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© The New Bedford Whaling Museum [2000.100.79.191]

Cape Verdean Whalers

Cape Verdeans mostly settled in Massachusetts. By the end of the nineteenth century, with the demise of whaling, several men transformed former whalers and schooners into cargo ships that traded between New Bedford and Providence, Rhode Island, as well as the Cape Verde Islands.

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Image ID: 13_007
Title: Whaling crew.
Name: Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren) (1881-1947) - Photographer
Created: 1904
Location: © The New Bedford Whaling Museum [2000.100.79.191]
Subjects: Cape Verdeans -- United States
Massachusetts
Ships
Whaling masters

Keywords: Africans in the United States
Cape Verdeans in the United States
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
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