The Seafood Capital of the World: Biloxi's Maritime History

The Seafood Capital of the World: Biloxi's Maritime History

by Edmond Boudreaux

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ISBN-13: 9781609492847
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 07/21/2011
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Edmond Boudreaux is a local historian and history columnist from Saucier, Mississippi. Boudreaux is an award-winning archaeologist and decorated veteran and is the author the 2011 History Press book, The Seafood Capital of the World: Biloxi's Maritime History.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

1 Coastal Native Americans 11

2 Frenchmen, British and Spaniards 23

3 Queen of the Watering Holes 38

4 Arrival of the Seafood Industry 47

5 Pioneers of the Seafood Industry 56

6 Slavonian, Bohemian, Gajun and Vietnamese Seafood Workers 66

7 Wooden Boat Races and White-Winged Queens 77

8 Blessing of the Fleet 85

9 Hurricanes 91

10 Biloxi's Historic Restaurants 100

11 End of an Era 110

References 117

Index 123

About the Author 127

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