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CA BI T-281 · Item · 25 July, 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of the 100th anniversary mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Grand Mira (N.S)

MacDonald, Rev. Paul Introduction of platform guests

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie "You Take the High Road"

St. Margaret's Church Choir Come Holy Ghost

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Celebrants of the mass

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Sermon

St. Margaret's Church Choir Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Continuation of Mass

St. Margaret's Choir Communion Hymn

Gaelic Hymn singers from Gaelic Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Remarks

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie You Take the High Road

A Ceilidh at Benacadie
CA BI T-427 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a ceilidh at Benacadie, N.S. Includes conversation in English/Gaelic with informants throughout the Iona area. Features:

MacKinnon, Joseph - Brief biographical sketch

MacDonald, Joseph L. - A Ceilidh at Benacadie

Campbell, Neil - Biographical sketch

Campbell, Neil - How did your people first acquire land here?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Brief biographical sketch

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Who were instrumental in bringing the Highland Village to Iona

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - How was land acquired for the Highland Village?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Highland Village Day

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Problems facing a curator

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-448 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of stories and songs performed by Jessie MacDonald (River Denys, N.S) and Alex Maceachern (Creignish, N.S).

MacEachern, Alex - A Bhean-taighe's na Sithichean

MacEachern, Alex - Murchadh is Mionachag

MacEachern, Alex - De chuireadh mulad ort latha do Bhainnse?

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Two short "bochdan" stories

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn bhoidheach

MacDonald, Jessie - Oran mar gum b' ann le mhnaoi

MacDonald, Jessie - Fear a Bhata

MacDonald, Jessie - E hi ri ill raill o

MacDonald, Jessie - Togainn fonn air lorg an fheidh

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn 's laghach thu

MacDonald, Jessie - Cnuic 's na glinn

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Burns and his Highland Mary

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Eilean a' Cheo

MacEachern, Elizabeth
CA BI T-311 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a BBC Glasgow program with John MacPherson exploring Gaelic culture and language throughout Cape Breton Island.

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia: MacMillan, Hector S e Ceap Breatuinn Tir Mo Ghraidh

MacPherson, John (BBC) Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic in Nova Scotia

MacEachern, Mrs. Creignish (N.S.) Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Account of Gaelic place names in Cape Breton

Kennedy, Florence Dunvegan Interviewed with John MacPherson

MacDonald, Dan R. Mabou (N.S.) Bonnie Lass of Head Lake

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Milling Frolic

MacDonald, J.L. Et al Boisdale (N.S.) Hug ho ran o robha ho, nighean donn Bhoidheach

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic Revival in Cape Breton

Beaton, Sister Margaret Sydney (N.S.) Address to her friends in the Highlands and Islands

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) We're the children (you brought from Scotland) sorry to leave? Mr. MacPherson replied that there wasn't one dry eye when he took the children back to Scotland

    Mi'kmaw song and dance

MacEachern, Bessie Creignish (N.S.) Gaelic song

MacMillan, Hector Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Closing message to people of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick
CA BI T-312 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of BBC Glasgow's 1971 radio piece 'Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia' concerning Gaelic language and culture in Cape Breton Island.

MacEachern, Bessie Fuadach nan Gaidheal
MacPherson, John Conversation with J.C. MacNeil
MacNeil, J.C. Families who left for Western Newfoundland
MacNeil, J.C. Orain Mocaisean
MacNeil, J.C. Soldier's song
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Conversation with J.C. MacNeil, Genealogy of the MacNeil Family
MacNeil, J.C. A bhean a tighe
Sailor's love song
A Ghille Dhuinn
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Discussion on their trip to Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick
CA BI T-2034 · Item · 1982
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Biographical Sketch
Genealogy of the Loch Lomond MacDonald'
Farming in the early days
Dominion Coal Company cut lumber at Silver Mine
Describes the operation, log bridge built across the river
The log drive to the sawmill...
Describes the process of hauling logs to the river
Logs provided lumber for company houses
Started school at age of 10
His first teacher, Jessie Morrison
Far from school, boarded with his aunt...
Describes the school, how it was heated, the discipline
Left school after grade 5
Started working at the Steel Plant, 1926
During Depression, little work - plant worked 2 days a week
Women were hired during the War (WW II)
Work on the farm - what the women did - the day's routine

Food - fish, how it was preserved
Making farm implement
Hay making in the early days
Dairy proucts - keeping milk cold
The arrival of cream separators, their care
His father was postmaster, 1912
Carried mail to Salmon River, $1 a trip
Discusses operation of the post office & mail route
First post office at Loch Lomond
News papers - Sydney (N.S.) Weekly Post, Family Herald
Wages at the Steel Plants after the War
Describes work at the Plant
United Steel Workers Union didn't get started until after 1941
The Plant Council...
Life on the farm - kerosene lamps, wood stoves...
Water from the well - never frozen because of its depth
When the mine started, the well went dry
No social activities in his youth
Church history - lay preachers in the earliest times
Present church built in 1910
United Church at Loch Lomond opened 1929
The first ministers...
Dissension and division over the union
Choir made up of older people
Prayer meetings held in school once a week
Gaelic the only language spoken at home; few could repeat it
His thoughts on Gaelic Today
He and all his brothers & sisters, born at home, delivered by a midwife, Peggy Currie
Never felt that his likfe lacked anything
Discusses food on the farm; potatoes & turnip the only vegetables
Implements manufactured in the forge
Four blacksmiths in the area, he gives their names; none today
Names 3 merchants that were in the area at the time
Pioneer craftes, processing wool
Describes his trip to North Uist, his search for information on Malcolm "The Carpnter"
Describes the Presbyterian Church in Scotland, his impression
Describes a Gaelic service he attended
Sunday laws stricty bserved there
Some more genealogy
His mother's weaving - she was self taught
Mary MacLean whom he visited in Scotland
Reads in Gaelic

Macdonald, Wilma J.
CA BI T-1084 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacNeil, Stephen R. Iona "Reisemaid Ghàidhealeach Eilean C.B." (185th Battalion)

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond "Chi mi na mòrbheanna..."

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Cumha MhicChriomain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Creach na Samhna"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran a 'Mhathain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Postman's Song"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran na Bainnse" (Cape Mabou Wedding)

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Poite-dhubh MhicRaing

Campbell, Hector Hillsdale, Inverness County (N.S.) "A ' bhrádha"

Shaw, John
CA BI T-77 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic bard Angus R. Macdonald, of French Road N.S. Recording includes a number of humorous stories and songs composed by MacDonald as well as a performance of his popular song 'The Mountain' (Smeorach Chlann Domhnuill)

Day, Hilda
Annie MacLean - Gaelic Songs
CA BI T-122 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item consists of an audio recording of Annie (Mrs. J.P) MacLean of Rear Christmas Island, (N.S) singing a number of Gaelic songs. Recorded by Sister Margaret Beaton and Hilda Day.

Mrs. J.P. MacLean, Christmas Island (Rear):

"Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill" Song about a difficult winter composed by Catriona MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

"Why did she compose this song?" She had to do so many difficult tasks in the winter.

Song about finding a rich man to marry; composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

Stories about Catrìona Bean Ruaidh. She lived further inland than Jack Pheadair (informant's husband)'s uncle, Ruairidh Chaluim Ghobha MacLean. Ruairidh lived at the foot of Eskasoni Mountain where Rory S. MacNeil lives.

Forerunner portending the death of the bard.

Bard's father was married to Christie Alasdair Chaluim Ghobha "The Big Widow".

Song about working at the the Steel plant in North Sydney by Archie "Larry" Gillis, originally from Rear Beaver Cove.

Day, Hilda
CA BI T-561 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Bha Mi'n Raoir gu Sunndach, Sunndach" composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Bean Iain Ruairidh| Iain Ruaidh)

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex Sydney (N.S.) Conversation with Mrs. Annie MacLean

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill". Song concerning a difficult winter in the Rear of Christmas Island by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh| Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Discusses Gaelic songs with Mrs. MacLean

Munroe, Deanie Sydney (N.S.) Bagpipe Selections

MacPherson, John Alex and MacNeil, Mike Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Cape Breton Gaelic songs

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island. Song about aging and marriage by Catherine MacNeil (Catriona Iain Ruaidh | Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Hashem, Lila Sydney (N.S.) Piano selections

MacPherson, John Alex; MacNeil, Mike; MacLean, Mrs. Annie. Conversation re: types of songs, milling songs.

MacNeil, Mike. Song "Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu"

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex; Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Gaelic in Cape Breton

Gillis, Wilfred Antigonish (N.S.) Violin selections

CA BI T-749 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of the 1973 Southwest Margaree concert. Recording includes:

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - O Canada

MacDonnell, George , Inverside - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Archie Neil , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Words of welcome

MacDonald, Mr. And Mrs. Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Violin and piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. And chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Tha mo run air a' ghille...

Tompkins, Donna , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Mary Hamilton

MacNeil, Marion and Rosemary , Barra Glen - Bagpipe and drum selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Mairi Og

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og

Kennedy, Donna , Deepdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae; MacDonald, Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Doug MacPhee; Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm , New Waterford and Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Piano duet

Currie sisters , Sydney (N.S.) - Highland Fling

MacDougall, John , Kenloch - Violin selections

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - An t-eilean dh'an thug mi luaidh...

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - S truagh nach d'rugadh dall mi...

Gillis, Wallace , Scotsville - Violin selections

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Miss , Scotsville - Piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Och mar tha mi 's mi nam onar...

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Morag a Dunbheagan

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
Archie Alex MacKenzie
CA BI T-1204 · Item · 1976
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Archie Alex Mackenzie singing Gaelic songs.

Song composed for the Gaelic Society of Cape Breton

Song "Tilleadh an Eilthirich" (Composed for a ceilidh in Barra)

"Òran Taigh Chaluim is Màiri" (Composed for a ceilidh in Glasgow before returning to Cape Breton)

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CA BI T-1101 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacLellan, Archie Dan

Stories about Raonall Mor Mac Ailean Oig
Story about "Sithichean" (fairies) in Isle of Cann, Inner Hebrides
The French boat in P.E.I.
Oran an T-Seathaich
Puirt-a-beul - words to Miss MacLeod's Reel
"Gillean nan Drobhair"
Traditions concerning Miss MacLeod's Reel "Ceann Locha Morair"
First Pioneers' voyage from Scotland
"Murderer on ship tested with coin"
"No successful wedding without a fight..."
Forerunners
"Bocain" and connected beliefs...
"Spiorad an Drobhair"
Transportation by will...
"'Tha diofar math eadar na mic..."
"Priest and minister in River Denys..."
"Song about the burning of the jail at Inverness (N.S.)"

MacLellan, Lauchie (Dunvegan)

"Bheir mi o ro hoireann o"
"Sealladh nam mor-bheannan"
"An Gille Glas"
"Oran an T-Seathaich"
Saying from Gaelic Calendar
"'S e mo run an t-oigear og..."
"Illean bithibh sunndach..."

Beaton, David

Killer whales at Broad Cove

Shaw, John
CA BI T-2024 · Item
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Archie E. Gillis and John Beaton performing a selection of Gaelic songs and sgeulachd.

Archie E. Gillis

        "Olc mar h' fhalbh sibh air turs..."
"Smuid a null gu duthaich na Gallamg (?) ..."

John Beaton:

             Sgeulachd: "Cailleach nan Cno"
"Sealah cuan 's i bho thuath..."

Unidentified Informant Sgeulachd: About "Buidseachd - sgoil - dhubh"

Leach, MacEdward
CA BI T-402 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of an interview with J.A Macneil, Michael Macneil and John Angus Maclean of Big Beach, Cape Breton (N.S.) Features:

MacNeil, J.A. - A trip to Scotland

MacNeil, Michael - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Michael - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Michael - Ho iri raill o

MacNeil, Michael - S' fheudair dhomh...'s sgur de 'n dram

MacNeil, Michael - Railroad song

MacLean, John A. - Se fad mo mhulad

MacLean, John A. - Biographical sketch

MacLean, John A. - Story - the old woman and the trunk

MacLean, John A. - Ged a'sheoil mi air m'aineoil

Side 2:

J.A MacKinnon (MacKinnon's Harbour) :

Biographical Sketch
Schooling and teachers in MacKinnon's Harbour

Mrs. MacKinnon (MacKenzie):

Biographical Sketch

Selection of Gaelic songs

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
Big Pond Scottish Concert
CA BI T-792 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacEachern, Allan J., Pres. Of Privy Council - Ho ro 's toigh leam fhein thu...

MacInnis, Donald, M.P. -Violin selections

MacKenzie, John Archy, M.L.A. - Stepdancing

Munro, Deanie - Lizzie Lindsay

Gillis, Lauchie - Violin selections

Gillis, Lauchie - My Cape Breton Home

MacDougall, Mike - Accordian Selections

Morris, Father Eugene - The Three Marys

Snow, Ted - Violin selections

MacLellan, Teresa - Stepdancing

Hibbs, Harry - Stepdancing

Hibbs, Harry - Illean beag horan o ro...

Hibbs, Harry - s e mo run an t-saighdear og...

MacInnis, Dan Joe - Puirt-a-Beul

LeBlanc, Kathy - Puirt-a-Beul

Knight, Margaret Bennett - Violin selections

Knight, Margaret Bennett - Violin selections

Knight, Margaret Bennett - Violin selections

Chafe, Winnie - Violin selections

Chafe, Winnie - Violin selections

MacDougall, Mike - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CA BI T-508 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Nicholson, P. MacE. Boisdale (N.S.) The Heavy Load

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Song: Hi an hugadan

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Story about Father Joseph MacDonald

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Dress of people in olden days

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Fuadach irinn ill irinn, oidch, irinn iu

MacIsaac, Archie Boisdale (N.S.) A ri ill o hug oran o

O'Handley, Mrs. Catherine Beaver Cove History of Rear Beaver Cove, people still living there

O'Handley, Mrs. Catherine Beaver Cove Faill irinn ill irinn, uill irinn o

Lee, Mrs. Sydney (N.S.) Account of first railroad on this side of Grand Narrows

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Ged tha mi gun crodh gun aighean

Steele, Neil New Glasgow Biographical sketch

MacKenzie, Jessie East Bay (N.S.)

MacKenzie, Jessie East Bay (N.S.) Mo Dhachaidh

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
Boisdale Gaelic Concert
CA BI T-716 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Iona Pipe Band, Iona - Bagpipe selections

MacDougall, Mike, Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Chi mi bhuam, fada bhuam...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Horo iu agus ho ro eile...

Boisdale Dancers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

Boisdale Junior Gaelic Singers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Am falbh thu leam a' ribhinn og...

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - An cluinn thu mi , mo nighean donn

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - Far an robh mi'n raoir...

Prosper, Wilfred, Eskasoni - Violin selections

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. Sydney (N.S.) - Lizzie Lindsay

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. - Will ye go, laddie go...

Lamey, Ronnie, North Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

MacKay, Alex F. Queensville - Violin selections

MacQueen, Marjorie - Dark Island

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) - O mo ruin-sa, 's thu air m'aire...

Dougall, Mike Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
Brown Brothers of Washabuck
CA BI FT-213 · Item · Dec. 1987
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is a videocassette recording of The Brown Brothers of Washabuck, Cape Breton, produced in December 1987 and edited by Lisa Morrison, Audio/Visual Department, UCCB. Directed by Maxie MacNeil, Hector MacKenzie, and Michael Anthony MacLean.

Introduction
Family History (2:20)
Caledonia Song
Hoodlum Song (3:41)
Grandmother Story (7:32)
Song from the Old Homestead (9:19)
Vince MacLean’s Story (14:41)
Bordon Song (16:55)
Bear Dance (18:17)
Imitations (21:25)
Michael and the Fiddle (22:13)
New Year’s Story (Tody)
Flora’s Story
Home Movie – Michael humming “Duddledum”
No Sir No
Cod Liver Oil
Yon Munroe
Michael Anthony’s Story
Wedding Song
Sister’s Story
Kay MacLean’s Story
Michael Imitating Bagpipes
Dr. and the Bear
Gaelic Song
Hector’s Story
Malcolm MacDonald
Cemetery
Ending Collage

Narrator: Hector MacKenzie

Photographs and home movies in order of appearance:

Dan Brown, Michael Brown, Dan Rory (Murdock) MacNeil

Rory D. MacNeil, Joan MacNeil, Dan Angus MacNeil

Hughie MacLeod, Angus MacDonald

Jackie (Fownes) MacDonald, Michael Brown

Maxie MacNeil, Vince MacLean, Michael A. MacLean, Hector MacKenzie, Flora Canning

Upper Washabuck School located near Angus Ranald MacDonald. (“Big” Liza Campbell – Teacher. Two Browns on extreme right of picture – Michael and Dan.)

Store at Washabuck Bridge with potential local customers and teamsters.

Maxie MacNeil, Hector MacKenzie, Kay MacLean, Annie (Sister) MacLean, Flora Canning, Gordon MacLean (Guitar), Sniffer (dog), Simon MacKenzie

John Dan MacKenzie – store owner at Washabuck Bridge and Eddie MacLean (on right)

Kathleen MacLean, Rita MacDougall

Johnnie Brown, Michael Brown

Square set people:

Leonard MacKenzie, Jeanette MacKenzie, Lawrence MacDougall – Fiddler, Cassie MacKenzie, Florence MacKenzie, Aggie and Neil F. MacLennan, Eugene MacIsaac, Joe (Red Rory) MacLean – Prompter, Michael A. MacLean, Malcolm MacDonald, Michael Brown, Jean MacKenzie, Lexina Fraser

Mary C. MacDonald, Michael Brown, Dan Brown, Lexina Fraser

Dan Brown, Michael Brown, Alex Murphy

Cheryl MacDonald, Wanda MacDonald, Mary Ann MacKenzie, Dan Brown

Michael Brown, Jackie MacDonald, Rosemary MacKinnon, Dan Brown, Mary C. MacKinnon, Andy MacDonald

Wedding party at Highland Hill: Maxie and Joan MacNeil – Bride and groom, Michael (S.R.) MacNeil – Fiddler, Kammie (S.R.) MacNeil – Guitar, Annie Jane MacNeil – Dancer, Patricia MacNeil, Diane MacNeil, Capt. Angus MacNeil, John Rory MacNeil, Lex MacNeil, Dan Malcolm MacKinnon, Peggy (Dan Joe) MacNeil, Unknown female, Dan Brown, Unknown female

Michael Brown, Rose MacKenzie, Lex Fraser, Jean MacKenzie, Kathleen MacDonald, Michael A. MacLean, Duncan MacDonald, Mary C. MacDonald, Front: Michael MacDonald, Michael Brown, Dan Brown

Greg MacNeil (Bear), Arnold MacNeil (Doctor)

Dan Brown, Jean MacKenzie, Michael Brown

Wedding at Upper Washabuck: Dan Alex and Martha MacKinnon, with neighbours and friends

In horse and wagon – Big Neil MacKinnon, Kitty (Charlie Dan Angus) MacNeil

CA BI FT-222 · Item · 1977
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is a videocassette recording of Carl MacKenzie and Dougie MacPhee performing at the Logue Building in Sydney in 1977. The tape contains a note that the video was dubbed from black and white reel to reels.

CA BI T-2025 · Item
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Catherine Patterson, her daughters, and Lucy Byrne performing a number of Gaelic songs.

Mrs. Patterson & Daughters Benacadie "Ho ro gur togamaid hugain fhathast"

Mrs. Patterson & Daughters "Ged a sheoil mi air m'aineoil..."

Lucy Byrne "Nochd an Oidhche"

Mrs. Patterson
"Tha mi direadh as an dorus..."
Sgeulachd: "Coma leat co as na h-eileann..."
Carson a mhol thu mhor thir mhosach?

Leach, MacEdward
CBC Radio "Fresh Air" 1982
CA BI T-2068 · Item · 1982
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Eddie MacPherson Middle River
Information on the "Yankees Line"
Transportation problems - snow plows, flooding of the river etc.
Birds in the area
Superstitions about birds, storms etc.

Robert Smith
Early industries at Middle River - grist mills, thrashing mills etc.
Lumbering in the 50's
Community life in the area

D.D. MacRae
Began farming in Middle River in 1980
Tells about moving to C.B., from Alberta

Georgina MacRae
Former R.N., worked with r. C.L. MacMillan
Tells about her nursing career in the area - traveling in all sorts of
weather
D.D. MacRae
The foot bridge they had to use to get Charles School, Middle River
The brige was 275 feet long, hung about 15 feet about the water
Lumbering in the area in the 50's
Social life in the area

Neil MacLennan Benacadie
A funny story about "bull beer"

Aggie MacLennan
How she learned to stepdance
Her brother John MacLean - a violinist and stepdancer
Describes a highlan wedding

Neil MacLennan
Gaelic his first language
His first teacher, Jessie MacKenzie
His expericences in the service, World War Two
The purposes of the C.B. Gaelic Society

Dan MacNeil
2 Songs - Copper and Silver (English) Ho Ro, 'S toil leam fhin thu
The old days, going to ceilihs
The old traing boats
Mary doucette Social like in the old days

CBC Radio
CBC Radio "Souvenirs"
CA BI T-754 · Item · 1977
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is a audio recording of the CBC Radio show "Souvenirs" from 1977. In the recording, Oliver Squires discusses his experiences operating telegraphy in North Sydney, including during World War 1.

CBC Radio, 1981 - Apr. 11
CA BI T-2045 · Item · 1981
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Christine MacKeigan Mira Discusses her normal college reunion
Her school days in Mira
First teaching job at the age of 19
The 1929 earthquake
Retired from teaching in 1944
Mary Ann MacDonald Mira The saw mill & how it operated
"Amazing Grace"
Roddy Monroe Mira Song composed locally
Gaelic prayer meetings, Rev. Bean
Helen MacDonald Mira History of the Mira area
The old French trail
Describes farms & who owned them
Ernie Weisner Fishing and hunting in Mira
Social life in Mira
Sports
Life in Mira when he was a boy
John Ewen MacKenzie Broughton Mine - History
Originally called Milton
Two hotels at Broughton
Description of school & church there in the early days

CBC Radio
CA BI T-226 · Item · 1970
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is a recording of a ceilidh at the house of Alan Steele. Includes stories, songs, local history and lore in both English and Gaelic.

Steel, Allan Story of the building of the Railroad, 1887-1890

Steel, Neil Ged tha mi gun chrodh gun aighean

Steele, Sally Scottish music

MacKenzie, Hugh O, till a' Leannan

Steel, Mary Ye Banks and Braes

Chorus ' S truagh nach robh mise an Eilean

MacKenzie, Hugh Stop your tickling jock

Bryden, Joseph Mimics Mi'kmaq coming off train at Christmas Island (N.S.)/ Mimics Mi'kmaq singing in choir.

Bryden, Joseph Story about Michael Archibald's dog

Bryden, Joseph Micmicing Jim John MacDougall and John Campbell, stutterer

Bryden, Joseph Story about a Priest in New Waterford

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about pioneer days in Cape Breton Island (N.S.) ... Dat's my fader (early relations with Mi'Kmaq)

MacKenzie, Hugh Story centres around a sick woman Seumas Sandy said that if they ate rough food all would be well

MacKenzie, Hugh Humorous Story about Billy Eoin MacKinnon who said "Poor man's stomach was the same as Vanderbilts"

MacKenzie, Hugh More stories about MacGregor's dog killing sheep, rum

MacKenzie, Hugh Donald Isbel about shoes and also about slow worker

MacKenzie, Hugh The courtship of Floridh and Ruairidh under the tree with Hector at the top of the tree listening

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Donald and a Priest

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Mickey Sandy's dog.

Chorus O gur toil leam é gur toil leam

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Michael MacNeil and stealing hay

MacKenzie, Hugh Sgeulachd "Gilleasbuig Aotrom"

MacKenzie, Hugh "Gilleasbuig Aotrom" (continued)

Steele, Sally
CA BI T-791 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a ceilidh at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael MacDonald, New Waterford N.S. Recording includes a selection of Gaelic songs, and piano tunes.

MacPhee, Doug (New Waterford) - Piano selection

MacPhee, Doug (New Waterford) - Piano selection

MacLean, Peter (Boston) - Bheir mi o air morag ho...

MacLean, Mrs. Annie (Christmas Island) - Bha mi raoir gu sunndach, sunndach

Beaton, John Angus (Boston) - Illean ill o, illean i...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay (New Waterford) - Mo run geal dileas

MacLean, Mrs. Annie (Christmas Island) - Och mar tha mi...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay (New Waterford) - Mo Mhathair

Beaton, John Angus (Boston) - Hiu a ho 's na hiu ro eile

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay (New Waterford) - O hi ri ill obha ho...

Beaton, John Angus (Boston) - Piano duet

MacPhee, Doug and Mrs. Margaret (New Waterford) - Piano duet

Beaton, John Angus (Boston) - O chion a righ gur e mi tha muladach...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay (New Waterford) - Mairi Og

Beaton, John Angus (Boston) - A' Mhairi Dhubh...

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CHER Radio Failte 's Furan
CA BI T-610 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacLean, Joe (Sydney N.S) - Violin selections

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacEachern, Donald (Sydney, N.S) - Description of wood-chopping frolics at East Bay - tells a good story in Gaelic

Hashem, Lila (Sydney, N.S) - Piano selections

MacNeil, J.C. (Sydney, N.S) - Gaelic song

Cameron, John Allan (Mabou, N.S) - Guitar selection

Ceilidh at MacAdam's Lake (MacAdam's Lake, N.S) - Bonnie Lass of Bonnacord

Cameron, Mae (Sydney, N.S) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Red Hackle Pipe Band (Scotland) - Bagpipe selections

LeBlanc, Paddy (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacEachern, Donald (Grand Mira, N.S) - Story of a ship built at East Bay by Donald Og and his brother

Gillis, Lauchie (Antigonish, N.S) - A' chuthag

Gillis, Wilfred (Scotland) - Violin selections

Ross, Calum (Scotland) - Far am bidh mi fhin

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) - Violin selections

MacLean, Joe (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

CHER Radio
CA BI T-356 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a number of old time Cape Breton fiddle tunes. Recording also contains a conversation Malcolm J. Maclean, Boisdale, on his 95th birthday.

Violin selections by:

MacMaster, Buddy
MacKenzie, Karl
Cameron, John Allan
MacLellan, Theresa
Cameron, John Allan
MacMaster, Buddy
Beaton, Donald Angus
MacKenzie, Karl

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Brief biographical sketch

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Interview with MacLean on 95th birthday

MacLean, Catherine - Recitation of prayers in Gaelic

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gaelic address

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Story of mother's life in Boisdale

MacKenzie, Hugh - Reading of Gaelic address to MacLean

MacLean, Malcolm J. - School teachers at Boisdale

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-342 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Irene Timmons discussing the history of New Waterford.

Timmons is a teacher, still teaches in New Waterford
Attended school in Port Morien first, family moved to New Waterford in 1912
School heated by stoves, nuns lived in a company house, convent not built yet. Mother St. Osmond C.N.D. Was the Principal of Mt. Carmel School then
Started to teach at the age of 16, had Grade 11. Salary $32 per month plus $60 prov. Grant. In 1949, "B" license, upgraded license at Xavier.
Finds children not too different today, they do need to be taught respect.
Describes their periodic visits to her classes also public examination
No lights or water in home, tape placed on streets, water had to be carried

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
CA BI T-663 · Item · 1973
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic stories, songs and speeches by Jim Charles Macneil of Red Islands, Cape Breton, N.S.

Featuring:

Summary of what Sister Beaton told him of her visit to Scotland

Talk he gave on the radio program "Ceilidh"

Story he heard at a Ceilidh

Music and customs of the Gael in Cape Breton

Remember the race from which you come

Welcome address he gave at Gaelic Mod

Words of Sympathy to family of Malcolm MacDonald

John the Grit

Is there any more moonshine in the still

Come to the square
First footing tradition in Scotland

Story of a $5.00 Grant

Ottawa Angus

Crane's eggs

Father D.M. MacAdam's funeral

Sings "Cumha" composed for Fr. MacAdam by Vincent MacLellan

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-332 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of John E. MacNeil discussing local history, stories, dances and songs.
Prompting sets (for dancing)
Selling of Lobsters
Transportation and travelling over the trail before the Cabot Trail was built
Tom Murphy, on his knees when the church bell rang
Elections in the olden times
Prompting of the square dance by Joe A. MacNeil
Road to the Isles
Hundred Pipers

Joseph Curtis - Ubi Abi & Violin selections

Macneil, Mary E.
CA BI T-367 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of conversations concerning the Estmere and Little Narrows area. Includes information on the Little Narrows gypsum plant. Featuring :

Matheson, John Sandy - Biographical sketch

Matheson, John Sandy - Biographical sketch

Matheson, Kenneth - Biographical sketch

Matheson, Kenneth - Stories

Matheson, Kenneth - Song: Cumha

Matheson, Kenneth - A'Mhairi dhubh

Matheson, Kenneth - History of gypsum plant

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Presentation to Rev. A.D. MacKinnon

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Historical sketch of Little Narrows

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Historical sketch of Little Narrows

MacDonald, Joseph L. - A tragic accident

MacDonald, Joseph L. - A further sketch on gypsum plant

MacLeod, Malcolm - Early days at Little Narrows

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-316 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacDonald, Mr. Eugene:

  • They say the women used to carry their own spinning wheels; could you tell us more about the spinning Frolics?
  • Returning to the story of the threshing mills, and didn't you mention the word "winnowing" and feeding the fanners?
  • The milling frolics were wonderful events - did they always sing Gaelic songs?
  • Whom Shall I take on the Irish Ship?
  • Song for rolling the cloth
  • Was the purpose of the milling to thicken the cloth
  • How about a good joke
  • Father Rankin questioned about early soap making by the Cape Breton Island (N.S.) women
  • Funeral customs
  • 9 Gallons of rum
  • Ghost stories in Gaelic

    Father John Angus Rankin:

  • Ghost stories in English
  • Ghost story continued from Side 1
  • Another ghost story
  • A second sight story

    Bessie Maceachern:

  • Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og
  • Mairi ni 'n Domhnuill
  • Am Fleasgach Donn

    Billy MacPhee: Violin Selections

Rankin, Fr. John Angus
CA BI T-459 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacNeil, Mrs. James (Big Pond (N.S.) History of Iona Co-operative Society

MacNeil, Mrs. James (Big Pond (N.S.) First train Pt. Tupper to Sydney (N.S.), 1891

MacNeil, Mrs. James (Big Pond (N.S.) "Sydney (N.S.)'s Early Days"

MacNeil, Mrs. James (Big Pond (N.S.) Landing of prisoners at Main -a- Dieu

MacNeil, Mrs. James (Big Pond (N.S.) History of newspapers in Cape Breton

MacIsaac, Greg (Iona) Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Michael (Barra Glen) Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Michael (Barra Glen) Gaelic story

MacNeil, Mrs. Michael (Barra Glen) Brief biographical sketch

Mr. Rod Maclean (Ottawa Brook) Brief biographical sketch

MacNeil, Mrs. Michael and MacNeil, Mr. Michael (Ottawa Brook) Brief biographical sketch

MacNeil, Mrs. Michael (Ottawa Brook) Brief biography of Father Tony MacDonald

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-412 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacPherson, Duncan Middle Cape (N.S.) Biographical sketch

MacPherson, Duncan Middle Cape (N.S.) Strip mining of celestite at Loch Lomond

MacNeil, James Big Pond (N.S.) Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Mrs. James Big Pond (N.S.) Biographical sketch

Cherguin, W.L. Collection of Ivan Bailey

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Haggis - a recipe

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Norman MacLeod's vessels

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Norman MacLeod's vessels

MacNeil, Malcolm J. Cape Breton Past and Future

Melvin MacPhee Good old days at Glace Bay

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Excerpts from old Cape Breton newspapers

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-357 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Early school days in Boisdale
MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Early school days in Boisdale
Beaton, Mabel Baddeck (N.S.) Brief biographical sketch
Beaton, Mabel Baddeck (N.S.) Early school days in Baddeck (N.S.)
Beaton, Mabel Baddeck (N.S.) What were teaching conditions in early days?
MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Leitches Creek schools
MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Description of old school at Barrachois
O'Handley, Mrs. Sydney (N.S.) Biographical sketch
O'Handley, Mrs. Sydney (N.S.) Gaelic song
MacDonald, Ronald Boisdale (N.S.) Washabuct school history
MacDonald, Ronald Boisdale (N.S.) Gillis Point school
MacDonald, Ronald Boisdale (N.S.) Barra Glen school
MacDonald, Ronald Boisdale (N.S.) History of Iona school
MacDonald, Ronald Boisdale (N.S.) Early post office in Iona
MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Barrachois School

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
CA BI T-107 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Dan A. MacDonald (Framboise):

"'Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh."(Patriotic Song) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.
'Laithean Sona M'Oige.' (Song of his youth) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.
"Tell us something about your early industries, schools, churches, etc." Very interesting early history.
Angus and Donald - Travel. (Anecdote--Humour) Related by Dan A. MacDonald.
"Summer Time." Composed and sung by Dan A. Macdonald (Pastoral Song)
Life in early Framboise (Narrative about frolics and pie socials; no pipers in Framboise).

Introduction to our interview by Mrs. Neil MacDonald of Forchu.

Neil MacDonald (Forchu):

"D.A. MacDonald looks in the mirror" Composed by D.A. MacDonald about himself. (Humourous Song)
'O Chanada' (Neil MacDonald) (Patriotic Song)
Talented people in Forchu - Composed Poetry even at work; gifted in every way.
Early life in Forchu - History
"Spinning Wheel" (Anecdote)
"Tell me about the early religious life in Forchu - is the early Baptist Church still extant?" All Protestants are now members of the United Church.
"We would like to have a few words about your early schools."
There is a little story about Captain Hooper. (Anecdote)
"In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)
"Nearer My God to Thee" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-107 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Dan A. MacDonald and Neil MacDonald. Includes Gaelic songs, hymns, and stories.

Dan A. MacDonald (Framboise):

"'Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh."(Patriotic Song) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

'Laithean Sona M'Oige.' (Song of his youth) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Tell us something about your early industries, schools, churches, etc." Very interesting early history.

Angus and Donald - Travel. (Anecdote--Humour) Related by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Summer Time." Composed and sung by Dan A. Macdonald (Pastoral Song)

Life in early Framboise (Narrative about frolics and pie socials; no pipers in Framboise).

Introduction to our interview by Mrs. Neil MacDonald of Fourchu.

Neil MacDonald (Fourchu):

"D.A. MacDonald looks in the mirror" Composed by D.A. MacDonald about himself. (Humourous Song)

'O Chanada' (Neil MacDonald) (Patriotic Song)

Talented people in Forchu - Composed Poetry even at work; gifted in every way.

Early life in Forchu - History

"Spinning Wheel" (Anecdote)

"Tell me about the early religious life in Forchu - is the early Baptist Church still extant?"

All Protestants are now members of the United Church.

"We would like to have a few words about your early schools."

There is a little story about Captain Hooper. (Anecdote)

"In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

"Nearer My God to Thee" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

Beaton, Sister Margaret
CA BI T-1793 · Item · 1988
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Dan Alex MacLeod, Stirling (Sterling) N.S, singing a selection of Gaelic songs.

'S e Ceap Breatuin Tir mo Ghraidh

an Gille Ruadh

English song

Oran na Fogradh (Composed by James R. Morrison, Framboise, N.S.)

Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buaidhe

Illean o eilean illean o eilean i

CA BI T-2075 · Item · 1978
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Dan MacQuarrie of Middle River discusses community and familial history of Middle River and its residents.

Lived in West Side Middle River ; related to Finlayson (grandfather)
Red sandstone, quarry near brook, fieldstone
Three fire places ; interior of Fraser House
Scottish influence ; biographical data
Fraser's, MacRae's, MacCharles'
MacKenzie's House
MacRae - Bitterman House ; Poor wonows, very dark on inside
MacKenzie House
Midle River was prosperous "Everybody was in pretty good shape"
MacRae House - floor plan; Nicholson's raised a big family there
House at low point
Why didn't more people build stone houses?
Church at Middle River
Bard MacLean (see tape 849)
MacTalla ; learned Gaelic from grandmother
Baddeck was very busy
Settlers came through Sydney (N.S.)
Media ; other mason - John MacRae

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.
CA BI T-181 · Item · 1970
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Donald John MacMillan, Morley Road:

Gaelic Song - Màiri Bhàn Dhàil-an-Eas
Story of bard, Angus Campbell and the Song of the Bear
Òran na Mathain
Song- Tha Gaoth an Iar a'Gobachadh
Bocan Story
"Will you marry me my Bonnie Lassie"
The MacMullinss from Scotland...
Piper MacMullins
Bocan Story

MacMullin, Donald John
CA BI T-266 · Item · 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Donald John MacMullin from Glenmorrison (N.S). He sings a number of Gaelic songs and speaks on local history and stories.

Donald John MacMullin, Gaelic Stories: Relates history of the early days of his people (after their arrival from Scotland) to present days

Ceilidhs

Fishing and different kinds of forests

Pioneer days were hard...

Sowing of grain, threshing

Black Pot

Tha buaidh air an uisge bheatha

Air faill isinn u

Cape Breton Gaelic song - Bi'n deoch bho laimhean mo run

Story of Waterloo Stove

Se mo cheist an Gille donn

Story about Grandfather and great grandfather

Nionag a chuil duim nach fhan thu

Hubi a

Teannaibh dhluth

Cnoc nan t-Sithean - a magic spoon, a dead cow, Why?

Second sight story of people in Mira

Story of pig and dog and Big Donald of the Pig

Discussion of hockey playing

Story of the carpenter in Scotland who wouldn't tell his secret to his son

Hur ri le .. .'s e nighean donn

Smith, Angus John
CA BI T-1105 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacIssac, Alex John (Dunvegan, N.S) - Song about the arrival of a boat from P.E.I. And explanation of song

MacIssac, Alex John - "Sine Chaluim Bhain"

MacIssac, Alex John - "An Domhnallach Urramach"

MacLellan, Archie Dan (Dunvegan, N.S) - "Oran na Muice" & explanation of song

MacLellan, Archie Dan - "Dh'fhalbh na gillean grinn le damh"

MacLellan, Archie Dan - "Oran do'n uisge-beatha"
Song about burning of the jail in Inverness, N.S
Oran na Bainnse"

MacNeil, John K. (Big Pond, N.S) - "An Duine anns a Sgoth agus an Currac"

MacNeil, John K. - "Oran an Eich"

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie (Big Pond, N.S) - "A null am monadh..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Coma leam buntata charach..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Bha mi air banais..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Peigi Raonaill 'ic Thearlaich..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Cairistiona Chaimbeul..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Johnny Cope..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Tha teine anns a'bhaille an diugh..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "A Mhoraig am bheil thu ann..."

MacNeil, Mrs. Josie - "Cha sheas poca falamh..."

Shaw, John
CA BI T-1106 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a milling frolic in Dunvegan, N.S. Recording includes singers form the Dunvegan area as well as Donald John MacMullin of the Meadows Rd.

MacLellan, Lauchie - Moch 's a mhadainn 's mi 'g eirigh

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Ho ro 'ille dhuinne..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Hug a ro bhi, hug a rireadh..."

MacIssac, Ronald - "Leis a' Mhaighdean..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Nighean donn a' bhreacan uaine..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Chi mi thall iad..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - Spinning song

MacIssac, Alex John - "Faill il o 's na ho iu a..."

MacIssac, Ronald - "O a hu, a nighean dubh, nighean dubh"

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Mo run an t-uasal..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Cruinneag na buaile..."

MacLellan, Lauchie - "Olainn deoch air laimh mo ruin..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Togainn fonn air lorg an fheidh..."

MacLellan, Lauchie & MacIssac, Ronald - "Teann, teann, teann a' bhodaich.."

MacMullin, Donald John - "C'aite an caidil an nineag..."

MacMullin, Donald John - Song

MacMullin, Donald John - "Ho ro 'ille dhuinn..."

MacMullin, Donald John - "An nighean dubh, tha boidheach dubh..."

MacIssac, Alex John - "Oran cluinn Grannta"

MacIssac, Alex John - "Sugradh seach bliadhna" & accompanying explanation

MacIssac, Alex John - "Oran le ministear dh'a mhathair"

Shaw, John
Early Days in Washabuck
CA BI T-120 · Item · 1969
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Hugh F. Mackenzie, Alex Maclean, and Joseph A. Gillis discussing the early days of Washabuck N.S.

Drowning of Peter MacLean in 1827. (Alex MacLean) (Story--Ghost)
"Mr. MacLean, tell us about the early days of your ancestors in this country." (Hugh MacKenzie) (History)
Washabuck ghost story - same as earlier but more detailed. (Alex MacLean)
"I was told a story about a boat built in Washabuck..."(1868) The boat sailed from Baddeck, 1868, and disappeared-the "Alexander" (Alex MacLean)
Hugh F. MacKenzie recites poetry - lament composed for the crew of the above mentioned schooner.
"Cornmeal and molasses" - story referring to Scottish immigration. (Alex MacLean)

Song - "Thainig mi...gu ann taigh Gilleasbuig Ruaraidh..." Eadar bha ho-annan (Unidentified singers)
Song - "Hinn ho hog a ro..." (Unidentified singers)

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis