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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 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 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;...
    • Melvin Combden interview, Part 1, Seldom-Come-By.

    • Watercraft; Handmade objects; Fishing; Boats; Boatbuilding; Families; Villages; Population change; People; Migration/settlement; Personal experience narratives; Boatbuilding; Abandoned houses;
    • Melvin Combden talks about his family history, resettlement, the shoreline, and boat-building in Seldom-Come-By.
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Melvin Combden interview, Part 2, Seldom-Come-By.

    • Watercraft; Handmade objects; Fishing; Boats; Boatbuilding; Personal experience narratives
    • Melvin Combden talks about the first boat he built at 17, his process, boat-building for a younger generation, the difference between boat builders and carpenters, and boat-building in general and today in Seldom-Come-By.

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