Robinson Crab Packing Plant

When Capt. John C. Robinson expanded his Chesapeake Avenue seafood business to include crab packing in 1910, black men and women provided much of the labor that caught the crabs and picked them.

( Courtesy of Beverly Robinson and the Olde Wythe Neighborhood Association / February 14, 2013 )

When Capt. John C. Robinson expanded his Chesapeake Avenue seafood business to include crab packing in 1910, black men and women provided much of the labor that caught the crabs and picked them.

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