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Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 7, Page 17

Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 7, Page 17
A July 16, 1939 article in the Worcester Sunday Telegram about the rewards and hazards of Provincetown trap fishing, the largest industry of its kind of the Atlantic coast. Also, a photo of a skow with a crew driving poles for the weir traps and another of a captain making ready.
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