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    • Watchman housing

    • Game wardens; Housing--Louisiana; Wildlife refuges--Louisiana
    • (Above) Bay Gardene watchman's camp placed here as a base for the oyster harvest shown moored at wharf together with amphibian patrol plane. Bay Gardene Oyster Reservation is patrolled continually fromthis camp."(At left) Sister Lake Camp and...
    • Digging a trainasse

    • Ditches--Louisiana; Trapping--Louisiana
    • (left) Ditching in the deep saw grass Prairie Marshes. Ditches make travel easier, and allow a trapper to catch a maximum of fur-bearers that use the levees for feeding and travel alnes. It is possible to complete four to six miles of ditches per...
    • Trapping in Louisiana

    • Trappers--Louisiana; Trapping--Louisiana
    • (Left) Moving day on the bayou as a trapper and his family load a boat to move to the kind of a trapper's settlement shown in the lower left hand picture."(Center) Emanuel Von Lubbe, of the Fur and Refuge division of the Department of Wildlife and...
    • Crabbing

    • Crabbing--Louisiana
    • (Left) Soft shells. This size was selling for $2.00 per dozen directly from the fisherman."(Right) The crab line is in the most widely used method in the Lafitte area. Note the hook over which the line runs. The fisherman uses a small hand net to...
    • Ditches at Stanolind Oil Company

    • Ditches--Louisiana; Trapping--Louisiana; Stanolind Oil and Gas Company
    • (right) A freshly drained crevey on Stanolind Oil Company project. Sparse stands of vegetation indicate the beginning of a succession of plants that will eventually restore the area as muskrat range."(left) Ditches on Stanolind Oil Company...
    • The Great Disturbance

    • Cajuns--Louisiana; Exile (Punishment)-- Canada--Nova Scotia; Deportation--Canada--Nova Scotia
    • (Right) The Acadians were deported from Nova Scotia in 1735. Shortly after, New England settlers moved into the Fundy revion and profited from the Acadians hard work. Unable to maintain the dyke system themselves, the new settlers relied on the...
    • Gulf Menhaden Company plant

    • Menhaden fisheries--Louisiana
    • (Right-above) Huge cylinder in which the "scrap" the residue left after the oil has been removed, is dried."(Left-below) Great piles of scrap, ready to be sacked and sold as meal."(Right-below) Big storage tanks into which the menhaden oil is piped...
    • A day's shooting

    • Duck shooting--Louisiana
    • (Top) One day's shooting of canvasbacks, Havre de Grace c. 1920."(l to r) Captain John Keen, Harriet Brown, Ann Mitchell, Bob Vandiver, Mrs. Catherine Vandiver and Dorothy Hilliard."(Bottom): One morning's shoot of canvasbacks by James Currier of...
    • Making a pirogue

    • Boatbuilding--Louisiana
    • (Top) The fallen cypress tree is split, a centerline marked and rough shaping of the outside hull is begun with a hand ax."(Center left) The hull is turned over and placed on sawhorses. The inside is "dugout" with a hand ax as the boat slowly...
    • Menhaden boats

    • Fishing--Louisiana
    • (Top-left) Fleet of menhaden boats in port at Cameron, showing crow's nest from which lookouts spot the menhaden schools."(Top-right) Conveyor which carries fish from boats into processing plant."(Lower-left) Hold in "pogy" boat into which fish are...
    • Alligator gars

    • Alligator gar--Louisiana
    • (Top-left) Steve Leone, of Powhata, La., with the 177-pound gar he landed with a hand gig during the Natchitoches Gar Rodeo, and which won him the championship of that event."(Center-left) Crowd holding the 175-pound garfish which won the...
    • Loading a 500 lbs alligator

    • Alligator hunting--Louisiana
    • 1) 'When a big 'gator can tip the scales at more than 500 pounds, it can take some grunt work to get them in the boat." 2)"Gator hunting takes teamwork. Here Benny, Jr. prepares the line, yancey rebaits the hook and their partner keepds the 'gator...
    • Getting the setline baited

    • Alligator hunting--Louisiana
    • 1) A bowline knot holds the #12/0 hook onto the line. 'Gator bait may be lung, liver, or blackbirds. Here, a chunk of liver will send an inviting message to passing alligators. 2) Yancey is cutting liver into good-sized chunks for baiting the...
    • Louisiana scenes

    • Boats and boating--Louisiana; Dredging Industry--Louisiana; Ports of entry--Louisiana--Saint Bernard Parish
    • 1) New port of entry in Bayou Pierre where all out-of-state boats must check their oyster and shrimp cargoes before leaving the State of Louisiana. Former port of entry located in Grand Pass was destroyed by the 1947 hurricane. 2) Typical...
    • Oyster scenes in Louisiana

    • Oyster fisheries--Louisiana; Boats and boating; Airplanes--Louisiana
    • 1) Seabee amphibian attached to Oyster Division used for patrol and inspection purposes. 2) Load of seed oysters dredged from east of Mississippi River. 3) Coastal Waste Inspector patrolling oil producing area.

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