Archive - Sep 14, 2005

DC Textile Museum Library Online

Elaine Koogler reports that many rare texts dealing with textiles from the collection of the D.C. Textile Museum are now available online.

SCA extends memberships for many Katrina-affected members

For those in the areas where the U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery, the SCA will place memberships temporarily into hiatus so that members are not paying for newsletters that are not able to be delivered.

Photos from the Coronation of Janos & Rachel

Adeliza has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Janos & Rachel in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

FEMA Seeking Historic Preservation Specialists

Caroline Tharpe Weiss reports that FEMA is interested in hiring a few individuals to work in historic preservation in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

5th Century Byzantine Church Discovered in Jordan

The remains of an early Byzantine church, dating from the 5th or 6th century, have been found near the town of Karak, Jordan.

The King of Stonehenge

Smithsonian Magazine looks at the "Amesbury Archer," the 4,300-year-old skeleton discovered near Stonehenge surrounded by archery gear.