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Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


California Abalone Industry

Abalone in the family Haliotidae
Abalone Industry, Circa 1895
Gennosuke Kodani standing by Abalone drying racks at Coal Chute Point.
In the background is the Point Lobos Cannery building.
With the narrow gauge railroad trestle and Coal Chute used for loading the coal into coastal steamers.
Point Lobos, Monterey County, California
Circa 1903
Photo Accession CV # 2002-076-0001
Abalone Industry , Circa 1920
Monterey Brand Deep Sea Shell Fish
Abalone Industry
Label for a 16 ounce can.
The Point Lobos Canning Co.
Monterey, Calif.
Printed by Schmidt Lithograph Company, S.F.
Circa 1905
Point Lobos
Photo Accession CV # 90-096-0001
Abalone Industry
Pierce Brothers Abalone Circa 1933 Photograph
Bill, Charlie, Dutch, Ernest, Les
Bill Pierce of Morro Bay is credited as the first of the Caucasian divers.
They processing them in their shop at 580 Monterey St.
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California
Photo Accession CV # 92-032-0001
Abalone Industry
Japanese fishermen unloading Red Abalone from the deck of the mother boat Empress
At Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, California
Rey J. Ruppel Photo (1914-2011)
Circa 1938
Photo Accession CV # 91-068-0024
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