Them Days will be closed on Good Friday (Friday, March 25) and Easter Monday (Monday, March 28). Have a good long weekend, everyone! And try not to spread the flu–it’s a bad one that’s going around.
Monthly Archives: March 2016
The past year at Them Days (our 40th anniversary year), March 15 to March 15, has been a very busy year. When we wanted to celebrate turning 40, we did it in a big way.
Let’s look at a few things we’ve done.
– Labrador Morning Them Days show
– Re-issue of Snowblind & Seal Finger
– Storytelling Workshops in Rigolet, Nain, Upper Lake Melville & Cartwright with Gary Greene
– Happy Valley Story Walks
– photobooth fundraisers (Hallowe’en & Christmas)
– 1975 Trivia Night fundraiser
– Nunatsiavut 10th Anniversary issue
– #IDThemDays project
– Floaters, Stationers & Livyeres: The Labrador Fishery in Them Days
– Dave Paddon & Richard Neville night in North West River
Of course, these are only the highlights and end results. The fisheries issue, for example, meant that I had to travel around Labrador (and Newfoundland, for my first research trip there ever). And here are a few other favourite moments/pictures from our 40th anniversary year:
(okay, okay, some of these I snuck in even though they were from a couple of weeks before the start of the anniversary year, in February of last year. But they were related!)
What has been your favourite 40th anniversary year event?
We had some good success with the #WhereIsItWednesday photo last week. It was identified as William’s Harbour. We had a few other photos of the same place, so that was killing two birds with one stone! (Or more like four or five.)
And our Friday photo was also identified. Thank you everyone for helping out! If you see any photos of people or places you know, please let us know! Comment on the main picture if you can. We are worried that we are missing some identifications because we can’t see comments because of privacy settings in the shared photos. (We’re all about our personal privacy too, so we understand, but it doesn’t help us in our project!)
Monday’s picture has proven to be on the of most popular we’ve posted yet, reaching more than 4,000 people since we put it up. (Still don’t have many names though, and we’re worried that people have posted them elsewhere but we can’t actually see the identifications. Always important to let us know!)
And a bonus one on Friday:
Eep! It appears I’ve fallen behind with the posts! I’ll catch up now.