Donald B. Ball
Editor Donald B. Ball is a native of Middle Tennessee and holds a BS degree (1970) in history from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, and a MA degree (1977) in anthropology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In addition to the history of archaeology in Tennessee and prehistoric archaeology of the southeastern United States and Cumberland and Ohio valleys, his research interests include the history and technology of nineteenth century flour and grist mills, traditional architecture and material folk culture (focus on the Upland South), nineteenth century industrial and rural historic archaeology, identification and analysis of archaeologically recovered firearms and related materials, the history of firearms, spelean history, diverse aspects of the history of Tennessee, and Indian remnant and mixed-blood populations of the southeastern United States and Ohio Valley. Don currently serves as editor of two regional journals, Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology and The Millstone: Journal of the Kentucky Old Mill Association.
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