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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.

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."

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.

Baddeck Harbour

  • CA BI 77-1515-1649
  • Item
  • 1906

Item is a postcard featuring several sailboats in Baddeck Harbour.

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.

The Armories, Halifax

  • 77-1540-1674
  • Item
  • 1914

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

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-1553-1687
  • Item
  • 1910

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

Plummer Avenue, New Waterford

  • 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.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 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.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 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.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 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.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 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.

Broughton Arms Hotel

  • CA BI 77-432-566
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Broughton Arms Hotel with soldiers during WWI.

Soldiers at the Broughton Arms Hotel

  • 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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

Baddeck Harbour

  • CA BI 78-1188-2938
  • Item
  • ca. 1908

Item is a photographic postcard of Baddeck Harbour.

Settlers off the "Highland Lass"

  • 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).

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

Grand Anse Valley, Pleasant Bay

  • 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.

East Whycocomagh

  • CA BI 78-86-1836
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photographic postcard of East Whycocomagh.

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.

The "War Wasp"

  • CA BI 78-96-1846
  • Item
  • July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917.

The "War Wasp"

  • CA BI 78-97-1847
  • Item
  • July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the view from the upper deck of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917. Crew members on deck and another vessel in the background are visible.

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.

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.

Beinn Bhreagh

  • CA BI 80-514-4694
  • Item
  • 1911

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

Unidentified soldier

  • CA BI 84-100-14200
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing an unidentified member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The soldier is in full uniform and holding a rifle with a bayonet.

Crowd by water

  • CA BI 84-111-14211
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing a crowd of people near the shore of a lake or river during World War 1.

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.

John Leigh Hospital in Altringham, England

  • CA BI 84-84-14184
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing the John Leigh Hospital at Townfield House in Altringham, England, taken during the World War 1. Four unidentified uniformed soldiers are visible in front of the building.

Portrait of five soldiers

  • CA BI 84-87-14187
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

W.V. MacKinnon, M.E. Amos, W. Gordon, S.W. Hirtle

  • CA BI 84-88-14188 P511
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The soldiers are identified on the reverse of the item and are in full uniform.

Portrait of three soldiers

  • CA BI 84-88-14188 P512
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing three unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

Five soldiers after "Champagne Supper"

  • CA BI 84-89-14189
  • Item
  • 18 November, 1916

Item is a postcard showing five members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The photo was taken after a "champagne supper" the night before and is noted as being "taken with a small hand camera." The soldiers are identified on the reverse as: RSM Hinchcliffe (died at Vimy), CQMS Hills (Susie), Sgt. P.C. Willmot, Cpl. P. Walker, and Pte. Dr. 'Pete' Murray.

Two soldiers by tree

  • CA BI 84-91-14191
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing two members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

"Me & My Ford"

  • CA BI 84-95-14195
  • Item
  • 23 April, 1915

Item is a postcard showing Percy Willmot lying in a carriage on a road during World War 1. A note on the reverse reads: "'Me + My Ford' Very comfy. K[indecipherable] Pk. April 23/15. P."

Westmount, Sydney, Nova Scotia

  • CA BI 85-170-15870
  • Item
  • 1908

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

Soldier in World War 1

  • CA BI 93-03-23977
  • Item
  • ca. 1917

Item is a postcard of a soldier in uniform during World War 1. The photo was taken in London, England.