Museums and Memory

Museums and Memory

by Margaret Wilson Huber


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984644520
Publisher: Newfound Press
Publication date: 04/05/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Margaret Williamson Huber is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the University of Mary Washington. She is the author of Powhatan Lord of Life and Death: Command and Consent in Seventeenth-Century Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction Margaret Williamson Huber 1

Forget Culture, Remember Memory? (Keynote Address) Eric Gable Richard Handler 23

Evaluating Mississippian Period Hunting Strategies at the Rutherford-Kizer Site Jennifer Clinton Tanya M. Peres 45

Remembering New Deal Archaeology in the Southeast: A Legacy in Museum Collections Lynne P. Sullivan Bobby R. Braly Michaelyn S. Harle Shannon D. Koerner 65

Memory within a University Landscape Laura J. Galke Bernard K. Means 109

The Jamestown Commemoration of 2007: Remembering our Diversity in the Past and Present Vincent H. Melomo 127

Vandalizing Meaning, Stealing Memory: Thoughts on Crime in Galleries and Museums Avi Brisman 145

Menace and Majesty: the Jocassee Gorges Region of Upper South Carolina John M. Coggeshall 167

Miss Lillibelle, Moonshine, and Midnight at the Crystal Café: Remembrances of a Southeast Arkansas Culture-scape Susan Elizabeth Probasco 181

Objects of Desire: Photographs and Retrospective Narratives of Fieldwork in Indonesia Jennifer W. Nourse 197

Memory and Celebration in Contemporary San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Samantha Krause 215

Moving Around in the Room: Cherokee Language, Worldview and Memory Heidi Altman Tom Belt 227

Contributors 235


2.1 Sumner County, Tennessee

Location of Rutherford-Kizer Site 51

3.1 Franklin D. Roosevelt signs legislation creating the Tennessee Valley Authority 65

3.2 New Deal-era crew at the Fains Island Site (40JE1), Jefferson County, Tennessee 66

3.3 Example of "mound-peeling" technique used at the Hiwassee Island Site (40MG31), Meigs County, Tennessee 73

3.4 William S. Webb 77

3.5 Thomas M. N. Lewis 79

3.6 David L. DeJarnette 80

3.7 Eleanor Roosevelt visits WPA central laboratory in Birmingham, Alabama 87

3.8 African American women cleaning artifacts in the central lab in Birmingham 88

3.9 Madeline D. Kneberg 90

10.1 Wedding in Tinombo in 1984 200

10.2 Taipaobal Wedding Couple with Suharto Picture in Background 201


2.1 Identified Taxa, Rutherford-Kizer Site (40SU15) Sumner County, Tennessee 53

2.2 Minimum Number of Individual Estimates for Identified Taxa, Rutherford-Kizer Site (40SU15), Sumner County, Tennessee 56

2.3 Regional Disturbance Fauna Identified at Rutherford-Kizer 59

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