Oyster Shuckers

I used to hate oysters. Typically, tidewater Marylanders pat oysters in cracker meal, fry them, and if you need a condiment, slather on some tomato ketchup. Churches in the area used to have fried oyster and ham suppers, though the … Continue reading

Labor Day

Labor Day is that long weekend that is the unofficial kick-off of autumn. Here are some of the real faces of Labor Day, as shot by Lewis Hine during the early 20th century.     … Continue reading