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Archaeology of Homelessness (Slideshow) 

IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
Archeological study of a homeless community includes analysis of discarded items.
IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
The Davidson Street Bridge community served as the focus of a recent study on the archeology of homelessness.
IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
Davidson Street Bridge Community
different angle of the Davidson Street Bridge Community.
Davidson Street Bridge Community resident Daniel, a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, is in a relationship with another bridge community member. They look forward to a life together with secure jobs and a proper home.
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Daniel identified the numerous handwritten letter his girlfriend had given him as the most profound way for him to remember their past years together.
IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
Daniel stays in touch with family and friends via cell phone.
IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
Childhood photos are examples of tangible heritage residents protect and honor.
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Patrick shares a picture of his mother.
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A childhood photo of Patrick.
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Patrick now.
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Discarded items, or artifacts, near the bridge community.
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IUPUI Dept. of Museum Studies students
The Davidson Street Bridge community served as the focus of a recent study on the archeology of homelessness.
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