Cowell Limeworks and Cabin B at UCSC, Santa Cruz CA

Pat Paramoure, a M.A. Student at Sonoma State University discussed her historical archaeology research at UCSC. Pat’s talk was entitled, “Cowell Limeworks and Cabin B at UCSC, Santa Cruz CA.” Pat reviewed the history of the Cowell family, with a focus on the patriarch, Henry Cowell. She presented information concerning the excavation of a small workers’ cabin at the Cowell Lime Works Historic District. Ms. Paramoure discussed her interest in ethnicity, class and gender, and how these issues are represented in the archaeological record, along with what the artifacts tell us about the daily lives of the workers.

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