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Folio consists of photographs of the Cape Breton Highlanders during World War II taken in locations such as Canada, England, Italy and the Netherlands.

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.

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.

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.

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.

S.S. Adriatic

  • CA BI 79-22-3002
  • Item
  • Mar-1862

Item is a photograph of the S.S. Adriatic. In the month of March, 1862, when this photograph was taken, the Adriatic became stuck in the ice in North Sydney harbour. The ice was sturdy enough to support the crew as they walked to shore from the ship.

Fred G. MacDonald Fonds

  • CA BI MG 15.41
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1971

Fonds consist of photocopies of the following papers by Mr. MacDonald: “Solomon Jacobs”, “Pottle’s Lake Drowning," “The Sacrament in the Early Days, 1873," “The Gammell Will Case, 1880," “The Flavin Murder 1833," “The Tragedy of the ‘Troop’, 1873," “Tale of the Bungling Hangman, 1816," “North Sydney and the Atlantic Cable [Sydney Harbour Convoys], 1940-1942. Also, textual records include, clippings and write-ups on Flora MacDonald and her father, Fred MacDonald.