Jay took a job on a dredge boat on the Mississippi River after graduating high school. When the U.S. entered World War II, Jay joined the merchant marine and worked as an engineer after training on Chesapeake Bay. After the war he began a long career as a printer and photographer.
Johnathan Thayer (interviewer); Jay Elliot (interviewee)
2013 May 1
- Mariner Oral Histories
- Elliott, Jay