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185th Battalion, Broughton
81-1605-6685 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching in Broughton, Cape Breton during World War 1. The soldiers in full uniform are marching past the rear of the Broughton Arms Hotel, which is visible in the background.

185th Battalion, Broughton
CA BI 91-621-22582 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

185th Battalion, Broughton
CA BI 77-903-1037 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching past the Broughton Hotel taken during WWI.

185th Battalion, Broughton
CA BI 94-1121-25636 · Item · 1915

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

185th Battalion, Broughton
CA BI 77-904-1038 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion at Broughton with the Broughton Hotel in the background. The photograph was taken during WWI. A row of soldiers are assembled in the rear of the hotel and stand before officers in full uniform.

CA BI MG 20.24 · Fonds · 1915-1918

The 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) was authorized on the first day of February, 1916 by the appointment of Lt.-Col. F. P. Day, as its commanding Officer. Cape Breton Island, particularly the industrial sections, had already contributed a long list of men in various units such as the 17th, 36th, 25th, 40th, 64th, 85th, and 106th infantry units. It was felt, however, that the authorization of a Battalion recruited from all sections of the Island would be met with a strong response, and the authorities were not disappointed. Within a period of three weeks from the day the first recruit was signed on, the battalion was up to strength and ready to mobilize. For recruiting purposes, the 185th divided the Island into four districts: "A" Company from Inverness, Richmond and Victoria Counties; "B" Company from the towns of Glace Bay, New Waterford, and adjacent districts; "C" Company from Sydney Mines, North Sydney and suburbs; "D" Company from Sydney and the Mira district.

Fonds consists of the register of recruits ledger, casualty forms, nominal rolls for drafts, absentee list, declaration and attestation papers, and the list of members of the 185th during World War 1.

84-704-14804 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Headquarters of the 185th Cape Breton Highlanders in Broughton during the First World War. A heading below the photo identifies the Broughton Arms and General Offices.

CA BI 80-286-4466 · Item · 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the 185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade of Lt. Col. Day O.C. during World War 1. Photo was taken in Sydney by H.O. Dodge.

Dodge, H. O.
CA BI 77-736-870 · Item · Jul-1918

Item is a photograph of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) taken on the steps of a chateau in Lozinghem, France.

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.

94th Regiment
CA BI 94-931-25446a · Item · 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. It was likely taken during World War 1.

94th Regiment
CA BI 94-931-25446b · Item · 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. The exact date is unknown but it was likely taken during World War 1.

CA BI MG 12.168 · Fonds · [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)
"Albert J. Lutz" Schooner
82-322-7022 · Item · ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of the "Albert J. Lutz", a schooner outfitted as a Canadian Q ship during World War 1. A 4" gun was mounted on its deck behind the dories. It was stationed in Sydney harbour from 1917-1918.

Aldershot Camp, Nova Scotia
CA BI 97-871-28719 · Item · 1918

Item is a composite photograph of the mess rooms at Aldershot Camp and those stationed there in July, 1918. The three long buildings in the foreground surrounded by lines of soldiers are the mess halls and other buildings and tents are visible in the background.

MacLaughlan, W.G.
Aldershot Military Camp
CA BI 77-916-1050 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photographic postcard of the Aldershot Military Camp taken during the First World War. Tents, a few buildings, and soldiers are visible.

Allan Ridgway fonds
CA BI MG 12.110 · Fonds · 1915-1973

Fonds consists of papers and medals concerning enlistment and service in World War I, including award of the Military Medal, 1915-1921; appointment as Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, 1931; and clippings of obituaries of Allan and Frances Ridgway, 1970-1973.

Ridgway, Allan
Angus McLellan fonds
CA BI MG 12.172 · Fonds · 1906-1934

Fonds consists of documents relating to census and school in Grand Mira North, as well as McLellan's military enlistment in World War I, his appointment to Justice f the Peace, Dominion Doal Company pay slips, grocery and school receipts.

McLellan, Angus
Annie MacDonald fonds
CA BI MG 20.21 · Fonds · 1918

Fonds consists of an autograph book of signatures and poems that Annie MacDonald collected during World War 1.

MacDonald, Annie
"B" Company marching
CA BI 84-80-14180 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a postcard showing soldiers of 'B' company of the 25th Battalion of the CEF marching down a street during World War 1. The officer leading the march is identified as Lieut. Simpson.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-86-220 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles
Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-85-219 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles
Braune Messe, Quedlinburg
CA BI Photograph Collection #19 · Collection · 1933-09-30 - 1933-10-03

Album consists of a series of photographs taken at a the Braune Messe (Jewish Goods / Merchant Boycott Fair) intended to encourage boycott of Jewish made goods and Jewish merchants. The event took place in Quedlinburg, Germany between September 30 - October 3, 1933. The images feature members of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazi Party) the year the party came into power. Also included in the album are a series of newspaper clippings and unidentified family photographs.

Broughton Arms Hotel
CA BI 77-432-566 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Broughton Arms Hotel with soldiers during WWI.

Burns MacDonald
CA BI 93-41-24015 · Item · 1917

Item is a photograph of Burns MacDonald in full uniform in Qurchel, France during World War 1.

CA BI MG 20.18 · Fonds · 1918-1940

Fonds consists of two wartime registration certificates issued to Mrs. Lillian Lavy Harrison in 1918 and 1940.

Canada Registration Board
Canadian Naval Chaplains
CA BI 77-653-787 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of five naval chaplains, with their names featured on the reverse of the photograph.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-515-649 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Highlanders and band at Broughton, WWI.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 79-979-3959 · Item · 1945

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlanders at VE Day celebrations.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-710-844 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. The two members, identified as D.J. MacDonald and Harold Wadden of the 85th Battalion, are both standing in uniform in front of a wall.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-712-846 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of five members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. Four of them are identified from as Tom Buckley, Michael MacLean, Wilson MacLean, Lieut. P. MacDonald (94th Battalion).

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-711-845 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. The two members, identified as D.N. MacLeod and Frank Robbins of the 85th Battalion, are both standing in uniform in front of a wall.

CA BI 77-704-838 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton taken during the First World War.

CA BI 77-706-840 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton during the First World War. Both are in full uniforms, including kilts.

CA BI 77-703-837 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton, taken during the First World War. Both are in full uniform.

CA BI 77-705-839 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton taken during the First World War. One member sits while the other stands. Both are in full uniform.

CA BI 77-707-841 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of 12 unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton during the First World War.

CA BI 89-1188-19383a · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of Capt. John Macdonald on a small boat with others in Gabarus harbour during World War 1.

C.B. Highlanders
CA BI 77-700-834 · Item · 1917

Item is a photograph of four members of the Cape Breton Highlanders during the First World War. Those pictured are identified as J.W. MacKenzie of Boularderie, D.N. MacDonald, David Livingstone of Boularderie, and Lt. Paul MacGillivary of Antigonish.

CA BI 93-02-23976 · Item · December 1917

Item is a postcard of two soldiers, Charles Appleton (at left) and Frank Harringbot, during World War 1. Both are in full uniform.

Charles H. Sutherland fonds
CA BI MG 12.119 · Fonds · 1917-1974

Fonds consists of a scrapbook assembled by Charles Sutherland that includes some World War 1 clippings.

Sutherland, Charles H.
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.

Crowd by water
CA BI 84-111-14211 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing a crowd of people near the shore of a lake or river during World War 1.