Digging for Clams, Maine

This image shows our now-familiar subject bent over the sand at the beach with a clam hoe digging for clams.

H.J. Burrowes Company, Portland, Maine

The description states simply: THE CLAM DIGGER

–Such activity is still common on both sides of the continent, though it is restricted in many areas as to the type of tools used and the quantity taken.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

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