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Cotter's Saturday Night
CA BI 77-1374-1508 · Item · ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of the cast of Cotter's Saturday Night, a radio program broadcast from Sydney in the 1930s.

Pictured in the back row, from left to right: Mrs. McKimmie, Malcolm R. MacLeod, Prof. Bernie McIntosh, Bleddyn Davies, M.J. Ballah, Mrs. Bleddyn Davies, and Hazel Matheson. Pictured in the front row, from left to right: John MacNeil, Mrs. C.D. Buck, Tena Campbell, Mabel (Noland) Kelleher, Bob Wright, George MacDonald, and Sandy MacLean.

Photograph was taken at the “Cromarty” estate built by John Kenneth Levison "Jack" Ross ca. 1905. It was located on Kings Road in Sydney.

Dodge, H. O.
Sydney Harbour, WWI
CA BI 77-1376-1510 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a composite photograph of the first convoy during World War I in Sydney Harbour. More than 20 ships are visible in addition to buildings along the shore.

Peter MacIntyre
CA BI 77-1412-1546 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Peter MacIntyre, who was an athlete from Big Pond.

Written on the reverse: "On reverse side is a photo of Peter MacIntyre, son of James MacIntyre and his wife, Flora MacDonald, both of Big Pond Parish. Peter was born in Big Pond about the middle 50's of the 19th century (likely in 1855). He was drowned about 1914. Peter was a famous athlete."

CA BI 77-1414-1548 · Item · 1976

Item is an aerial photograph of the Roman Catholic church in Main-à-Dieu taken shortly before it was destroyed in a forest fire in January 1976. The parish hall was also destroyed by fire in April of 1977.

Couple on a Porch, Boisdale
CA BI 77-1416-1550 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph that shows a woman knitting and a man reading a newspaper on a porch in Boisdale.

Sacred Heart Church, Sydney
CA BI 77-1438-1572 · Item · 1964

Item is a photograph of Sacred Heart Church in Sydney.

CA BI 77-144-278 · Item · 1927

Item is a photograph of the citizens of Port Hood celebrating the town's Jubilee. There are many people in the streets along with cars and horses and buggies.

Sacred Heart Church, Sydney
CA BI 77-1442-1576 · Item · ca. 1972

Item is a photograph of the interior of Sacred Heart Church in Sydney. Rev. A.B. Campbell and the congregation are present, celebrating mass.

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 77-156-290 · Item · 1908

Item is a photograph of workers at the Blacksmith and Boiler Shop Works at the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co., Sydney Mines.

Seated, from left to right: Tom Desmond, Charlie MacLeod, John Lamond, Martin Murphy, Unknown, Clyde Wood, Bob Boutilier, Unknown, Patrick Peck, Vince Hall, William Day, Ed Oram, Tom McKay, Peter MacMullin.
Back row, left to right: George Butts, Anthony Maddigan, Joe Hal, John Duncan Stewart, Alex Steele, Alex McRae, John Bryden, Unknown, John Carmichael, Unknown, Audrey Boutilier, Tom Carr.

Dominion Iron and Steel
CA BI 77-16-143 · Item · April 19, 1901

Item is a photograph of the mechanical department, machine shop, foundry and carpenter shop at the Dominion Iron and Steel Co.

Old Home Week Parade
CA BI 77-162-296 · Item · 1935

Item is a photograph of nurses walking down a street during the Old Home Week Parade in Sydney. Frances (Dodd) Ridgway has been identified in the second row on the right.

CA BI 77-167-301 · Item · 1893

Item is a photograph of a coal engine passing under Charlotte Street. Originally the Glasgow & Cape Breton Railway, by 1893 the Fairlie narrow-gauge locomotive was operated by the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway.

Umlah Studios
Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store
CA BI 77-168-302 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Boot and Show Store and Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store found on the corner of Pitt and George Street in Sydney.

George Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-182-316 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph taken on George Street, near Pitt Street in Sydney, showing groceries prepared to be delivered by horse and buggy.

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck
CA BI 77-186-320 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck, the home of Alexander Graham Bell.

Greenwood Church, Baddeck
CA BI 77-199-333 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Greenwood Church in Baddeck. Baddeck Harbour is visible in the background.

Baddeck
CA BI 77-204-338 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of Baddeck, featuring Kidston Island.

Bras d'Or House, Baddeck
CA BI 77-205-339 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the original Bras d'Or House in Baddeck. The original house was destroyed by a fire in 1894 then rebuilt in 1896. The property was owned and operated by Alex Anderson, then by Jack MacKenzie and later by Alton Langille. Finally the building was made in apartments.

CA BI 77-207-341 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of "Millionaire" MacNeil's house, later known as the Inverary Inn. The home was constructed by Neil MacNeil.

Baddeck Academy Students
CA BI 77-208-342 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of twenty-five students of Baddeck Academy.

The individuals in the photo are identified as:
Back row, left to right: Miss Margaret McPhee, Annie Bentick, [first name unknown] Reid, Janie Taylor, Jessie Campbell, Garfield McKay, Watson girl from Bras d'Or, Emily Taylor, Harold Atwater, Malcolm McKenzie.
Middle row: Alex McAulay, John McKinnon, Phillip J.P. McLeod, Willie McDonald, Fred McInnis, Aubrey Atwater, Fraser boy, Harvey Rice.
Front row: Jean McDougall, Jean Campbell, Sybil Tremaine, Mae Campbell, Janie McDonald, Jessie McDonald.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-232-366 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is a dog and two small buildings on the right side of the garden path.

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck
CA BI 77-261-395 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beinn Bhreagh, the home of Alexander Graham Bell in Baddeck.

Lillian Seward Brown
CA BI 77-299-433 · Item · Aug-1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Seward Brown at age 6, seated on an armchair next to her dog.

Stubbert
The Great Fire, Sydney
CA BI 77-311-445 · Item · 1901

Item is a photograph of a view of the ruins left by the Great Fire on the west side of Bentinck Street from Wentworth to Prince. The fire that started in a Charlotte Street shop would destroy 67 buildings, leave 31 families homeless, and cause over $500,000 in damage. The Robert Ingraham House, Dillon Dwelling, Woodill House, Rudderham House, and the Conway Building (now Ingersall Road) were all destroyed in the fire. However, the building seen on the left hand side of the photograph is still standing today, as well as the Khattar home and Khattar Law Offices.

Kelly and Dodge
CA BI 77-338-472 · Item · 1901

Item is a photograph of the Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band, in front of 'Old Glebe House' in Sydney Mines; the names of the members are listed on the reverse.

CA BI 77-339-473 · Item · 1913

Item is a photograph of the Coal Company office staff in Glace Bay, showing the interior of the office building. The names of the staff members are included on the reverse of the photograph: Alex T. Mc Lellan, William Hodges, A.D. Mc Cuish, A.S. Mc Neil, Fred Simonson, Peter Nicholson, Jas. D. Maxwell, Thomas Farrell (back), John Mc Eachern (back), John Mc Dougall, Ernie Beaton, Chas. Compton, Theo J. Cribb.

The Great Fire, Sydney
CA BI 77-342-476d · Item · 1901

Item is a photograph of a view of the ruins left by the Great Fire on the west side of Bentinck Street from Wentworth to Prince. The fire that started in a Charlotte Street shop would destroy 67 buildings, leave 31 families homeless, and cause over $500,000 in damage. The Robert Ingraham House, Dillon Dwelling, Woodill House, Rudderham House, and the Conway Building (now Ingersall Road) were all destroyed in the fire. However, the building seen on the left hand side of the photograph is still standing today, as well as the Khattar home and Khattar Law Offices.

Kelly and Dodge
CA BI 77-370-504 · Item · Apr-1911

Item is a photograph of a conductor and motorman for the Cape Breton Electric Company Tramways. The men stand with one of the tramcars near Indian Cove on a snowy April day.

Log Raft
CA BI 77-374-508 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of a log raft that was once stored in North Sydney Harbour. Built in Newfoundland during World War I by Ivan Arkley Bailey from North Sydney and others, it was created in order to ship lumber to England.

Left to right: Mrs. Bailey, Mr. Ivan Arkley Bailey and Mrs. Bailey's sister.

Steel Plant, Sydney
CA BI 77-38-167 · Item · ca. 1901

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Steel Plant shortly after it was built.

Brick Row, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-385-519 · Item · 1971

Item is a photograph of brick row, one of several coal miners' tenements in Sydney Mines, built by the General Mining Association. This was the only tenement still standing in 1977.

H.M.S. Pelican
CA BI 77-391-525 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of the raising of the H.M.S. Pelican, an Elizabethan wreck in Sydney Harbour. The ship was later towed out and destroyed.

Hot Water Pond, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-393-527 · Item · 1902

Item is a photograph of Hot Water Pond, located on Atlantic Street in Sydney Mines.

Marconi Towers
CA BI 77-400-534 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Marconi Towers at Table Head, Glace Bay.

Rice, Amos I.
Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-414-548 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

Florence School Pupils
CA BI 77-420-554 · Item · ca. 1933

Item is a photograph of a group of Florence school pupils taken beside the school. In the back row in front of the middle window wearing white is teacher Eugene Matheson.

CA BI 77-422-556 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of MacKay and Maxwell Ltd. in Sydney. There are Ford cars in the foreground.

Broughton Arms Hotel
CA BI 77-432-566 · Item · ca. 1914

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

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.

Sydney
CA BI 77-464-598 · Item · ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney, Cape Breton.

CA BI 77-472-606 · Item · 1914

Item is a photograph of pupils at the Inverness School, Cape Breton. The pupils in the photograph are unidentified.

CA BI 77-505-639 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of a view of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, near Ingonish.

C.B. Highlands National Park
CA BI 77-509-643 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of a view of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

CA BI 77-521-655 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the interior of Vooght Brothers' Department Store in North Sydney.

"May Queen"
CA BI 77-546-680 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Side Wheeler "May Queen" at Baddeck wharf.

League of the Cross Band
CA BI 77-555-689 · Item · ca. 1897

Item is a photograph of the members of the League of the Cross Band, North Sydney.