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Mining : North-West Labrador and Wabana, Bell Island. Film footage
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TitleMining : North-West Labrador and Wabana, Bell Island. Film footage
SummaryConsists of three separate sequences. The first is silent footage taken in North West Labrador in the 1943. Text in the opening reads: In August 1943 Mr. Jules R. Timmins (President, Labrador Mining and Exploration Co. Ltd.), Mr. Noah A. Timmins (a Director), and Claude K. Howse (Newfoundland Government Geologist) visit the concession area of the Company in North-West Labrador to examine and inspect the iron ore discoveries of the area. Includes many aerial scenes of the Labrador landscape. The second sequence, starting at 00:09:34, is silent footage an inspection party to Hollinger Lake and Ruth Lake Valley, Labrador consisting of Dr. A. O. Dufresne (Quebec Deputy Minister of Mines), Dr. T. L. Tanton (Geological Survey of Canada) and Dr. A. K. Snelgrove (Geological Survey of Newfoundland) probably from the 1940's. The third sequence, at 00:20:40, is entitled "Wabana", presented by Memorial University and includes audio. It presents a brief history of the Bell Island and the mining industry that developed at Wabana.
SubjectIron mines and mining--Newfoundland and Labrador
Bell Island (N.L.)--History
Prospecting--Newfoundland and Labrador
CreatorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Extension Service
Date1974
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Extension Service
Associated NameMemorial University of Newfoundland. Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)
Duration43:06 minutes
NotesThe three films were produced separately. The Wabana segment has full credits at the end, including Executive Producer, Donald Snowden.
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Bell Island; Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador
Catalogue NumberL-2151
IdentifierMUNES-AT
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
FormatVideo/mp4
Languageeng
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Media and Data Centre
CollectionMemorial University DELTS Video Collection, pre-1994
SubcollectionAssorted Topics
Rights"Wabana" - Extension Service Memorial University of Newfoundland ©1974
DownloadableYes
Viewable OnlineYes
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