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French, Marcus. Marcus French Describes His Tools
Descriptive TitleFrench, Marcus. Marcus French Describes His Tools
CategoryObjects
Work
TopicBoats
Boatbuilding
Architecture, building and construction
Watercraft
Tools and Equipment
KeywordsWooden objects
Wooden boats
Person as TopicFrench, Marcus, 1917-
DescriptionA clip from an interview conducted by David Taylor with Marcus French. Mr. French describes the tools he uses when building boats.
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
Relation.Is Part OfICHBB0014: Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Boatbuilding
FormatAudio/wma
Extent1:35 minutes; 1.47 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 name38.wma
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