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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Shuck the oysters make shucking I'm sorry clams easier for you.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
It easy now cause see now um he dips em you know in the hot water so its easy. But first he didn't do that.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
--and we all tired of shuckin em. It was kinda hard.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Um hmm
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
So by dippin em in the hot water its easier now to shuck em.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Oh okay. So its faster now.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"} Yeah, its faster.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
What is the pay scale now?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh you get about a couple, I think it's a dollar a pound.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
mm-hmm
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
So you can get a bucket full in fifteen, twenty minutes.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
mm-hmm
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yeah.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Two dollars some thin. That no bad.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Is there certain management procedures now?
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Is there anything in particular that he like for you guys to do or don't like for you to do as a manager?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
No. You always come on time.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
mm-hmm
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
And wear your hair net. That's all. That's only thing I see any different.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}How has the quality or the availability of oysters changed over time? Are they still plentiful or it's not as plentiful as it was when you first started?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}[[inaudible]]I mean, that's my idea. It's not plentiful.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Do your children shuck oysters or clams?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}No. My daughter used to do it.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
She used to.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yea. Charlene.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
But she didn't like it, or?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
No, didn't like it.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
[[laughs]] Have you taken any of the other ones to work with you before?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}My son. When he was laid off he came down one winter.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Uh huh
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
He didn't like it here.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Oh. [[laughs]][[??]][[cross talk]]
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Are you proud of your job?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh yea, I like it.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
You do?Okay.
SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Uh huh
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
How is shucking clams different from other jobs you have?








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