Gearing Up To Day 1: Pre-class Excitement!! By Anna

It’s almost time to begin the fourth and final season of this field course! I had no idea that this course had been going on for four years and that this would be the final season. Since it is the final season, that makes me even more excited to participate in it to...

A new season already?

How did it get to be that time already? The new (and final) field season at this cemetery begins in just a couple of weeks. We have our largest cohort yet, with 25 students. We’ll have no problems finishing the recording of the monuments this year. I do think...

Gravestone Preservation By Torah L and Katie M

Figure 1. Overview of falling monuments in need of preservation and conservation. Specifically focusing on plot G22 in the Jewish Cemetery. Photography by Torah Lee. What is gravestone preservation? Is it important? Why do we need it and who is doing it? These are all...
Conservation! Photogrammetry! And a Fresh Grave!

Conservation! Photogrammetry! And a Fresh Grave!

Yesterday, May 18th, was the third excursion to the Jewish Cemetery and luckily the weather decided to be relatively pleasant this time around. Although it wasn’t the sunniest, it was warm enough that we were able to comfortably record/ amend the monument sheets we...