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VIDEO: Old movie set used as archaeology students classroom

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VIDEO: Old movie set used as archaeology students classroom

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http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/7366696?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 22:07:03 +0000 VIDEO: Old movie set used as archaeology students classroom VIDEO: Old movie set used as archaeology students classroom http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/7366696?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WFMZ Allentown, PA the next month. wfmz's bo koltnow reports from luzerne county. >>nat wind >>reporter eckley miners village looks like a movie set..and at one time it was.. >>that's good here. >>reporter but for university of maryland archeology students it's a classroom. >>dolly canevari for me it kind of brings all things we learned in books to life. >>reporter this is grad assistant dolly canevari's 3rd summer documenting the village. >>dolly canevar you can read about the poverty but once you see actual evidence it's incredible. >>reporter: eckley is one of hundreds of company mining towns built in the 19th century. >>11 feet 7 inches. >>reporter the goal of this year's field school..record and document one of the most continuously occupied homes in the village. the ruben home was lived in from the 1880's..all the way to 2005.. >>paul archeology up here is a way to discover material and culture that is not recorded in any history book. >>reporter professor paul shackel says it gives a picture of life when immigrants came hungry for a job.. boys worked the mines..and eating protein was scarce. >>joe michael house i live in was eckley number 5. 3 rooms in the front, 2 upstairs. >>reporter the son of a coal worker...joe michael was born in eckley back in 1930...and is a real life history professor for the students. >>what was life like growing up in a minors village? >>house here ??10 people living in it. how many bathrooms? none. we would wash once a week in a wooden or metal tub. >>reporter kerosene lamps..lighted michael's homework.. >>nat students >>reporter 88 years later





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