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Morrison's Mill, Sydney
CA BI 96-271-26959 · Item · ca. 188?

Item is a photograph of a man and his horse outside Morrison's Mill in Sydney.

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.

Victoria Road
CA BI 83-6385-13685 · Item · [192-]

Item is a postcard depicting the Victoria Road subway in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Victoria Road
CA BI 83-6386-13686 · Item · [192-]

Item is a street view of the northern end of Victoria Road in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Mrs. John Barrington
77-622-756b · Item · ca. 1800

Item is a photograph of Mrs. John Barrington o f Sydney Mines.

Newspaper 12 · File · 1843-1845

Daniel Cobb Harvey: "The only other newspaper which originated in 1840 was the Cape Breton Advocate, published at Sydney by Richard Huntington and edited by the Reverend Otto S. Weeks, principal of the Grammar School. It ran until the end of 1841 when the press was taken over by J.D. Kuhn, who published the Spirit of the Times, an agricultural, commercial, literary, and general newspaper. It lasted until 1846, when the plant was again sold to William C. McKinnon, who changed the name first to the Cape Breton Spectator but afterwards to the Times and Cape Breton Spectator. The latter ceased publication in 1850 and was succeeded by the Commercial Herald, which lasted but a few months. McKinnon in turn sold to James P. Ward, who published the Cape Breton News and conducted it successfully until 1871 or 1872."

Newspaper 71 · File · 1846-1849

Daniel Cobb Harvey: "It (The Spirit of the Times) lasted until 1846, when the plant was again sold to William C. McKinnon, who changed the name first to the Cape Breton Spectator but afterwards to the Times and Cape Breton Spectator. The latter ceased publication in 1850 and was succeeded by the Commercial Herald, which lasted but a few months."

The Commercial Herald
No Newspaper Number · File · 1849-1850

The Commercial Herald was owned and edited by William C. MacKinnon. Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "It lasted for only a few months and was followed almost immediately by the Cape Breton News."

The Cape Breton News
Newspaper 26 · File · 1849-1872

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The Cape Breton News had four 12" x 18" pages, each of four columns. It was made up largely of news items but contained as well poetry and advertisements. Its annual price was 10s, changing to $2 before it ceased publication in the early Seventies."

The Cape Breton Times
Newspaper 5 · File · 1872-[1882?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "In 1872 the Cape Breton Times, which had absorbed the circulation list of the (Cape Breton) News, appeared. It had four 23" x 33" pages, and cost $1.50 and later $1.75 per annum. It had about 700 to 1000 regular subscribers. M.A. Shaffer was manager for the Cape Breton Publishing Co."

The North Sydney News Boy
Newspaper 36 · File · 1883-1885

The North Sydney News Boy was published every Tuesday evening by MacKeen, Moore & Co. and costed 25 cents per annum until about 1885. It was then published the third Saturday of every month and costed 10 cents per annum. R. J. Coleman was listed as manager.
The North Sydney News Boy (4 Sept. 1883): "Our object is, in the first place, to give the current news of the day in the most condensed and explicit form; next, to inform the public on subjects of general importance without boring them with details of minor interest.
Public men and public events will be referred to without animus or personality.
Politics, - except as the action of politicians affect our immediate interests, - shall be carefully eschewed.
Religious matters or correspondence, except when of general interest, will not be admitted to our columns.
Local information will be carefully attended to, and no references made unless of interest to the community."

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.

The Morning Sun
Newspaper 53 · File · 1892

J. W. D. Stearns: "The Morning Sun is the only daily newspaper east of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is printed every morning (Sunday excepted) at Sydney, Cape Breton, office No. 106 South Charlotte St. It gives the cable and telegraphic news by special services direct from New York and other centres of information, and lacks none of the facilities of a thorough newspaper. Subscription price is $6 per year. Advertising rates $1 per inch first insertion, 25 cents each continuation. Special rates on advertising contracts according to space and time."

Glace Bay
CA BI 85-112-15812 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph showing an aerial view of Glace Bay, N.S.

Stirling Pit Crossing
CA BI 87-656-17186 · Item · Sept. 26, 1902

Item is a photograph showing the Stirling Pit railroad crossing.

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.

The Daily Gazette
Newspaper 85 · File · 1904-[19??]

The Daily Gazette was published in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia by the Gazette Publishing Co., Limited. It was published every afternoon, Sundays and legal holidays excepted. The price of a single issue was 2 cents.

View from Moxham Castle
CA BI 81-416-5496 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing Sydney Harbour and the steel plant as seen from the front lawn of Moxham Castle. The Moxham Castle was owned and built by steel magnate A.J. Moxham.

Sydney Waterfront
CA BI 81-417-5497 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph displaying seafarers enjoy rowing on the harbour in front of the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club.

The Blast Furnaces
CA BI 81-420-5500 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the blast furnaces of the Sydney Steel Plant.

Steel Plant Shipping Piers
CA BI 81-422-5502 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph depicting the shipping piers of the allied companies in Sydney harbour.

The Blast Furnaces
CA BI 81-421-5501 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the blast furnaces of the Sydney Steel Plant, as seen from the rear.

The International Pier
CA BI 81-423-5503 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing a boat as it sits docked at the international pier in Sydney.

Caledonia Baseball Team
CA BI 80-9-4189 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the Caledonia baseball team.

The Blast Furnaces
CA BI 81-424-5504 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph showing the end view of the blast furnaces at the Sydney Steel Plant.

Caledonia Brook
CA BI 82-1391-8091 · Item · 1906

Item is a postcard depicting Caledonia Brook in Glace Bay, N.S.

The Island Reporter
Newspaper 4 · File · [1890?]-1907

The Island Reporter was published every Wednesday morning in Sydney. The cost of the newspaper was $1 per annum or 3 cents for a single issue.

New Aberdeen, Dominion #2
CA BI 84-768-14868 · Item · ca. 1907

Item is a postcard depicting the company houses and part of the mine of the #2 Colliery in Glace Bay, N.S.

Sydney Mines Star
Newspaper 18 · File · 1905-[1907?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "Only the almanacs attest to the existence of the Star. It was described as a weekly, with a circulation of 1,200 and with Independent-Labour interests."

CA BI 87-907-17437 · Item · ca. 1908

Item is a postcard depicting the blast furnaces and open hearth at the Sydney Steel Plant.

Guglielmo Marconi
CA BI 83-6668-13968 · Item · ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of Guglielmo Marconi seated in the receiving room at Marconi Station, Glace Bay, N.S.

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.

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

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

People's Store, Glace Bay
CA BI 86-71-16168 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of men sitting outside of the People's Store (Glace Bay, N.S.) while under construction.

Jubilee Shaft
77-128-262b · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of Jubilee Colliery, during the sinking of shaft in 1912.

Construction
CA BI 91-610-22571 · Item · ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of builders at work, constructing one of the buildings at the steel plant.

Central School, Glace Bay
CA BI 84-795-14895 · Item · 1913

Item is a postcard depicting the Central School in Glace Bay, N.S.

97-536-28384 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a laser copy print of a photograph of buildings and adjoining sheds in Kun’tewiktu (Kings Road Reserve).

Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
CA BI 97-541-28389 · Item · 1910

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of Kun’tewiktu (King's Road Reserve), featuring a backyard view of a house, shed, and fence.

Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
97-542-28390 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of a small child walking in between houses in Kun’tewiktu (King's Road Reserve).

Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
CA BI 97-543-28391 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of a community well, with Sydney Harbour and the railroad tracks in the background, taken at Kun’tewiktu (King's Road Reserve).

Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
Sydney Mines Globe
Newspaper 19 · File · [1909?]-[1913?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The only information known about this is that it was listed for the years indicated (1910-1913) in the Canadian Almanac and Directory."

The Canadian Commonwealth
Newspaper 79 · File · 1914

The Canadian Commonwealth (23 May 1914): "The Canadian Commonwealth was published every Saturday morning by "The Canadian Commonwealth, Ltd." of North Sydney, Cape Breton." Rev. Edwin H. Burgess of North Sydney was the editor. Contributing editors included Rev. John Pringle, D.D., Rev. D. M. Gillies, D.D., and Rev. J. F. Tupper. A yearly subscription costed $1 in Canada and $1.50 in the United States and foreign countries.

Glace Bay
CA BI 88-18-17530 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Glace Bay, N.S.

Skaters on Sydney Harbour
CA BI 97-222-28060 · Item · 1916

Item is a photograph of skaters on the Sydney Harbour.

Whitney Pier, C.B.
CA BI 84-1049-15149 · Item · ca. 1918

Item is a postcard that reads: "Having the time of my life at Whitney Pier, C.B. Don't expect me for sometime."

Whitney Pier, C.B.
CA BI 84-1048-15148 · Item · 1918

Item is a postcard that reads "When You are Not in Whitney Pier I am Thinking of You."