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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.

MG 21.39-A-16 · Item · 1970
Part of Dr. Thomas Carter fonds

The item consists of John Kennedy standing by his horse drawn wagon with his dog in the carriage during the fall, he is surrounded by trees and to his left there is a body of water.

Summer Cottage Rental
CA BI MG 21.26-18-72-30717 · Item · ca. 1952
Part of Paruch Family fonds

Item is a photograph of the Redmond family and Paruch family at a summer cottage. Pictured left to right: Richard Paruch, Johnny Paruch, Noreen Redmond, Annie Tynski Redmond, Jimmie Redmond, and John J. Paruch.

Steel Strike - DOSCO
CA BI N Series-237.3 · Item · ca. 1940
Part of Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

Item is a photograph of children riding in the back of a truck holding picket signs during a DOSCO steelworkers strike.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
CA BI N Series-364.21 · Item · ca. 1940
Part of Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

Item is a photographic portrait of students seated at desks with a map of the world behind them in a Sydney Academy classroom.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
Nurses Parade
CA BI N Series-538.3 · Item · ca. 1946
Part of Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

Item is a photograph of uniformed nurses parading on Charlotte Street in Sydney.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
CA BI N Series-552.1 · Item · 1947
Part of Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

Item is a photograph of two rabbis standing at the altar of a Synagogue.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
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.

CA BI 76-14 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the printing equipment for the Port Hawkesbury Bulletin. Identified from left to right are L. Ernest Philpott, C. Kate McLeod and Ernest Williams.

CA BI 76-5 · Item · 1890

Item is a photograph of the dredging of St. Peter's Canal by the dredger, the Geo. McKenzie, in 1890.

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.

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.

Steel Union 1064
CA BI 76-78 · Item · 1950

Item is a photograph of the participants in a meeting to discuss coordinated contract negotiations for Dosco locals in Maritimes during Local Union 1064 conciliation proceedings.

Back row: Eamon Park (National Office technical staff), Martin Merner (Member 1064 executive), Bob McNaughton (President Local 1231, Trenton, N.S.), Ben O'Neil (Member 1064 executive), Dan MacKay (Member 1064 executive), name unknown (Financial Consultant during contact negotiations), Cleve Kidd (Director Research Dept. National Office), and Ted Joliffe (Legal Advisor, Toronto).

Front row: M.E. Corbett (President 1064), Walter Codiac (Member 1064 executive), Alphonso Murray (Fin. Secretary, Local 1231, Trenton, N.S.), Clarence MacInnis (Fin. Secretary, Local 1064), Charles Millard (Can National Director U.S.W.A.), E.P. Pledge (Member executive 1064), James Nicholson (#5 District Director).

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
Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-1080-1214 · Item · ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of Beinn Bhreagh, the home of Alexander Graham Bell.

Streetcars at Reserve
CA BI 77-1181-1315 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of streetcars in Reserve Mines. There are three streetcars and a station. In front of a streetcar are several men in uniform.

First Sydney Bus
CA BI 77-1182-1316 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of women and children riding on the first Sydney Bus from the Sydney Bus Company. The bus was operated by Tom MacGowan.

CA BI 77-124-258 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of a convoy in Sydney Harbour during the WWI, taken from the coal piers. At least two ships are visible in the harbour.

CA BI 77-127-261 · Item · 1954

Item is a photograph of the #26 locomotive of the old Sydney Collieries railway used for pushing coal on High Pier. Four men pose in front of the engine, P. H. Hall, Engineer; Mike MacInnis, Conductor; Cliff MacLean, Fireman; and Duncan Whalen, Brakeman.

CA BI 77-132-266 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of Indian Beach, North Sydney. There is a horse and buggy on the road bordering the beach and many military tents are set up on the beach itself.

Mrs. Beryl Markham
CA BI 77-1326-1460 · Item · 1936

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Beryl Markham in the Lewis home in Louisbourg after her flight. Markham was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in her Vega Gull, The Messenger. She was forced to make an early landing at Baleine, Cape Breton, due to bad weather. Her destination was New York, which she made after staying in Louisbourg for a weekend.

Caption: "1. Photo of Mrs. Beryl Markham taken in the Lewis home in Louisbourg, where she spent the weekend after her historic flight."

Cape Breton County Council
CA BI 77-1335-1469 · Item · 1889

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton County Council.

Front row, sitting left to right: Henry LeCras, County Treasurer; Neil Morrison, Dist. No. 21, Loch Lomond; Donald MacLean, Dist. No. 6, s. East Bay; Wallace Richardson, Dist. No. 1, South Bar (later Mayor of Sydney); William Buchanan, High Sheriff; Duncan M. Gillis, Dist. No. 17, Grand Mira; Charles J. Logue, Court Crier.

Middle row, standing left to right: Robert Jackson, Dist. No. 2, Ball's Creek; Alexander MacDonald, County Constable; Joseph A. Gillies, K.C., County Solicitor; Henry C.V. LeVatte, Dist. No. 6, Louisbourg; Joseph H. MacKinnon, Dist. No. 9, Boisdale; Donald McDougall, Dist. No. 5, Main-a-dieu; Norman H. McNeil, Dist. No. 3, Hillside, Mira; John A. MacDougall, Dist. No. 14, Grand Narrows; Alexander Campbell, Dist. No. 18, Shipyard; Donald Morrison, Dist. No. 15, Catalone; Angus MacDougall, Dist. No. 16, Trout Brook; Robert Anderson, Dist. No. 12, Port Morien; James Ratchford, Dist. No. 2, Low Point & Lingan; John MacDougall, County Clerk.

Back row, standing from left to right: John Hardy, Dist. No. 7, Gabarus; John MacCormack, Dist. No. 4, Little Bras d'Or & Sydney Mines; Murdock MacKenzie, Dist. No. 10, Boularderie; Henry MacDonald, Dist. No. 11, Little Glace Bay & Bridgeport; Angus Curry, Dist. No. 19, N.S. East Bay; Michael E. Gillis, Dist. No. 13, Irish Cove.

Cotter's Saturday Night
CA BI 77-1374-1508 · Item · ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of the cast of Cotter's Saturday Night, a radio program broadcast from Sydney in the 1930s.

Pictured in the back row, from left to right: Mrs. McKimmie, Malcolm R. MacLeod, Prof. Bernie McIntosh, Bleddyn Davies, M.J. Ballah, Mrs. Bleddyn Davies, and Hazel Matheson. Pictured in the front row, from left to right: John MacNeil, Mrs. C.D. Buck, Tena Campbell, Mabel (Noland) Kelleher, Bob Wright, George MacDonald, and Sandy MacLean.

Photograph was taken at the “Cromarty” estate built by John Kenneth Levison "Jack" Ross ca. 1905. It was located on Kings Road in Sydney.

Dodge, H. O.
Sydney Harbour, WWI
CA BI 77-1376-1510 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a composite photograph of the first convoy during World War I in Sydney Harbour. More than 20 ships are visible in addition to buildings along the shore.

Peter MacIntyre
CA BI 77-1412-1546 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Peter MacIntyre, who was an athlete from Big Pond.

Written on the reverse: "On reverse side is a photo of Peter MacIntyre, son of James MacIntyre and his wife, Flora MacDonald, both of Big Pond Parish. Peter was born in Big Pond about the middle 50's of the 19th century (likely in 1855). He was drowned about 1914. Peter was a famous athlete."

Couple on a Porch, Boisdale
CA BI 77-1416-1550 · Item · ca. 1905

Item is a photograph that shows a woman knitting and a man reading a newspaper on a porch in Boisdale.

CA BI 77-144-278 · Item · 1927

Item is a photograph of the citizens of Port Hood celebrating the town's Jubilee. There are many people in the streets along with cars and horses and buggies.

Sacred Heart Church, Sydney
CA BI 77-1442-1576 · Item · ca. 1972

Item is a photograph of the interior of Sacred Heart Church in Sydney. Rev. A.B. Campbell and the congregation are present, celebrating mass.

Troops Embarking at Halifax
CA BI 77-1538-1672 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard of a number of troops embarking in Halifax during WWI. Soldiers in full uniform are visible on the upper and lower decks of the boat while onlookers, mostly in day wear, are visible on the dock.

Dominion Iron and Steel
CA BI 77-16-143 · Item · April 19, 1901

Item is a photograph of the mechanical department, machine shop, foundry and carpenter shop at the Dominion Iron and Steel Co.

CA BI 77-167-301 · Item · 1893

Item is a photograph of a coal engine passing under Charlotte Street. Originally the Glasgow & Cape Breton Railway, by 1893 the Fairlie narrow-gauge locomotive was operated by the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway.

Umlah Studios
Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store
CA BI 77-168-302 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Boot and Show Store and Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store found on the corner of Pitt and George Street in Sydney.

George Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-182-316 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph taken on George Street, near Pitt Street in Sydney, showing groceries prepared to be delivered by horse and buggy.

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck
CA BI 77-186-320 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck, the home of Alexander Graham Bell.