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Meadus, O., June 16, 1982. David Taylor interviewing Obediah Meadus regarding boatbuilding.
Descriptive TitleMeadus, O., June 16, 1982. David Taylor interviewing Obediah Meadus regarding boatbuilding.
CategoryObjects
Work
TopicBoatbuilding
Boats
Architecture, building and construction
Fishing boats
Watercraft
KeywordsWooden boats
Wooden objects
Person as TopicMeadus, Obediah, 1924-
DescriptionDavid Taylor interviews Obediah Meadus regarding boatbuilding. Mr. Meadus discusses learning boatbuilding in fisheries college, working as a fisher, types of boats, methods and materials used in boatbuilding, what makes a good boat, and Grates Cove's reputation for boatbuilding.
Date1982-06-16
CollectorTaylor, David
InformantMeadus, Obediah, 1924-
Biographical DataObediah Meadus was born August 7, 1924 in Grates Cove, Newfoundland. Other than a six-month stay in Toronto, he spent all of his life in Grates Cove where he worked mainly as a fisher.
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Grates Cove
FormatAudio/wma
Extent45:42 minutes; 42.0 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 name56.wma
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