Collins Cove, Burin, ca. 1900
Collins Cove, Burin, ca. 1900

Most Newfoundland and Labrador residents lived near the coast at the turn of the 20th century and depended on the sea for their livelihoods. Roads were scarce and boats were the dominant mode of transportation.

Photographer: Holloway. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 137 08.02.014), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
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