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185th Battalion, Broughton
CA BI 77-903-1037 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching past the Broughton Hotel taken during WWI.

84-704-14804 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Headquarters of the 185th Cape Breton Highlanders in Broughton during the First World War. A heading below the photo identifies the Broughton Arms and General Offices.

Baddeck Harbour
CA BI 77-1515-1649 · Item · 1906

Item is a postcard featuring several sailboats in Baddeck Harbour.

Baddeck Harbour
CA BI 78-1188-2938 · Item · ca. 1908

Item is a photographic postcard of Baddeck Harbour.

Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 80-514-4694 · Item · 1911

Item is a photographic postcard of Beinn Bhreagh, the summer residence of Alexander Graham Bell.

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck
CA BI 77-1553-1687 · Item · 1910

Item is a postcard of Beinn Breagh, the Baddeck home of Alexander Graham Bell.

Coal Mine, Dominion
CA BI 78-105-1855 · Item · 1907

Item is a postcard of the coal colliery in Dominion, Cape Breton during the wintertime. There are train cars filled with coal on the tracks in the postcard as well.

CA BI 77-324-458 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

CA BI 77-323-457 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

CA BI 77-326-460 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

CA BI 77-327-461b · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

Coal Mining in Glace Bay
CA BI 79-453-3433 · Item · 1906

Item is a photographic postcard of a miner operating a long wall machine.

East Whycocomagh
CA BI 78-86-1836 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photographic postcard of East Whycocomagh.

Ferris Hill, North Sydney
CA BI 15-68-30136 · Item · 1934

The postcard shows many people on a snow covered hill in North Sydney. The event may have been the opening of the ski slide. The view from the hill shows the harbour as well as buildings.

CA BI 78-84-1834 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a postcard of MacLean's Farm at the foot of North Mountain in Grand Anse Valley (Pleasant Bay) on the Cabot Trail.

Halifax exercise
84-76-14176 · Item · ca. 1916

Item is a postcard showing soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in an exercise during World War 1. The exercise took place in Halifax and the Armories and Park Street Church are visible in the background.

Halifax exercise
CA BI 84-77-14177 · Item · ca. 1916

Item is a postcard showing an exercise of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in Halifax during World War 1. A note on the reverse reads: "Getting ready to form an 'outpush' for the protection of a force encamped. Small parties are being detailes to various duties - scouts - patrols sentry groups + detached posts."

CA BI 84-78-14178 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in an exercise in Halifax during World War 1. The three officers pictured on the left side are identified as Lieut. Howard Johnson, Major Weston, and Capt. McRae.

Lyceum Theatre, Sydney
CA BI 78-902-2652 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photographic postcard of the Lyceum Theatre, Sydney, showing Sacred Heart Church.

Sydney's Lyceum was constructed in 1904 as a multi-purpose cultural centre. Since that time, the building has housed countless live performances, a library, and even a gymnasium. Currently owned by the Old Sydney Society and known as the Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science, the building was recognized as a heritage building in 1983 and continues to host exhibits that highlight Sydney's history.

Main Street, Glace Bay
CA BI 77-90-225 · Item · 1910-1930

Item is a hand-coloured postcard of Main Street, Glace Bay. The general warehouse of the Dominion Coal Company is marked with an "x."

CA BI 78-1189-2939 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photographic postcard of a rear view of the Blast Furnace, Sydney Mines.

CA BI 84-79-14179 · Item · 1915

Item is a postcard showing a number of soldiers marching down a street during World War 1. The soldiers, likely members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF, are in full uniform with rifles, canteens, and satchels. The photo was likely taken in Halifax.

CA BI 77-257-391 · Item · 1923

Item is a postcard of several people standing outside the Royal Bank of Canada building next to Cribb's Restaurant on Plummer Avenue in New Waterford.

CA BI 78-1217-2967 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photographic postcard of the surviving settlers who went to Australia and New Zealand with Norman MacLeod on the ship called the "Highland Lass".
Back row, L to R: J. McKay 'Ban' (Napier), D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), W. McDonald (Waipu), Dan McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), K. McDonald (Waipu), D.H. McKenzie (Waipu), K. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).
Third row, L to R: Miss J. McKenzie (Waipu), Miss C. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. J.W. Durham (Waipu), A. MacKay 'Ban' (Waipu), N. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), W. McLennan (Waipu), J.R. MacKay (Waipu), Miss E. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Mrs. Webster (Waipu), Mrs. R. Campbell (Waipu).
Second row, L to R: H. McKenzie (Waipu), R. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. P.H. McKay (Waipu), Mrs. Anderson (Mangere), Mrs. Sheddon (Auckland), Mrs. W. McKenzie (Waipu), Mrs. D. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), Mrs. J. Finlayson (Waipu), Mrs. D. McLeod (Waipu), Mrs. M. McAulay (Waipu).
Front row, L to R: D. McKay 'Ban' (Waipu), Capt. J. McKenzie 'Prince' (Waipu), J. McLean (Waipu), D. Stewart (Whangarei Hds).

CA BI 77-433-567 · Item · ca.1914

Item is a photographic postcard of a rear view of the Broughton Arms Hotel with roughly 22 soldiers assembled in a loose line.

St. Mary's Glebe, East Bay
CA BI 78-11-1761 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a postcard featuring a photograph of St. Mary's glebe with a priest and a man standing in front of it.

Steel Plant Blast Furnace
CA BI 77-49-183 · Item · ca. 1920

Items are two coloured postcards depicting the Blast Furnace of the Sydney Steel Plant.

Sugarloaf
CA BI 77-1495-1629 · Item · 1908

Item is a postcard of a horse and carriage standing next to a fence adjacent to Sugarloaf Mountain.

Sydney
87-873-17303 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a postcard of a scene near Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Sydney Mines
CA BI 79-466-3446 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Sydney Mines mines as viewed from Post Office Square.

The Armories, Halifax
77-1540-1674 · Item · 1914

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Halifax Armories during WWI.

The Sprays, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-1254-1388 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of the sprays in Sydney Mines from the souvenir album "Souvenir of Cape Breton."

Troops Embarking at Halifax
CA BI 77-1538-1672 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard of a number of troops embarking in Halifax during WWI. Soldiers in full uniform are visible on the upper and lower decks of the boat while onlookers, mostly in day wear, are visible on the dock.

CA BI 85-170-15870 · Item · 1908

Postcard of a winter scene at Westmount, Sydney, N.S. Showing horses and a sleigh.

Whycocomagh Harbour
CA BI 78-75-1825 · Item · 1907

Item is a postcard of a view of Whycocomagh Harbour.

Inscribed on the back of the postcard: How about Camera / Whycocomagh. Aug. 7/07 / Dear Sade. / Arrived OK. It is a lovely place. we are boarding at a Mrs Austins. a £ per week if you dont mind. room for you. Do try and come up Sunday. Win / Miss Sadie Brehaut / Sydney / C.B. / P.O Bx 74