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Relocation Of The Salvador Camarena Burial: Historical And Bioarcheological Investigations Of A Mexican Migrant Worker Grave (41mv372) In Maverick County, Texas, Douglas K. Boyd, Amy E. Dase, Christopher W. Ringstaff, M. Katherine Spradley, Catrina Banks Whitley Jan 2014

Relocation Of The Salvador Camarena Burial: Historical And Bioarcheological Investigations Of A Mexican Migrant Worker Grave (41mv372) In Maverick County, Texas, Douglas K. Boyd, Amy E. Dase, Christopher W. Ringstaff, M. Katherine Spradley, Catrina Banks Whitley

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

F rom 2011 through 2014, the Texas Department of Transportation collaborated with Prewitt and Associates, Inc., to investigate an isolated grave in a remote area alongside FM 481 in Maverick County, Texas. An initial archeological investigation confirmed that the location was a historic grave, and archival records revealed that it contained the remains of Salvador Camarena, a Mexican citizen who died in Texas in January 1950. Additional research identified Camarena’s son and other family members living in Mexico, California, and Texas. With the family’s permission, the burial remains were exhumed, examined, and reinterred at La Marque Cemetery in ...


An Archaeological Survey Of 35 Acres Near Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, David L. Nickels, Steve A. Tomka, Bradley J. Vierra Jan 1999

An Archaeological Survey Of 35 Acres Near Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas, David L. Nickels, Steve A. Tomka, Bradley J. Vierra

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

On April 22 through 24, 1998, staff archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) conducted a 100 percent pedestrian survey with limited shovel and backhoe testing on two parcels near Eagle Pass, Texas (Figure 1). The archaeological investigation was conducted at the request of the Eagle Pass Independent School District as part of a plan to construct two new elementary schools on the parcels (Figures 2 and 3). The purpose of the survey was to identify archaeological sites visible on the surface as well as areas where sites are potentially buried. CAR archaeologists recorded 27 isolated finds on the ...


41mv120: A Stratified Late Archaic Site In Maverick County, Texas, Bradley J. Vierra Jan 1998

41mv120: A Stratified Late Archaic Site In Maverick County, Texas, Bradley J. Vierra

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This report presents the findings of the data recovery program conducted at site 41MV120. The excavation was conducted under a contractual agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation under Texas Antiquities Permit number 1622. A total of 9,147 lithic artifacts, 30,903 g of fire-cracked rock, 1623 g of mussel shells, 457 g of snails, 43 macrobotanical samples, 79 historic artifacts, and 15 bones was recovered from these excavations. 41MV120 is a stratified Late Archaic site dating from ca. 2200-1200 B.P. It was periodically inundated by floodwaters from the Rio Grande which buried a series of occupational levels ...


The Dos Republicas Project: Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations At A Proposed Coal Strip Mine, Maverick County, Texas, Herbert G. Uecker Jan 1994

The Dos Republicas Project: Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations At A Proposed Coal Strip Mine, Maverick County, Texas, Herbert G. Uecker

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

During February and March 1992, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive investigation of a proposed coal strip mine near Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas. Twenty-seven previously unrecorded archaeological sites were discovered and several that were recorded in 1981 were reexamined. Postulated cultural affiliations include the Late Paleo-Indian, Middle-to-Late Archaic, Late Prehistoric, and Historic periods. Eight sites were found to be particularly significant because of their potential for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or designation as state archeological landmarks. After review of the results of the investigation by ...


Archaeological Survey Of Property For The Proposed Eagle Pass International Bridge, Maverick County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter Jan 1990

Archaeological Survey Of Property For The Proposed Eagle Pass International Bridge, Maverick County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In May 1990, archaeologists for the Center of Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a surface survey and subsurface testing program. at the site of the proposed Eagle Pass international bridge. The survey was conducted for Groves and Associates, Inc., consulting engineers and project planners, for the City of Eagle Pass. Survey and testing activities were performed in order to locate and evaluate any archaeological remains which might be affected by construction of the bridge and associated facilities. In addition, archival research was conducted at the Eagle Pass library and county courthouse in order to assess ...


Archaeological Test Excavations At 41mv57: The Seco Mines Project, Maverick County, Texas, Augustine J. Frkuska, Elizabeth C. Frkuska, David Brown, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1977

Archaeological Test Excavations At 41mv57: The Seco Mines Project, Maverick County, Texas, Augustine J. Frkuska, Elizabeth C. Frkuska, David Brown, Thomas R. Hester

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In mid-February, 1977, an archaeological field team from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted investigations at prehistoric site 41 MV 57 in Maverick County, Texas. The site is located along a tributary of Seco Creek and is to be modified by the installation of a sewage collection system (the Seco Mines Project).