Behind the Apron Interview with Mary Washington

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Museum
Scope and Contents
Through an oral history interview, Mary Washington talks about her family and growing up in Huntingtown, Maryland; and her experience working as a clam shucker at the Warren Denton Seafood House (Calvert County, Maryland) for eleven years.
Interview. Part of Behind the Apron oral history project. Undated.
Date
1997
Extent
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Topic
African Americans
African Americans -- Employment
African Americans -- Maryland
Oyster industry
Clam industry
Place
Maryland
United States
Citation
Behind the Apron Interview with Mary Washington, Behind the Apron oral history project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-007.28, Item ACMA AV005254
Local Numbers
ACMA AV005255
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