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Blessing of shrimp fleet, Morgan City, 1943 July 17

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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 versos by Landes:
landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_52 - "Blessing of Shrimp fleet -- Morgan City La. -- summer 1943."
landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_60 - "Series 1. Bishop Romuel [?] parish. Priests giving the blessing - altar bays -- Morgan City, July 17, 1943."
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 17
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_52
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_60
Topic
Shrimp industry
Rites and ceremonies
Priests
Boats and boating
Place
Louisiana
Morgan City (La.)