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Photograph

Vogel Fish and Oyster Company, Doorway to Refrigeration Room

Date: October 03 1944
Description: Vogel Fish and Oyster Company, 2049 Atwood Avenue, door to the large refrigeration room, sign above door reading: "Captain Jack's Oysters sold here."
Photograph

Oyster and Clam Vendor

Date: 
Description: An African American vendor of oysters and clams is shown pushing his wheelbarrow.
Postcard

Pabst Advertising

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Description: Postcard entitled: "The Finished Product", depicting two bottles of Pabst beer, one partially poured into a glass, and a plate of oysters with a lemon serv...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Catfish

Date: February 1910
Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...
Photograph

Fresh Lobster at Market

Date: 1969
Description: Fresh lobsters on ice for sale at a market.
Photograph

Clambake at Civil Rights Workshop

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Description: Civil Rights workshop of Highlander participants partaking in an oyster feast on Johns Island.
Photograph

Packinghouse Workers at an Oyster Plant

Date: 1965
Description: Packinghouse workers at an oyster plant in some part of Maryland.
Photograph

Coast Fisheries Truck

Date: February 01 1939
Description: A man loads a wooden crate onto the back of an International D-7 truck used by Coast Fisheries. The truck is parked on the street near the storefront. A m...
Photograph

City View

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Description: A city view of a brick building and a cobbled alleyway called Clements Avenue. Two individuals are standing outside the entrance of the building, which be...
Photograph

Oyster Shucking

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Description: Men shucking oysters while standing in stalls in a building.
Photograph

Sea Food Restaurant

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Description: Interior of a sea food restaurant. Two men stand behind the counter where a woman waits. Chairs and tables crowd the room. Windows line the right wall a...
Print

Johnson Fish Co. Memohead

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Description: Memohead of the Johnson Fish Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin, wholesalers of "fresh. salt. & smoked fish, oysters and live crawfish," with a fish being pul...
Book or Pamphlet

Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents Dinner Menu

Date: September 1887
Description: Dinner menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with a be-ribboned golden dinner bell suspended...
Print

The Universal Food Chopper

Date: 1899
Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...
Print

Eugene's Menu

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Description: Front cover and back insert page from Eugene's restaurant in the Juneau Hotel, with an orange lobster holding a blue card in its tail with images of a stee...
Print

Guido's Supper Club New Year's Eve Menu

Date: December 31
Description: One-page menu for New Year's Eve from Guido's Supper Club, with a photograph of owner Bill Wells, a spot illustration of a lobster near the surf and turf "...
Print

Rohde's Steak House Football Luncheon Menu Interior

Date: 1964
Description: Interior of the Rohde's Steak House special football luncheon menu, with spot illustrations of football players in action, and featured items on the menu (...
Print

Crossroads Dinner Menu Exterior

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, "Food Served At Its Best," with a view of the road and a wooden crossed highway marker for the junction of U.S. Hwy. 12 an...

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