Abalone and Red Algae Harvest

W. Pierce/B. Erdman photos




1940--left to right. Lawrence Carver, B. Glass, Lanky Tipton (diver), W. Pierce




Diver Lanky Tipton and operator William "Wimpy" Pierce




Tom Pierce 1937




B. Glass--line tender, diver Tipton, and operator W. pierce




Back at the shop. This is probably the Palladini building which still stands in Morro
(it's gone)




This is the sign above the fellows head in the previous picture. Looks like the large abalone was 50 cents a pound. Cal-Osha would probably agree with the other sign.


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