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Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940

Fonds represents over seven decades of photography by the owners and staff of Abbass Studios Ltd.. The studio operated a portrait studio, as well as accepted contracts from newspapers and covered local events. The photographs in the fonds reflect the diverse economic, political and cultural heritage of Cape Breton.

The negatives are organized into seven series: A,B,C,D,N, DOSCO, and Portraiture (P). The N series includes the earliest images including the nitrate film negatives. The A,B,C, and D series continue chronologically until 2001 with the Portraiture ending in 2004. The DOSCO series includes photographs taken of the Dominion Steel and Coal Company during the 1950s.

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Bades Bake Shop

  • 87-238-16760
  • Item
  • ca. 1955

Item is a photograph of Bades Bake Shop in Glace Bay, N.S.

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Blessing of the fleet

  • B-7295.2
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of a priest blessing the Mi'kmaw canoes before they depart on their journey.

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Bowling Alley, Glace Bay

  • 87-243-16773
  • Item
  • c. 1965

Item is a photograph of a men's bowling league.

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Canoes leave Potlotek for Expo

  • B-7295.3
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw paddlers departing from Potlotek.

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Canso Causeway Under Construction

  • 76-124
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of a view of the Canso Causeway from the mainland side, as its construction nears completion.

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Docks, DOSCO

  • 90-232-19664
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of the DOSCO docks, showing the boom of the crane at the low or number one pier with its cable extended into the hold of a ship. Rails were shipped from the low pier using this equipment.

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MacDonald Hundred Pipe Band, Glace Bay

  • 94-712-25227
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of members of the Gaelic College - Glace Bay Division Junior Pipe Band.

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MacDougall Girls' Pipe Band

  • 87-85-16615
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of the MacDougall Girls' Pipe Band of Dominion and Glace Bay.

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Santa Claus Parade

  • A-3609.6
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of the annual Santa Claus parade on Charlotte Street.

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Seymour's Senators, Sydney Little League

  • 84-01-14101
  • Item
  • ca. 1951

Item is an Abbass Studios photograph of members of the Seymour's Senators, a Sydney Little League team. Identified from left to right are Joe "Whirly" Worrell, Alvin Daniels, Hubert Crawford, Tom Miller, R. Callander, and C. Boucher.

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