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"Greetings from Whitney Pier"

  • 87-513-17043
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard sending greetings from Cape Breton's steel mecca, Whitney Pier.

1923 Steel Srike

  • 89-504-18699
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of the members of the Royal 22 Regiment patrolling the plant grounds during the Steel Strike of 1923.

1923 Steel Strike

  • 89-505-18700
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of army troops patrolling the steel plant during the Steel Strike of 1923.

Blacks and West Indians

  • T-2199
  • Item

Item is an audio reel that features a sound recording of Kay (Morrison) Borden being interviewed by Pam Newton about the Blacks and West Indians of Whitney Pier.

Blacks at Whitney Pier

  • T-2104
  • File
  • 1984

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of Neville Gibson, Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford being interviewed by Elizabeth Beaton about the Black population of Whitney Pier.Track listing is as follows:Side A:Biogr...

Blast Furnace Crew

  • 91-602-22563
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of the crew stopping for a picture as they are manning one of the blast furnaces in the Sydney steel plant.

Cape Breton Area Priests

  • 77-663-797
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Area Priests in front of Holy Redeember Convent, Whitney Pier.

Coke Pile

  • 87-92-16622
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of trucks moving atop a coke pile near the steel plant.

Construction

  • 91-610-22571
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

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

Construction Workers

  • 84-514-14614
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of men stopping for a portrait while at work constructing the coal wash plant. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

Construction of the Coal Wash Plant

  • 84-512-14612
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the coal wash plant as it was being constructed. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

DOSCO Employees

  • 90-460-19892a
  • Item
  • 1930

Item is a photograph of DOSCO steelworkers in 1930.

DOSCO Forge Workers

  • 93-211-24185
  • Item
  • ca. 1944

Item is a group photograph of men who worked in the forge.

Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta fonds

  • MG 12.198
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2005

Fonds consists of papers that reflect Elizabeth Beaton's work at the Beaton Institute and personal academic research. The materials included cover a wide variety of topics concerning Cape Breton history, especially ethnicity. Beaton's wo...

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.

Elmwood School, 1969-70

  • 86-105-16203
  • Item
  • 1969

Item is a photograph of a class at Elmwood School in 1969.

Evening View of the Sydney Steel Plant

  • 91-298-22259
  • Item
  • September 1951

Item is a photograph of a view of the plant, taken from across the harbour. The bright lights on the right-hand side of the picture are caused by molten slag being poured into the harbour and reflecting on the water. In the image, the coal piers, ...

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church

  • 84-1442-15542
  • Item
  • 1970

Item is a photograph of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church 60th Anniversary

  • 84-1443-15543
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the cake cutting at the 60th anniversary celebrations for the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

  • MG 13.131
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1984

Fonds includes one parish brochure (1982) containing a brief history of the founding of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church in Sydney with images of congregation members. Also included is one reel of microfilm (MB 66) listing the following vi...

Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney

  • 77-929-1063
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of Holy Redeemer Church in Sydney with the clergy and Knights of Columbus on the convent steps following the blessing of the church. Persons within the photograph are identified on its reverse.

Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier

  • 77-723-857
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a composite photograph featuring images of the interior and exterior of Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier, its glebe and convent, and an inset of Reverends MacInnis and McDonald.

Holy Redeemer Convent

  • 77-1513-1647
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a postcard of the Holy Redeemer Convent, including the church and the glebe house in Whitney Pier.

Informal Religion

  • T-559
  • Item
  • 1985

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of a speech presented by Reverend Vincent Waterman at St. Philip's African Orthodox Church to the Friends of Whitney Pier that outlines the history of the Church.Track listing is ...

Interview with Dr. Les Bentley (U.N.I.A.)

  • T-730
  • File
  • 1974

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of of Dr. Leo Bartley of the United Negro Improvement Association discussing the organization and its history in Cape Breton.Track listing is as follows:Side A:Came to Cape Breton in 1...

Interview with Kris Mayich

Dr. Elizabeth Beaton interviews Mr. Mayich and discusses the Slavic language, WWII, and working in Canada.Recording available for streaming: T-1178a [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/audio/T-1178a.mp3]

Interview with Mrs. Fedarowych

Item is an audio interview with D. Fedarowych, in 1972. Mrs. Betty Lynch interviews Mrs. Fedarowych about her experience in Ukraine, reasons for coming to Canada from Germany in 1949, and life in Sydney, N.S.Item is available for streaming: T-529a...

John Huk Collection

  • MG 21.13
  • Collection
  • 1898-2004

This collection consists of textual records, photographs, sound recordings, publications and artifacts documenting the history and activities of the Ukrainian community in Cape Breton. Within the collection there is a focus on music and dance with...

Huk, John

MacIsaac Girls, Sydney

  • 79-1195-4175
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of Cassie, Sadie and Annie MacIsaac. The three women were co-owners of the Bonnie View Hotel in Whitney Pier.

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