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French, M., May 24, 1979, Part 1. David Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding.
Descriptive TitleFrench, M., May 24, 1979, Part 1. 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-
DescriptionDavid Taylor interviewing Marcus French regarding boatbuilding, Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Interview takes place on May 24, 1979. Mr. French discusses the dimensions of a boat and how different dimensions affect a boat's performance. Different boat types are also discussed.
Date1979-05-24
CollectorTaylor, David
InformantFrench, Marcus, 1917-
Biographical DataMarcus French was born September 24, 1917. He lived in Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland all his life except for five years between 1941-46 when he served in the Overseas Forestry Unit, assisting the British war effort. Mr. French describes himself as a jack of all trades, working several different jobs including fishing with his father.
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Trinity Bay-Winterton
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Trinity Bay-Winterton
FormatAudio/wma
Extent31:36 minutes; 29.1 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 name18.wma
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