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Minuitaqn Craft Shop
CA BI 00-01-29987 · Item · ca. 1995

Item is a photograph of the sign for Minuitaqn Craft & Gift Shop in Eskasoni, N.S.

McLeod & Stanfield Bookstore
CA BI 12-07-30051 · Item · [between 1900 and 1902]

Item is a photograph of a man standing in the entrance of the McLeod & Stanfield Bookstore in Glace Bay, N.S.

CA BI 13-009-30063 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops are lined along a path with an officer standing at the right end. There are multiple buildings visible in the background.

CA BI 13-010-30064 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops and officers are lined in rows in front of a large house, some sitting and some standing.

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.

Flora MacDonald Collection
CA BI 2015-031 · Collection · 1893 - 2005

Donation consists of artifacts, writings, interviews, and personal documents from Flora MacDonald's life and career.

MacDonald, Flora
Murdoch McDonald Deed
CA BI 2016-009 · Item · 1859

Donation consists of one land grant in the name of Murdoch MacDonald at Boularderie Island. Signed on December 20th 1859 by Charles Tupper. Registered in 1860.

Government of Nova Scotia
Coal Wash Plant-Sydney Mines
CA BI 2016-025 · Item · ca. 1960

Item consists of a painting of the Coal Wash Plant at Old Sydney Collieries in Sydney Mines. The painting features the coal preparation site with a man and dog sitting in the foreground.

Astephen, Georgina Schima
CA BI 76-10 · Item · 1898

Item is a photograph of a group of approximately twenty men in North Sydney; several men are in uniform and there is a dog in the foreground.

CA BI 76-102 · Item · 1909

Item is a photograph of the first draeger crew formed in North America; the crew was formed at the No. 2 and No. 9 collieries, Glace Bay.
Front row: John Joe MacNeil, Mr. Fergie, Norman MacKenzie. Middle row: Dan "Storey" MacDonald, Joe Campbell, Thomas Turner, James MacMahon, Unknown, Roddie "Heenan" MacDonald, Matt MacAdam, Dan MacGillivary, Gilbert Darroch, Alex T. MacNeil, Mick Steele.
Back row: Harry Miller, Vannie Nicholson, John MacLean, John Robinson, Dan W. "Kink" McDonald, Unknown, Unknown Evan Prothero, Unknown.

Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2
CA BI 76-11 · Item · 190?

Item is a photograph of a steam fire engine, built around 1900 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. This particular engine, the Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2, was purchased by the Sydney Mines Fire Department in 1908. The engine was operated by Paddy Keigan.

Founding of Sydney, 1785
CA BI 76-114 · Item · 1785

Item is a photograph of a painting of the founding of Sydney.

Chain of Office, Sydney
CA BI 76-115 · Item · 1972

Item is a photograph of the Chain of Office and proclamation of the City of Sydney on display at St. Patrick's Church Museum, Sydney. The chain was designed by Aldderman James Lovelace.

Chain of Office, Sydney
CA BI 76-116 · Item · 1972

Item is a photograph of the Chain of Office of Sydney on display at St. Patrick's Church Museum. The chain was designed by James Lovelance.

General Hospital, Glace Bay
CA BI 76-19 · Item · 191-?

Item is a postcard depicting the General Hospital in Glace Bay, N.S. as it stood in the early 20th century.

Sydney Hospital
CA BI 76-21 · Item · 1910-1920

Item is a hand-colored postcard of the "old wing" of the City Hospital.

Post Office, Sydney Mines
CA BI 76-24 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a postcard of the post office building in Sydney Mines.

Ferry Wharf, Sydney
CA BI 76-25 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a postcard of the ferry wharf located in Sydney; located near the wharf is the Cape Breton Electric Company warehouse.

Holy Angels Convent
CA BI 76-30 · Item · ca. 1955

Item is a photograph of the exterior of the Holy Angels Convent in Sydney.

Holy Angels Convent
CA BI 76-31 · Item · ca. 1955

Item is a photograph of the exterior of the Holy Angels Convent in Sydney.

Hill's School
CA BI 76-35 · Item · ca. 1860

Items are photographs of Mr. John L. Hill and the students of his Charlotte Street school. Also identified are his daughter Anne (later Mrs. George Boggs); Mary Ann Muggah, daughter of Captain Charles Muggah (later Mrs. Colin MacKinnon); John Muggah; James Burchell; his sister, Emma Burchell (later Mrs. Bartlett of Brigus, Newfoundland); Dora Uniacke (later Mrs. Kay); two daughters of Thomas Townsend; William (Mac) MacLeod; and F. Harrington. The photograph was taken at the corner of Charlotte and Yorke Streets.

Sydney's Great Fire
CA BI 76-43 · 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
Sydney Mines Silver Thaw
CA BI 76-51 · Item · Feb-1931

Items are photographs and a postcard of the aftermath of a snowstorm in Sydney Mines. The trees are heavy with ice and snow and the snowbanks tower over the street.

North Sydney town band
CA BI 76-6 · Item · 1897

Item is a photograph of the North Sydney town band with instruments on St Patrick's Day, 1897. There are approximately forty individuals, all male, outside of the North Sydney Post Office.

CA BI 76-7 · Item · 1897

Item is a photograph of an unpaved Commercial Street, North Sydney. Buildings line both sides of the street including the Belmont Hotel and F. H. Rudderham Drugs. Thomas and John Voogt are in front of the Belmont near the steps.

Stewart Mills
CA BI 76-73 · Item · 1976

Item is a photograph of the Stewart Mills.

Miss Mary Logue
CA BI 76-74 · Item · January 14, 1958

Item is a photograph of Mary Logue as she is presented with a retirement gift on behalf of the staff of the North Sydney Post Office. Making the presentation is Postmaster Gerald Penney.

James W. Madden
76-76 · Item · 1941-1961

Item is a photograph of James W. Maddin. He was a noted lawyer who was born in Westville in 1874 and died at City Hospital, Sydney on September 29, 1961.

CA BI 76-77 · Item · 1962

Item is a photograph of new members from Mexico being inducted into the Cape Breton Rail Rolling and Lobster Eating Society by President Clement M. Anson at Kennington Cove.

CA BI 76-79 · Item · 1950

Item is a photograph of the Steel Union Executive Officers 1064.

Back row: Walter Codiac, Ben O'Neil, E.P. Pledge, Martin Merner.
Front row: James Nicholson (#5 Dist. Director), M.E. Corbett (President), Dan MacKay (Vice President).

North Sydney
CA BI 76-8 · Item · 1885

Items are a postcard and two reproductions of that postcard, of the North Sydney waterfront, 1885. Displayed in the foreground are the coal office and coal piers built by the General Mining Association.

CA BI 76-80 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the Steel Union 1064 Executive Officers.

Back row: Martin Merner, E.P. Pledge, Charles Wall, and Bill Mackinnon.
Front row: Clarence MacInnis, Dan MacKay, Ben O'Neil (president), James Nicholson (Director District 5).

CA BI 76-81 · Item · 1956

Item is a photograph of the Local 1064 Executive Officers.

Back row: Donald Steele, William Reid, Lawrence MacIsaac.
Front row: Charles Wall, Martin Merner, Dan MacKay, Clarance MacInnes.

Steel Industry Panel
CA BI 76-82 · Item · 1957 - 1958

Item is a photograph of the following individuals seated at a table: Clifford Murray (Works Manager DOSCO), Martin Merner, Joe Legge (Asst. Safety Superintendent DOSCO) and an unknown man. The occasion was, possibly, a panel discussion on industrial safety.

CA BI 76-83 · Item · ca. 1964

Item is a photograph of Steel Union Executive Officers, Local 1064. The occasion is unknown.

From left to right: Jack Coleman, Charles Crowe, George MacNeil, Art MacGillivray, Martin Merner.

Boisdale School Pupils
CA BI 76-85 · Item · 1925

Item is a photograph of the pupils of Boisdale School, 1925.

Richard Henry Brown
76-90 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Richard Henry Brown, General Manager for the General Mining Association from 1867 to 1900. He was also the first Mayor of Sydney Mines.

Beech Hill
CA BI 76-92 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hills, the home built for mine manager Richard Brown in 1828.

Beech Hill
CA BI 76-93 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Rev. Bambrick, an Anglican Minister, in front of Beech Hill, the residence of the Brown family. Rev. Bambrick was a close friend to the Brown family. Beech Hill, also known as the Richard Brown House, was built in 1828 and registered as Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property in 1985.

Fraser at No. 1-B Colliery
CA BI 77-104-238 · Item · 1955

Item is a photograph of Fraser, the last of the No. 1-B pit ponies. Fraser spent more of his life-time at the service of the coal company than any other horse in the company's history. He is shown here on the occasion of his retirement.

Shedden, Leslie
CA BI 77-105-239 · Item · 1952

Item is a photograph of pit horses on vacation during the miners' vacation at no. 20 colliery. The only time the pit ponies were brought to the surface was during the miners' three week vacation period. The vacation period was also used to maintain the mines.

Shedden, Leslie
Archibald Property
CA BI 77-106-240 · Item · 1902

Item is a photograph of the home of Dr. Archibald and the adjoining Presbyterian Church. The church was later moved to Main St. beside the present church. The home is known as Gowrie House. Also present is the coal shipping wharf "Greeners" in the foreground.

Presbyterian Church
CA BI 77-107-241 · Item · ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of the Presbyterian Church at Indian Cove. The church was the landing location for the Prince of Wales on July 28, 1860. It was the first Presbyterian Church in Sydney Mines. The Archibald property is visible on both sides of the road.

Crawleys Creek
CA BI 77-1074-1208 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Crawleys Creek, Cape Breton.

Coal Shipping Piers
CA BI 77-108-242 · Item · ca. 1893

Item is a photograph of shipping piers at the Esplanade.

R.R. Stations
CA BI 77-109-243 · Item · 1911

Item is a photograph of a fire on the roof of the railroad station on Dodd St., Sydney.

C. and S. Swann Locomotive
CA BI 77-11-139 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.