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Fish House Worker

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Date Issued:
1940
Summary:
A fishhouse operator in Tarpon Bay on Sanibel scrapes mullet and ice down a chute into the fish runboat alongside, for shipment by runboat to Punta Gorda and then by rail to destinations north. The runboat brought ice and picked up fish catches on a schedule to a string of fishhouses that extended into the Ten Thousand Islands.
Title: Fish House Worker.
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Name(s): Charles J. McCullough, Photographer.
Type of Resource: still image
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 1940
Publisher: Charles J. McCullough
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 1 black and white photograph
Summary: A fishhouse operator in Tarpon Bay on Sanibel scrapes mullet and ice down a chute into the fish runboat alongside, for shipment by runboat to Punta Gorda and then by rail to destinations north. The runboat brought ice and picked up fish catches on a schedule to a string of fishhouses that extended into the Ten Thousand Islands.
Identifier: SW00001488 (IID), 48578 (digitool), fgcu:21611 (fedora)
Note(s): Originally digitized by Southwest Florida Library Network as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project and PALMM Project, 2004 in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library. Project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services
Subject(s): Mullet fishing
Sanibel Island (Fla.) -- History
Sanibel (Fla.)
Captiva Island (Fla.)
fishhouses
Held by: Sanibel Public Library, Sanibel Island, Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/ic/SW00001488
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Host Institution: FGCU