, and buyers!): http://t.co/rH6ql7IW #chicksdigcomicshttp://po.st/w8IIrMMT @philippa22: want informed, intelligent fun discussion about Doct…
    - 9 Jan 13, 8:00am -
  • Links for 2013-01-07 [del.icio.us]
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1212.6177MT @ianmilligan1: "How Much of the Web is Archived?," a pre-print available on arXiv. Very interesting stuff. http://t.co/Xqr3C6Bdhttp://eattoast.deviantart.com/art/The-Gallifreycrumb-Tinies-344523003RT @BarrowmanCri…
    - 8 Jan 13, 8:00am -
  • Links for 2012-12-18 [del.icio.us]
    Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Historians | Ithaka S+R
    - 19 Dec 12, 8:00am -
  • Links for 2012-12-01 [del.icio.us]
    http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/employ/jobdetail.php?POSTID=3181JOB: State Historic Preservation Officer, Vermont http://t.co/VFSOuR8Y || #historicpreservation
    - 2 Dec 12, 8:00am -

The Cultural Property and Archeology Law Blog

  • Notice to Readers
    As of July 15, 2014 this site will no longer be updated.  However, the content will remain posted for your educational reference.  Thank you!Filed under: Archaeology Law
    - 43 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Archaeolaw Book Club: The Goldfinch
    OK, there isn’t really an Archaeolaw book club (unless enough of you harass me to start one!) But, if there was, then I’d put this book next on the reading list. I haven’t read it yet, but since I’ve got so many books in rotation it takes me…
    - 19 Feb 14, 3:07pm -
  • Pics of the Lovely Monte Albán (Oaxaca, Mexico)
    On a recent trip to Mexico, I had the good fortune of visiting Monte Albán, a large pre-Columbian archaeological site near Oaxaca central. Monte Albán was founded in the 5th century BC, and was a pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic ce…
    - 6 Feb 14, 12:27am -
  • An ad-hoc International Art Crime Tribunal to resolve the fate of the Munich Gurlitt pictures?
    My friend and associate Judge Arthur Tompkins of New Zealand sent me the following open letter which he has written in regard to the trove of art recovered from a Munich resident, reported on in Archaeolaw here: 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscate…
    - 21 Nov 13, 8:27pm -
  • 80-Year-Old Munich Man with Confiscated Trove of Nazi-Looted Art Breaks Silence
    An 80-year-old Munich man inherited upwards of a thousand pieces of artwork from his father, and 500 of the works are suspected to include pieces taken from Jews during the Nazi regime. During the war, Cornelius Gurlitt’s father was one of the four…
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