As part of this year's Festival on Fire, the ICH crew has been working on digitizing and preparing a special topic collection related to Bonfire Night traditions in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The collection is a work in progress, but you can browse the collection on Memorial's Digital Archive Initiative to see what has been added so far at:
One of the exciting pieces digitized is Catherine Schwoeffermann's 1981 short documentary on Bonfire Night in Brigus. You can see the full video (including footage of flaming tires being rolled down the hill into the ocean!) at: