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Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-232-366 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is a dog and two small buildings on the right side of the garden path.

Lillian Seward Brown
CA BI 77-299-433 · Item · Aug-1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Seward Brown at age 6, seated on an armchair next to her dog.

Stubbert
St. Andrew's Church
CA BI 77-676-810 · Item · ca.1914

Item is a photograph of of St. Andrews Church on Bentinck Street, Sydney, featuring a horse-drawn hearse.

CA BI 78-203-1953 · Item · ca. 1926

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Johnstone, Ethel Johnstone, a friend and a dog in front of L.W. Johnstone's house in North Sydney.

Woman on horse
CA BI 84-112-14212 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a woman, likely a nurse, on a horse during World War 1.

Wejkwapniaq
CA BI PAM 3234b · Item · 1977

Item is a textbook for studying and preserving Mi'kmaw culture, describes Mi'kmaw lifestyle, political structure, housing, education, religion, dress, language, economy, food, medicine and transportation (Pre-contact period, c. 17th Century). Includes classroom activities. Suitable grades four and up.

Sydney Mines Railroad
CA BI 95-216-26307 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of horses and people on the Sydney Mines railroad, posing outside of the Sydney Mines Depot.

MG 11.7 C.11 (D) (8) · Item · 17 Apr. 1972

Item is a pamphlet of questions and answers on oyster farming for fishermen in Cape Breton area for who unfamiliar with the culture, skills and practices of the oyster industry.

CA BI Government Reports - Box 11 File 4C · Item · 1981

Item is a government report on Canadian fish products in the Pacific region.

Little Bras d'or
CA BI Map 802 · Item · N.d

Item is a Navigational map for the western Bras d'Or Lakes area from Iona to MacKenzie Point showing depths of the water at various places

The Cape Bretoner
CA BI Vol. 7 No. 5 · Item · Oct. 1999

Item is a news magazine with an article on oysters.

The Cape Bretoner Magazine
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.12 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
Peary's Expedition
94-957-25472 · Item · 1894

Item is a photograph of an Inuk boy in fur with a dog.

Fraser at No. 1-B Colliery
CA BI 77-104-238 · Item · 1955

Item is a photograph of Fraser, the last of the No. 1-B pit ponies. Fraser spent more of his life-time at the service of the coal company than any other horse in the company's history. He is shown here on the occasion of his retirement.

Shedden, Leslie
CA BI 78-292-2042 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of a woman, belonging to the Bown family, with a cat and a dog in North Sydney during the wintertime.

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
Wejkwapniaq
CA BI PAM 3234a · Item · 1977

Item is a textbook for studying and preserving Mi'kmaw culture, describes Mi'kmaw lifestyle, political structure, housing, education, religion, dress, language, economy, food, medicine and transportation (Pre-contact period, c. 17th Century). Includes classroom activities. Suitable grades four and up.

Sleigh Rides, Sydney
CA BI 84-1486-15586 · Item · 1889

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

Oyster Farming, Eskasoni
CA BI 94-654-25169 · Item · [1980?]

Item is a photograph of Collin Smith of Baddeck, preparing scallop shells on hooks for spat collection. The spat is oyster larvae that attaches itself to a surface; typically larvae prefer to attach itself to a clean surface which is why they are using scallop shells shown in the picture.

Item · Aug. 1969

Item is a report that assesses potential economic initiatives for Eskasoni First Nation. The study examines areas for economic development such as recreational tourism, forestry, fisheries, trade and commercial areas.

History of Marble Mountain
CA BI Notes - History of Marble Mountain · Item · 1987

Item consists of three photocopied news articles on the history of marble mountain. "History of Marble Mountain" The Oran, 26 August 1987. "History of Marble Mountain - Continued from Last Week" 2 September 1987. "History of Marble Mountain - Continued from Last Week" 9 September 1987.

CA BI Government Reports - Box 11 File 4A · Item · 1981

Item is a government report on Canadian fish products in the Atlantic region.

RCMP Dogs
N-5376.3 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.4 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.6 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.8 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.11 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
Frank F. Robertson
CA BI MG 15.22 · Fonds · 1919-1983

In 1942, Frank Robertson initiated a job printing business in New Waterford which he operated until 1966. In 1968, he joined the Cape Breton Bird Society and soon began writing his weekly column For the Birds for the Cape Breton Post. In 1978 he began a series for CBC.

Papers include:

  1. Correspondence and papers pertaining to publication of an anthology of verse by Cape Breton authors, 192-1930. Original and typescript, 2 cm.
  2. “For the Birds”, a newspaper column by Mr. Robertson, 22 November 1969 to May 1976. Typescript and clippings (5 folios), 11 cm.
  3. Clipping: “Elves refuse to Give up Blackett’s Lake Home”, 1928
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
Pit Pony in No. 20 Colliery
CA BI 77-698-832 · Item · 1952

Item is a photograph of a horse hauling coal in a pit with driver John Bennett, who was reported to be an expert in the care of horses.

Shedden, Leslie
Dominion Coal Scales, Sydney
CA BI 77-897-1031 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Coal Scales in Sydney, showing horses and sleighs bringing coal to be weighed.

Unidentified Woman with Dog
CA BI 78-303-2053 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of a woman holding the paws of a dog up on its hind legs. Photograph was taken inside of a home.

Sheep Weighing
CA BI 78-91-1841 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of four men, a boy, and a sheep being weighed.

St. Ann's Bay
CA BI 78-718-2468 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of fish flakes in St. Ann's Bay.

Keisel, Theodore
Baddeck
CA BI 78-730-2480 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of a view of the Upper Bay, Baddeck, taken from Red Head.

Keisel, Theodore
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.

T-252 · Item · 3 Jun. 1977

The file consists of audio recordings of ​a CBC radio program "Morningside" - with guest speakers​, Elizabeth May from Baddeck, Ken MacKay marine biologist, Bernard LeLanne Chef, and Winnie Chafe and Doug MacPhee in Scottish Music.​

Atlantic Fishing Methods
CA BI PAM 2394 · Item · 1982

Item is a book of fishing methods in Atlantic Canada.

Helsman
CA BI PAM 2533 · Item · Ca 1982

Item is a bound copy of Helsman newsletter.

Scrap Book 15C
CA BI SB 15C · Item · 1956 - 1961

Item is a scrapbook with mentions of oyster, cod and lobsters.

RCMP Dogs
N-5376.2 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.5 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
RCMP Dogs
N-5376.9 · Item · 1954

Item is a photo of RCMP dogs in training.

Abbass Studios Ltd.
Oyster Farming, Eskasoni
94-653-25168 · Item · n.d.

Item is a photograph of fisherman on poles inspecting the shells in the water.

CA BI 76-10 · Item · 1898

Item is a photograph of a group of approximately twenty men in North Sydney; several men are in uniform and there is a dog in the foreground.