Milford Lab Oral Histories | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Milford Lab Oral Histories

  • Collection DOI:
    Principal Investigator:
    Walter Blogoslawski
  • Collection of oral histories about the history and mission of the NEFSC Milford Lab in Milford, Connecticut.

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Walter Blogoslawski Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with scientist Walter Blogoslawski, born February 8, 1943, of the NEFSC's Milford Lab in Milford, CT.  Blogoslawski describes his education and entry into science as well as his research focus on bacterial pathogens in shellfish.

Maribeth Stewart Milford, CT NEFSC Milford Lab
Michael Broadway Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Michael "Hollywood" Broadway of New Orleans. A professional oyster shucker by trade, Broadway speaks about his experiences in the industry.

Walter Blogoslawski New Orleans, LA NEFSC Milford Lab
Anton Christen Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Anton Christen of the Union Oyster House in Boston.

 

Walter Blogoslawski Boston, MA NEFSC Milford Lab
Dave Relyea Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Joe Zahtila and Dave Relyea at the Frank M. Flower shellfish hatchery in Bayville, New York.  Interview contains information on the shellfish raising process as well as the history of the hatchery.

Walter Blogoslawski Bayville, NY NEFSC Milford Lab
Joe Zahtila Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Joe Zahtila and Dave Relyea at the Frank M. Flower shellfish hatchery in Bayville, New York.  Interview contains information on the shellfish raising process as well as the history of the hatchery.

Walter Blogoslawski Bayville, NY NEFSC Milford Lab
Jeremiah Relyea Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Jeremiah Relyea of the Frank M. Flower Shellfish Hatchery in Bayville, New York.  Interview contains information on aquaculture practices.

Walter Blogoslawski Bayville, NY NEFSC Milford Lab
Edwin Rhodes Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with Edwin Rhodes (born February 1943) who began working at the Milford Lab in 1959 at the age of 14. Interview contains information on his career with NMFS, Long Island Oyster Farms, and the NFI Crab Council.

Walter Blogoslawski Milford, CT NEFSC Milford Lab
James Salce Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with oyster fishermen James Salce and John Sherwin-Nutmegg by Walter Blogoslawski.  Interview contains information about selling oysters, regulations and oystering practices.

Walter Blogoslawski Milford, CT NEFSC Milford Lab
John Sherwin-Nutmegg Milford Lab Oral Histories

Interview with oyster fishermen James Salce and John Sherwin-Nutmegg by Walter Blogoslawski.  Interview contains information about selling oysters, regulations and oystering practices.

Walter Blogoslawski Milford, CT NEFSC Milford Lab