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casting for caplin

The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 91-6.1, Sister Williams casting caplin net at Cape Harrison, 18 Aug. 1893 / Eliot Curwen, International Grenfell Association photograph collection

Additional Information  Nurse Cecilia Williams was one of the two nurses who accompanied Drs. Wilfred Grenfell and Dr. Curwen to northern Newfoundland and Labrador in 1893. Williams wintered over in Labrador, starting in 1894, and worked with the doctors at Indian Harbour until 1898.