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Bridgeport
CA BI 80-19-4199 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a street scene showing W.J. McDonald's Store and the Methodist Church in Bridgeport.

Buckley's Drug Store, Sydney
CA BI 77-820-954 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of Buckey's Drug Store, which is on the corner of Prince Street and Charlotte Street, and Hennigar's Ice Cream parlor.

Charlotte Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-78-212 · Item · 1889

Item is a photograph showing the intersection of Charlotte Street and Wentworth Street, taken from the former Vogue Theatre site, now the location of the Cape Breton YMCA.

The building at the end of the street was the Holy Angels Convent; the building on the corner of Charlotte and Wentworth Street was the Nova Hotel; the building beyond that was destroyed by a fire in 1901.

Umlah Studios
Charlotte Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-1572-1706 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of Charlotte Street after a snow storm showing Harshman's Drugstore, C&G MacLeod, and an electric car track in the center of the street.

Charlotte Street, Sydney
CA BI 78-1137-2887 · Item · 1922

Item is a photograph of Charlotte St., Sydney, looking north from near Wright's Furniture store. People and cars are on the street. It features a good view of a clothing and drugstore window.

CA BI 76-7 · Item · 1897

Item is a photograph of an unpaved Commercial Street, North Sydney. Buildings line both sides of the street including the Belmont Hotel and F. H. Rudderham Drugs. Thomas and John Voogt are in front of the Belmont near the steps.

Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store
CA BI 77-168-302 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Boot and Show Store and Dr. MacGillvray's Drug Store found on the corner of Pitt and George Street in Sydney.

George Street, Sydney
CA BI 77-182-316 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph taken on George Street, near Pitt Street in Sydney, showing groceries prepared to be delivered by horse and buggy.

Glace Bay
CA BI 77-382-516 · Item · ca. 1920

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

Glace Bay
CA BI 77-380-514 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of 2 people in Glace Bay after a snow storm. The Glace Bay furniture building is in the background.

Glace Bay
CA BI 77-381-515 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of 2 people in Glace Bay after a snow storm. The Glace Bay furniture building is in the background.

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.

Glace Bay Tavern
CA BI 80-1-4181 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the inside of a Glace Bay tavern.

Glace Bay, Commercial St.
CA BI 78-971-2821 · Item · ca. 1925

Item is a photograph of Commercial St., Glace Bay.

Harrington's Store, Sydney
CA BI 77-583-717 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the front of Harrington's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney, with horses and buggies on the street in front of the building.

CA BI 78-121-1871 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the Imperial Block Grocery in Sydney, located at the corner of George and Townsend Streets.

CA BI 77-678-812 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Isaac Greenwell's Store on the Esplanade, Sydney. It was a general store.

Isle Royale Hotel, Sydney
CA BI 78-34-1784 · Item · ca. 1945

Item is a photograph of the Isle Royale Hotel, which opened in 1928, taken before a new addition was added in 1950. Westmount is visible in the distance.

CA BI MG 12.181 · Fonds · 1833-1892

Papers include correspondence, business receipts, legal documents, and deeds:

1.
a. Two letters from C.F. Harrington, MLA, Arichat, regarding politics in the area, a legal action taken by Pringle, and a public meeting regarding building a road to Black River, 1841, 1850.
b. Correspondence regarding debt owed by Hugh McDonald, Big Cove, 1846.
c. Payment of accounts, sale of cattle, 1860.
d. Correspondence regarding James Pringle's lawsuit against Chandler, 1867.
e. Correspondence from Donald McKenzie, teacher in Victoria County, whose salary was 38 pounds per year, 1865.
f. Correspondence from John V. Flynn, MLA, Halifax re purchase of spring Fife wheat at 7/6 bushel, 1870.
g. Correspondence from Hart & Ingraham, Port Hawkesbury regarding purchase of leather, 1870.
h. Correspondence from Tina J. Pringle to her brother George relaying experiences of Cape Bretoners in Boston, 1892.
i. Bill of goods, sale between James Cochran and Ellen Murray, 1855.
j. Correspondence regarding interest on account, 1871.
k. General bill of affairs, from William MacKay to James Pringle, making mention of Captain Wolfe, 1852.
l. Correspondence, 1842.

2.
a. Business receipts of James Pringle, 1833-1874. Some material does not contain discernable dates.
b. Accounts of James Pringle with John McLean, 1845-1861.
c. Accounts of James Pringle, 1865-1866.
d. Account of McDonald Murray with James Pringle, 1843-1857.
e. Account of sales of cattle, sheep and butter to Mr. James Pringle, 1859.
f. Account of James Pringle with M.J.T. MacNeil, River Bourgeois, 1877-1880.

3.
a. Warrant sworn out for arrest of Duncan Murray for theft of violin from James Pringle, 1863.
b. Notice of public meeting of the ratepayers, Section 23, Richmond County for the purpose of electing trustees, 1864.

4.
a. Agreement between the Province of Nova Scotia and James Pringle for road repair between his farm and that of William Urquharts, 1854. Includes envelope.
b. Statement regarding the settlement of debt of Dougald Cameron “Dougaldson” to James Pringle, 1863.
c. Indenture between James Pringle and Robert Hill of Black River, Esquire Executor of the last will and testament of John Ross of Scot’s River, St. George’s Channel, 1864.
d. Draft of Indenture between James and Sarah Pringle to their son, James Jr., for land at St. George’s Channel, 1865.

Pringle, James
Jost's Store, Sydney
CA BI 77-591-725 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Jost's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney.

Lenoir Forge, Arichat
CA BI 77-76-210 · Item · ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of the Lenoir Forge in Arichat, Cape Breton.

CA BI 77-422-556 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of MacKay and Maxwell Ltd. in Sydney. There are Ford cars in the foreground.

MacMillan Store, Sydney
CA BI 77-615-749 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of McMillan Grocery on George Street, Sydney.

CA BI 77-598-732 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of employees and the interior of Morley's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney.

Plan of the City of Sydney
Map 424 · Item · 1910

Item is a Plan of the City of Sydney with businesses, churches and schools identified on the map with a list of each located on the left side of the map. Along the right side of the map are a list of the advertisers included on the map.

CA BI 77-257-391 · Item · 1923

Item is a postcard of several people standing outside the Royal Bank of Canada building next to Cribb's Restaurant on Plummer Avenue in New Waterford.

Rhodes, Curry and Co Ltd.
CA BI 77-559-693 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the general office and main warehouses of Rhodes, Curry and Company Limited.

Rhodes, Curry and Co Ltd.
CA BI 77-558-692 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the general office and main warehouses of Rhodes, Curry and Company Limited.

Sydney Coal Yard Office
CA BI 77-73-207 · Item · ca. 1925

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Coal Company weighing office on George Street, Sydney. Left to right, the staff are identified as: Unknown, Neil MacDonald, Fred Routledge, and William Smith.

CA BI 79-198-3178 · Item · 20th century

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

Sydney Fruit Store
CA BI 78-198-1948 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of three people in front of the Sydney Fruit Store on Charlotte Street, which also housed the offices of McDonald and Cameron and C.R. Brown.

Sydney Hotel
CA BI 77-587-721 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Hotel.

CA BI 84-1363-15463 · Item · 1983

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

CA BI 84-1367-15467 · Item · 1983

Item is a photograph of a storefront designed for use in a street scene in the film "The Bay Boy."

CA BI 84-1368-15468 · Item · 1983

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

CA BI 84-1373-15473 · Item · 1983

Item is a photograph of the front of Wong's Chinese restaurant as it was used for street scenes in the film "The Bay Boy."

The Great Fire, Sydney
CA BI 77-313-447 · Item · 1901

Item is a photograph of the staff of Prowse Bros and Crowell's standing outside of their new building twelve days after Sydney's Great Fire.

Wheeler
The Great Fire, Sydney
CA BI 77-312-446 · Item · 1901

Item is a photograph of a man selling fish amidst the ruins of Sydney's Great Fire.

Wheeler
CA BI 77-523-657 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the interior of the Vooght Bros. Department Store in North Sydney, featuring the shoe department.

CA BI 77-521-655 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the interior of Vooght Brothers' Department Store in North Sydney.