Program

 

“TO EACH HIS OWN”


100th Anniversary of the Formation of the Fishermen’s Protective Union

The Factory
Port Union Newfoundland
May 30-31, 2008

Admission free (lunch - $10.00; banquet - $15.00)


FRIDAY, May 30
Evening

7:00 Information desk
 
7:30 Welcome/Opening Remarks
- Sir William F. Heritage Foundation
- Newfoundland Historical Society
 
7:50 Terry Bishop-Stirling
Setting the Scene
 
8:15 Heritage Award presentation and Reception

 


SATURDAY, May 31
Morning Session

9:00-9:15 Welcome by NHS President (Melanie Martin)

Session Chair - Larry Coady

9:15-9:40 James Hiller
  Uncomfortable Alliance: Bond, Coaker and the 1913 Election
 
9:40-10:05 Desmond McGrath
  More Than Just a Union
 
10:05-10:25 Questions and Comments
10:25-10:50 Nutrition Break

Session Chair - Terry Carlson

10:50-11:15 Edwards Roberts 
  The Regulations and William Coaker
 
11:15-11:40 Sean Cadigan
  The Dark Side of Populism: Nativism and Disillusionment in the Later Coaker
 
11:40-12:00 Questions and Comments
12:00-2:00 Lunch

 

 


 

SATURDAY, May 31
Afternoon Session

Session Chair - David Bradley

2:00-2:25 Interview with FPU member
 
 
2:25-2:50 Community Panel
  Life in a Union Town
Harold Coaker Russell - Betty Mason - Cornelia Sweetland
- Millie Johnson
 
2:50-3:10 Questions and Comments
3:10 Closing remarks - NHS President
3:30-5:00 Community Tour



SATURDAY, May 31
Evening

7:30 Banquet (M.C. - Joan Ritcey)

Banquet Speaker − Patrick O′Flaherty

After ‘The Great Debacle’: Newfoundland 1934-1939



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