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    • Godwin, Bill, Part 2. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Architecture, building and construction; Cod fishing; Entertainment and recreation; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishing equipment; Personal experience narratives; Salt-curing; Storytelling; Tales
    • Bill Godwin discusses life and social mores as it was in the outport of Barr'd Islands, Newfoundland in the past; work that was done raising vegetables, cutting and hauling wood, building homes; fishing, salting cod; storytelling, ghost stories and...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 2. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Architecture, building and construction; Cod fishing; Entertainment and recreation; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishing equipment; Personal experience narratives; Salt-curing; Storytelling; Tales
    • Bill Godwin discusses life and social mores as it was in the outport of Barr'd Islands, Newfoundland in the past; work that was done raising vegetables, cutting and hauling wood, building homes; fishing, salting cod; storytelling, ghost stories and...
    • Taylor, Vera.

    • Towns; Entertainment and recreation; Families; Businesses; Churches; Fires; Holidays; Police officers; Police work;
    • Taylor, Vera. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, community entertainment, and and her work with the Avalon Telephone Company. Vera Taylor discusses her family, growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, community entertainment, her...
    • Southcott, Ronald.

    • Schools; Entertainment and recreation; Sports; Families; Towns;
    • Southcott, Ronald. Interview about working with the school board, the Newfoundland education system, and growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor. Ronald Southcott discusses his family, his father’s work in the mill, growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor,...
    • Rendell, Don.

    • Schools; Entertainment and recreation; Sports; Fires; Churches; Hospitals
    • Rendell, Don. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls, going to school, and community entertainment. Don Rendell discusses his family, growing up in Grand Falls, his father’s work with the AND Company, school, community entertainment, clubs...
    • Stroud, William B.

    • Towns; Families; Holidays; Businesses; Fires; Entertainment and recreation; Police work; Police officers;
    • Stroud, William B. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor. William B. Stroud discusses growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, his family, holidays, local businesses, 1925 fire, working with Singer sewing machine company, running the Royal...
    • Stoodley, Roy.

    • Entertainment and recreation; Sports; Businesses
    • Stoodley, Roy. Interview about teaching in Grand Falls-Windsor, sports, and the AND Company. Roy Stoodley discusses teaching, working as principle, sports in the community, church, amalgamation, and the AND Company.
    • Molloy, James.

    • Towns; Politics; Entertainment and recreation;
    • Molloy, James. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, local politics, and community entertainment. James Molloy discusses his family, growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, her parent’s work teaching and with the mill, IWA strike,...
    • Pinsent, Harry.

    • Businesses; Entertainment and recreation; Schools; Sports; Houses; Towns;
    • Pinsent, Harry. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls, working in the mill, and the AND Company. Harry Pinsent discusses growing up in Grand Falls, his family, his father’s work in the mill, school, community entertainment, sport in the...
    • Waye, Issac.

    • Towns; Wars; Architecture, building and construction; Entertainment and recreation; Politics; Police work; Police officers;
    • Waye, Issac. Interview about living in Grand Falls-Windsor, operating the sawmill, his working life, and the IWA strike. Isaac Waye discusses moving to Grand Falls-Windsor, working life, construction in the town, local businesses, operating the...
    • Morrow, Bob.

    • Businesses; Entertainment and recreation; Towns;
    • Morrow, Bob. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, local business, and community entertainment. Bob Morrow reviews and references photographs throughout the interview. Bob Morrow discusses growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, his...
    • Alteen, Laurie. Interview about Alteen's Jewellers.

    • Businesses; Entertainment and recreation; Churches; Towns;
    • Alteen, Laurie. Interview about Alteen's Jewellers. They talk about Grand Falls-Windsor in the 1950s, starting the business, competitors, the fire in 1977, the incorporation of the town and changes after incorporation and local clubs,...
    • Saunders, Marguerite.

    • Families; Entertainment and recreation; Churches; Holidays; Schools; Hospitals; Towns
    • Saunders, Marguerite. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls, local businesses, and the early years of the community. Marguerite Saunders discusses growing up in Grand Falls, Lady Northcliffe Hospital, her family, school, local businesses,...
    • Sutton, Uriah S.

    • Towns; Sports; Families; Schools; Entertainment and recreation;
    • Sutton, Uriah S. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor. William B. Stroud discusses his family, school, growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, sports in the community, community entertainment, scouting, and his working life.
    • Taylor, Dudley and Taylor, Joan.

    • Towns; Families; Entertainment and recreation;
    • Taylor, Dudley and Taylor, Joan. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, community entertainment, and her family. Joan Taylor discusses growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, community entertainment, her family, clubs and organizations,...
    • Paddock, Cecil E.

    • Entertainment and recreation; Politics; Towns;
    • Paddock, Cecil E. Interview about working with E. Paddock and Sons, politics of Grand Falls-Windsor, and community entertainment growing up. Cecil E. Paddock discusses his family’s move to Grand Falls-Windsor, school, working with E. Paddock...
    • Thomas, Sterling.

    • Towns; Churches; Entertainment and recreation; Families; Sports; Businesses; Politics
    • Thomas, Sterling. Interview about growing up in Grand Falls-Windsor, the AND company, and politics. Sterling Thomas discusses growing up in shacktown, working with the Royal Stores and in construction, involvement in politics, playing in bands,...

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