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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
Notes:
Digital surrogates are available.
Summary:
Photographs from Ruth Landes' field research on the Acadians (Cajuns) of Louisiana. Two prints of same image with different exposures. Handwritten on versos by Landes:
landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_47 - "Blessing shrimp fleet. Smmr 1946."
landes_photo_louisiana_1940s_69 - "Series 1. Shrimp Blessing -- Morgan City."
Cite as:
Image ID #, Louisiana, 1940s, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
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
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Field Photographs of Louisiana 1940s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287349