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Title Fernandina Beach News-Leader Special Edition for the 20th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, May 6, 7 & 8, 1983
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Tabloid-size newspaper with many feature articles, some submitted by institutional supporters of the city, and lists events of the annual shrimping industry celebration.

It contains many historical and current photographs of the city and harbor. The event, sponsored by the city's Chamber of Commerce Festival Committee, is the predecessor of the later Shrimp Fest.
Catalog Number 2017.007.010
Collection Gene Lasserre Collection
Accession number 2017.007
Caption 1983 Shrimp Fest
Number of images 1
People Mottayaw, J. C. Jr. "Jake"
Search Terms Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach Chamber of Commerce
Fernandina Beach Marina
Shrimp Boat Festival
shrimp festival
Subjects Amelia Island, Florida
Amelia Island, Florida--History
Art festivals
Beauty contestants
Shrimp industry
Classification Newspapers
Parades & Pageants
Tourists & Tourism