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Title
Oyster Shell Dredger, Alviso
Creator
Unknown
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
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Description
Oyster shell dredgers, such as this one, were common in Alviso. Ground oyster shells were harvested and used for chicken feed. This type of harvesting can be very damaging to the oyster beds, and today, is limited in use.
Type
image
Identifier
E7CD22C6-37B9-4D55-B814-491744106500
1997-300-1564

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