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Bill Haag and George Quimby Oral History videos

Creator:
Ramenofsky, Ann F. (Ann Felice), 1942-  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Haag, William George, 1910-2000  Search this
Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003  Search this
Extent:
6 Video recordings (7 hours, color sound; VHS)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
North America
Southern States
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Filmed oral history with William Haag and George Quimby. The general area of discussion centers on the history of Works Progress Administration archeology in southeastern United States. Dr. Ed Lyon, from the Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, interviews the two archeologists. Specific topics and people discussed include: Marksville, Lousiana; Wheeler and Pickwick Basin; how each became involved in archeology and, specifically, WPA archeology; regional and horizontal chronological charts based on stratification; Dr. Hinsdale; WPA crews; C.B. Moore; WPA quarterly reports; work performed in the laboratory Quimby headed; the Kentucky laboratory; Major Webb; James Ford; Stew Nitesel; field forms; Southeastern Archeological Conference; and the ceramic repository.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 2011.5.1
Related Materials:
Edited film from this oral history project, Bringing the Past Alive, is in the Human Studies Film Archives.
Provenance:
Received from Ann Ramenofsky in 2011.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Archaeologists  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Bill Haag and George Quimby Oral History videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2011.05
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc943343a33-7b17-4ec8-a8d5-2cb9e8db0ce3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2011-05

Bringing the Past Alive: Conversations Between Bill Haag and George Quimby on WPA Archeology in Louisiana

Creator:
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)  Search this
Louisiana Public Broadcasting  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Haag, William George, 1910-2000  Search this
Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (2 hours, sound color, 1/2 inch VHS)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
North America
Southern States
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Television broadcast produced by the Geology and Anthropology Department, Louisiana State University, in association with Louisiana Public Broadcasting is a video oral history of archeologists George Quimby and Bill Haag shot at Louisiana State Univeristy. The general area of discussion centers on the history of Works Progress Administration archeology in southeastern United States. Dr. Ed Lyon, from the Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, begins the discussion with an historical overview. Specific topics and people discussed include: Marksville, Lousiana; Wheeler and Pickwick Basin; how each became involved in archeology and, specifically, WPA archeology; regional and horizontal chronological charts based on stratification; Dr. Hinsdale; WPA crews; C.B. Moore; WPA quarterly reports; work performed in the laboratory Quimby headed; the Kentucky laboratory; Major Webb; James Ford; Stew Nitesel; field forms; Southeastern Archeological Conference; and the ceramic repository.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1990.12.1
Related Materials:
Complete filmed oral history is available at the Human Studies Film Archives.
Provenance:
Received from the National Anthropological Archives in 1990.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Archaeologists  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Bringing the Past Alive: Conversations Between Bill Haag and George Quimby on WPA Archeology in Louisiana, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1990.12
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc909c9e985-9dc3-45d5-a8e5-347d37ccc6a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1990-12

The Atchafalaya River and its basin : a field trip / by Joseph D. Martinez, William G. Haag

Author:
Martinez, Joseph D. 1915-  Search this
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Atchafalaya River (La.)
Atchafalaya River Watershed (La.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Flood control  Search this
Guidebooks  Search this
Call number:
GB565.L8 M38 1987
GB565.L8M38 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_445239

The C. and O. mounds at Paintsville : sites Jo 2 and Jo 9, Johnson County, Kentucky / by Wm. S. Webb ; with chapters on pottery by Wm. G. Haag and physical anthropology by Charles E. Snow

Author:
Webb, William S (William Snyder) 1882-1964  Search this
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Snow, Charles E (Charles Ernest) 1910-1967  Search this
Physical description:
[297]-372 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kentucky
North America
Johnson County (Ky.)
Date:
1942
Topic:
Mounds  Search this
Indian pottery  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.K3 .W43 1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976282

The Morgan Stone mound. : Site 15, Bath county, Kentucky / With chapters on pottery by William G. Haag, textiles by Henry A. Carey, and physical anthropology by Charles E. Snow

Author:
Webb, William S (William Snyder) 1882-1964  Search this
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Carey, Henry Ames 1895-  Search this
Snow, Charles E (Charles Ernest) 1910-1967  Search this
Physical description:
p. [221]-291 : incl. ill., fold. maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kentucky
Bath County (Ky.)
Date:
1941
Topic:
Mounds  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E74.K3 W43 1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971370

The archeology of coastal North Carolina

Author:
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 136 p. illus., maps. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North Carolina
Date:
1958
[1958]
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.N74H111 1958
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_97213

Man and cultural heritage : papers in honor of Fred B. Kniffen / editors, H. J. Walker and W. G. Haag

Author:
Kniffen, Fred Bowerman 1900-  Search this
Walker, H. J (Harley Jesse) 1921-  Search this
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Subject:
Kniffen, Fred Bowerman 1900-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 235 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
Topic:
Human geography  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561180

Louisiana in North American prehistory / William G. Haag

Author:
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Physical description:
45 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1971
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.L8 H33 1971a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_995009

Traces of prehistory : papers in honor of William G. Haag / edited by Frederick Hadleigh West and Robert W. Neuman

Author:
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
West, Frederick Hadleigh  Search this
Neuman, Robert W  Search this
Subject:
Haag, William George 1910-2000  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 122 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
North America
Date:
1981
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_994409

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