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Clam Fishing

Date: 1917
Description: Elevated view of six men on the shore of a river, with piles of clam shells inside loose wooden fences near a pile of firewood and an axe. The firewood may...
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Men on Heap of Clamshells

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Description: A large group of men of various ages sitting outdoors on a large mound of empty clam shells. The shells have holes drilled in them, probably for the pearl...
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Clam Shell Fishers and Pearl Hunters

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Description: Portrait of three men standing on the banks of a body of water next to a pile of clam shells and a wooden construction (possibly a dock). The men are each...
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Shell Buyers with Launch and Barge

Date: 1895
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
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Clam Camp

Date: 1888
Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.
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Mussel Fishery

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Description: Two men stand on the banks of a river near a mussel fishery, probably along the Mississippi River. The far shoreline of the river is in the background. The...
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Clam Camp Housing

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Description: Clam camp housing and tents with forest in the background. Four men are sitting on the right, in the center are two women, one standing and one sitting, an...
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Clam Fisher on Mississippi River

Date: September 1928
Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...
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Clamming

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Description: Men, women and children are posed in clamming boats along shoreline.
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Clam Shell Buttons

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Description: Finished package of buttons made from shells. Button package reads Fairport Biological Station.
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Man Inspecting Clam

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Description: Man inspecting a clam. Another man stands behind him and a shoreline is in the background.
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Clam Shelling

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Description: Men on shoreline clam shelling.
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Clamming Boats

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Description: View from water of clamming boats near shoreline.

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