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GI-264571-19
More Than a Job: Work and Community in New Bedford's Fishing Industry
Laura Orleans, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, Inc.

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=GI-264571-19

More Than a Job: Work and Community in New Bedford's Fishing Industry (Exhibition)
Title: More Than a Job: Work and Community in New Bedford's Fishing Industry
Curator: Laura Orleans
Curator: Hannah Mooney
Curator: Madeleine Hall-Arber
Abstract: More than a Job: Work and Community in New Bedford’s Fishing Industry provides visitors with an introduction to the workings of the fishing industry as well as explore themes including labor history, immigration, sustainability, and the changing nature of work and community. This exhibit features a replica working deck, scallop dredge, galley table, bunks, historic and contemporary images and footage, and more than sixty audio clips sharing the many voices of the fishing community. An online companion exhibit called A Changing Way of Life offers an in-depth look at the 1986 fishermen's strike, the experiences of Central American seafood workers, and fishing community viewpoints on a variety of contemporary environmental issues.
Year: 2021
Primary URL: http://fishingheritagecenter.org/on-site-exhibits/
Primary URL Description: Description of the exhibit on the Fishing Heritage Center's website.
Secondary URL: http://s837454701.onlinehome.us/changing/
Secondary URL Description: A Changing Way of Life, a companion online exhibit.


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