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Griffin Root Cellar Interview. Julie Pomeroy and Crystal Braye interview John Kennedy about root cellars, Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
Descriptive TitleGriffin Root Cellar Interview. Julie Pomeroy and Crystal Braye interview John Kennedy about root cellars, Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
CategoryMigration/settlement
Objects
TopicArchitecture, building and construction
Buildings
Outbuildings
Root cellars
DescriptionJohn Kennedy tells a little about himself including how long he has lived where he does and what he does for a living; he describes what a root cellar is and describes his own; talks about the land originally belonging to his great, great grandfather and says that the cellar dates back to the early 1800's; discusses renovations to the cellar; talks about what he grows in his garden and stores in the cellar today; cellar has been in continuous use except for a period of about 15 to 20 years when it was not after his grandfather passed away; discusses how long the vegetables keep in the cellar; discusses how vegetables are stored in the cellar and how the amount of vegetables that used to be stored in the cellar; he talks about who uses the cellar; the cellar is owned by his cousins and they all share the cellar and the maintenance; discusses renovations to the floor of the shed and proper ventilation; talks about the second hand lumber that was used for renovations; Kennedy discusses that meat and milk were at one time stored in the cellar; he talks about his earliest memories of the cellar as a child; describes the smell and feelings associated with the cellar; discusses pest control for rodents
Date2011-06-17
CollectorPomeroy, Julie
Braye, Crystal
InformantKennedy, John
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent11:07 minutes; 6.36 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and the Universe
CONTENTdm file name649.mp3
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