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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.