Economic Life on the Eastern Shore

Updated March 6, 2005


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Accomack Tomatoes - Byrd Packing Co., Parksley
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Accomack Tomatoes - Eastern Shore of VA Produce Exchange, Onley
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Accomack Tomatoes - R. L. Somers, Bloxom
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Accomac Potatoes - S. Lockwood Justis, Horsey
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Business Card for R. A. Parsons Co., Cape Charles, Seed Irish Potatoes, etc.
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J. Fulton Ayers, Dealer and Packer of Fruits and Produce
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Northampton Tomatoes - Douglas Packing Co.
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Woodside Manor Sweet Potatoes, D. P. Custis, Nassawadox
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Various Eastern Shore Labels
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Justis' Old-Fashioned
Corn Meal

Manufacturing and Retail

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Accomack Banking Company
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An Exmore bottle
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First National Bank of Onancock Ten Dollar Bill
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First National Bank of Onancock Ten Dollar Bill (reverse)
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Nock Motors brochure
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Nock Motors brochure
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Nock Motors brochure
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Nock Motors brochure
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Parks Shoes
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Three Bottles
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Token for James E. Douglas Canning Co.
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Two Brass Tokens for Northampton Canning Co., Nassawadox, Owned by Jimmy Douglas
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Woodson, Jones and Sons Milk Bottlecap
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Powell's Service Station, Bridgetown, early 1940's


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Adams' Oysters
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The "Beaver" - Off Shore Sport Fishing
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Cape Charles Bass Fishermen
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Chincoteague Fishing
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Chincoteague Oysters
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Nottingham Brothers Oyster Tag
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Waterman Boat Horn


Crossing the Bay
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Del-Mar-Va Ferry
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The Exmore
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Steamer Leaving Onancock Wharf
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Steamer "Richard Peck" in 1912
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S. S. Pocahontas
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S. S. Pocahontas
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S. S. Princess Anne
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S. S. Princess Anne

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