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101. Letter about Winny Penton's miracle story, page 4, Joe Batt's Arm Letter about Winny Penton's miracle story, page 4, Joe Batt's Arm Social beliefs, practices and customs; Supernatural belief Back page of letter from Sister Patricia Marie to a priest about her sister Winny Penton's miraculous cure.

102. Barrels in Martin Hart's store, Deep Bay Barrels in Martin Hart's store, Deep Bay Sheds; Barrels (possibly cod liver oil) in Martin Hart's store in Deep Bay, Fogo Island

103. Two barrels in Leslie Coles' stage, Deep Bay Two barrels in Leslie Coles' stage, Deep Bay Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Objects; Work Barrels used for washing fish during the salting process.

104. Langdon, Baxter. Baxter Langdon interview, July, 2000. Langdon, Baxter. Baxter Langdon interview, July, 2000. Towns; Baxter Langdon talks about living in Norris Arm.

105. Travelling in Ben Decker's speed boat from Pete Decker's stage in Joe Batt's Arm to Little Fogo Island Travelling in Ben Decker's speed boat from Pete Decker's stage in Joe Batt's Arm to Little Fogo Island Knowledge of the land/water and environment Ben Decker drives his boat over open water to Little Fogo Island for the annual Roman Catholic Mass at St. Anne's Church. Another speed boat is in the background. The community of Little Fogo Island was resettled during the 1960s but the church is still maintained, with a number of houses which now serve as cabins.

106. Lewis Payne and Bessie Dawe on 'courtship between communities,' Town of Fogo Lewis Payne and Bessie Dawe on 'courtship between communities,' Town of Fogo Migration/settlement; Social beliefs, practices and customs; Festive events and games Bessie Dawe describes how she met her husband from Seldom-Come-By even though she was living in Stag Harbour. They would walk down to Seldom-Come-By from Stag Harbour for various parties and gatherings. There would be church events with supper, for example. They would have dances, although not on Sundays, on nights after the church sale (garage sale). Lewis says that they would walk to Seldom-Come-By from the Town of Fogo in the morning and back again at night. They might also go by bike or dog team.

107. Bessie Dawe punt rowing, Seldom-Come-By Bessie Dawe punt rowing, Seldom-Come-By Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Objects Bessie Dawe describes rowing punts in Seldom-Come-By Harbour.

108. Bessie Dawe in her kitchen, Seldom-Come-By Bessie Dawe in her kitchen, Seldom-Come-By Social beliefs, practices and customs Bessie Dawe is originally from Stag Harbour but moved to Seldom-Come-By when she was married.

109. Bessie Dawe on living in Seldom, Seldom-Come-By Bessie Dawe on living in Seldom, Seldom-Come-By Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Social beliefs, practices and customs Bessie Dawe recalls travelling on horseback to Wild Cove and Stag Harbour, as well as buying groceries at the F.U. Trading Co.

110. Bessie Dawe's family history, Seldom-Come-By Bessie Dawe's family history, Seldom-Come-By Migration/settlement Bessie Dawe speaks about her children.

111. Bessie Dawe and Lewis Payne, Town of Fogo Bessie Dawe and Lewis Payne, Town of Fogo Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work Bessie Dawe talks about how they would row from Seldom-Come-By to the Cape down by Tilting to fish. Lewis Payne describes how they would row from the Town of Fogo to Copper Island, past Change Island, in order to cut firewood as there is no wood near the Town of Fogo. Once when Lewis was out with other men to get wood on Copper Island, they pitched a tent which caught fire and burned, leaving them with no supplies. To find a boat to get over to Change Island where Lewis had a sister required walking eleven miles. They then rowed across to the Town of Fogo but it was too rough to get into the harbour, forcing them to row to Payne's Harbour (which is now considered a part of Island Harbour but was once its own community). From Payne's Harbour the men walked to the Town of Fogo.

112. Bill Brett and Mark Ferguson in Bill Brett's store with his boat, Joe Batt's Arm Bill Brett and Mark Ferguson in Bill Brett's store with his boat, Joe Batt's Arm Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Objects; Work Bill Brett and Mark Ferguson in Bill Brett's store with his boat.

113. Godwin, Bill, Part 3. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands. 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; preventing flies, maggots); barter system; grading of fish (three grades: West Indies; Madeira; choice).

114. Godwin, Bill, Part 4. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands. 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 fishing stage and various tools and equipment kept there.

115. Godwin, Bill. Bill Godwin describes a "choice fish". Godwin, Bill. Bill Godwin describes a "choice fish". Fishes; Fishing; Bill Godwin demonstrates what constitutes a 'number one' or choice quality codfish

116. Godwin, Bill, Part 1. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands. 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. Includes Godwin's own experience working in the woods, moving to Toronto and later Montreal, where he worked several different jobs; returning to Barr'd Island where he fished for many years. Discusses family and life in the community.

117. Godwin, Bill, Part 2. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands. 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 other tales.

118. Bill Godwin's fishing premises, Barr'd Islands Bill Godwin's fishing premises, Barr'd Islands Outbuildings; Boats; Fishing nets; Sheds; Bill Godwin's fishing premises with stage, store, and boat; fishing nets in the foreground.

119. Bill Godwin's stage with boat and stage head, Barr'd Islands Bill Godwin's stage with boat and stage head, Barr'd Islands Outbuildings; Boats; Sheds; Bill Godwin's stage and stage head. A boat is drawn up beside the stage.

120. Blackcurrants: berry picking with Bridget Jacobs, Joe Batt's Arm Blackcurrants: berry picking with Bridget Jacobs, Joe Batt's Arm Food; Knowledge of the land/water and environment Blackcurrants growing in Bridget Jacobs' neighbours' yard, used to treat stomach upset as instructed by a local doctor (see video ICHFP00150: Blackcurrant cure story). The neighbours have moved out west.
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