Endeavors like the Written in Bone exhibit and this website require the support of many. We are grateful for the generous support from the contributors and collaborators. Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake is made possible through the generous support of the following individuals and organizations.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Cabot Creamery Cooperative
Michael A., William O., and Kathryn N. Harrison
The Institute for Technology in Health Care
Jacqueline Badger Mars
Medical Modeling Inc.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Edward and Nancy Rice
The Rice Family Foundation
The Widgeon Foundation, Inc.
We acknowledge the generous contributions of many individuals and our partner organizations that provided knowledge, time, and resources to help create this exhibition.
Douglas Owsley & Karin Bruwelheide
Henry Miller, Historic St. Mary's City
Merry Outlaw, Archaeological & Cultural Solutions, Inc.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Forensic Anthropology Center
James River Institute for Archaeology
Busch Properties, Inc. dba Kingsmill Resort
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Darnall's Chance House and Museum, Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning
Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland Department of Planning
Maryland State Archives, Special Collections
Mitotyping Technologies, LLC
National Museum of Health & Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
National Park Service, Colonial National Historical Park
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
The Royal College of Physicians of London
The Museum of London
Uniformed Services University, Anatomical Teaching Laboratory
Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Viriginia Institute of Marine Science
Smithsonian Institution Exhibition Photographers
Costumers and Historical Interpreters
Sara Gene Posnett, Costume Fabricator, Historic St. Mary's City
Aaron Meisinger and the Historic St. Mary's City Historic Interpreters
D.A. Saguto, Cordwainer
Skeletal Models and Anatomical Illustrations
Medical Modeling, Inc.
Michael K. Sracic, M.D.
Siemens Medical Solutions
Virtual Surfaces Inc.
NMNH Office of Exhibits: Rena Selim, Barbara Stauffer, Siobhan Starrs, Michael Lawrence, Paul Rhymer, Kim Moeller
NMNH Office of Education and Outreach: Shari Werb, Robert Costello, William Watson, Amy Bolton
NMNH Department of Anthropology: Dan Rogers, Laurie Burgess, Vicki Simon, Cass Taylor, Sandra Schlachtmeyer, Sara Devine, Charlotte Cox, Aleithea Williams, Dave Hunt
NMNH CT Laboratory: Bruno Frohlich and Janine Hinton
Smithsonian Office of Exhibits Central: Lora Collins, Chris Hollshwander, Carolyn Thome, Natalie Gallelli
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute: Melvin Wachowiak, Vicky Karas