"Fence Viewer Oscar Flanders Walks His Beat"

Caption: "Fence viewer Oscar Flander walks his beat, the rambling stone walls of Chilmark. In sheep-raising days the fence viewer made sure each farmer...*"

* ... "repaired his section of wall. Today his job is largely honorary. Viewer Flanders has won re-election for nearly half a century."

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Date: *
Location: Chilmark - -

People: Flanders, Oscar
Keywords: fence viewers