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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, Blondell Mason talks about growing up in Baltimore City and then Calvert County, his children, farming, and shucking oysters. Mason describes his experiences working as an oyster shucker for approximately 30 years at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). Mason was one of the fastest oyster sh...

Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Dated 19960417 and 19970417 (transcribed from transcripts).