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St. Andrew's Church

  • CA BI 77-676-810
  • Item
  • ca.1914

Item is a photograph of of St. Andrews Church on Bentinck Street, Sydney, featuring a horse-drawn hearse.

Old Sydney Society

  • CA BI 77-683-817
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a photograph of St. Patrick's Church.

Frances Dodd

  • CA BI 77-686-820
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Frances Dodd (Ridgway) of Bridgeport, a member of Queen Alexandra's Nursing Reserve from 1914-1918.

Crew of the Sydney Coal Washing Plant

  • CA BI 77-69-203
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of the crew of the Sydney coal washing plant. There are approximately one hundred men ranging in age from about thirteen to fifty; some of the men are sitting and standing on a Sydney and Louisbourg (S&L) railcar. The steel plant can be seen in the background.

Sydney Coal Yard Office

  • CA BI 77-73-207
  • Item
  • ca. 1925

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Coal Company weighing office on George Street, Sydney. Left to right, the staff are identified as: Unknown, Neil MacDonald, Fred Routledge, and William Smith.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • CA BI 77-734-873
  • Item
  • 1939

Item is a photograph depicting an aerial view of Sydney.

Royal Canadian Air Force

85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders)

  • CA BI 77-736-870
  • Item
  • Jul-1918

Item is a photograph of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) taken on the steps of a chateau in Lozinghem, France.

Aerial View of Sydney

  • CA BI 77-740-874
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • CA BI 77-741-875
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sister Margaret Beaton

  • CA BI 77-748-882
  • Item
  • 1971

Item is a photograph of Sister Margaret Beaton with a group of Xavier students on the occasion of her receiving her doctorate.

Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-78-212
  • Item
  • 1889

Item is a photograph showing the intersection of Charlotte Street and Wentworth Street, taken from the former Vogue Theatre site, now the location of the Cape Breton YMCA.

The building at the end of the street was the Holy Angels Convent; the building on the corner of Charlotte and Wentworth Street was the Nova Hotel; the building beyond that was destroyed by a fire in 1901.

Umlah Studios

Glace Bay Harbour

  • CA BI 77-80-214
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of Glace Bay Harbour filled with sailing ships.

Government of Nova Scotia

Planting of Centennial Tree, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-808-942
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of the planting of the centennial tree in Sydney.

Left to right: S.A. (Sandy) Reeves, Michael Campbell, Mayor Russell Urquhart.

Steam Engine

  • CA BI 77-819-953
  • Item
  • ca. 1908

Item is a photograph of trainmen on an engine at Mulgrave.

Buckley's Drug Store, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-820-954
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of Buckey's Drug Store, which is on the corner of Prince Street and Charlotte Street, and Hennigar's Ice Cream parlor.

Moxham Castle

  • CA BI 77-841-975
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of Moxham's Castle.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh

  • CA BI 77-85-219
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh

  • CA BI 77-86-220
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles

Cape Breton County Council

  • CA BI 77-880-1014
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton County Councillors from 1900.

Gisborne Bridge, Mira River

  • CA BI 77-886-1020
  • Item
  • 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge, Mira, which was erected in 1875 and burned in 1910.

Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Holy Synod

  • CA BI 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.

Little Bras d'Or Bridge

  • CA BI 77-917-1051
  • Item
  • ca. 1890 - ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of seven men standing on the narrow suspension bridge spanning the Bras d'Or River from Mill Creek to Alder Point.

Little Bras d'Or Bridge

  • CA BI 77-918-1052
  • Item
  • ca. 1890 - ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the narrow bridge which spanned Little Bras d'Or from Mill Creek to Alder Point.

Sydney Coronet Band

  • CA BI 77-930-1064
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the thirty-one members of the Sydney Coronet Band.

Universal Negro Improvement Association Brass Band

  • CA BI 78-112-1862
  • Item
  • 1921

Item is a reproduction of a newspaper article about the Universal Negro Improvement Association band on Laurier Street in Whitney Pier. Members are marching in the street with instruments and banners in support of a movement advocating "Africa for the Africans."

Article attached to photograph reads:
The year was 1921. The scene, Laurier street at Whitney Pier, as members of the city's Negro community paraded in support of a movement advocating, (as banners indicate) "Africa for the Africans." The sizable brass band was one of a number organized within the city and residents who were around at that time recall that nobody ever had to march without the accompaniment of plenty of stirring martial music. Also noteworthy is the complete lack of sidewalks and paving. The photograph is from the album of Pier merchant Louis Mendelson. He's the white-shirted young man with the bicycle standing mid-right in the photo."

On reverse: "Year 1921 Mr. Askell Artzell Hunt 14 Brooks St. Sydney C. B." "Sent a copy to Mr. Hunt" "Colin MacDonald was bandmaster of the Universal Negro Improvement Assoc. approximately 20 members in the band. Band operated from 1928 to 1932. There was also a West Indian Band at the Pier Bandmaster Jack McKnight approx. 15 members Deputy Bandmaster Norman Crawford, lasted 2 years.

Esplanade

  • CA BI 78-116-1866
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the Esplanade in Sydney. The photograph displays Judge Crowe's house, the Sydney Hotel, the Band Shell, the Cecil Hotel, Ritchie McCay's, Dr. Murray Dodd's house, and the Masonic hall.

Woodill, C.H.

Lone Shieling

  • CA BI 78-118-1868
  • Item
  • ca. 1945

Item is a photograph of a view of a thatched roof and part of one stone wall at the Lone Shieling in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Gaelic Foundation Craft Center

  • CA BI 78-119-1869
  • Item
  • Aug-1948

Item is a photograph of the Gaelic Foundation Craft Center, the predecessor to the Gaelic College in St. Ann's.

Sydney Academy

  • CA BI 78-1195-2945
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Sydney Academy when it was located on the corner of George and Dorchester Streets. The railway trestle and the home of the Hon. James McKeagney are visible.

Flint Island

  • CA BI 78-130-1880
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is a colour aerial view of Flint Island, showing the lighthouse and the keepers' residence.

MacIsaac House

  • CA BI 78-141-1891
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the MacIsaac house in Schooner Pond.

Donkin Farm

  • CA BI 78-161-1911
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a farm in Donkin. There are several sheep on the farm and a barn can be seen in the background.

Sydney Fruit Store

  • CA BI 78-198-1948
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of three people in front of the Sydney Fruit Store on Charlotte Street, which also housed the offices of McDonald and Cameron and C.R. Brown.

Woman and Baby, North Sydney

  • CA BI 78-245-1995
  • Item
  • ca. 1926

Item is a photograph of a woman sitting in bed and holding a newborn baby in North Sydney.

Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith (Fiddlers)

  • CA BI 78-44-1794
  • Item
  • 1904

Item is a photograph of fiddlers Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith posed with their fiddles and bows. Photograph taken at the Inverness Picnic.

Duncan MacQuarrie and Mary (Beaton) MacDonald

  • CA BI 78-46-1796
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of Duncan MacQuarrie, Clare MacDonald, and Mary (Beaton) MacDonald playing fiddle and piano. Clare MacDonald is at the piano.

Chief Peter Herney, St. Ann's

  • CA BI 78-710-2460
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of a Mi'kmaw man at St. Ann's. On the reverse of the photograph is a handwritten note, identifying the man as a "Peter Henry" (Peter Herney).

Keisel, Theodore

Herney Family at St. Ann's

  • CA BI 78-712-2462
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw women, men, and children at St. Ann's. Most likely Chief Herney and family. Photograph is the gift of Harold Medjuck, Photograph Collection #1.

St. Ann's Bay

  • CA BI 78-716-2466
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of two dories on the shore of St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore

St. Ann's Bay

  • CA BI 78-718-2468
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of fish flakes in St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore

St. Peter's Canal

  • CA BI 78-723-2473
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Canal, looking towards Bras d'Or.

Keisel, Theodore

The Marion at St. Peter's Canal

  • CA BI 78-724-2474
  • Item
  • 1886

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Canal. Pictured are the locks with the S.S. Marion going through.

Keisel, Theodore

Bell's Cove, Baddeck

  • CA BI 78-734-2484
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Bell's Cove, Baddeck.

Keisel, Theodore

Sheep Weighing

  • CA BI 78-91-1841
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of four men, a boy, and a sheep being weighed.

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