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Country Barn Dance

  • 94-731-25246
  • Item
  • c.1955

Item is a photograph of the set of Country Barn Dance, an early TV show from Sydney by CJCB.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Sydney Press and Media Groups

  • 94-734-25249
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of Sydney press and media groups. Pictured 1st from left is Lloyd MacInnis (Radio). 2nd row is Aubrey Keizer and Don MacIssac. Marvin Matheson is 2nd from the end of the row. In the back row are Beth Doncaster, unidentified, Roy Duchemin (Post), 2 unidentified, Ed Mann (MT&T), MacVicar (T.V.), and unidentified.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

CJCB - T.V. Dance Program

  • 94-735-25250
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of an unidentified brother instructing a young dance group while being televised.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Microwave T.V. Towers

  • 94-738-25253
  • Item
  • 1960s or 1970s

Item is a photograph of microwave T.V. towers erected for a live event at the Fortress of Louisbourg.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Horses on Vacation at No. 20 Colliery

  • 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

#4 Caledonia Colliery, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 77-140-274
  • Item
  • 1935-1955

Item is a photograph of a stack standing at the #4 Caledonia Colliery in Glace Bay.

Glace Bay

  • CA BI 77-383-517
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of 3 people in Glace Bay after a snow storm. The Glace Bay furniture building is in the background.

Offices of the Dominion Coal Company

  • CA BI 77-39-168
  • Item
  • ca. 1911

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of the general offices and laboratory of the Dominion Iron and Coal Company in Glace Bay.

Marconi Towers

  • CA BI 77-399-533
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

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

Dominion Iron and Steel Co. Steel Plant

  • CA BI 77-620-754
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Iron and Steel Company steel plant taken from Sydney Harbour a few years after it was built. The site of the plant is now a recreational community space called Open Hearth Park.

Glace Bay Fire Department Athletic Club

  • CA BI 77-908-1042
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph the Glace Bay Fire Department Athletic Club. From left to right in the back row are Jack "Hopper" MacLeod, Unknown, Jackson A.D. "Hump" Campbell, Ken MacRitchie, Louis Siderski, D. Nolan, and Bill Blackwood. From left to right in the center row are Joe Debison, Jim MacKenzie, Godfrey Gibson, and T.E. Logan. From left to right in the front row are Bill Knox, Mike Campbell, Peter Jobes, "Toto" Boutilier, and Alton Stanley.

Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-929-1063
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of Holy Redeemer Church in Sydney with the clergy and Knights of Columbus on the convent steps following the blessing of the church. Persons within the photograph are identified on its reverse.

Universal Negro Improvement Association Brass Band

  • CA BI 78-112-1862
  • Item
  • 1921

Item is a reproduction of a newspaper article about the Universal Negro Improvement Association band on Laurier Street in Whitney Pier. Members are marching in the street with instruments and banners in support of a movement advocating "Africa for the Africans."

Article attached to photograph reads:
The year was 1921. The scene, Laurier street at Whitney Pier, as members of the city's Negro community paraded in support of a movement advocating, (as banners indicate) "Africa for the Africans." The sizable brass band was one of a number organized within the city and residents who were around at that time recall that nobody ever had to march without the accompaniment of plenty of stirring martial music. Also noteworthy is the complete lack of sidewalks and paving. The photograph is from the album of Pier merchant Louis Mendelson. He's the white-shirted young man with the bicycle standing mid-right in the photo."

On reverse: "Year 1921 Mr. Askell Artzell Hunt 14 Brooks St. Sydney C. B." "Sent a copy to Mr. Hunt" "Colin MacDonald was bandmaster of the Universal Negro Improvement Assoc. approximately 20 members in the band. Band operated from 1928 to 1932. There was also a West Indian Band at the Pier Bandmaster Jack McKnight approx. 15 members Deputy Bandmaster Norman Crawford, lasted 2 years.

Glace Bay

  • CA BI 78-952-2802
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photographic postcard of Commercial St., Glace Bay.

Coal Mining in Glace Bay

  • CA BI 79-453-3433
  • Item
  • 1906

Item is a photographic postcard of a miner operating a long wall machine.

#26 Colliery, millionth ton

  • CA BI 79-981-3961
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of the millionth ton of coal that was taken from #26 Colliery.

Mi'kmaq

  • CA BI 80-201-4381
  • Item
  • [ca. 1867]

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of two individuals wearing Mi'kmaw clothing; the item is noted as 1867.

Eskasoni 4H Club

  • CA BI 80-204-4384
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of a 1967 Centennial pageant showing the Eskasoni 4H Club.

Glace Bay Hospital

  • CA BI 80-500-4680
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a photograph of a view of Glace Bay.

McLeod, Norman

Dominion #24 Colliery

  • CA BI 81-827-5907
  • Item
  • 1935

Item is a photograph of a group of miners from the #24 Colliery.

Last Pit Pony in Colliery No. 26

  • CA BI 82-81-6781
  • Item
  • 1975

Item is a photograph of a miner with the last pit pony at the #26 Colliery.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Victoria Road

  • CA BI 83-6385-13685
  • Item
  • [192-]

Item is a postcard depicting the Victoria Road subway in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Victoria Road

  • CA BI 83-6386-13686
  • Item
  • [192-]

Item is a street view of the northern end of Victoria Road in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Guglielmo Marconi

  • CA BI 83-6668-13968
  • Item
  • ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of Guglielmo Marconi seated in the receiving room at Marconi Station, Glace Bay, N.S.

"The Bay Boy" Street Scene, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 84-1366-15466
  • Item
  • 1983

Item is a photograph of McRae Block with storefronts designed for use in a street scene in the film "The Bay Boy."

"The Bay Boy" Street Scene, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 84-1378-15478
  • Item
  • 1983

Item is a photograph of large street advertisements designed for use in street scenes in the film "The Bay Boy."

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church

  • CA BI 84-1442-15542
  • Item
  • 1970

Item is a photograph of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church 60th Anniversary

  • CA BI 84-1443-15543
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the cake cutting at the 60th anniversary celebrations for the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

"Bay Boy" Movie Sets, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 84-1446-15546
  • Item
  • 1983

Item is a photograph of the cast and crew of "The Bay Boy" gathered on the front porch of a house.

#26 Miners, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 84-447-14547
  • Item
  • 1984

Item is a photograph of miners from #26 Colliery at St. Mary's Church Hall.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Central School, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 84-795-14895
  • Item
  • 1913

Item is a postcard depicting the Central School in Glace Bay, N.S.

Whitney Pier (Streets)

  • CA BI 91-745-22706
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the steel plant viewed from Whitney Pier, N.S.

Eskasoni

  • CA BI 93-64-24038
  • Item
  • 1991

Item is a photograph of Eskasoni, N.S. viewed from the road.

Prendergast, Paul

Eskasoni Band Council

  • CA BI 94-1350-25865
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of the Eskasoni Band Council.

Prendergast, Paul

Eskasoni: Holy Mountain

  • CA BI 94-1351-25866
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of Eskasoni, N.S. viewed from the top of Holy Mountain.

Prendergast, Paul

Eskasoni: Statue of Virgin Mary

  • CA BI 94-1352-25867
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of the Virgin Mary statue on Holy Mountain in Eskasoni, N.S.

Prendergast, Paul

Oyster Farming, Eskasoni

  • CA BI 94-653-25168
  • Item
  • ca. 1980

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of John Brown of Eskasoni, pulling up shells.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Eskasoni War Monument

  • CA BI 96-129-26817
  • Item
  • 1995

Item is a photograph of the War Monument in Eskasoni, N.S.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Mary's Polish Church Men's Club

  • CA BI 96-368-27056
  • Item
  • 1988

Item is a photograph of members of the St. Mary's Polish Church Men's Club taken in the basement of the Polish Village Hall.

Raytel Photography

Welcome to Glace Bay

  • CA BI 98-845-29632
  • Item
  • 1998

Item is a photograph of the "Welcome to Glace Bay" sign mounted for the 1998 Canadian Little League Championship.

Prendergast, Paul

Hugh McDonald

  • CA BI MG 9.19
  • Fonds
  • 1871

Fonds consists of a letter from Rev. K.J. MacDonald pertaining to politics in Inverness County. Hugh McDonald (1841-c.1902) was MLA for Inverness County 1868-1871. He was the Postmaster and Telegraph Operator at Mabou to 1881 when he became Sheriff of Inverness County, which position he held until he resigned in 1902. Letter from Rev. K.J. McDonald pertaining to politics in Inverness County.

Sarah Denny Cultural Collection

  • Collection
  • 1944-2018 ; predominately 1970-2008

The collection consists of audio and video interviews, games, hymns, traditional chants, and community events pertaining to Eskasoni and other Mi'kmaq communities in Nova Scotia between the 1940's to the 2000's, both in the Mi'kmaw and English languages. This collection consists of 8 boxes of sound recordings, moving images, and artefacts belonging to Sarah Denny, her children and other community members and organizations. These recordings document culturally and historically significant peoples, events, and traditions of the L'nu/Mi'kmaq.

Denny, Sarah