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National guardsmen on a boat with Alaskan crabs, 1943 October 3

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 2011.004.001043
Identifier: 2011.004.001043

Scope and Contents note

From the Series: 100 photographs depicting the Jones and Phelps families; Camp A-Z in the Mobile Delta; fishing in Grand Bay, Alabama; cave near Elko, Madison County, Alabama; and Jones family at the Cedars Farm in Huntsville, Alabama.


  • 1943 October 3

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1 Gelatin Developing-out Paper

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Image Size: 3 1/2" x 4 5/8"

General note

This photograph was enclosed with a letter from Carl Jones to W. B. Jones, October 10, 1943. Description on back: 10/3/43 - Aleutian Islands, Alaskan king and spider crabs. Standing L to R - Lt. Champlin, Lt. Col. Cannon, Comdr. Walleson, Crabcatcher Jones, Lt. Col. McQueen, Commodore Buchanan, kneeling, Comdr. Shively, Maj. Lange and Comdr Strong. We fished in 150 feet of water. Caught 4 Gl cans full - these are sort of small, often they are 6 ft. across. Fished 4 nets pulled them every 30 minutes - caught lots of vividly green shrimp as a side issue - sure did wish for you.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266