Photo, Print, Drawing Image 23 of Corking, Port Norris, New Jersey

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About this Item

Corking, Port Norris, New Jersey
Contributor Names
Czarnecki, Joseph P. (Photographer)
Created / Published
Port Norris, New Jersey, March 21, 1984
Subject Headings
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Port Norris
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  Documentary photographs
Documentary photographs
-  Index data: "Corking" G-Port Norris; , See PFP84-FJC0321 for more information; 1-6, Larry Baglio; 7, Close-up showing irons and mesquite corking mallet; 8, The hooked piece called a " hook ," the straight piece a "reefer" (For "reefing" out old caulking), the triangular pieces are all various types of "corking irons." The little black thing in the center is a "finger stall."; 9-20, Corking operation. The cotton goes in first, followed by the "oakum." A sharp edged iron is used to catch and stuff the material in the cracks, ablunt one to tamp it down. Continued on PFP84-CJC017.
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1991/023: CJC84-16
Source Collection
Pinelands Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/023)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
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Credit line: Pinelands Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/023), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Czarnecki, Joseph P. Corking, Port Norris, New Jersey. United States New Jersey Port Norris, 1984. Port Norris, New Jersey. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Czarnecki, J. P. (1984) Corking, Port Norris, New Jersey. United States New Jersey Port Norris, 1984. Port Norris, New Jersey. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Czarnecki, Joseph P. Corking, Port Norris, New Jersey. Port Norris, New Jersey. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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