National Geographic : 1924 Oct
Photograph from Ernest Peterffy FISHING SMACKS IN THE HARBOR OF LIEPAJA The Latvian is frugal and every fish is salvaged if possible. The women are here shown picking some ofthecatch outofthemeshes ofthenets. Ten years ago io,ooo Lettish fishermen earned their living from the Baltic, but during the World Warthey were forbidden tocontinue this pursuit. The survivors are now building up the industry again.