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Life on Ocracoke

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Ocracoke Island measures seventeen miles long and about a mile wide and in 1947 had a population of 800. Citizens of Silver Lake were dependent on fishing for primary income. 100 fishing boats harvested oysters, shrimp, and various species of fish. The Navy and Coast Guard was the largest establishment, though far less active than during World War II.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 50, May 1947, p3-5, 18, il