Page 13 - Santee Gun Club, Pounding Rice


Two unidentified men in the act of demonstrating how the outer husk was removed from the rice grain using a mortar and pestle. This was taken during the 18th annual meeting of the American Association of Museums held in Charleston and AAM members and their spouses can be seen in the background.

The conference coincided with the 150th Anniversary of the founding of The Charleston Museum and then Director, Laura Bragg arranged for tours of various sights and plantations around the Lowcountry.