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    • 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. ...
    • Lewis Payne, Sealing, Town of Fogo

    • Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work
    • Lewis Payne talks about having to walk to Lewisport to get the train to St. John's, where he would join a vessel going to the seal hunt. The trip from the Town of Fogo to Lewisport was a two day trip. In the winter he walked over the ice. Leaving...
    • 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
    • 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;...
    • 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.
    • 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;...
    • 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
    • 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,...

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