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Praetzellis, Mary

 
 

Mary Praetzellis, Associate Director, Anthropological Studies Center

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  • Praetzellis, Mary; Praetzellis, Adrian (Sonoma Historian, 1985)
    In Januay 1984, while the Hoag House was still at its original location - up on piers and ready to be moved Adrian Praetzellis~ at the request of architect Dan Peterson, excavated a trash-filled pit beneath the ...
  • Praetzellis, Mary (Sonoma Historian, 1984)
    The Post Office building was moved to its present site to make way for urban development. Before it was set down on the site, an archaeological "dig" was performed . Herewith is the story found on the land that the old ...
  • Praetzellis, Adrian; Praetzellis, Mary; Woods, Aicha (Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology, 1996)
    Domestic reformers described West Oakland as a "district of great ugliness," "a law-abiding workingman's district settled chiefly by hard-working foreigners, with a sprinkling of Americans." From the mid-1880s, local women's ...
  • Praetzellis, Mary; Praetzellis, Adrian (Historical Archaeology, 1998)
    As the inlet pipe was ceremoniously opened, filling the long awaited reservoir for the very first time, the Vasco Adobe disappeared beneath the waters of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir. Built in the 1850s by a group of rough ...
  • Praetzellis, Adrian; Praetzellis, Mary (Historical Archaeology, 1998)
    By 1855 four of the five Chinese District Associations in California had offices and boardinghouses in Sacramento on I Street between Fifth and Sixth. Agents of these Chinese Associations nurtured important reciprocal ...