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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.
  • 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.