Cultures and Ethnicities

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46 Archival description results for Cultures and Ethnicities

Backyard

Item is a photograph of Stella Paruch in her parents' backyard on Webster Street.

Backyard Scene

Item is a photograph of Ted Mroz and John J. Paruch in the backyard of the Paruch home on Bay Street.

Bras d'Or Lime Co. Ltd.

  • MG 14.85
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1915

Two ledgers for 1889-1900 and 1889-1915. Records indicate that an interpreter was employed at the quarry to communicate with the immigrant miners who were of Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Yugoslavian (Croatian) and Greek descent. See MB 40.

Cabot Trail

Item is a photograph of Stella Paruch and Mary Kulinicz on the Cabot Trail.

Currie, Michael D. fonds

  • MG 6.3
  • Fonds
  • 1928

Fonds consists of reproductions of a letter and reply to The Casket regarding an article, "Early Days in Cape Breton" with special reference to the Gaels, criticizing the way in which they were portrayed in the article.

Currie, Michael D.

Day on the Cabot Trail

Item is a photograph of members of the Paruch family at St. Ann's Lookoff on the Cabot Trail. Pictured left to right: Stella Paruch, Mary Paruch Enderly, Ed Paruch, and Josephine Paruch Shirola.

Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta fonds

  • MG 12.198
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2005

Fonds consists of papers that reflect Elizabeth Beaton's work at the Beaton Institute and personal academic research. The materials included cover a wide variety of topics concerning Cape Breton history, especially ethnicity. Beaton's work contains extensive research on Whitney Pier's West Indian and Ukrainian population.

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Paruch family in yard of home on Bay Street. Pictured left to right: Richie Paruch, Judy Paruch, Stella Paruch (nee Breski), Carol Paruch, and Charlotte Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of members of the Mroz and Paruch family in front of a home on Webster Street. Pictured from left to right: Joseph Mroz, Caroline Mroz, Catherine Mroz (nee Juscur), and Richard Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Stella Paruch holding her granddaughter Maria Paruch in Stella's home on Bay Street.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of the Paruch and Mroz family in a yard on Webster Street. Pictured left to right: Josef Mroz, Catherine Mroz, John J. Paruch., Teddy Mroz, and Stella Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of three children in front of a garage on Bay Street. Pictured left to right: Kenny Paruch, Colette Starzomski, and Rosalie Starzomski.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Eddie Melski and John J. Paruch. in front of a home on Bay Street. (Stella Paruch pictured in window)

Float in Sydney’s 150th Anniversary Parade

  • 82-955-7655
  • Item
  • 1935

Item is a photograph of Polish float in Sydney’s 150th anniversary parade, taken in 1935. The float features fifteen girls, with one as a Polish queen and the rest as her attendants. The queen is identified as Jennie Kieć. The bottom row is identified, from left to right, as Mary Wludyka, Minnie Paruch, Louise Kiec, and Sophie Borak. The second row is identified, from left to right, as Mary Gniewek, Julia Gniewek, Annie Ardelli, Francis Zagorski, Sophie Blazy, and Elsie Gniewek. The third row is identified, from left to right, as Helen Kokoska, Mary Durkacz, Mary Kokoska, and Mary Miecznik.

Inside Backyard

Item is a photograph of Richard Paruch in the backyard of the Paruch home on Bay Street.

James "Jim Hughie" MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.37
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

Fonds consists of:

  • papers including correspondence with D.D. MacFarlane, Joseph D. MacKinnon and Fr. Angus MacNeil pertaining to MacNeil, MacSween and MacFarlane genealogies and to Gaelic songs
  • list of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydney
  • story entitled "Stephen the Spendthrift"
  • passport photo of Mr. MacNeil [#79-1192-4172]

John Huk Collection

  • MG 21.13
  • Collection
  • 1898-2004

This collection consists of textual records, photographs, sound recordings, publications and artifacts documenting the history and activities of the Ukrainian community in Cape Breton. Within the collection there is a focus on music and dance with over 1 meter of 78 and LP albums of Ukrainian music. Also included is a comprehensive collection of research related to Ukrainian immigration to Cape Breton with records pertaining specifically to the Ukrainian community in Whitney Pier. Personal papers from the Huk family are also included in the collection along with the manuscript and research related to Mr. John Huk's publication Strangers in the Land: The Ukrainian Presence in Cape Breton.

Huk, John

MacNeil, Hector Character Reference

  • MG 6.5
  • Fonds
  • 1802

Fonds consists of a character reference for Hector MacNeil, one of the first Scottish settlers of Christmas Island.

MacNeil, Hector

MacSween, Agnes (MacNeil)

  • MG 6.10
  • Fonds
  • 1892

This fonds consists of a letter from Malcolm Campbell, Barra, with family news; copy of tombstone of Roderick and Jane MacNeil.

Campbell, Malcolm

Maria's Christening

Item is a photograph of members of the Mollins family and the Paruch family at Maria Paruch's Christening. Pictured left to right: Les Mollins, Mae Mollins, Roseanne Paruch, Maria Paruch, Kenny Paruch, and Stella Paruch.

Paruch Family fonds

  • MG 21.26
  • Fonds

Donation consists of Paruch family documents including photographs and textual materials as well as recordings of Johnny Paruch's band.

Polish Band

  • 79-1097-4077
  • Item
  • [ca. 1920]

Item is a photograph of male members of a Polish band.

Polish Dancers

  • 82-233-6933
  • Item
  • 1957

Item is a photograph of Polish dancers in costume. The dancers are Holy Redeemer High School students, taken in 1957 at CJCB studios, Sydney.

First row: Marilyn Baryluk Gillis, Frances Kokoska, (Unknown First Name) Tynski or Mary Petruskavitch
Second row: Julianne Wojick, Frances Tynski, Annie Yelovich or Josephine Rebutski, Audrey Wludyka
Third row: Margie Reppa Johnson, JoAnne MacDonald Kingsbury, Frania Rose Ryba McKay, Dorothy Granich, Patricia Malinowski

St. Mary’s Polish Church, Postcard

  • 82-953-7653
  • Item
  • [ca. 1918]

Item is a postcard of St. Mary’s Polish Church with a portrait of Rev. Camillus Grzybala, in the top-right corner. The text at the top of the photograph reads, “Kościół Narodzenia N. M. P. w Whitney, Pier, N.S.” The text at the bottom of the photograph reads, “Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Polish R. C. Church, Whitney Pier, N.S. Canada.”

St. Michael's Polish Association and Benefit Society

  • 79-1098-4078
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph showing a group of members of the St. Michaels Benefit Society. It appears to be taken during the first year of its founding. Members not identified.

Stella's Kitchen

Item is a photograph of Paruch family in Stella's kitchen on Bay Street. Pictured left to right: Eddie Paruch, Mary Paruch Enderly, Stella Paruch (nee Breski), and Stella Paruch

Summer at the Bungalow

Item is a photograph of Paruch and Redmond families at a bungalow. Pictured left to right: Stella Paruch, Richard Paruch, Annie Tynski Redmond, Brian Redmond, and John J. Paruch.

Summer Cottage Rental

Item is a photograph of the Redmond family and Paruch family at a summer cottage. Pictured left to right: Richard Paruch, Johnny Paruch, Noreen Redmond, Annie Tynski Redmond, Jimmie Redmond, and John J. Paruch.

Traveling Fair

Item is a photograph of children with man in front of camels and wagon. Pictured second from the right: John J. Paruch; others unidentified.

Visit

Item is a photograph of Maria Paruch Young and Stella Mroz Paruch outside Stella's home on Bay Street.

Visit

Item is a photograph of Kimberly Maier (granddaughter of Anne Redmond) and Stella Paruch.

Visit

Item is a photograph of members of the Paruch family. Pictured left to right: Mary Paruch Enderle, Eddie Paruch, and Stella Mroz Paruch.

Wedding Shower

Item is a photograph of Nellie Tinski and Stella Paruch at a wedding shower at Mary Wojcek's home on Bryan Street.

Winter Scene

Item is a photograph of Richard Paruch in the backyard of the Paruch home on Bay Street.