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Geadiola

  • 78-959-2809
  • Item
  • 1943

Item is a photograph of the ship Geadiola.

Spinning Bee

  • 79-847-3827
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

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

Polish Wedding

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

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

Baddeck

  • 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"

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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.

Sydney Academy collection

  • MG 11.84
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1991

Fonds consists of Sydney Academy's administrative records, staff records, and its historical collection.

Isola di Capo Breton

  • MAP 691
  • Item
  • 1690

Item is a page from Coronelli's atlas, "Isolario Dell'Atlante Vento" featuring an engraving of 17th century Cape Breton Island.

Coronelli, Vincenzo

Military Funeral

  • 80-762-4942
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Soldiers and marching band on Charlotte Street and in front of a church are pictured. Photograph appears to have been taken from a second storey building looking out on the street.

Military Funeral

  • 80-764-4944
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo was taken by an unknown photographer next to an open grave and shows a partially obscured officer standing in the left foreground and a number of soldiers with raised rifles.

Military Funeral

  • 80-765-4945
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo shows a crowd of non-military men, women, and children, likely following the procession.

Military Funeral

  • 80-766-4946
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo was taken by an unknown photographer, possibly from the second storey of a building opposite Sacred Heart Church, and shows the large assembly outside Sacred Heart.

Sydney Academy Cadet Corps 306

  • 81-229-5299
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Academy Cadet Corps. Judge George Morrison is identified as the fifth from left in the front row, seated to the right of the boy with the trophy.

Moxham's Castle/Hospital

  • 81-853-5933
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of the rear of Moxham's Castle taken after the end of World War 1. During the war, the castle served as a military hospital.

WW1 Officers in Moxham's Castle

  • 81-854-5934
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, where they were stationed during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital.

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.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-175-6875
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. The photo features a large number of uniformed soldiers with rifles marching down the middle of the road with bystanders viewing on both sides of the street.

"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.

Naval Sentry Stanley, Sydney

  • 82-532-7232
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of a naval sentry guard stationed in Sydney during World War 1. The sentry is identified by his first name, Stanley. He is standing in front of a large house in full uniform with a rifle. Women are visible on the balcony of the house in the background.

Naval Sentry Stanley, Sydney

  • 82-533-7233
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of a naval sentry guard sentry stationed in Sydney during World War 1. The sentry is identified by his first name, Stanley.

J.E. Burchell and Dorothy Clarke

  • 82-760-7460
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of J.E. Burchell and his granddaughter Dorothy Clarke on a snowy day during World War 1. Burchell is holding a roll of papers and a house is visible in the background.

Rev. John Pringle in the Northwest Territories

  • 82-1377-8077
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of Rev. John Pringle while on his charge in the Northwest Territories. Pringle is visible, standing in front of a small church.

Dorothy Willmot

  • 84-60-14160
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of Percy Willmot's sister, Dorothy V. (nee Willmot) Phillips.

Alice Willmot

  • 84-62-14162
  • Item
  • ca. 1885

Item is a photograph of Alice (nee Lister) Willmot, mother of Percy Willmot.

Sydney Foundry and Machine Works

  • 79-198-3178
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Foundry and Machine Works with the ship Mabel Frye at dock.

Boxing - Glace Bay

  • 120.4
  • Item
  • [ca. 1940]

Item is a photographic portrait of men and boys holding trophies in a boxing ring.

St. Ann's Boys Choir

  • 166.2
  • Item
  • [ca. 1940]

Item is a photographic portrait of members of the St. Ann's Boys Choir dressed in choir robes.

World Wars Monument

  • 99-94-29865
  • Item
  • 1998

Item is a photograph of a monument in Wentworth Park commemorating those from Sydney who died in the First and Second World Wars. Only the side dedicated to World War 1 is visible.

William L. Chirgwin fonds

  • MG 12.176
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

Fonds consists of William Chirgwin's textual records, including correspondence concerning a ship that was seized by the Peruvian government in World War 1.

Chirgwin, William L.

Percy Charles Willmot fonds

  • MG 20.15
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of correspondence, a scrapbook of pictures, clippings and letters, an album of photographs, Christmas cards and clippings referring to Lieut. Willmot and the 25th Battalion, CEF 1914- 1919, the 1914-1915 Star and the Military Cross awarded to Lieut. Willmot and a box of buttons, hat badges and other military memorabilia.

Willmot, Percy

James A. Murphy fonds

  • MG 20.25
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1972

Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing textual records, photographs, and objects related to James Murphy's experience as a World War 1 serviceman.

Murphy, James A.

Malcolm A. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.134
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1950

Fonds consists of personal correspondence covering subjects such as remembrances of World War II, social life in Cape Breton in the 1940's, and various Christmas cards and postcards.

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus

Malcolm MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.148
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1957

Fonds consists of textual records related to Malcolm MacDonald and his family, including correspondence related to Malcolm MacDonald's application for military service exemption and a letter from Pte. Dan MacDonald to a friend.

MacDonald, Malcolm

Allan Ridgway fonds

  • 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

Donald Cameron MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.125
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1970

Fonds consist of correspondence relating to MacDonald's private, business, and civic life including probate papers, will, deeds, and other legal documents, land papers, genealogical information, clippings relating to Inverness history, Gaelic documents, and other miscellaneous family papers.

MacDonald, Donald Cameron

Matheson Family fonds

  • MG 12.156
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1925

Fonds consists of the correspondence of the Matheson family. It includes two letters from Ken Matheson to his mother while at Army camp in Valcartier, 1915.

Matheson family

Mary Cadegan fonds

  • MG 12.204
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1916

Fonds consists of documents primarily concerned with the military service of Mary Cadegan's brother, Malcolm John MacKinnon, during World War 1.

Cadegan, Mary

John Alexander MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 12.271
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1933

Fonds consists of John Alexander MacKinnon's diaries, a photographic postcard, and his World War 1 enlistment information and record of service book.

MacKinnon, John Alexander

Rev. John Pringle fonds

  • MG 13.118
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1935

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs related to Rev. John Pringle, including Christmas cards, wartime photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Pringle, Rev. John

Harold L. Hill fonds

  • MG 20.2
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

Fonds consists of a notebook kept by Hill while completing training for the Canadian Engineers unit.

Hill, Harold Lester

James D. Day fonds

  • MG 20.4
  • Fonds
  • 1923

Fonds consists of James D. Day's certificate of military service, 1914-1923.

Day, James Douglas

Canada Registration Board fonds

  • 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

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