Monthly Archives: July 2013

91 Years Ago This Week: “Starving Mine Rats Terrorizing Lattimer”

Ninety-One years ago this week, this article was printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer. It describes a horrifying situation with giant rats climbing out of the mines and preying on the gardens, animals and pets of Lattimer (Nos’ 1 and 2). … Continue reading

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Artifacts in the Lab

We are now twenty days into our lab work. After catching up with all of the duties we left behind over the six weeks,we have finally finished organizing all of our paperwork and washing the artifacts we brought back to … Continue reading

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“The more things change the more they stay the same”: A post from Beverly Hendricks

This post was written by Bev Hendricks, who returned this year as a volunteer after working with us at the Canal Street Site last summer.  A previous blogpost about that experience can be read here. “The more things change the … Continue reading

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An End to 2013 Fieldwork (for now)

Last Tuesday we filled in our last units with the help of some kind Pardeesville folks (thanks Jack!). We raked the soil flat and laid grass seed over the closed units. Back at the Tamarack Street field house in Hazleton, … Continue reading

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‘My love for all things “wonky”‘: A post from Teresa Robbins

My name is Teresa Robbins and I am a local student attending Bloomsburg University. I will admit, I was initially quite nervous upon joining this group of individuals from all over the United States, undertaking my first field work experience. … Continue reading

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Project Press: “Students in Pardeesville uncover village’s past”, Standard Speaker, 30 June, 2013

Kent Jackson of the Standard Speaker wrote a nice article about our project. It was published last Sunday, June 30th, in the Standard Speaker. The text and images are below: Students in Pardeesville uncover village’s past BY KENT JACKSON (STAFF … Continue reading

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