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Lobster traps and women, 1937

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Lobster traps and women, 1937

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Fred G. Milliken, the photographer wrote, "Regulation lobster traps used by Frontier Maine fishermen at Eastport. Very few Eastport boatmen take to lobster fishing and less than 100 traps are owned at 4 mile island seaport. These traps are valued at $2.00 each.'

This is part of the Atlantic Fisherman collection: correspondence, photographs and news articles to and from the Atlantic Fisherman, a journal concerned with commercial fishing.

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  • Title: Lobster traps and women, 1937
  • Creator: Milliken, Fred G.
  • Creation Date: 1937-04-26
  • Subject Date: 1937-04-26
  • Town: Eastport
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions (cm): 13 x 18
  • Local Code: Coll. 1670
  • Collection: Atlantic fisherman correspondence, photographs, and news articles, 1927-1958
  • Object Type: Image

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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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