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Cajun shrimp fishermen, 1943

Image for Cajun shrimp fishermen, 1943
Data Source
National Anthropological Archives
Notes
Digital surrogate is available.
Summary
Photograph from Ruth Landes' field research on the Acadians (Cajuns) of Louisiana. Handwritten on versos of both prints by Ruth Landes: "Aug. 1943. La. Bayous. Shrimp harvest. "Tiny" Jastremski fleet. Cajun fishermen. Series 2."
Cite as
landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_02, Louisiana, 1940s, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Creator
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Date
1943
Physical description
1 photographic print : black & white ; 23 x 15.5 centimeters
Type
Photographs
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Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Local number
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_02
Culture
Cajuns
Topic
Shrimp industry
Fishers
Shrimpers (Persons)
Bayous
Place
Louisiana