(1) For more than half-a-century, Jean and Phillip Earl of Reno, Nevada, have used clues from old maps, letters and books to hunt for and document “Mountain Picassos,” distinctive figures carved into aspen trees found in the high country meadows of the Great Basin.  (2) UK archaeology student Rebecca Kellawan journeys to uncover the use of a crumbling, abandoned US World War II base located on the grounds of a beautiful Victorian estate.  What is uncovered leads to even more intriguing questions of racial and national tensions in the era.

Produced in 2015 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

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Arborglyphs (University of Nevada, Reno)

The Basques in Nevada: Arborglyphs (University of Nevada, Reno)

Center for Basque Studies (University of Nevada, Reno)

Firstborn Creatives

Leah Arnold-Redman

Nevada Arts Council

Sheepherders of Northern Nevada (University of Nevada, Reno)

Tyntesfield (National Trust)

Tyntesfield in WWII, by Michael Boyce (Silverwood Books)

Tyntesfield Project

Tyntesfield uncovers WWII history (BBC)