2020 General Tools Award Winner - Brian Shovers

2020 General Tools Award Winner – Brian Shovers

Brian Shovers is the recipient of the 2020 Society for Industrial Archeology General Tools Award. The General Tools Award is the highest honor that the SIA…

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General Tools Award 2019 - David Simmons

General Tools Award 2019 – David Simmons

Caption for above photo: 2019 General Tools Award Recipient David Simmons, left, with former SIA President Duncan Hay of the award committee. The General Tools…

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General Tools Award 2018 - Fred Quivik

General Tools Award 2018 – Fred Quivik

Fred Quivik, 2018 Recipient of the General Tools Award (left), with committee chair Jet Lowe at the SIA Annual Business Meeting in Richmond, Va. Fred Quivik has…

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General Tools Award 2017 - Patrick Harshbarger

General Tools Award 2017 – Patrick Harshbarger

Patrick Harshbarger, 2017 Recipient of the General Tools Award (left), with committee chairman Bob Frame. The recipient for the 2017 General Tools Award is a…

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General Tools Award 2016 - Duncan Hay

General Tools Award 2016 – Duncan Hay

Duncan Hay (left) receives the General Tools Award from Charles Parrott at the 2016 SIA Annual Business Meeting in Kansas City. Duncan Hay is among…

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General Tools Award 1995 - Edward Rutsch

General Tools Award 1995 – Edward Rutsch

 EDWARD S. RUTSCH 1936-2003 ED’S FRIEND, HERB GITHENS, WROTE THE FOLLOWING OBITUARY Edward S. Rutsch the renowned industrial archeologist died Sunday at the age of…

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General Tools Award 2013 - Robert Frame

General Tools Award 2013 – Robert Frame

Bob Frame – 2013 SIA General Tools Award Recipient Carol Poh presenting the 2013 General Tools Award to Bob Frame Photograph by Dennis Furbush This…

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General Tools Award 2012 - Jane Mork Gibson

General Tools Award 2012 – Jane Mork Gibson

Photograph by Ann Cullen This year’s recipient of the General Tools Award for Distinguished Service to Industrial Archeology has made significant contributions to the documentation,…

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General Tools Award 2011 - Richard K. Anderson, Jr.

General Tools Award 2011 – Richard K. Anderson, Jr.

Richard Anderson has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a historical architect working primarily in industrial archeology. For more than thirty years Richard has…

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General Tools Award 2010 - Robert Gordon

General Tools Award 2010 – Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon’s distinguished career as a metallurgist, geologist, archaeologist, historian, and teacher spans more than fifty years.  For most of that time he has applied…

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