National Geographic : 1952 Sep
0 National Geographic Society + Neither Devils Nor Boxers, They're Lobsterettes These girls in boiled-red "shells" and padded "claws" took part in the Lobster Festival's pageant at Maine's port of Rockland, which calls itself the lobster capital of the world. More than 15,000 people attend the town's annual summer festival. 4 "I've Picked All the Lobster Meat," Says the Winner. "Now May I Eat It?" Children at Rockland's Lobster Festival competed to see who could remove meat from the shell in the short est time. Even the small claws had to be emptied. The girl raising her hand finished first. Whole lobsters await new contestants.