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Incorporation into New Spain: Presidio Jurisdictions

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Alta California was divided into four jurisdictions: San Diego, Santa Barbara, Monterey, and San Francisco, each anchored with a presidio and five to six missions and civilian communities. We ... More


Civic Center

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

San Francisco's Civic Center constitutes a Beaux Arts monument to the city's tradition in culture, its achievements in democratic government, and its proud position among the commercial centers of ... More


Landmarks of the Old Town

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The marvel is not that so little but that so much of the San Francisco's venerable and homely architecture has escaped time's vicissitudes of which not the least was the fire of 1906. Recalling the ... More


Losa Surtida: Historical and Archaeological Perspectiveson Imported Ceramics in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Colonial settlements in Alta California imported substantial quantities of ceramics from Mexico, China, and Europe. These imported wares, usually glazed and often quite beautifully decorated, have ... More


Reconstructing Mayólica Use Patterns from Colonial Sites in Southern California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the characteristics and chronological placement of the tin-enameled earthenwares (mayólica) that were used in Alta California between 1769 and 1850. It focuses on a sample ... More


Beginnings, West Point, and Early Assignments

Brian D. Laslie

in Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169989
eISBN:
9780813174068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169989.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The first chapter functions as an introduction and early biography to Kuter. It begins by focusing on his early life, his decision to attend West Point, his time at the Academy and his graduation and ... More


Ceramic Firing Technology in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prior to European contact, ceramic technology was nonexistent among Native American groups in California north of the Los Angeles basin. Fired clay roof tiles, floor tiles, and water pipes were a ... More


Spanish-Colonial San Francisco

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Presidio of San Francisco, a Spanish colonial military settlement, was established on July 26, 1776 by a caravan of 193 men, women, and children who had traveled overland from Tubac, Arizona. In ... More


Sites of Identification: Landscape

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The strong relationship between Spanish colonial ethnogenesis and place is a reminder that the colonization of California was a transformation of spatial relations. The interplay between landscape ... More


Structuring Structures: Architecture

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A focus on architectural practices affords an important perspective on Spanish-colonial ethnogenesis in California because architecture is a technology that gives physical presence to the ... More


Fashioning the Colonial Subject: Clothing

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At the Presidio of San Francisco, dress was a central practice involved in the process of Spanish-colonial ethnogenesis. Many studies of identity transformation in the Spanish Americas have suggested ... More


The Limits of Ethnogenesis

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Drawn into a web of nation building and empire, the Spanish-colonial settlers who established the Presidio of San Francisco in California were subjected to military and religious disciplines and ... More


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