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  1. Volunteer Elissa creating a custom, cozy home for a creamware bowl.
  2. Want to learn about archeology? Check out Massachusetts Archaeology Month events -
  3. Explore historic houses in Charlestown, MA on 9/25 and keep an eye out for NMSC staff & volunteers -
  4. Strike a pose! Preparing the artifacts for their close-up with our newest volunteer, Norm.
  5. Just finished rehousing box 20 from the Narbonne House at SAMA. Only about 200 more boxes to go.
  6. See the tiny hole at the bottom of this pitcher? Intentional, or not?
  7. Over centuries, trash to treasure - The Boston Globe
  8. Archeology in action at the Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA.
  9. Longfellow National Historic Site, a little bit of heaven on earth.
  10. Field trip day! Archeology dig at Fairbanks House ( and tour of Longfellow National Historic Site
  11. Looks like a baseball diamond, but this registration mark reminds us just how fancy life could be in 1852!
  12. Bunker Hill Pickles found at SAMA return home. Bottled by Skiton Foote & Co, c. post-1864.
  13. Ed the Intern: finished finding aid to Favour. last day volunteering. many thanks to the staff for being so welcoming and helpful while here
  14. Ed "The People's" Intern: finished Anthony finding aid, started Favour's, also, happy bday to my namesake King Edward IV, woulda turned 568
  15. Ed The Intern here: processed Favour's papers, ready to make finding aid, got to make some massive folders= good times.. shoutout to LIS438
  16. Filled in lots of metadata holes in the digital photo library!
  17. ^GP Hopefully can add to her resume & get us quality images for documenting objects and projects...that we can also use for publications.
  18. ^GP Interviewed a photography student interested in volunteer position as Museum Photographer.