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Culling of oysters on boat, 1943 July 24

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Data Source
National Anthropological Archives
Notes
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Summary
Photographs from Ruth Landes' field research on the Acadians (Cajuns) of Louisiana. Two prints of same image with different exposures. Handwritten on verso of landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_71 by Landes: "Series 1. July 24, 1943 by RL. Culling counter -- oyster 4 N.O. market. Emile Bouvier. bedding ground -- Barataria Bay."
Cite as
Image ID #, 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
1943 July 24
Physical description
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type
Photographs
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Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Local number
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_32
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_71
Topic
Oyster industry
Oysters
Boats and boating
Place
Louisiana