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Maritime Image of the Day: “Oyster Shuckers (1912)”

PortandTerminal.com, December 5, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, sociologist Lewis Hine documented working and living conditions of children in the United States between 1908 and 1924. Oyster shucking and packing houses were a common fixture on coastal towns along Virginia, Maryland and Louisiana, and up along the Eastern Seaboard …

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