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Cape Breton

Item is a reproduction of this publication; includes a four-page discussion of Mi'kmaw lifestyle (c.1500-1900); mentions physical description, clothing, marriage customs, feasts, manhood ceremony, French influence and Catholicism, Chapel Island Mission, population of Cape Breton Reserves, and Mi'kmaw place names.


  • CA BI 78-959-2809
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  • 1943

Item is a photograph of the ship Geadiola.

Spinning Bee

  • CA BI 79-847-3827
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of a spinning bee in Cape North.

Polish Wedding

  • CA BI 79-1096-4076
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of a large wedding party, including the bride and groom.


  • CA BI 78-730-2480
  • Item
  • ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of a view of the Upper Bay, Baddeck, taken from Red Head.

Keisel, Theodore

"General Byng"

  • CA BI 78-420-2170
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of the schooner "General Byng," taken during its construction during the First World War.

Lt. John Pringle

  • CA BI 78-1150-2900
  • Item
  • ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of Lt. (also Rev.) John Pringle in uniform sitting in the trenches during the First World War. He is surrounded by various personal effects including a rifle and coat. He is identified in a typed caption at the top of the photograph.

Weston and Son

Halifax, May 16, 1919

  • 84-61-14161
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a postcard showing the return of the 25th Battalion of the CEF to Halifax on May 16, 1919 after the end of the First World War. Soldiers participating in the parade are noted to be carrying a Maj. Matheson, visible on the shoulders of one of the men in the bottom right corner of the photograph. A handwritten note on the photo credits it to one "F.G. Goodenough". The ship from which the soldiers are disembarking is partially visible in the background.

185th Cape Breton Highlanders Headquarters, Broughton

  • 84-704-14804
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  • 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.

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