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French, M., Mar. 15, 1978, Part 1. David Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding.
Descriptive TitleFrench, M., Mar. 15, 1978, Part 1. David Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding.
CategoryObjects
Work
TopicArchitecture, building and construction
Boatbuilding
Boats
Drying (Food preservation)
Fishers
Fishing
Fishing boats
Fishing equipment
Salt-curing
Watercraft
KeywordsFishing stages
Flakes
Wooden boats
Wooden objects
Person as TopicFrench, Marcus, 1917-
DescriptionDavid Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding, Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Interview takes place on March 15, 1978. French discusses his family, his work as a fisher, his work in the Overseas Forestry Unit for the British war effort, different types of boats, the parts of a boat, and the methods and materials used in boatbuilding.
Date1978-03-15
CollectorTaylor, David
InformantFrench, Marcus, 1917-
Biographical DataMarcus French was born September 24, 1917. He lived in Winterton, Trinity bay, Newfoundland for all his life except for five years, 1941-46, when he was enlisted in the Overseas Forestry Unit, assisting in the British war effort. Mr. French describes himself as a jack of all trades, having worked several types of jobs, including fishing with his father.
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Trinity Bay-Winterton; Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Baccalieu Island; Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Conception Bay-Baie de Verde
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Trinity Bay-Winterton
FormatAudio/wma
Extent30:01 minutes; 27.6 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Folklore and Language Archive. David Taylor Collection 79-590
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Skills to Produce Traditional Crafts
CONTENTdm file name11.wma
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