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    • 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 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...
    • Shorefast Foundation skiff, Joe Batt's Arm

    • Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Objects
    • Trap skiff on the water with Peter Decker bent over the engine. Built in the winter of 2007 by Ed Combden, this is a replica of a traditional trap skiff. The engine is a "make-or-break" from the earlier part of the 20th Century, which makes a...
    • New trap skiff hauling punt out to Little Fogo Island

    • Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment
    • View of a new trap skip on the water out of Joe Batt's Arm. The trap skiff, built in the winter of 2007 for the Cobb Family Foundation, is pulling a punt from the Donahue family which is almost one hundred years old. Joe Batt's Arm is in the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • Rowsell, Gordon Walter. Interview about life in Grand Falls-Windsor.

    • Families; Entertainment and recreation; Sports; Companies; Swimming; Fishing; Food; Schools; Stores; Firewood; Sports;
    • Oral interview with Gordon Walter Rowsell, recorded by John Thompson at 37 Crescent Heights, Grand Falls-Windsor, March 25th, 1997. Discussion includes: family origins; working at the mill; A.N.D Company; swimming; fishing; growing food; the...

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