Whitman College

AIA Lecture Series - Ashley Morton

"Women's Health Demands Protective Cleanliness': The Archaeology of Health in the Early 20th-century American West."

Ashley Morton is a registered CRM (Cultural Resource Management) archaeologist with the Fort Walla Walla Museum. She has been involved in projects across the American West (Arizona, Nevada, California, Washington, and Idaho), and has a strong background in cultural resource management, with eight years as a field and lab technician, assistant crew chief, and historic materials analyst. She has also worked on a variety of sites, from prehistoric villages and Mission/Presidio-era occupations to late 19th century/early 20th century neighborhoods, mines, mills, homesteads, ranches, and irrigation canals. She holds her degrees from the University of Arizona, Pima Community College's Archaeology Centre, and the University of Idaho. Her current research interests include late 19th and early 20th century urban and rural material culture and society, gender and identity, and medical anthropology.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Olin Hall, Room 129
920 E Isaacs, Walla Walla, WA

Event Type



Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public


Academic, Social Sciences, Anthropology, History


Free and open to the Public.


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