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Future Fisherman: 1942

Future Fisherman: 1942

Sept. 1942. Gloucester, Mass. "A young boy, probably a fisherman of tomorrow, because many of the boys will follow their fathers as fishermen in the New England waters." Photo by Howard Liberman, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Wouldn't It Be Great

if his name was "Gorton" or "van de Kamps"?

Dream the Dream While You Can

The reality: harsh and dangerous working conditions, combined with relative powerlessness vis a vis the market.

I hope his life turned out better than your average fisher's.

Huh?

Where's the yellow raincoat?

Filling a Man's Shoes

Figuratively and Literally of course. I was once told by a barkeep there in Gloucester who described their town as a small drinking town with a fishing problem.

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