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Putting the "There" There:
Historical Archaeologies of West Oakland

Introduction | Part I | Part II |Part III |Part IV |Appendixes & Reports

PART III

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Chapter 6. “Busy as Bees”: Women, Work, and Material Culture in West Oakland

Busy As Bees cup

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  • Material Evidence of Women's Work

  • Women at Work in West Oakland

  • Observations and Conclusions


Chapter 7: Aristocracies of Labor: Craft Unionism, Immigration, and Working-Class Households

Train Crew

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  • Introduction

  • The Railroad

  • Hegemony and Victorian Middle-Class Culture

  • The Study

  • Conclusions


Chapter 8: Chinese Oaklanders: Overcoming the Odds"

Chapter 8 Artifacts

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  • Overseas Chinese in 19th-Century Northern California and the Sojourner Concept

  • Chinese Laundries

  • Material Remains of the "Resourceful Chinese"


Chapter 9: The Landscape(s) of Lodging in West Oakland

chapter 9 artifacts

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  • Renting a Room Off Seventh Street

  • Lodging on Seventh Street

  • Heterogeneity in Landscape and Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Chapter 10: “Black Is Beautiful”: From Porters to Panthers in West Oakland

mid-1960s artifacts

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  • Black Railroaders in West Oakland

  • The Archaeology of Black Families

  • War, Peace, Jazz, and the Union

  • “Blight” and Redevelopment

  • Loma Prieta Tremblor Shakes Up the Community

  • Connecting Past and Present



Introduction | Part 1 | Part 2 |Part 3 |Part 4 |Appendixes & Reports

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Part IV. WEST OAKLAND'S PAST REVISITED


Chapter 11: More than “Just a Place to Start From”: Historical Archaeologies of West Oakland

Boys on train

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  • Archaeology, The Melting Pot, and Doing Research

  • Finding Research Design Topics in this Volume

  • Becoming Jewish Americans

  • West Oakland From Above and Below

  • The View From Above

  • Developers Advertise a Grand Credit Sale

  • Dr. Woolsey Makes a Difference

  • Eva Carlin is Not Impressed

  • Jack London Gets Even

  • The View From Below

  • Archaeology of a Neighborhood

  • Who Bought Wine and Who Bought Hard Liquor?

  • Who Bought Expensive Meat?

  • Who Recycled Bottles (and Who Just Threw Them Out?)

  • Archaeology of Household Decisions

  • Working-Class People Were Rational After All

  • Ethnic and Gendered Spaces: The Greek-American Community in Early West Oakland

  • The Cypress Project Concluded

 




Introduction | Part I | Part II |Part III |Part IV |Appendixes & Reports


Anthropological Studies Center | Tel. (707) 664-2381 | Fax. (707) 664-4155 | email us

Copyright ©2005 Anthropological Studies Center. All Rights Reserved.