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Archival description
CA BI FT-249 · Item · [ca. 198?]

Item is a short film documenting the immediate aftermath of Fr. Charlie W.'s funeral ceremony. The first several scenes depict people stepping out of a small church.

Lake Ainslie
CA BI FT-230 · Item · [ca. 1928]

Item is a film in which the opening scene depicts a group of people congregated at what appears to be a small harbour or wharf. This snapshot of people and places across Cape Breton and Nova Scotia includes scenes of haymaking, sport fishing, farm life, Lake Ainslie, Inverness Beach, Sea Wolf (Margaree) Island, and more.

CA BI FT-226 · Item · 1949

Item is a film depicting the Canadian Seamen's Union strike of 1949. Edge code may imply that the print was struck in 1955.

Steeling From Nature
CA BI FT-259 · Item · 1949

Item is a film providing a detailed look at the steel industry in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Department of Mines
CA BI FT-252 · Item · [ca. 1950]

Item is an educational film produced by the Department of Labour. Item is part of a series of films devoted to educating viewers on safety in the workplace. Optical soundtrack.

Castle Films; United World Films, Inc.
CA BI FT-272 · Item · 1955

Item is a film exploring the consequences of the declining coal industry.

National Film Board of Canada
FT-227 · Item · 1955

Item is a short film documenting the opening of the Canso Causeway in 1955

Alexander Hugh Mackinnon
Centron Harvest
CA BI FT-256 · Item · [ca.1955]

Item is an instructional or educational film (original film no. 11349) sent to American Iron Steel, attn. C.S. Smallwood) in Washington, DC. Optical soundtrack;.

Modern Talking Picture Service, inc.
The Trepanner
CA BI FT-255 · Item · 1956

Item is a film detailing the parts, controls and purpose of the coal cutting machine known as a trepanner. Optical soundtrack.

National Coal Board
DOSCO Story, Coal Sequence
CA BI FT-250 · Item · 1956

Item is a "history of the Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation (DOSCO) and covers the coal and steel industries both in Nova Scotia and elsewhere."

CJCB Radio 30th anniversary
CA BI FT-262 · Item · 1959

Item is a film "taken of radio station CJCB used on Feb. 10/59 on CJCB-TV during program re CJCB Radio's thirtieth birthday celebration."

CJCB-TV
Simon Cremo
CA BI T-1516 · Item · 1960

File consists of an audio recording of violin selections; includes jigs, reels & polkas performed by Simon Cremo, Eskasoni.

Dosco Tour
CA BI FT-245 · Item · 1960

Item depicts the 175th anniversary of Sydney. No Sound.

Dominion Steel and Coal Company (DOSCO)
CA BI T-6 · Item · 1963

File consists of an audio recording of an oral history of early Scottish settlers in the Big Pond area; mentions Mi'kmaq in the East Bay area.

What were the Bras D'or Mission?
Early history of the MacIntytres of Big Pond (N.S.)
The Church of East Bay
Who was Malcolm MacLellan?
What do you know about the MacLeods who were among MacLellan's students?
Why was the East Bay school Started? East Bay school started in 1825...
What men were prepared for the Seminary?
What about the Industries of early Cape Breton?
The schools in Big Pond (N.S.) were attended by sixty pupils in 1862.
From Big Pond (N.S.) they came to Sydney (N.S.) Academy for grade ten.
Was East Bay the first parish
Briefly discuss Parish activities?
Tell us about the Protestant settlers...
How did the four Seminarians travel to Rome?
Was there much traffic on the Bras D'or Lakes in those days?
Would you care to speak about the Mi'kmaq?
Where did the early people get the animals - horses, cows, sheep, etc.
What about food - ammunition?
Ceilidh in those days was most enjoyable...
What do you believe of the Bocain
Do you remember any of the remedies early settlers used

Cape Breton Island
CA BI FT-251 · Item · 1969

Item is described as "a collage of scenes, without commentary, which express the beauty and versatility of recreational activities to be enjoyed in Cape Breton. Scenes of the Bell Museum, Miner's Museum, fishing, harness racing, highland dancing and swimming are included."

Crawley Films
Give us the tools
CA BI FT-264 · Item · [ca. 1970]

Item is a film which documents the way of life of people of Aboriginal descent in Manitoba. Optical soundtrack.

Dawn Chase
Tignish Cooperatives
FT-268 · Item · 1970

Item is a documentary investigating the lives of those living in Tignish, Prince edward Island. Set in PEI, funded with help from Memorial University with money from the Donner Canadian Foundation and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Produced by George C. Stoney for the NFB. Optical Soundtrack.

National Film Board of Canada
NSEIT Opening Day
CA BI FT-246 · Item · May 29, 1970

Item is a film of the opening day ceremonies for the Nova Scotia Eastern Institute of Technology (NSEIT). Double Perforated Film. No sound.

St. Anne's Mission
CA BI FT-232 · Item · 1970

Item is a film depicting St. Anne's Mission

Raytel Photography
Mi'kmaw culture and music
CA BI T-302 · Item · 1971

File consists of an audio recording of Mi'kmaw songs and music recorded at a Mi'kmaw gathering in Truro. Directed by Sister Angelina Vallas.

1971 News Film
CA BI FT-271 · Item · 1971

Item is marked as news film from 1971. Film is composed of silent portions and sections including a magnetic sound track.

Energy Seekers
CA BI FT-248 · Item · [ca. 1971]

Item is film which explores careers in exploration geophysics. Optical Soundtrack.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Underwater Louisbourg
CA BI FT-270 · Item · 1972

Item is a film that "documents the French fleet lost in Louisbourg harbour during battles with the British in the 18th century." Optical Soundtrack.

Cape Breton Development Corporation; Louisbourg Underwater Archaeological Society
Discover Nova Scotia
FT-267 · Item · 1972

Item is a collection of scenes depicting various locations and activities prevalent in Nova Scotia. Optical Soundtrack.

Nova Scotia Information Travel Bureau, Information Services
Mothers March on Polio
CA BI FT-258 · Item · [1973?]

Item is a film, in which its opening scenes depict a woman walking along a sidewalk and a group of men emptying a box contain what appears to be letters. Optical soundtrack.

Houses for the People
FT-266 · Item · 1975

Item is a film, in which the opening scene depicts a man standing in what appears to be a rail yard. No apparent soundtrack.

CJCB-TV
The Grey Ghost
CA BI FT-269 · Item · 1976

Item is a film. Its opening scene is depicting that of a brick fire place.

ATV
Documentary "X"
CA BI FT-273 · Item · 1976

Item is a film which appears to be promotional material for St. Francis Xavier University. Optical soundtrack.

Camera Club of St. Francis Xavier University
Song of Seasons
CA BI FT-228 · Item · 1977

Item is a film depicting the evolving life of Cape Breton locals. Optical Soundtrack.

Crabtree, Grant
Interview with Lee Cremo
CA BI T-883 · Item · 1977

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Lee Cremo in Eskasoni. Lee Cremo's background as a fiddler, the various fiddle styles in Cape Breton. Also, prejudice and the gap between white and Mi'kmaw ways of thinking.

Interview with Winnie Chafe
CA BI T-900 · Item · 1977

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Winnie Chafe, Glace Bay. She mentions that the Scottish, French and Mi'kmaq all settled in Frenchvale and that the Mi'kmaq taught the other settlers to hunt and trap.

While the Worm Sleeps
CA BI FT-265 · Item · 1977

Item is a "Spruce budworm special". Opening scene of item depicts a well dressed man.

ATV
Glace Bay mine explosion #26
CA BI FT-233 · Item · 1979

Item is a film with footage of the 1979 No. 26 explosion and memorial service.

CA BI T-958 · Item · Oct. 1980

File consists of an audio recording of the CBI Radio show, Fresh Air, featuring a conversation with several informants on various topics concerning life at Eskasoni and Mi'kmaw culture.

CA BI FT-0001.17 · Item · 1981

File consists of an original video interview with Rita Joe on the use of herbal medicinal cures and of various Mi'kmaw cultural items such as hair ornaments, jewelry and musical instruments. Rules and significance of waltes played by Mi'kmaw women. Beaton Institute Production; 20 minutes

Mi'kmaw Language Class
CA BI FT-0009 · Item · 1981

File consists of a videorecording of a Mi'kmaw language class at the Mi'kmawey elementary school, Chapel Island. Class deals with the teaching of proper names, pronunciation, chanting, etc. Beaton Institute Production; 15 minutes.

Cargoes on the Move
CA BI FT-257 · Item · 1983

Item is a film depicting the societal benefits of improved transportation, and the ways in which steel functions to improve transportation. Optical soundtrack.

American Iron and Steel Institue
On the Go
CA BI T-2279 · Item · ca. 1987

File consists of an audio recording of the CBC program, On the Go, featuring a segment on the 1987 Summer Games.

CA BI T-3114 · Item · 29 Apr. 1991

File consists of an audio recording of Rita Joe explaining why she wrote the poem about the Grand Chief; describes Donald Marshall Sr. as a person and reads the poem she wrote in his honour. Rita Joe talks about
the number of people who gathered to pay their respects to Donald Marshall Sr. Closes with violin tune, "Echoes," performed by Winnie Chafe and daughter, Patricia Chafe Nauge.

Song of Eskasoni
CA BI 2007-008.3.001 · Item · 1993

File consists of "an account of the revival of the native traditions and spirituality in Eskasoni through the writings of Rita Joe."

Steel Plant Original Cuts
CA BI FT-254 · Item · n.d.

Item is a film, in which the opening frames depict a factory and its workers dealing with what appears to be heated metal. No sound.

CA BI FT-260 · Item · n.d.

Item is a film, which depicts various landscapes and images of a rural areas. The region in which the film depicts is likely France and/or Belgium. No sound.

Unknown
The Cable Belt Converyor
CA BI FT-253 · Item · n.d.

Item is a film depicting the use of the cable belt. Optical soundtrack.

Associated British-Pathe ltd.
Interview with Lee Cremo
CA BI T-2412 · Item

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Lee Cremo.