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Boland, A. June 17, 2011. Crystal Braye and Julie Pomeroy interview Andrew Boland about root cellars, Outer Cove.
Descriptive TitleBoland, A. June 17, 2011. Crystal Braye and Julie Pomeroy interview Andrew Boland about root cellars, Outer Cove.
CategoryMigration/settlement
Objects
TopicArchitecture, building and construction
Buildings
Outbuildings
Root cellars
DescriptionAndrew Boland explains what a root cellar is; describes his own cellar; the orientation of the cellar relative to the house and gardens; talks about the rock walls on his property; estimates the origin of the cellar and provides a history of its uses; discusses renovations; past and present landscape and placement of cellar; history of property ownership; restoring the land and structures after period of disuse; beach rocks on property from use of capelin as fertilizer; talks about rebuilding the cellar in 1978-9; recalls cellar usage as a child; discusses renovations that he has done himself in recent years and materials used; usage of cellar today; ventilation; recalls childhood memories of his grandfathers cellar and work on the farm; rockwalls; Use of cellar during active farming 1979-86; family division of crops; general memories of growing up around the root cellar; types of vegetables stored in the cellar.
Date2011-06-17
CollectorBraye, Crystal
Pomeroy, Julie
InformantBoland, Andrew
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada—Newfoundland and Labrador—Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
Recording LocationCanada—Newfoundland and Labrador—Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent65:50 minutes; 24.1 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and the Universe
CONTENTdm file name505.mp3
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