Monday, May 25, 2009

Anthropology of Slavery Course at UAB in the Birmingham News

Dr. Jack Bergstresser, Director of the Tannehill Ironworks Museum and the Slave Quarters Dig at Tannehill Sate Park, talks to UAB students enrolled in the Anthropology of Slavery Course about excavation at the slave quarters. Photo by S. Jones.

The Birmingham News and UAB Media visited our Anthropology of Slavery course at Tannehill State Park on Thursday May 21. Here is the link to the news article and webcast:

UAB students engrossed in excavations.

Bass Cemetery Fieldtrip-
View of the east side of Bass Cemetery, a fascinating cultural and historical resource in Irondale. Photos by S. Jones.

Students and instructors, Dr. Cormier, Dr. Mumford, and Dr. Jones visited the Bass Cemetery in Irondale for a fieldtrip and discussion of the Archaeology of Slavery and Burial.
Anthropology of Slavery students with Dr.s Mumford and Cormier.

Early 18th century burials at Bass Cemetery.

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