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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...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 4. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Employment; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Personal experience narratives;
    • Bill Godwin continues to discuss life in Barr'd Islands Newfoundland years ago, recounting fishing anecdotes; fishing grounds viewed as property; experience working away in Toronto; personal life and hardships; discussion of construction of the...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 4. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Employment; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Personal experience narratives;
    • Bill Godwin continues to discuss life in Barr'd Islands Newfoundland years ago, recounting fishing anecdotes; fishing grounds viewed as property; experience working away in Toronto; personal life and hardships; discussion of construction of the...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 3. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Fishing nets; Fishing boats; Knives (cutting tools); Folk beliefs; Luck; Salt-curing; Personal experience narratives;
    • Bill Godwin continues to discuss his life in Barr'd Islands; discusses various folk practices and beliefs (signs of good or bad luck, dots painted on doors); feeding dogs and pigs; fishing and processing the fish (cod liver oil; salting; drying;...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 3. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Fishing nets; Fishing boats; Knives (cutting tools); Folk beliefs; Luck; Salt-curing; Personal experience narratives;
    • Bill Godwin continues to discuss his life in Barr'd Islands; discusses various folk practices and beliefs (signs of good or bad luck, dots painted on doors); feeding dogs and pigs; fishing and processing the fish (cod liver oil; salting; drying;...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 1. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishing equipment; Personal experience narratives; Salt-curing; Employment; Families
    • Bill Godwin discusses fishing and fish splitting and salting as it was done in the past on Barr'd Islands; discusses working on the flakes, drying and salting fish; the role of women in the work; the need to bring fresh water from Joe Batt's Arm. ...
    • Godwin, Bill, Part 1. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishing equipment; Personal experience narratives; Salt-curing; Employment; Families
    • Bill Godwin discusses fishing and fish splitting and salting as it was done in the past on Barr'd Islands; discusses working on the flakes, drying and salting fish; the role of women in the work; the need to bring fresh water from Joe Batt's Arm. ...
    • Primmer, Doug, Part 1. Interview with Doug Primmer, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Knives (cutting tools); Salt-curing; Outbuildings; Vernacular architecture;
    • Doug Primmer discusses his fishing stage and the fish processing equipment, including the splitting table, puncheon tub and pounds. Discussion of the methods of fish processing, salting and drying that were once used; also fishing in Newfoundland
    • Primmer, Doug, Part 1. Interview with Doug Primmer, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Knives (cutting tools); Salt-curing; Outbuildings; Vernacular architecture;
    • Doug Primmer discusses his fishing stage and the fish processing equipment, including the splitting table, puncheon tub and pounds. Discussion of the methods of fish processing, salting and drying that were once used; also fishing in Newfoundland
    • Salt cod drying, Joe Batt's Arm

    • Food; Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Social beliefs, practices and customs; Objects
    • Salt cod drying on Brown's Point. Plastic bags hanging above the drying cod blow about in the wind to keep the flies away. There is a shed in the background.
    • Dan Greene's splitting table, Tilting

    • Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work
    • Dan Green always painted his splitting table white so that he knew that was clean at the end of the day. The pound is where the salt cod was stored and cured before be put on the flake to dry.
    • Flakes, Tilting

    • Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work
    • Flake for drying salt cod. The boughs keep the fish off the wood, which can burn the fish if it gets too hot in the sun. There are boats in the background.

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