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Item · 2008

Item is a report titled "Naval Air Station: North Sydney 1918," written by Peter E. Lawson. The report outlines the experiences and issues that faced American servicemen who assembled a naval air station in North Sydney and patrolled Canadian waters off Cape Breton Island in search of German submarines that threatened merchant ship convoys in the fall of 1918. The report includes copies of photographs, and a list of the North Sydney naval station staff.

CA BI FC 2349 P67 Z48 2005 · Item · 2005

Item is a book titled "Morien Remembers: A Salute to Our Veterans," by Paulette MacDougall, Diane MacLachlan and LeRoy Peach. The book features biographies and photographs of veterans from Port Morien and area.

Item · 2002

Item is a series of notes concerning the Beaton Institute's Holdings related to Moxham Castle. These notes include information about the castle's use as a military hospital during World War 1.

World Wars Monument
CA BI 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.

Item · 1998

Item is a report titled "Sydney, Nova Scotia and the U-Boat War, 1918," which was written by Brian Tennyson and Roger Sarty. The report focuses on actions taken to protect the waters around industrial Cape Breton, and the experiences of servicemen and the citizens who interacted with them.

Item · 1993

Item is a report titled "Moxham's Castle - Once a Proud Structure," written by Wanda Walker. It provides a history of the castle, including a brief coverage on the period of time during World War 1 when it was used as a military hospital. Much of the information within the report was gathered from an interview with Gabrielle Walker.

"Park Opens"
CA BI MG 20.9-MG 20.9.1-MG 20.9.1.9 · Item · 1992
Part of John Bernard Croak fonds

Item is a photograph clipped from a newspaper of the opening of John Bernard Croak VC Memorial Park.

Item · 10 April, 1990

Item is a report titled "The Northside Militia - 1800-1950 - With an Emphasis on Sydney Mines," written by Cheryl Keagan. The report provides information about the militia composed of men from North Sydney and Sydney that served between the years 1800 and 1950, and includes information about the units in which Sydney Mines militiamen served in during World War 1 and those who stayed at home to protect the island.

Johnstone, Captain L.H.
File · ca. 1989

File contains documents related to the life of Captain Lewis Howard Johnstone, a World War 1 serviceman from Victoria Mines. Included within the file is a clipping titled "Letters relate final action for soldier," written by Lois Beaton. The article includes transcriptions of Capt. Johnstone's letters that describe battle conditions.

Item · 1984

Item is a report titled "Victoria Park and the Army: The First Two Centuries," written by Colonel I.D. MacIntyre. The report focuses on the history of Victoria Park Armories since their formation, and provides information about Cape Breton men who enlisted for service during World War 1.

CBC Radio "Souvenirs"
CA BI T-754 · Item · 1977
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is a audio recording of the CBC Radio show "Souvenirs" from 1977. In the recording, Oliver Squires discusses his experiences operating telegraphy in North Sydney, including during World War 1.

St. Andrew's Church, Judique
CA BI 77-438-572 · Item · 1975

Item is a photograph of the war memorial monument at St. Andrew's Church, Judique.

Naval Personnel
CA BI 77-411-545 · Item · ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Naval Personnel
CA BI 77-410-544 · Item · ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Naval Personnel
CA BI 77-409-543 · Item · ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Naval Personnel
CA BI 77-412-546 · Item · ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-416-550 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-414-548 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-418-552 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-413-547 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

MG 21.42 · Fonds · 1939-01-06 - 1951-02-12

Fonds consists of two minute books and one photograph of the South Bar Knitting Club. Though the club was formed in 1938, records of meetings begin for the organization on January 6, 1939, and continue until February 12, 1951. The minutes of the club record the election of officers, fundraising events, and general business of each meeting. The minutes detail the involvement of the club in fundraising for the war effort during WWII. Various engagements with other community organizations such as the Young Men's Christian Association, Red Cross, and Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire are recorded. The photograph was taken in 1950 and is a black and white image of the members of the society.

South Bar Knitting Club
Old Home Week Parade
CA BI 77-162-296 · Item · 1935

Item is a photograph of nurses walking down a street during the Old Home Week Parade in Sydney. Frances (Dodd) Ridgway has been identified in the second row on the right.

Sgt. C. J. McLean
CA BI MG 15.20 · Fonds · 1932

Fonds consists of poem titled “Do You Remember?”

Speech Transcript
CA BI MG 15.70-MG 15.70 · File · ca. 1920
Part of Mary Belle MacNeill fonds

File contains a speech delivered by Mary Belle MacNeil at the Savoy Theatre, Glace Bay to the "Ladies of the Red Cross." The speech addressed the experiences she had while serving in World War 1.

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.

82-760-7460 · Item · 1919

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

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.

First World War Officers
CA BI 97-211-28049 · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, stationed there during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital. The photo was taken in 1919 and shows them sat around a large desk facing the camera.

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.

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.

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.

Moxham's Castle Hospital
87-960-17490 · Item · ca. 1918

Item is a photograph of the interior of Moxham Castle and its staff during its time as a hospital during the First World War. Officers, nurses, and others are assembled in chairs on the floor, the stairs, the landing, and the second floor. The exact date and identities of those pictured are unknown.

Military Funeral
CA BI 80-763-4943 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Soldiers at arms and part of a marching band on Charlotte Street are pictured.

DISCO Victory Loan Committee
CA BI 80-180-4360 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of members of the DISCO Victory Loan Committee of 1918, organized during the First World War. Those pictured are listed below but not so as to allow for identification. A large board tracking the work of the committee is visible behind the assembled members. Smokestacks, power lines, a small building, and a large Union Jack flag are also visible.

Log Raft
CA BI 77-374-508 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of a log raft that was once stored in North Sydney Harbour. Built in Newfoundland during World War I by Ivan Arkley Bailey from North Sydney and others, it was created in order to ship lumber to England.

Left to right: Mrs. Bailey, Mr. Ivan Arkley Bailey and Mrs. Bailey's sister.

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