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Creators:
Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman), 1875-1971
Dates:
03/01/1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1997
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Mary Dawkins talks about growing up and being raised by her grandparents in Lusbee, Maryland. She talks about her enjoyment as a clam and oyster shucker and her ability to earn money to send her children to college. Prior to working for Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland), Dawkins worked as cook...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1997
Level:
item
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, Ruth Smith describes her experience working as an oyster shucker for 23 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). She spoke of the fastest oyster shuckers at the seafood house, her participation in oyster shucking competitions, and the changes in the oyster shucking industry. Smith also ...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. One interview is dated 19970530 (transcribed from transcripts) and the other one is undated.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
April 15, 1997
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Through an oral history interview, William Bourne talks about his family and growing up, and working on his family's tobacco farm in Calvert County, Maryland. Bourne describes his experience as an oyster shucker for 64 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). He explains the drop in the oyster population and the changes ...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19970415.

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Creators:
Van Altena, Edward
Wheeler, Frederick S., Mrs
Sanderson, Henry
La Selva
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Dates:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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