Sponsors and Acknowledgements
This site continues to received support from
many sources. The Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL), The
Centre for Material Culture Studies (CMCS), Canada's Digital
Canada, Ryan Premises National Historic Site, and Heritage and Fisheries
Research are the partners who have made the project possible.
The National Film Board of Canada has kindly permitted the use of clips from five of their films concerning Newfoundland and its fisheries for phase two of this project.
The Battle Harbour Historic Trust has very generously provided access to images, research materials and given of their time to make our essay on down north fisheries possible in phase two. Special thanks to Gordon Slade for the use of his photographs and to him and Joyce Yates for their help.
The Newfoundland Museum provided access to their material culture collections, technical assistance and research materials. These enabled us to construct a new slide show on "the tools of the trade" for our revamped site. We thank them for their generous support.
We would like to thank Abbie and Bruce Whiffen for their generosity. Abbie allowed us to use her excellent essay "Growing up 'up in Cove'" about her childhood in Caplin Cove, Trinity Bay. Her son Bruce permitted us to link to his interesting site.
The following individuals and research groups provided support of various kinds on phase two of the project: Walter Peddle, David Bradley, the Avalon East School Board, the French Services Unit, Department of Canadian Heritage, Identity... [more to come later].
Various other groups have been very helpful in getting specifications for the original
project. Staff of the Marine Institute's (MI) Computer Services Division, of
Instructional Development and Student Services offered assistance in setting up our
technological and HTML specifications.
The Them Days Archives generously allowed us to use photographs from their George C. Tutherly and Alder Ford Collections.
Thanks to the Grenfell Historical Society, St. Anthony who provided us with photographs
and identifying information for them and for other images on the site.
*This site is dedicated to the generations of men, women, and children who worked in the Newfoundland and Labrador salt fisheries.