Curator Doug Owsley and Archaeological Dig Team Member Examine Bone at Antietam

ID: SIA2011-2226

Creator: Strauss, Richard

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: August 1988

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: October 1988

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Summary

Curator Doug Owsley (left) and an archaeological dig team member examine a bone fragment unearthed at the Antietam battlefield. The National Museum of Natural History's Anthropology Department's Doug Owsley coordinated the dig with the National Park Service at the previously undiscovered Civil War battle site. Printed in the "Torch," October 1988.

Subject

  • Owsley, Douglas W
  • Anthropology, Division of
  • United States. National Park Service
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in "Torch," October 1988.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: October 1988

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • August 1988
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

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Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Bones
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Archaeologists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2226

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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