SCA Journal Online

The Society for Commercial Archeology offers several quality publication opportunities for preservation professionals, academics, authors, independent scholars and enthusiasts.

We welcome your ideas, at any stage of development. To submit an idea, a working draft or a final draft of your article or news item, simply fill out the form below. For more information regarding our publications and editorial requirements, or for questions of any sort, we invite you to email our publications committee chair, Douglas Towne.

Fountain of Youth-Themed Cyclorama Awaits New Life in Florida

By Chris Berger All photos by the author unless otherwise noted It’s a clear spring morning at Warm Mineral Springs ...
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‘Happy Bear’ Signs

By Debra Jane Seltzer All photos by the author The Bear Manufacturing Company was established in Rock Island, Illinois, in ...
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SCA@40: Editors Word: Digging into Commercial Archeology’s Past

By Douglas Towne MOST OF US have unique stories about how we came to join the SCA. Mine involved an ...
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SCA@40: Dawn of a New Age

By Keith A. Sculle COMMERCIAL ARCHEOLOGY started from the efforts of a few people promoting the preservation of structures that ...
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SCA@40: Origins

By Arthur Krim FORTY YEARS AGO in November 1977, the first annual meeting of the Society for Commercial Archeology (SCA) ...
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The Playbill: SCA in the Motor City

By Keith A. Sculle MY INTRODUCTION to the Society for Commercial Archeology was at the second conference held at Columbia ...
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SCA@40: The Meeting That Sparked the Birth of the SCA

SCA directors at Brattleboro, Vermont, winter 1977. Front row: Chester Liebs, Peter Richards, John Dugger, Arthur Krim. Back row: Douglas ...
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SCA in the 1990s

By Brian Butko CENTURY III MALL OPENED south of Pittsburgh in 1979. That was “my” mall and throughout the 1980s, ...
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