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Anil elephant drops dead : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Balakrishnan dies of blood infection at East River : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by Barbara Hinds titled "Balakrishnan Dies Of Blood Infection At East River." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1968. The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The article is accompanied by a photograph of Balakrishnan and his keeper, Sankunni.

Cutlines for photograph of Sankunni

Item is a cutline written by Barbara Hinds to accompany a photograph of Sankunni, an Indian mahout or elephant keeper. There are two copies of the cutline, one on yellow paper with corrections written in pencil.

Cutlines for photographs from McNab's Island

Item consists of three typed cutlines for photographs taken on McNab's Island. The cutlines describe a pier on McNab's Island and Mrs. Farrant, an inhabitant of the island. Two of the cutlines are the same. The cutlines are typed on thin paper with corrections written in pencil.

Letter from an anonymous writer to Barbara Hinds

Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil plant.

Recording of a Brownies and Girl Guides meeting

Item is a recording from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay pack. The recording includes Brownies and Girl Guides singing in English and Inuktitut; Mrs. Delouite talking; Brownies playing games; girls reciting the Brownie motto; girls being enrolled as Girl Guides; and Barbara Hinds talking to Annie and Lucy, who were selected to go to a Guide camp down south.

Recording of a barge being unloaded at Apex Hill

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds talking to an unidentified man who is unloading a barge at Apex Hill, near Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories; sounds from the barge; Barbara Hinds talking to a girl who is carrying supplies; and Barbara Hinds talking about the barge and warehouse.

Recording of an interview with Abraham Ogpik

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Abraham Ogpik in Frobisher Bay. Ogpik talks about Inuit people being taught to adapt to white people's lifestyle and the effects on Inuit culture.

Recording of an interview with Alan Innes-Taylor

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Alan Innes-Taylor. Innes-Taylor talks about how he came to Dawson City, his past employment as a police officer, gold mining, the Gold Rush Festival, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Alma Houston

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Alma (or possibly Allie or Ellie) Houston in Cape Dorset. The interview is about Houston's life in the Arctic.

Recording of an interview with Bob Green

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bob Green, from the rehabilitation centre in Frobisher Bay. Green talks about education and training programs at the rehabilitation centre.

Recording of an interview with Bob Green

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bob Green, superintendent of the Rehabilitation Centre in Frobisher Bay. Green talks about the history of the rehabilitation centre, the centre's workshops, a young man who was a resident of the centre, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay. Pearson tells a story about a disaster while baking bread. He also talks about the challenges of building houses in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories. Pearson talks about how he came to the north, employing Inuit people, his past jobs, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Corporal Allen Crawford

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Corporal Allen Crawford from the Frobisher Bay detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Crawform talks about crime in Frobisher Bay and issues with Inuit people and alcohol consumption.

Recording of an interview with Father Pieters

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Father Pieters, an Oblate missionary in Davis Inlet. Father Pieters talks about the population of Naskapi and others who live at Davis Inlet. He talks about babies, clan water, tents, and other topics. The label on the reel says that it is an interview with Mr. Phelps but the interview is a continuation of the one in MS-2-130, Box 11, Folder 6, which is with Father Pieters.

Recording of an interview with Father Pieters

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Father Pieters, an Oblate missionary in Davis Inlet. Father Pieters talks about about the population of Naskapi and others who live at Davis Inlet. He discusses poverty and the infant death rate.

Recording of an interview with George Koneak

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with George Koneak. Koneak talks about a period of time when his family was going hungry and about a measles epidemic in the 1950s.

Recording of an interview with Glen Hecking

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Glen Hecking (or possibly Hacking or Hancock), a clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company store in Frobisher bay, Northwest Territories. Hecking talks about how supplies are shipped to Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Gordon Braley

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Gordon Braley from the St. Felicien Air Service in Fort Chimo. Braley tells stories about flying in the north.

Recording of an interview with Joan Cotton

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Cotton. Cotton talks about why she came to Labrador from England, her work in Makovik, taking care of children at a school in North West River, and what it's like to live in Labrador.

Recording of an interview with Joan Ryan and recordings from the school at George River

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Ryan, a teacher in George River. Ryan talks about how the community was built, her students, and her teaching career. The interview is accompanied by a recording of children singing; a recording of a school lesson; and Barbara Hinds talking about the school.

Recording of an interview with Joan Stedman

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Stedman, Senior Nurse from the Surrey & Grenfell Mission Hospital in Nain, Labrador. Stedman talks about her work as the only nurse in Nain.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow at George River. During the interview, Crow talks about a co-operative, plays his guitar, and talks about the difficulties with the freezer at the plant when the diesel engine failed.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow and other recordings

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds describing a group of children playing in a water hole; sounds of children playing; Barbara Hinds talking about her visit with Keith Crow in George River; Keith Crow playing the guitar; and Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow about shipping fish.
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