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C.M. Archibald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (A Company) Captain Archibald, of Truro, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 25, 1944, and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery.

Mrs. John Barrington

  • 77-622-756b
  • Item
  • ca. 1800

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

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.

Gisborne Bridge, Mira River

  • CA BI 77-886-1020
  • Item
  • 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge, Mira, which was erected in 1875 and burned in 1910.

Herney Family at St. Ann's

  • CA BI 78-712-2462
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw women, men, and children at St. Ann's. Most likely Chief Herney and family. Photograph is the gift of Harold Medjuck, Photograph Collection #1.

Chief Peter Herney, St. Ann's

  • CA BI 78-710-2460
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of a Mi'kmaw man at St. Ann's. On the reverse of the photograph is a handwritten note, identifying the man as a "Peter Henry" (Peter Herney).

Keisel, Theodore

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.

St. Ann's Bay

  • CA BI 78-716-2466
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of two dories on the shore of St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore

St. Ann's Bay

  • CA BI 78-718-2468
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of fish flakes in St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore

St. Peter's Canal

  • CA BI 78-723-2473
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Canal, looking towards Bras d'Or.

Keisel, Theodore

Lillian Seward Brown

  • CA BI 77-299-433
  • Item
  • Aug-1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Seward Brown at age 6, seated on an armchair next to her dog.

Stubbert

C. and S. Swann Locomotive

  • CA BI 77-11-139
  • Item
  • 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

The Marion at St. Peter's Canal

  • CA BI 78-724-2474
  • Item
  • 1886

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Canal. Pictured are the locks with the S.S. Marion going through.

Keisel, Theodore

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.

Sleigh Rides, Sydney

  • CA BI 84-1486-15586
  • Item
  • 1889

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

Bell's Cove, Baddeck

  • CA BI 78-734-2484
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Bell's Cove, Baddeck.

Keisel, Theodore

Dredging at St. Peter's Canal

  • 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.

Bras d'Or House, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-205-339
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the original Bras d'Or House in Baddeck. The original house was destroyed by a fire in 1894 then rebuilt in 1896. The property was owned and operated by Alex Anderson, then by Jack MacKenzie and later by Alton Langille. Finally the building was made in apartments.

Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • CA BI 80-858-5038
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Charlotte Street, Sydney, taken from the roof of the courthouse, Victoria Park. Shows Charlotte St., St. Patrick's Church and the Methodist Church. St. Patrick's Church is now operated by the Old Sydney Society as both a museum and event venue.

Sydney Academy

  • CA BI 78-1195-2945
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Sydney Academy when it was located on the corner of George and Dorchester Streets. The railway trestle and the home of the Hon. James McKeagney are visible.

Mi'kmaw camp on the Bras d'Or Lakes

  • CA BI 81-1239-6319
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of a Mi'kmaw wi'kuom along the shores of Pitu'pok, Bras d'Or Lake. Steamer in the background is possibly the May Queen of North Sydney or the SS Marion.

Coal Engine Passing Under Charlotte Street

  • 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

Port Bevis Shipping Piers

  • CA BI 79-473-3453
  • Item
  • 1896

Item is a photograph of the Victoria Gypsum Mining and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. pier with ships at anchor.

Southwest Margaree Picnic

  • CA BI 84-455-14555a
  • Item
  • 1897

Item is a photograph showcasing a picnic happening near Collins' farm in Southwest Margaree.

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.

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.

"May Queen"

  • CA BI 77-546-680
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Side Wheeler "May Queen" at Baddeck wharf.

L'Ardent

  • CA BI 80-23-4203
  • Item
  • 1898

Item is a print of L'Ardent, inscribed to M. Bourinot from the officers of the ship. It shows seamen aboard the ship.

Millionaire MacNeil's House, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-207-341
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of "Millionaire" MacNeil's house, later known as the Inverary Inn. The home was constructed by Neil MacNeil.

Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-204-338
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of Baddeck, featuring Kidston Island.

Greenwood Church, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-199-333
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the Greenwood Church in Baddeck. Baddeck Harbour is visible in the background.

Baddeck Academy Students

  • CA BI 77-208-342
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of twenty-five students of Baddeck Academy.

The individuals in the photo are identified as:
Back row, left to right: Miss Margaret McPhee, Annie Bentick, [first name unknown] Reid, Janie Taylor, Jessie Campbell, Garfield McKay, Watson girl from Bras d'Or, Emily Taylor, Harold Atwater, Malcolm McKenzie.
Middle row: Alex McAulay, John McKinnon, Phillip J.P. McLeod, Willie McDonald, Fred McInnis, Aubrey Atwater, Fraser boy, Harvey Rice.
Front row: Jean McDougall, Jean Campbell, Sybil Tremaine, Mae Campbell, Janie McDonald, Jessie McDonald.

Sydney Coronet Band

  • CA BI 77-930-1064
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the thirty-one members of the Sydney Coronet Band.

Esplanade

  • CA BI 78-116-1866
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the Esplanade in Sydney. The photograph displays Judge Crowe's house, the Sydney Hotel, the Band Shell, the Cecil Hotel, Ritchie McCay's, Dr. Murray Dodd's house, and the Masonic hall.

Woodill, C.H.

Port Hawkesbury Bulletin Printing Press

  • 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.

Morley's Store, Charlotte Street

  • CA BI 77-598-732
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of employees and the interior of Morley's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney.

MacMillan Store, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-615-749
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of McMillan Grocery on George Street, Sydney.

Marconi Towers

  • CA BI 77-400-534
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Marconi Towers at Table Head, Glace Bay.

Rice, Amos I.

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."

Bridgeport

  • CA BI 80-19-4199
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a street scene showing D.J. McDonald's Store and the Methodist Church in Bridgeport.

Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-261-395
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

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

Harrington's Store, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-583-717
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the front of Harrington's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney, with horses and buggies on the street in front of the building.

Cast of Gaelic Play, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 77-650-784
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the cast of a Gaelic Play that was held in Glace Bay.

Cape Breton County Council

  • CA BI 77-880-1014
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton County Councillors from 1900.

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.

Frances Dodd, R.N.

  • CA BI 77-224-358
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photographic portrait of Frances Dodd in a nurse's uniform.

MacKinnon's of Lake Ainslie

  • CA BI 97-620-28468
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of piper (Big) Farquhar MacKinnon and his wife taken in East Lake Ainslie. Mr. MacKinnon holds a set of bagpipes and Mrs. MacKinnon is seated at a spinning wheel.

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