Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Plaza Ponce Statue
Title: Resume: John T. Powell
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Title: Resume: John T. Powell
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Plaza Ponce Statue
Physical Description: Research notes
Language: English
Creator: Powell, John T.
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Box: 8
Divider: Plaza - Ponce Statue
Folder: Plaza Ponce Statue
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Plaza de la Constitucion (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Constitution Plaza (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine
Coordinates: 29.892527 x -81.311253
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Bibliographic ID: UF00095510
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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R6sume: John T. Powell

1332 Eisenhower Drive
Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
Home: (904) 823-9372 Cellular: (904) 540-2626 E-Mail:

Military Service: United States Navy, 1970-1974 Place of Birth: Rhinelander, Wisconsin

B.S.: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point M.A.: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1976, 3.76 G. P. A. 1978, 3.89 G. P. A.
Major: History Major: History; Subemphasis:
Minor: Museum Technology Archaeological Museum Science;
Internship: Milwaukee Public Museum

Other Educational Experience: Numerous seminars, conferences, and time-intensive training sessions in
areas of museum technology, archaeology, artifact conservation and
preservation, computer technology, colonial and early national history.


2003-Present: Department of Heritage Tourism St. Augustine, Florida
Museum Guide, Colonial Spanish Quarter living history museum. General living history interpreta-
tion and specialist as museum's scribe/calligrapher. Voluntary analyst and conservator of his-
toric artifacts recovered via excavations by city of St. Augustine's archaeology program.





Jefferson Davis Community College Brewton, Alabama
Instructor in departments of social science (history and anthropology) and applied art
(photography and calligraphy). Curator of college/county museum of history. Graphic
designer/typesetter of college publications and advertising.
Technical consultant in areas of historic and archaeological collections interpretation and
exhibition; archaeological and historic objects conservation/preservation; interpretetation, cu-
ration and identification of American colonial and early national period military artifacts, ca.
1539-1865; artifact casting and replication; and graphic design and signmaking.
Part-time private enterprises as artifact interpreter and conservator, studio and commercial
photographer, calligrapher, graphic designer/typesetter, and Internet web site designer.
Intensive research related to Spanish, French, and British colonial and early American material
culture, particularly clothing and uniform-related artifacts, portable personal goods, and weap-

James H. Faulkner State Junior College Bay Minette, Alabama
Instructor in areas of history, archaeology, and anthropology; grant administrator and
archaeological supervisor; conducted site surveys leading to discovery and professional
investigation of numerous significant colonial and early American military sites in region.

University of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Public Museum Milwaukee, Wisconsin
While working on master's degree, internship in Milwaukee Public Museum working in areas of
collections administration, conservation and exhibition. Volunteer work as assistant curator,
Milwaukee County Historical Society Museum and part-time employment as commercial
photographer and advertising graphic designer in private sector.

School of the Ozarks Point Lookout (Branson), Missouri
Curator of History and Assistant Director of Ralph Foster Museum; supervised 22 staff members;
administered, curated, conserved and exhibited ethnological and historical collections;
accomplished research and wrote articles pertaining to collection objects.


John Powell Resume, Page Two -
Experience (Continued):
University of Wisconsin extensions Green Bay and Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Part-time employment as college museum curatorial assistant and archaeological laboratory
supervisor and as curatorial assistant, Neville Public Museum (Green Bay, 1974-1975);
research assistant in area of French and British colonial history in old Northwest and ar-
chaeological laboratory conservation technician (U. W.-Stevens Point, 1975-1976)

35 years' experience as curator, exhibitor and conservator of archaeologically recovered metallic, organic and in-
organic artifacts. Conservator of unexcavated objects of metal, wood, leather, paper, textiles, bone, shell, and
glass. LOCAL (St. Augustine): 7 years' previous and ongoing conservation, identification and interpretation of
artifacts recovered in city of St. Augustine by University of Florida and City of St. Augustine archaeology program.
Conservation of Anna Hyatt Huntington's bronze statue of Queen Isabella in Hispanic Garden.


Over thirty-five articles in Central States Archaeological Journal, Military Collector and Historian (Journal of the
Company of Military Historians), Conservation Technology, and National Button Society Journal relating to:
Prehistoric Native American lithic (stone) artifacts and technologies of southeastern North America;
United States military uniform goods, small arms and insignia of the 1789-1865 period;
Artifact conservation, preservation and exhibition methodologies; and
British, French and Spanish colonial artifacts of the Gulf Coast region, 1565-1821
Points and Blades of the Coastal Plain: A Guide to the Classification of Native American Hafted Implements in
the Southeastern Coastal Plain Region (1990)
Pending: Spanish Colonial Military Artifacts of the Floridas: Uniform Goods, 1528-1821, an illustrated, interpretive
study of military artifacts-emphasizing such uniform-related materials as buttons, buckles, accessories and
insignia-of Spain's regular and provincial military forces used in what formerly comprised the Spanish
Floridas (the region from the Mississippi River to St. Augustine) and, to a subordinate extent, New Spain and
Spanish Luisiana during the Spanish colonial period in North America.
Spanish Colonial Military Artifacts of the Floridas, an Internet-based, continuously amended and updated virtual
museum representing an abbreviated and public-oriented version of the aforementioned book. URL address:


Mr. Chuck Dale
Museum Manager, Colonial Spanish Quarter
City of St. Augustine
Post Office Drawer 210
St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210
(904) 825-6830

Mr. Carl D. Halbirt
Archaeologist, City of St. Augustine
Post Office Drawer 210
St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210
(904) 825-1088

Dr. William R. Adams
Director, Department of Heritage Tourism
City of St. Augustine
Post Office Drawer 210
St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210
(904) 825-5033

Clark and Pamela Wullenweber
48 Brigantine Court
St. Augustine Beach, Florida 32080
(904) 471-3634 (Home)
(904) 540-1106 (Mobile)

Dr. Susan McBride
Jefferson Davis Community College
Post Office Box 958
Brewton, Alabama 36427
(251) 809-1551

Ms. Kathleen Hall
Dean of Instruction
Jefferson Davis Community College
Post Office Box 958
Brewton, Alabama 36427
(251) 809-1500

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