Crab Boil & Fish Boil & Shrimp Boil (1959)

Clai Rice cxr1086 at LOUISIANA.EDU
Tue Sep 9 20:00:30 UTC 2003

Some preliminary results from gets earlier citations
for all three terms.  Since I don't have a subscription I can't confirm the
larger contexts, though they kindly provide a little snapshot of half a
column width that helps ascertain that the terms are the ones we are looking
for.  Barry or some other subscriber will have to verify them:

News, Frederick, Maryland, Wed. 18 March 1896 a July oyster roast, ... "grand crab boil" is in the air

Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Mon 27 June 1949

...regional specialties as low c... shrimp boil, gumbo, blac...

Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Mon, 26 July 1954
...will proceed north...Michigan, stopping...Park for a fish boil...

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