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141. Medical resurvey of nutrition in Newfoundland, 1948 Medical resurvey of nutrition in Newfoundland, 1948 Newfoundland. Dept. of Public Health and Welfare Nutrition--Newfoundland and Labrador A medical survey of nutrition in Newfoundland done in 1944 found that generally poor health of Newfoundlanders resulted from poor nutrition; this resurvey was completed in 1948 to evaluate the effectiveness of measures taken by Government to improve nutrition. While the efforts of government were successful, progress was more the result of the fact that that economic conditions had improved greatly, and diet improved accordingly. It was noted that even though improvements were seen in most areas of testing, there was still a vitamin C deficiency which needed to be addressed.

142. A peep at Uncle Sam's farm, workshop, fisheries, &c. A peep at Uncle Sam's farm, workshop, fisheries, &c. Tocque, Philip, 1814-1899 Agriculture--New England; Industries--New England; Fisheries-- New England; New England--Description and travel; New England--Economic conditions A native Newfoundlander, Tocque arrived in Boston in 1849 to further his prospects. Much impressed, he recorded his own observations and added additional material from various sources, having as his goal to make his fellow Newfoundlanders more acquainted with the United States. Concentrating on the state of Massachusetts, Tocque discusses the agricultural, commerical and industrial activities carried out in New England. Includes numerous other facts and statistics on the United States in general.

143. The eyes of the gull The eyes of the gull Duley, Margaret, 1894-1968 Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction; Family life--Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction A novel about a young girl who feels trapped in a small Newfoundland outport by both her mother and circumstance, and dreams she will find happiness by fleeing Newfoundland for Spain.

144. The heart is wiser The heart is wiser Judson, Jeanne, b. 1890 Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction A novel chronicling the lives and loves of several young Newfoundlanders in the 1950s.

145. The battery and the boiler : or, adventures in the laying of submarine electric cables The battery and the boiler : or, adventures in the laying of submarine electric cables Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael), 1825-1894 Transatlantic cables--Fiction; Cables, Submarine--Fiction A novel recounting the adventures of a young man who works on electric cable projects around the world.

146. Directions for navigating on part of the south coast of Newfoundland, with a chart thereof, including Directions for navigating on part of the south coast of Newfoundland, with a chart thereof, including the Islands of St. Peter's and Miquelon Cook, James, 1728-1779 Navigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--South Coast; Pilot guides--Newfoundland and Labrador--South Coast A pilot guide to the south coast of Newfoundland, including Saint Pierre and Miquelon. "From an actual Survey, taken by Order of Commodore Pallisser, Governor of Newfoundland, Labradore, &c." (title page).

147. Directions for navigating the west-coast of Newfoundland, with a chart thereof, and a particular account Directions for navigating the west-coast of Newfoundland, with a chart thereof, and a particular account of the bays, harbours, rocks, sands, depths of water, latitudes, bearings and distances from place to place, the flowing of the tides, etc. Cook, James, 1728-1779 Pilot guides--Newfoundland and Labrador--West Coast; Navigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--West Coast A pilot guide to the west coast of Newfoundland. "From an actual Survey, taken by Order of Commodore Pallisser, Governor of Newfoundland, Labradore, &c." (title page).

148. The mayor's wife The mayor's wife Butt, Grace Canadian drama; Political participation--Fiction A play about the repercussions of not standing up for one's convictions. A sociology professor who is more comfortable talking about being involved in community matters than with actually getting involved sees the consequences of his inaction unfold before him in tragedy.

149. Wheel in the middle of a wheel Wheel in the middle of a wheel Butt, Grace Canadian drama; Families--Fiction; Interpersonal relations--Fiction; Work and family--Fiction A play set in the 1950's about a family that has grown apart. The play focuses on the way the family members are affected by and in turn how they themselves affect several people from outside the family circle.

150. Geological Survey of Newfoundland Geological Survey of Newfoundland Murray, Alexander, 1810-1884 Geology--Newfoundland and Labrador; Mines and mineral resources--Newfoundland and Labrador A re-publication of "Report of progress on the Geological Survey", 1864-1880. Provides a detailed description of Newfoundland's geological features and resources for the years 1864 to 1880, this book also includes a brief overview of the surveyor's responsibilities in conducting surveys and of the methods used. Murray republished these surveys as a set, as there was considerable demand for them, and several were now out of print. The surveys contained in this work had been revised and corrected by Murray prior to its publication.

151. Memorandum on education in Newfoundland for the Royal Commission 1933 Memorandum on education in Newfoundland for the Royal Commission 1933 Newfoundland. Dept. of Education Education--Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland and Labrador--Economic conditions; Newfoundland and Labrador--Politics and government--20th century A report on education in Newfoundland submitted to the Royal Commission on the country's future, 1933. It details the growth and current condition of education on the island, including a short overview of population development.

152. Destruction by fire of Knights of Columbus Hostel, St. John's, December 12th, 1942, with loss of 99 lives Destruction by fire of Knights of Columbus Hostel, St. John's, December 12th, 1942, with loss of 99 lives Dunfield, Brian Edward S.,Sir,1888-1968 St. John's (N.L.) Fire, 1942 A report submitted by Justice Brian Dunfield of the public enquiry into the fire at the Knights of Columbus Hostel that resulted in the deaths of 80 military personnel and 19 civilians.

153. The establishment of constitutional government in Newfoundland, 1783-1832 : a study of retarded colonization The establishment of constitutional government in Newfoundland, 1783-1832 : a study of retarded colonization McLintock, A. H. (Alexander Hare) Constitutional history--Newfoundland and Labrador A review of the events which lead Newfoundland to, "voluntarily surrender [the] right to self-government... for a government by royal-commission". (Introduction)

154. Forty years for Labrador Forty years for Labrador Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason,Sir,1865-1940 Labrador (N.L.); Physicians--biography; Missions and Missionaries--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador; Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940 A rewrite of Grenfell's earlier autobiography, "Labrador doctor", this book contains the same chapters about the missionary doctor's youth and education as the earlier publication, while the rest has been changed completely. Not only had Grenfell completed 15 additional years of service in Labrador, he found that those years had changed his perspective on his life and work, and so felt that a new edition of his autobiography should reflect this new mind set and additional experiences as a doctor in Labrador.

155. Burke's Ballads Burke's Ballads Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts A selection of songs by Newfoundlander Johnny Burke. Born in St. John's, Burke was well-known in his time for his songs and plays based on local people and events. Also included are two other songs, one each by Dan Carroll and Irish entertainer Johnnie Quigley, as well as a text about Mr. Brewin of the St. John's Regatta. (Genevieve Lehr, "Burke, Johnny," Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, vol. 1, 295)

156. Apostle of the outports : a resumé of the life and work of Rev. Oliver Jackson, B.D., O.B.E. Apostle of the outports : a resumé of the life and work of Rev. Oliver Jackson, B.D., O.B.E. Dawe, H. M. Jackson, Oliver, 1887-1937; United Church of Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; United Church of Canada--Clergy A short biography of Rev. Oliver Jackson (1887-1937), a Welshman who served with the Methodist / United Churches in Newfoundland. He held positions in Brigus, Freshwater and Bell Island, and was known as a social reformer. In 1931 Jackson was appointed superintendent of United Church missions in Newfoundland, traveling extensively throughout the island until his death by drowning in 1937.

157. Some Newfoundland wild flowers Some Newfoundland wild flowers Southcott, Mary Botany--Newfoundland and Labrador; Wild flowers--Newfoundland and Labrador A short guide to the wildflowers found in St. John's and the surrounding area. Flowers are grouped together by natural order (now family), and a short, simple description is given for each.

158. Catherine Snow : a duologue Catherine Snow : a duologue Butt, Grace Snow, Catherine, ca. 1793-1834--Fiction; Hanging--Newfoundland and Labrador; Women murderers--Newfoundland and Labrador A short play about Catherine Snow, the last woman hanged in Newfoundland.

159. Discours fait par un marchand de la ville de Bordeaux, touchant le commerce de la mer. 'Adresse' aux Discours fait par un marchand de la ville de Bordeaux, touchant le commerce de la mer. 'Adresse' aux negocians de ladite ville. Bordeaux (France)--Commerce A speech encouraging the residents of Bordeaux to undertake maritime commerce, in particular to build their own ships so as to no longer depend on those of Holland, for which they pay. The speaker would also like to see more codfishing and whaling.

160. An extract from an officer's journal, on the 10th of January, 1817, together with some observations humbly An extract from an officer's journal, on the 10th of January, 1817, together with some observations humbly and affectionately addressed to the inhabitants of St. John's, Newfoundland Christians--Conduct of life; Poverty--Religious aspects--Christianity; Faith A tract aimed at turning readers away from sin, written by an unknown officer somewhere in Newfoundland, attributed to Lieut. Richard Vicars. There are numerous references to poverty and lapses in worship among the people he encounters, and reminders to his readers to be charitable.
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