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Items with subject 'Crabbing'

Blue Crab Advisory Panel Collection

by Blue Crab Advisory Panel (1967)

3 folders (0.03 linear feet)

This collection contains various correspondence and related documents for the Blue Crab Advisory Committee in the mid-1960s. The collection mainly centers around a meeting held December 13, 1967 on the mechanization of crab picking, and on the threat of commercial fisheries.

Associated Subjects: Crabbing
Identifier: 2006.214
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Doris Dukes papers

by Dukes, Doris (1912 – 2007)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Doris Dukes papers document her family’s history in and around Snow Hill, Md. through family bible records, death records, correspondence, and photographs. The materials date from 1912-2007 with the bulk of the material dating from 1967-2001. Her life as a waterman and restaurateur is also documented through business records.

Associated Subjects: Crabbing • Genealogy • Maritime
Identifier: 2014.129
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Farm Picker Ticket collection

by Jana, Jerry (circa 1930, 1950s)

2 folders (0.2 linear feet)

This collection contains approximately 435 farm picker tickets (or "checks") from farms in Maryland, primarily on the Eastern Shore. The cardboard tickets/checks were given to crop pickers to turn in for payment and feature the farm name and, occasionally, the location. While most of the tickets were for berry pickers and other agricultural crops, there is one for crabs. Also included are four canning labels for Jack's Tomatoes (Preston, Maryland), Friel's White Sweet Corn (Queenstown, Maryland), Old Wye tomato juice packed by Friel (Queenstown, Maryland), and Friel's Tomatoes (Queenstown, Maryland).

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Canning Industry • Currency • Crabbing • Farm Life
Identifier: 2019.085
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Ocean City Fishing and Crabbing Guide booklet

by Hayes, Sue (1992 – 1996)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

Published booklet titled, "Ocean City Fishing and Crabbing Guide," authored by Sue Hayes. This comprehensive guide includes locations for public fishing and crabbing, noted stores for bait and tackle, as well as types of boat rentals and launch ramps. The author also provides handy tips on knot-tying, and types of fish. Printed in 1992, an inserted addition from 1996, provides updates on locations and telephone numbers.

Associated Subjects: Fishing • Crabbing
Identifier: 2017.096b
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment