Seine Fishing, North Carolina, 1861

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This record was last updated on 10 Feb 2017

Image Reference

Harper's Weekly (Sept. 28, 1861), p. 620.

Caption, "Hauling the Seine." This scene is of the fisheries of Albermarle and Pimlico sounds, which were known to employ a considerable number of Free Negroes from neighboring counties. The huge seines could measure up to two miles in length.