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81. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 2. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 2. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. Berry Picking; Victoria Badcock speaks about picking berries, including blueberries, bakeapples, wild raspberries and wild strawberries.

82. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 3. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 3. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. People; Victoria Badcock speaks about seeing John Crosbie at a garden party at Government House and having been his babysitter when he was a small child.

83. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 4. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria, 4. Clip from Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. Personal experience narratives; Victoria Badcock remembers having tea on a German submarine, a few years before the onset of World War II.

84. LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria. Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013.
 LeMessurier-Badcock, Victoria. Victoria LeMessurier-Badcock interview, August 16, 2013. Towns; Families; Games; Victoria Badcock speaks about her life, sharing stories from her childhood, dating back to WWI, and from throughout her adult years. She also briefly discusses her family history, her mother's family from Ferryland, and her father's family from France (via the Channel Islands). She also talks about her travels around Newfoundland and Labrador and through the Mediterranean.VLB tells a story about a small community on the Southern Shore (between Bay Bulls and witless Bay) and about the Enigma Code./She gives some basic biographical information, including her DOB and talks about the first few years of her life, stressing the hardship caused by the First World War. /Speaks about her mother’s family (the Morrys of Ferryland) and its connection to Lord Baltimore. She also discusses her father’s family (LeMessurier) and its roots in France and the Channel Islands./VLB talks about dying and coming back to life and a priest referring to her as chosen./She talks about her brothers and her father, and about her uncle, George LeMessurier, who work in the department of Mines and Resources, and was marries to VLB’s maternal aunt (Bertha). She speaks of an outbreak of disease on the Southern Shore in 1878-1880, which impacted her mother’s family./She speaks about George LeMessurier’s farm in Kilbride (the land the family owned in and around what is now Bowring Park), and the family home on Masonic Terrace./VLB speaks about being present at the dedication of Bowring Park, as an infant. The Duke of Connaught presided at the dedication and a linden tree was planted. She referred to this as “her tree” and visited each year./VLB reminisces about photographs she took and notes she kept during her travels (specifically through the Mediterranean)./VLB talks about riding camels in Jerusalem, dealing with animals on the family farm, and about the horse and carriage her uncle and father used for transport around St. John’s. She speaks about her uncle winning at gambling and about him acquiring a regulation-sized billiards table at an auction of George Prowse’s things./Speaks about being interviewed recently by a researcher (Adams) looking at the French in Newfoundland. The researcher was also looking into the Masons. Her father-in-law was the head Mason in Conception Bay North. VLB refers to Lord Baltimore (Sir George Calvert) again and mentions his tax on tobacco. /VLB speaks about her father and his family who live up on LeMarchant Road, by Lover’s Lane. She speaks about the position of women around the time of the First World War./She talks about picking berries: blueberries, bakeapples, wild raspberries, and wild strawberries and mentions a particularly good spot in Bay Bulls. She talks about hunting on the barrens with her husband. She mentions salmon fishing, trouting and swimming and talks about making a television special, “A Day in My Life.” She talks about trouting through ice on ponds around Colinet./VLB speaks about the hardships of the First World War, how all the food laid up in cellars as eaten the first year. She speaks about people making what they needed (e.g. butter and clothing). She mentions sheep shearing. VLB speaks about playing sports at Spencer College and winning the school’s sports cup three years running./VLB speaks about attending a garden party at Government House and seeing John Crosbie there. They spoke about the period of time when she babysat him./VLB speaks about her time at Spencer College./She speaks about living in Long Beach, California for three years after her father returned from war (from the time she was six to the time she was nine). Her father worked in the shipyards there. She also recalls the month-long journey she and her mother took back to Newfoundland from California. She talks about being enrolled at Spencer College upon her return, and attending Memorial University after finishing high school. At Memorial she was befriended by Dr. Paton, the then President of the school./Speaks about having tea on a German submarine./VLB speaks about going out on the water in a Zodiac and having a Minke whale swim alongside the boat for a full hour./Talks about travelling around Newfoundland and Labrador on Ron Cooke’s bus, and climbing lighthouses all over, including at Point Amour in Labrador./VLB talks about going to her daughter’s wedding in Greece and travelling around the country./Recalls speaking to Prince Edward when he was in St. John’s to open the fountain on George Street and attend a ceremony at Pippy Park. He was cold and she advised him to have someone buy him a Newfoundland sweater at Nonia, which he did./Tells a story about travelling to Conne River, stopping in a store to buy moccasins, getting invited to a Powwow and doing a war dance./VLB talks about looking after her mother-in-law and father-in-law as a young bride/CM wraps up interview/Recording ends

85. MacDonald, Brenda. Brenda MacDonald interview, August 19, 2013. MacDonald, Brenda. Brenda MacDonald interview, August 19, 2013. Towns; Families; Games; "Brenda MacDonald discusses her childhood, particularly the games and play activities that occupied her peer group and all the children in her neighbourhood. She also talks about the close-knit nature of the community in which she grew up, about visiting with family, about Sunday traditions and foodways. Introduction: BM gives some biographical information, DOB, and first memories / BM starts listing and briefly describing games she played as a child: Hoist Yer Sails and Run/Hide n’ Seek/Simon Says/Red rover/London Bridge/Marbles/Skipping (French and German)/Spotlight/Jacks/Button Button/Handball/Softball/Swimming/Hockey/Skating/ Roller-skating/ Sliding/ BM talks about a local man who would build a large igloo every winter, with seats inside it, where local youth (mainly older teenagers) would gather to tell stories./ Make Believe/Mimicry: House/ School/Grocery Store/Cowboys and Indians/BM’s husband Bob comes in at this point and she introduces him. /Bike Riding/Blueberry Picking/Hopscotch/Ball Game: Eeny Clapsy Whirl around the Bapsy/ Eeny Meeny Miney Moe – counting out rhyme/ Cat’s Cradle/Knitting/Boggers/Nicky Nicky Nine Doors/Phone rings and the recording is paused./Hula Hoops/Stilts/Card games (Crib, Crazy Eights, Old Maid, Fish)/BM talks about going to movies at the Paramount and???. She also discusses spending evenings and weekends at the local rec centre with her peers, playing volleyball, basketball, card games and board games, and going to the Plaza Bowl on Sundays for dances./BM talks about the neighbourhood of her childhood./BM gives a more detailed description of the rules of Hoist Yer Sails and Run/discusses the kind of games she played in the school yard and roller-skating in the school gym on weekends./BM talks about trading comics and give more details about the rules of Hide n’ Seek and Spotlight./Talks about playing with Barbies, and about the clothing her mother made for her Barbie. Talks about styling the hair of dolls she had and playing beauty parlour./BM talks about running lemonade stands in the summer and about Saturdays in the winter spent at the library and museum on Duckworth./BM talks about a cigar shop on Water Street where she and her friends would buy warm peanuts in the shell, and about visiting relatives who lived downtown. She discusses her mother’s role as neighbourhood healer and the fact that her brother had the ability to cure warts./BM talks about neighbourhood dynamics, summer camps and Girl Guides. She reminisces about a cotton candy stall that was set up in their courtyard once a year and about taffy apples sold by a local woman in the fall./BM remembers family berry picking trips up by Blackmarsh Road, and talks about Sunday afternoons and evenings in summer: a cooked dinner, followed by card games (Auction), a cold plate for supper, and the whole neighbourhood turning out to listen to Biddy Leigh play her green button accordion./BM shares stories about fairies that her parents used to tell, including one about a blast. She talks about the Irish influence on the stories and language that she grew up with./BM speaks about her grandmother and her career as a midwife./CM wraps up interview/Recording ends. "

86. MacLennan, Noreen. Dale Jarvis interviews Noreen MacLennan on 10 November 2010 at her home in St. John's, MacLennan, Noreen. Dale Jarvis interviews Noreen MacLennan on 10 November 2010 at her home in St. John's, Newfoundland. Festivals; Noreen MacLennan interviewed by Dale Jarvis on 10 November 2010 at her home in St. John's, Newfoundland. MacLennan talks about the fireball parade tradition in her home town of Stonehaven, Scotland, which took every year as part of Hogmanay, the Scottish New Year. MacLennan talks about the origins of the tradition, how the tradition has changed, about New Year's customs and traditions, and touches on the celebration of Guy Fawkes night.

87. Martin, Robin. Dale Jarvis interviews Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada, regarding Martin, Robin. Dale Jarvis interviews Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada, regarding Bonfire Night. Entertainment and recreation; Dale Jarvis interviews Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada, regarding Bonfire Night. The informant discusses the history of Guy Fawkes Night, as well as the celebration of the event in Newfoundland.

88. Martin, Robin. Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada. Martin, Robin. Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada. People; Robin Martin, Military Animation Specialist, Parks Canada, standing in front of Cabot Tower, Signal Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland.

89. Mercer, Arthur and Eugene, Nov. 14, 1992. Nichole Mercer interviewing Arthur and Eugene Mercer. Mercer, Arthur and Eugene, Nov. 14, 1992. Nichole Mercer interviewing Arthur and Eugene Mercer. Entertainment and recreation; Nichole Mercer interviewing Arthur and Eugene Mercer regarding Bonfire Night in Shearstown, Newfoundland. The informants discuss who participated, the material burned, how the material was collected, how long the fire would last, and why people took part.

90. Mercer, Susan. Nichole Mercer interviews Susan Mercer regarding Bonfire Night. Mercer, Susan. Nichole Mercer interviews Susan Mercer regarding Bonfire Night. Festivals; Nichole Mercer interviews Susan Mercer regarding Bonfire Night. Mercer discusses bonfires, who participated, materials gathered for burning, and the story of Guy Fawkes.

91. Motion Presents: East Coast Assassins
 Motion Presents: East Coast Assassins Entertainment and recreation; Skateboarding East Coast Assassins is a skateboarding video directed by Nik Sexton and produced by Jon Paulse. The video is shot primarily in St. John's, NL. The first run is Nik Sexton/ Ryan Harnett/ "Friends" run/ Ballistic ad/ Pat Ward/ Chris Prim/ Fred's Records ad/ "Slams" (bails)/ Bud Patterson/ Joey Maher/ end credits.

92. Motion Presents: East Technique (Part 1)
 Motion Presents: East Technique (Part 1) Entertainment and recreation; Skateboarding East Technique is a skateboarding video directed by Nik Sexton and shot primarily in St. John's, NL. The first run is Kurk Brown/ Tectonics ad/ Pat Ward's run/ Chris Prim/ "Brother" run with Herb, Walter, Sariq, Chris, Ian, Jon, Cabbage, Dave, Neil, Ed, Trevor, Rob, Brad, Dominique/ Ryan Harnett's run/ Fred's Record's ad/ ad for "Amundor" skateboard video/ Joey Maher's run/ Ballistic ad/ Bud Patterson/ Bails/ promo for "Violet", a romantic comedy filmed in Newfoundland and directed by Rosemary House/ Nik Sexton's run/ Ian Maddigan/ Acknowledgements

93. Motion Presents: East Technique (Part 2)
 Motion Presents: East Technique (Part 2) Entertainment and recreation; Skateboarding East Technique is a skateboarding video directed by Nik Sexton and shot primarily in St. John's, NL. The first run is Kurk Brown/ Tectonics ad/ Pat Ward's run/ Chris Prim/ "Brother" run with Herb, Walter, Sariq, Chris, Ian, Jon, Cabbage, Dave, Neil, Ed, Trevor, Rob, Brad, Dominique/ Ryan Harnett's run/ Fred's Record's ad/ ad for "Amundor" skateboard video/ Joey Maher's run/ Ballistic ad/ Bud Patterson/ Bails/ promo for "Violet", a romantic comedy filmed in Newfoundland and directed by Rosemary House/ Nik Sexton's run/ Ian Maddigan/ Acknowledgements

94. Motion Presents: The Monument
 Motion Presents: The Monument Entertainment and recreation; Skateboarding The Monument is a skateboarding video directed by Nik Sexton and filmed primarily in St. John's, NL. Produced by Nik Sexton and edited by Scott McClellan. Narrator: Chris Prim. First run is Ian St. Aubain/ Jump in Village Mall Fountain/ Chris, Kurk, Pat/ Sketch with Nik Sexton and Steve Squires/ Ballistic Ad/ Jon Sturge run/ Painting Motion Mural/ Garrett mixed martial arts fight/ "Friends" run/ Santa sketch with "Willy"/ Real East Home Grown Skateboard Company ad/ Bud Patterson run/ Tectonics Ad "Craig the Piercer"/ Joey Maher run/ Nik Sexton run/ Acknowledgements/ "Guns n' Roses" sketch/ "Tape Stick" sketch.

95. Motion Presents: Visual Underground 
 Motion Presents: Visual Underground Entertainment and recreation; Skateboarding Visual Underground is a skateboarding video directed by Nik Sexton and shot primarily in St. John's, NL. The first run is Chris Prim/ Tectonics ad/ Part Ward's run/ Kurk Brown and Ryan Harnett/ Fred's Record's ad/ "Friends" run/ Joey Maher's run/ Burton Snowboards ad/ Ballistic ad/ Bails/ Nik Sexton's run/ Ian Maddigan/ Bud Patterson's run/ Acknowledgements/credits.

96. Mummers celebrating a Christmas kitchen party, Cupids, Newfoundland. Mummers celebrating a Christmas kitchen party, Cupids, Newfoundland. Christmas; Mummering; Mummers;

97. Murphy, Judy and Will. Will Murphy and Judy Murphy, interview on the Wren tradtion, Colliers Murphy, Judy and Will. Will Murphy and Judy Murphy, interview on the Wren tradtion, Colliers Holidays; Christmas; Ritual Colliers residents Will and Judy Murphy answer questions about the wren tradition

98. Parsons, Carolyn, October 19, 2010. Dale Jarvis interviewing Carolyn Parsons. Parsons, Carolyn, October 19, 2010. Dale Jarvis interviewing Carolyn Parsons. Entertainment and recreation; Dale Jarvis interviewing Carolyn Parsons regarding Bonfire Night in Change Islands, Newfoundland. The informant discusses various bonfires in her community, gathering material to burn, competitions to have the biggest bonfire, who would tend the fire, playing games around the fire, and keeping the tradition alive.

99. Participants in the 2009 Mummers Parade, St. John's, 1. Participants in the 2009 Mummers Parade, St. John's, 1. Entertainment and recreation; Festivals; Mummering Taking place on December 20, 2009, The Mummers Parade travelled through the streets of St. John's and ended at The Rooms. Here particpants of the parade gather at The Rooms.

100. Participants in the 2009 Mummers Parade, St. John's, 10. Participants in the 2009 Mummers Parade, St. John's, 10. Entertainment and recreation; Festivals; Mummering Taking place on December 20, 2009, The Mummers Parade travelled through the streets of St. John's and ended at The Rooms. Here particpants of the parade gather at The Rooms.
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