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(Top photo) August 10, 1937, Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo.
Three fishermen (left to right) M. Copeland, Jim Hare
and A. F. O'Neal pose beside their prize catch, a tarpon.
All three worked for the L&N Railroad. With the fishermen
is Eugine Thoss, Jr., Mobile, Ala. The young boy and girl
are unidentified. (See close up of newspaper bottom photo)
Photographer, Erik Overbey.

The newspaper, The Mobile Times, has headline: "3 DIE IN FLORIDA
AIR CRASH" and secondary headline reads: "2 RESCUED AS RODEO
SAILBOAT OVERTURNS". Secondary headline on the left says:
"Fishermen Set Out Again In Quest of Big Fellows".
Taken from the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript
Library, University of South Alabama.
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