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The Baie Verte Asbestos Mines
Asbestos mining in Newfoundland dates back to the 1890s, when two small-scale mines were established on the west coast
Work and Life in the Bell Island Mines
Work in the mines of Bell Island was difficult and often dangerous.
Industrial Disease and the St. Lawrence Mines
Major economic transformations, such as that which took place in St. Lawrence, always carry with them certain costs.
Global Relations and the Spanish Influenza
The Spanish flu did not originate in Newfoundland and Labrador, but the ports, shipping schedules, and global trade relations made it vulnerable.
The 1918 Spanish Flu
The Spanish flu of 1918-19 killed between 20 and 40 million people worldwide. It is one of the largest outbreaks of disease in recorded history.
ERCO and Long Harbour
One of the industries which the Smallwood government managed to lure to the province with the promise of cheap power was the ERCO.
Social Changes, 1730-1815
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced numerous social changes involving health, education, population, etc. during the period of naval government.
Social Changes, 1815-1832
Newfoundland and Labrador society became increasingly complex during the reform era.
Social Changes under the Commission of Government
One of the Commission of Government's major goals while in office was to improve social services in Newfoundland and Labrador.
19th Century Health Care
Few health-care services existed in Newfoundland and Labrador at the start of the 19th century.
Looking Back at Child Protection
A history of the Child Welfare Association that provided services to mothers and children in the St. John's area from 1921 to 1976.
Health Care under the Commission of Government
One of the Commission of Government's chief ambitions upon taking office was to improve health care in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Cottage Hospitals and Health Care in Newfoundland
Cottage hospitals and health care during the commission of Government in Newfoundland which lasted from 1934-1949.
Fighting Tuberculosis in Newfoundland and Labrador
About the many reasons why tuberculosis took a strong hold in Newfoundland in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the methods of controlling the disease.
The Grenfell Mission provided some of the earliest permanent medical services in Labrador and northern Newfoundland.
Leading up to the Commission of Government, health-care organizations did much to promote public health and welfare in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Health on the Home Front - Health Care and World War II
About health conditions in Newfoundland during WWII such as problems with housing and veneral disease and the need for wartime hospitals.
Medicine in Newfoundland and Labrador has steadily evolved throughout the centuries, often as a result of political and social change.
Malnutrition in Newfoundland and Labrador
About the consequences of malnutrition in Newfoundland and Labrador and the efforts to prevent deficiency diseases.
Margaret Alexandra (Rendell) Shea (1863-1949)
Biography of Margaret Alexandra (Rendell) Shea (1863-1949).
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