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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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Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Holy Synod

  • 77-892-1026
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the Holy Synod taken at St. Philip's African Orthodox Church in Whitney Pier. Featured from left to right are Alderman Chicks Chisholm, City Solicitor Michael Whally, Unknown, Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Mayor Tony Gallagher, Rev. Calder and Rev. F. Francis.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

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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Bowling Alley, Glace Bay

  • 87-243-16773
  • Item
  • ca. 1965

Item is a photograph of a men's bowling league in Glace Bay.

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Canso Causeway Under Construction

  • 76-124
  • Item
  • ca. 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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Pier School Children's Band

  • 86-112-16210
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the Pier School Children's Band dressed for a production of "Cinderella."

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  • 84-163-14263
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of children being instructed in painting Ukrainian Easter eggs (pysanky) at the Ukrainian Hall in Whitney Pier, taken in 1965. Identified in the photograph are: Michael O'Jolick, Catherine Sawka, Ann Hawrylak, Natalie Pronko, William Melnyk, Denise Mahalik.

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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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