Oyster farmer

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ddr-densho-15-97 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p15-00097)

Mitsuoka Collection

"Turk" Fujiya picking oysters at low tide. A bateau, or small barge, that carried the oysters is seen in the background to the right. Long poles were used to mark the cleared areas so that the bateau would not sit on unharvested oysters.

c. 1937


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Courtesy of the Mitsuoka Family Collection

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