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Untitled photo, possibly related to: Aboard a trawler (locally called a dragger). The power-driven winch lets out the starboard net. While over fishing grounds one of two nets is constantly in the water, dragging along the bottom. Boats are powerful, diesel-engined, between forty and seventy-five feet long. Their unrestricted use has done much to cause the "fish-famine" along this coast because nets bring up everything, fish, minnows and even spawn. Provincetown, Massachusetts

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Aboard a trawler (locally called a dragger). The power-driven winch lets out the starboard net. While over fishing grounds one of two nets is constantly in the water, dragging along the bottom. Boats are powerful, diesel-engined, between forty and seventy-five feet long. Their unrestricted use has done much to cause the "fish-famine" along this coast because nets bring up everything, fish, minnows and even spawn. Provincetown, Massachusetts

 
 
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Summary

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.)
Appears to be related to negative LC-USF33-005071-M2 http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1997015293/PP/
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi

date_range

Date

01/01/1937
place

Location

massachusetts
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No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html