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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Information about the Church of England and it's influence in Newfoundland history.
  • Architectural terms used in describing heritage structures.
  • The Centre for Newfoundland Studies in the Queen Elizabeth II Library contains the largest and, possibly, the best collection of Newfoundland and Labrador material available in the world. It has at least one copy of almost every book ever published about Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • The function of coats of arms, great seals, and emblems is to identify a place, person, or institution. Various symbols have represented Newfoundland.
  • An introduction to the life of Charles Frederick Ruggles (1923-1996), photographer, inventor and businessman.
  • About the $300.00 head tax imposed by the Newfoundland Government on each chinese immigrant entering Newfoundland in 1906.
  • A sample of the Christmas card collection of John G. Jack Higgins (1891-1963), Rhodes Scholar, lawyer, veteran, and politician.
  • There is a marked distinction in the architecture of religious buildings in Newfoundland, determined at first by period and then by denomination.
  • An introduction into the life of James Crawford (1893-1963), WW I veteran, businessman, and commanding officer of the Church Lads' Brigade.
  • Whether or not the province should adopt a non-denominational education system became a controversial issue during the 1980s and 1990s.
  • One of the Commission of Government's chief ambitions upon taking office was to improve health care in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • A community is a group of people who live in the same area and share the same culture. This article is all about the function of communities.
  • Cottage hospitals and health care during the commission of Government in Newfoundland which lasted from 1934-1949.
  • Historically, may bushes have had festive, protective, decorative, invocational, or religious functions.
  • Background information about the famous Irish politician, Daniel O'Connell and his influence on Newfoundland.