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    • Hussey, Dorothy. Dorothy Hussey Interview Excerpt D

    • Buildings; People;
    • Transcript: Years ago, my father used to keep his car down there. They had a dance hall... down in the square, but its tore down now... My mother and them used to go down there when they were younger, right? When they'd get us into bed, they'd go...
    • Hussey, Dorothy. Dorothy Hussey Interview Excerpt B

    • Architecture, building and construction; Buildings; People; Personal experience narratives;
    • Transcript: ...the hotel they were fighting about up there. Why not? Progress.. those that are fighting about it are not Newfoundlanders. And they're not near the hotel. Sure, go ahead, do what you wants to do with it... Give people work......
    • Lucas, Ernest. Ernest Lucas Interview Excerpt C

    • Houses; People;
    • Transcript: They're here now... about... about 10-15 years ago... the big house on the fort, the great big one up there... Greg Kendall owned it, and he sold it... that was the first house that was sold on the Battery to strangers, as far as I can...
    • Lucas, Ernest. Ernest Lucas Interview Excerpt N

    • Families; People; Personal experience narratives;
    • Transcript: There's no children here now. I can count on my one hand, I think, for sure on my two hands, the children that are living on Battery Road under 7 or 8 years... when I was growing up, wow. My age, when I was growing up, there was a...
    • Edgar and Edna Spurrell

    • People;
    • This is a photograph of Edgar and Edna Spurrell. They are a married couple who have been living together in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's for thirty years. Edna descends from the original line of Tuckers in the area. She grew up on Old Broad Cove...
    • Mike Ryan on Liars Bench

    • Benches; People;
    • Ryan sitting on Liars Bench in front of his house which he made himself. His inspiration for making this bench was his neighbor who, 17 years ago, had built one on his property. According to Mike, this bench is a tourist attraction for visitors to...

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