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Arizona’s Territorial Legislature

Arizona’s Legislature met to debate the issues of the day and pass laws, long before Arizona became a state. The Legislature met in Prescott between 1864 and 1867, and again between 1879 and 1889. 243 more words

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One Person's Trash is Another Person's...Afternoon Research Project

I’m not the first to say it, but archaeology is essentially the study of trash. It doesn’t matter what it was or how it got there, but what’s left behind after the people leave becomes the archaeological record. 1,177 more words


How old trees are preserved in Japan

These days I was in Kyushu Japan. As the place did not bear the brunt of typhoon Jebi, I could tour around a bit.

I was in Dazaifu where I came across this more than 1,500 years old tree. 134 more words


MCM - Present

This is a recipe card in the Mill City Museum describing how historic structures can be incorporated into the modern landscape. We saw an example of this with the artists’ apartments that were formerly a factory across the river from the museum.


More Goodies!

Up next on my favorite installment of Stuff We’ve Found are these beauties! Another glass bottle, a short rim cartridge, a frequent buyer punchcard from Romeiser’s, dominoes, and really, really old glass. 629 more words

2018-2019 Digitization & Archives Interns-DC

Approximate date of posting  September 18, 2018

Position:      The Seas of Knowledge data recovery project at the
National Archives Innovation Hub

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Should We Preserve Wilderness?

In both pieces written by John Muir and the speech by Theodore Roosevelt, wilderness is described as being this beautiful physical place that people can go and visit to experience for themselves. 434 more words