Intimate Spaces: The Archaeology of Pockets

Originally posted on Archaeology and Material Culture:
The contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets when he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in April, 1865 (Library of Congress). On April 14, 1865 Abraham Lincoln went to the theatre for the evening, a night that would end in his murder and death the following morning.  Lincoln’s pockets contained…

Reno? Tahoe? I Dunno!

I recently mentioned the fact that I would be moving to Reno and said I would update as soon as I knew more, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write about that this morning while I wait to hear from my editor. First….a little background….and the clarification that I won’t be moving thereContinue reading “Reno? Tahoe? I Dunno!”