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1964 Vintage New Bedford Whaling Days Classic "Dateline Boston" special Add Video

This 1964 Vintage film of "Whaling Days" features Ted Wood of MIT with sea shanties. Milton K. Delano (late) of Fairhaven demonstrates the whale man's art of Scrimshaw with some huge whales teeth he engraved and his recollection of doing scrimshaw for JFK who was just assassinated a few months prior to this show. Hosts include Reginald Haggerty - curator of the Whaling Museum, and James Healy, Librarian. Many other features included in this short film restored by The M.L.Baron Historic Archives and www.westislandweather.com/. Original production by Dateline Boston of WHDH for The MA dept of Education 1964.

Posted by MLBaron on November 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM 2697 Views

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