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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.

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
Military Funeral
CA BI 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.

CA BI 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.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-85-219 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles
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.

Military Funeral
CA BI 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
CA BI 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.

Military Funeral
CA BI 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.

CA BI PAM 4061 · Item · 1 December, 1918

Item is a pamphlet, published by the Personnel of the U.S. Naval Air Station in North Sydney, on December 1st, 1918. The pamphlet contains the staff muster roll, some pieces of poetry, jokes, and an editorial.

CA BI 89-530-18725 · Item · 1917

Item is a photograph of the DISCO Victory Loan Committee, organized during World War 1. The committee is gathered next to a small one-story building around a large clock erected to keep track of contributions. An insert at the top of the item shows the record for each team, the executive, the company, and the grand total.

81-234-5304 · Item · 1917

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Academy Cadet Corps #306 in the winter of 1917. Almost all of the Cadets are in full uniform, with the first row sitting and the back rows standing on steps.

"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.