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  • Excerpts from the 1998 Heritage Fair project of Margaret Hawco (then a grade 5 student) dealing with child labour in the Bell Island Mines. Includes a brief overview and an interview with Mr. Charles Bown.
  • With the construction of the railway, workers began to leave their coastal homes to find employment at new mines and mills in the island's interior.
  • Inspirés par les idéaux de liberté des révolutions française et américaine, de nombreux Irlandais ont résolu de se soulever contre le pouvoir britannique.
  • Much of our knowledge of daily life in outport Newfoundland in the late 18th and early 19th century comes from the pens of visitors. They were typically missionaries, explorers, naturalists, and geologists whose work brought them to outlying communities not often visited by outsiders or even the local government.
  • Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • A brief history on the Presbyterian Church and relations with Newfoundland.
  • Few health-care services existed in Newfoundland and Labrador at the start of the 19th century.
  • An account of the failed 1887 expedition of Randle Wilson Holme (1864-1957) to reach Churchill Falls in the interior of Labrador.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador experienced immigration during the first half of the 19th century and emigration during the latter decades of the century.
  • The 19th century introduced new and increasingly efficient forms of transportation and communication to Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • About 28 Cochrane Street, a Registered Heritage Structure rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1892.
  • About the Registered Heritage Structure on 3 Park Place, located in St. John's, NL and most likely constructed in 1881.
  • About 377 Duckworth Street, a Registered Heritage Structure located in St. John's, NL and originally built between 1876-1880.
  • About 562-564 Water Street, a Registered Heritage Structure located in St. John's and built around 1850.
  • About the property on 62 Water Street in Carbonear, a Registered Heritage Structure built in 1919 by Bob Hedges and Jack Saunders.
  • About the property on 67 Central Street in Corner Brook, a Registered Heritage Structure designed and built for the Newfoundland Power and Paper Company.
  • About the Abram Richards Property, a Registered Heritage Structure built in 1912 by Abram Richards for his family.
  • About the origins of the town of Stephenville and it's surrounding area, once known as the Acadian Village.
  • About the Adam Mouland Property, a Registered Heritage Structure built in 1913 in Mockbeggar, the oldest district of Bonavista.
  • About the Adams Home, a Registered Heritage Structure begun in 1890 by William Adams and finished in 1910 by his son Henry.

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