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French, M., Mar. 15, 1978, Part 2. David Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding.
Descriptive TitleFrench, M., Mar. 15, 1978, Part 2. David Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding.
CategoryObjects
Work
TopicArchitecture, building and construction
Boatbuilding
Boats
Fishers
Fishing
Fishing boats
Fishing equipment
Watercraft
KeywordsWooden boats
Wooden objects
Person as TopicFrench, Marcus, 1917-
DescriptionThe conclusion of David Taylor's March 15, 1978 interview with Marcus French regarding boatbuilding. Interview takes place in Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. French discusses the tools used in boatbuilding, the general order of steps taken in the construction of boats, and the reasons for decline in boatbuilding in the area.
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-Conception Bay-Baie de Verde
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Trinity Bay-Winterton
FormatAudio/wma
Extent21:00 minutes; 19.3 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 name12.wma
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