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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
I would, too. ???
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
They, when you first started, the number of workers that were there then and the number that's there now, how do you maybe see the Orchard House ten years from now since there's not a lot of young people coming in?
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Well, I don't think there're gonna be no one seventeen years from now.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
You don't?
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
No.
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You don't think that he would bring the Mexi-- would bring more Mexicans in or--
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Well, I--
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Or there would be less Blacks there
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Well, if they do, I don't think he'd be shucking oysters. I don't think he would now, because Austin's only fun. [[Pause.]] They gon'-- The less and less there be of them. I'm just real with it. It ain't nausea, it's just ??. And that's where we all it off
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All our [[??]] it's just real. Ain't no ordinary ??. All of them gone.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
How did you used to bring the oysters in?
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Well, he'd truck 'em. On a black truck now.
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His own truck, or--
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
No. Uh, sometimes his truck ran good, sometimes we had to take them up from the truck and sell them.
His truck tried to trade them.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Uh, what's the rela- what's the relationship between you and the boss? Is he pretty good to work with, or is he just
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Well, he, you know, he couldn't hang with us.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay.
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Don't have no troubles with him.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Did you ever enter into any of the um, oyster-shucking competitions?
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
No.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
No? [[Laughs.]]
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Is there any type of, um, oyster-shuckers' association, union, trade associations, or anything?
{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Um, nah.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Mm-hmm.
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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
What do you like most about shucking oysters?
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Well, it does ?? a mind to it.
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{SPEAKER name="William Bourne"}
Um, when I even shuck 'em. Right now, they, you know, they're not dead, shucking oysters.
You can shuck, um, four, five gallons in the morning. And, uh
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