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CA Them Days -F351 · Item · 1979
Part of Them Days Tape collection
  • Hard to understand* Alex Turnbull and Emily Clarke Interviewed by Ellen McDonald. Unidentified white lights that showed up before a storm near spotted island. Ghost story. Porcupine Bay. Trapping, Hunting, Fishing. Prices for fur and fish.
Algernon Willis fonds
CA Them Days APL 891 · Fonds · 1864

This is Algernon Willis’s journal of his voyage to Labrador from Boston from July 1 to September 5, 1864. It was transcribed by his great-granddaughter, Penelope Pendleton Beye. This typed journal is about 50 pages.

CA Them Days -F054 · Item · 1976
Part of Them Days Tape collection

Interview by Doris Saunders with Alice and Thorwald Perrault. About festival days, church services, Children's Days, Love Feast Service, Christmas Eve candle service, Moravian customs, games, clothing, Married People's Festival Day, church elders, Christmas customs, genealogy, Old People's Day Festival, Good Friday, village picnics, seal hunting, travel, hunting trips, animals hunted, and death.

CA Them Days -F071 · Item · 1967
Part of Them Days Tape collection

Interview by Gordon Rendell for the CBC Labrador History Series with Alice Perrault. About genealogy, schooling, teaching conditions, population, living conditions, drinking water, wood season, clothing, cooking, sailing ships, traveling, mail service, communication, newspapers, mailboats, family gatherings, fishermen, Okak hospital, dentist, settlement, working conditions, provisions, population growth, books, church, transportation, Hudson's Bay Company, hunting, entertainment, Christmas, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and Makkovik.