The Connecticut Fishing Industry in 1947: An Official View

Only a month after the appearance of Ellery's profile in The New Yorker the Connecticut State Development Commission published this brochure about the Stonington fishing fleet.  Like Joseph Mitchell's article in The New Yorker, it told the story of the specialized industry of the shoreline communities, but without the local color provided by the words of Ellery Thompson.

Conn.Progress brochure
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The Connecticut Fishing Industry in 1947: An Official View