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CRM News

Dr. Patricia Richards and UWM-CRM featured on Milwaukee PBS

The program summarizes the recovery of human remains associated with the unmarked, abandoned Second Ward Cemetery, also known as the Gruenhagen Cemetery or German Protestant Cemetery. The work was done as a result of the expansion associated with Guest House of Milwaukee, a non-profit shelter for homeless men.

Seth Schneider presents at the Illinois Association for the Advancement of Archaeology

Title: Archaeology Around Lake Koshkonong
Event: Rock River Symposium at the Illinois Association for the Advancement of Archaeology

Jennifer Haas gives Brown Bag talk to Public Service Commission

Title: Archaeology and Historic Preservation in Wisconsin
Event: Archaeology Brown Bag, Wisconsin Public Service Commission

Patricia Richards presents in poster session at the SAA Annual Conference

Title: Challenges to the Wisconsin Burial Sites Preservation Statute (WisStats 157.70)
Poster Session: North American Midwest I

Richard Kubicek and Patricia Richards present poster at SAA Annual Conference

Title: $1.87 Each, Four Feet Long and Over; $0.87 Each, Less than Four Feet: A Spatial Analysis of Coffin Type and Coffin Hardware from the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery
Poster Session: North American Midwest I

Jennifer Haas gives invited workshop at the Wisconsin Historical Society

Title: Wisconsin’s Burial Sites Law in Practice: Case Studies from Southeastern Wisconsin
Workshop: 2017 Archaeology Consultants Workshop, Wisconsin Historical Society

Alexander Anthony presents research at the Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Meeting

Title: There is Nothing Like Looking if You Want to Find Something – The Emerging Accessibility of Historic Documents and the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery
Session: Bookends – What We’ve Learned in the Twenty-two Years Separating Archaeological Excavations of the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery

Catherine Jones presents at the Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Meeting

Title: Milwaukee’s Common Grave: Spatial Distribution and Compositional Characteristics of Multiple Interments in a Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Potter’s Field
Session: Bookends: What We’ve Learned in the Twenty-two Years Separating Archaeological Excavations of the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery

60th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference Presentation – Thomas Zych, Brian Nicholls, and Patricia B. Richards

Title: Landscapes of the Forgotten: Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery
Event: 60th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Indianapolis