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Creator:
Patapoff, Elizabeth producer  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (29 min.) snd. col. 1/2 inch VHS reference
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oregon
Date:
1982
Notes:
title from credit (published work) - study collection
Summary:
Television program produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting follows Dr. Luther Cressman, a researcher and writer of western United States prehistory, as he explores the caves of southeastern Oregon. Segments from a 1939 film included in the program document the first archaeological excavations at Roaring Spring Cave and Fort Rock Cave. Artifacts discovered in these caves such as the bones of extinct animals an atlatl, or throwing stick, woven basketry fragments and sagebrush sandals, carbon dated to 13,000 years ago enabled Dr. Cressman to describe the lives of the earliest inhabitants of the Northern Great Basin.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Archeology  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.3.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219199