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Behind the Apron Interview with Christine Gray

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Museum
Scope and Contents
Through an oral history interview, Christine Gray speaks of her experience working as a clam shucker at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland). In addition to describing her enjoyment for the job, Gray talks about some of the fastest shuckers and changes in the clam shucking industry, including the changing demographics of the employees working at Warren Denton Seafood House.
Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Undated.
Date
circa 1997
Extent
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Topic
African Americans
African Americans -- Employment
African Americans -- Maryland
Oyster industry
Clam industry
Place
Maryland
United States
Citation
Behind the Apron Interview with Christine Gray, Behind the Apron oral history project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-007.28, Item ACMA AV005263
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