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21. Terre-Neuve d'après M. Robert Perret Terre-Neuve d'après M. Robert Perret Arbos, Philippe, 1882-1956 A review of Robert Perret's La géographie de Terre-Neuve (1913).

22. How they make cod liver oil How they make cod liver oil A description of how cod liver oil is made, contrasting the Newfoundland method and a suspected disreputable one from New York.

23. The Northern Light : a chronicle of a valiant race The Northern Light : a chronicle of a valiant race Carroll, Richard, 1898-1959 Carroll recounts the sinking of the schooner Northern Light, interweaving stories of his own life in St. John's.

24. Seal fishing off Newfoundland Seal fishing off Newfoundland An account of the Newfoundland seal hunt.

25. Le chien de Terre-Neuve Le chien de Terre-Neuve An article about the Newfoundland dog, including anecdotes of bravery.

26. Childhood among the Labrador Eskimo Childhood among the Labrador Eskimo Hawkes, Ernest William, 1883- Anthropology; Native peoples--(Labrador)--Inuit A description of the activities of Labrador Inuit children.

27. Montagnais art in birch-bark, a circumpolar trait Montagnais art in birch-bark, a circumpolar trait Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 Art-Labrador; Native Peoples-Labrador-Indians An examination of Montagnais birch bark art and usage.

28. Over the top of the World : the story of Sir Hubert Wilkins Over the top of the World : the story of Sir Hubert Wilkins Stefansson, Vihjalmur, 1879-1962 Bartlett, Robert A. (Capt.); Discovery and exploration; History--20th Century; Wilkins, Hubert The story of Sir Hubert Wilkins' flight over the Arctic from Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitzbergen Island, Norway in 1927. The story is related by famed Arctic explorer Vihjalmur Stefansson, leader of the Karluk Expedition on which Wilkins served; as such, that story is retold here alongside details of Wilkins' aviation career.

29. The long Labrador trail The long Labrador trail Pritchard, Hesketh Bears; Labrador-Discovery and Exploration Hesketh Pritchard writes of his trip to the Nain and Fraser River region of Labrador.

30. Notes on the zoology of Newfoundland Notes on the zoology of Newfoundland Reeks, Henry Birds; Zoology Reeks' first four articles examine birds in Newfoundland. The fifth examines terrestrial mammals, with the sixth continuing on to seals and whales. The later includes a description of a sealing expedition, with brief notes on bats and saltwater fish.

31. A botanical expedition to Newfoundland and southern Labrador A botanical expedition to Newfoundland and southern Labrador Fernald, Merritt Lyndon, 1873-1950 Botany A discussion of plants in Newfoundland and Labrador.

32. The Newfoundland airport at Botwood ; Air lines of the world, 1938 ; [World air traffic routes 1938] The Newfoundland airport at Botwood ; Air lines of the world, 1938 ; [World air traffic routes 1938] Wace, E. G. Botwood; Transport-Aviation This article describes runway construction at the airport in Botwood, Newfoundland. The insert map Air Lines of the World and the detailed map The European Air Routes have been appended as they show Botwood's place in the world's 1938 air traffic system.

33. France and Newfoundland France and Newfoundland British Empire; France, relations with; Treaties A short discussion of the French Shore problem, including the recent bait and lobster-tinning disagreements.

34. First non-stop transatlantic air flight First non-stop transatlantic air flight Brown, Arthur Whitten; Alcock, John; Transport-Aviation A brief account of Alcock and Brown's transatlantic flight.

35. Caribou and aeroplanes Caribou and aeroplanes Grey, C. G. (Charles Grey), 1875-1953 Caribou; Transport--Aviation; Geography A discussion of the caribou herds of Newfoundland, and the potential use of airplanes in tracking them.

36. Découverte et évolution cartographique de Terre-Neuve et des pays circonvoisins, 1497 - 1500 - 1769 Découverte et évolution cartographique de Terre-Neuve et des pays circonvoisins, 1497 - 1500 - 1769 Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910 Cartography; Discovery and exploration An account of the various voyages of discovery by European navigators to Newfoundland and Labrador, with an examination of how the early maps reflect the progressive development of geographic knowledge of the area.

37. Western Newfoundland : a new home for emigrants Western Newfoundland : a new home for emigrants Harvey, M. (Moses), 1820-1901 Colonization; Emigration and Immigration; West Coast; Mines and Minerals Moses Harvey makes a case for Western Newfoundland as a destination for British emigrants.

38. The North Atlantic telegraph [extract: Labrador section only] The North Atlantic telegraph [extract: Labrador section only] Communications--Cable and telegraph This extract from an article about the proposed northern route for the Atlantic telegraph includes the section on Labrador only, with illustration and map.

39. The Atlantic telegraph : meeting of the new company The Atlantic telegraph : meeting of the new company Communications--Cable and telegraph A report of a meeting of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company in Liverpool about its 1866 plans to lay a submarine cable between Ireland and Newfoundland.

40. Atlantic telegraph [re failure of signal] Atlantic telegraph [re failure of signal] Communications--Cable and telegraph A short article annoucing the failure of the Atlantic cable.
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