Richard A. (Rich) Weinstein and Steve Black wrote this exhibit and Black put it together. Web development was done by Kathy Chung of the Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services at the University of Texas at Austin.
Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Texas Preservation Trust Fund (Texas Historical Commission) underwrote this exhibit. The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin provided additional support, as did the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University and Coastal Environments, Inc.
Artist Frank A. Weir painted the Guadalupe Bay village scene. The exhibit photographs and graphics come from various sources including the Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory Archives, Richard Weinstein, and Coastal Environments, Inc. The original Guadalupe Bay research was sponsored by the Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Rich Weinstein earned his B.A. (1972) in Sociology from Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and his M.A. (1974) in Anthropology from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. In February 1975, he joined the staff of Coastal Environments, Inc., (CEI) in Baton Rouge as the company’s first archaeologist. He is now Vice President and Senior Archaeologist. Over the years, he has worked on archaeological projects across the Gulf Coast and Lower Mississippi Valley, and is author or co-author of over a hundred reports on survey, testing, and data-recovery projects in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. Among these are reports on large-scale excavations at the Rock Levee site (a late Marksville through late Mississippi period village in west-central Mississippi), the Lake Providence Mounds (a terminal Coles Creek period mound center in northeast Louisiana), and the Lido Harbor site (a series of discrete shell middens in Galveston County, Texas).
Richard has also served as editor for the Newsletter of the Louisiana Archaeological Society from 1987 until 1997 and has authored chapters in edited books on Early Pottery (Saunders and Hays 2004, University of Alabama Press), Gulf Coast Archaeology (White 2005, University Press of Florida), and Plaquemine Archaeology (Rees and Livingood 2007, University of Alabama Press). His articles have appeared in American Antiquity, Southeastern Archaeology, Louisiana Archaeology, Mississippi Archaeology, and the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society.
Steve Black is the co-editor of this website and an assistant professor of anthropology at Texas State University. See About TBH.
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The Guadalupe Bay archeological team near the end of the 1992 excavations. Front row, left to right: William (Bill) Birmingham, Sylvia Timmons Duay, Jan Delgehausen, Richard A. Weinstein, Ed Vogt, Jr. Middle row, left to right: L. G. (Sonny) Timme, Hilda Covarrubias, E. H. (Smitty) Schmiedlin, Donita G. Burton. Back row, left to right: Cecil Calhoun, Lisa Generali, Stephanie L. Perrault, Shelby A. Duay, Jr., Nancy Beaman, Robert E. (Bob) Baker.
Richard Weinstein points out the location of one of the 1992 excavation units during a 2008 tour of the overgrown remnant of the Guadalupe Bay site. Photo by Steve Black.
Cover of the 2002 two-volume final report on the Guadalupe Bay site, edited by Richard Weinstein.