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Author Gradwohl, David M., 1934-

Title Exploring buried Buxton : archaeology of an abandoned Iowa coal mining town with a large black population / David M. Gradwohl and Nancy M. Osborn
Edition First edition
Published Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1984
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 207 pages) : illustrations, maps
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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-199) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Iowa -- Buxton -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iowa -- Buxton.
Ghost towns -- Iowa -- Buxton.
Buxton (Iowa) -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Osborn, Nancy M.
ISBN 1587296659 (electronic bk.)
9781587296659 (electronic bk.)