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Oyster camp, with shrimp trawler passing, Bayou Sale, circa 1943

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1943
circa 1943
Topic:
Oyster industry  Search this
Shrimp industry  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_21
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Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287326

[Shrimp fleet tied to company's wharf, Morgan City], 1943 July 17

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Morgan City (La.)
Date:
1943
1943 July 17
Topic:
Shrimp industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Fishing boats  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_23
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_59
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Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287328
Online Media:

[Two trawlers in Berwick Bay], circa 1943

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Morgan City (La.)
Date:
1943
circa 1943
Topic:
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_26
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_61
See more items in:
Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287330
Online Media:

[Blessing of shrimp fleet, Morgan City], 1943 July 17

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1943
1943 July 17
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Shrimp industry  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_35
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_68
See more items in:
Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287337
Online Media:

[Blessing of shrimp fleet, Morgan City], 1946

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Morgan City (La.)
Date:
1943
1946
Topic:
Shrimp industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Fishing boats  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_47
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_69
See more items in:
Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287349
Online Media:

[Shrimp boats under Morgan City bridge, crossing Berwick Bay], circa 1943

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991  Search this
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 11.5 centimeters
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Louisiana
Morgan City (La.)
Date:
1943
circa 1943
Topic:
Shrimp industry  Search this
Fishing boats  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_58
Image ID landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_62
See more items in:
Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287355
Online Media:

William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection

Creator:
McCloskey, William B., 1928-  Search this
Extent:
5.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Photographs
Field notes
Place:
Portugal
Peru
Vietnam
Taiwan
Singapore
Indonesia
India
Malaysia
Japan
Burma
Brazil
Chile
Canada
Alaska
Norway
New England
New Zealand
Date:
1952-2005
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, the Caribbean, Portugal and numerous other places. In addition, there are photographs taken aboard fishing boats on rivers, including those in China and in Brazil. Also included in the collection are field notebooks kept by McCloskey, articles and other printed materials, and papers relating to two of McCloskey's books on fishing.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: Photographs

Series 2: Field notebooks

Series 3: Printed materials
Biographical / Historical:
Author, photographer, and authority on commerical fishing, fisheries and fishing boats.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center by William B. McCloskey in 2010.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Sealing  Search this
Rivers -- China  Search this
Rivers -- Brazil  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Trawlers (Vessels)  Search this
Fisheries  Search this
Fisheries -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Crabbing  Search this
Fur trade  Search this
Ocean  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Fishing boats  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 2000-2010
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Field notes
Citation:
William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection, 1952-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1192
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1192

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