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Collection Details


Collection Name: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dates Spanned: 1982-1990
Description: Interviews conducted mostly between 1982 and 1990 by Museum staff and others. Topics relate to maritime history, major categories being prohibition and rum-running, shipping, boatbuilding, and personal narratives about the fisheries, as well as disasters at sea and the local industries, mostly in Lunenburg and Lunenburg County. Contains references to the Bluenose. English. Open. Summary description of interviews. Partial transcription (32 interviews).
Estimated Total of Interviews: 70
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Alcoholic beverages; Canada; Fisheries--Canada; Fishery products; Fishing; Fishing boats; Navigation--History; Nova Scotia; Oral history; Shipping--Canada; Temperance--Canada
Other Subjects: Rum-running
Collection Code: OHC0003587