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Dominion Iron and Steel Co. Steel Plant

  • CA BI 77-620-754
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Iron and Steel Company steel plant taken from Sydney Harbour a few years after it was built. The site of the plant is now a recreational community space called Open Hearth Park.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church

  • CA BI 84-1442-15542
  • Item
  • 1970

Item is a photograph of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church 60th Anniversary

  • CA BI 84-1443-15543
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the cake cutting at the 60th anniversary celebrations for the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-929-1063
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of Holy Redeemer Church in Sydney with the clergy and Knights of Columbus on the convent steps following the blessing of the church. Persons within the photograph are identified on its reverse.

St. Mary's Polish Church Men's Club

  • CA BI 96-368-27056
  • Item
  • 1988

Item is a photograph of members of the St. Mary's Polish Church Men's Club taken in the basement of the Polish Village Hall.

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Universal Negro Improvement Association Brass Band

  • CA BI 78-112-1862
  • Item
  • 1921

Item is a reproduction of a newspaper article about the Universal Negro Improvement Association band on Laurier Street in Whitney Pier. Members are marching in the street with instruments and banners in support of a movement advocating "Africa for the Africans."

Article attached to photograph reads:
The year was 1921. The scene, Laurier street at Whitney Pier, as members of the city's Negro community paraded in support of a movement advocating, (as banners indicate) "Africa for the Africans." The sizable brass band was one of a number organized within the city and residents who were around at that time recall that nobody ever had to march without the accompaniment of plenty of stirring martial music. Also noteworthy is the complete lack of sidewalks and paving. The photograph is from the album of Pier merchant Louis Mendelson. He's the white-shirted young man with the bicycle standing mid-right in the photo."

On reverse: "Year 1921 Mr. Askell Artzell Hunt 14 Brooks St. Sydney C. B." "Sent a copy to Mr. Hunt" "Colin MacDonald was bandmaster of the Universal Negro Improvement Assoc. approximately 20 members in the band. Band operated from 1928 to 1932. There was also a West Indian Band at the Pier Bandmaster Jack McKnight approx. 15 members Deputy Bandmaster Norman Crawford, lasted 2 years.

Victoria Road

  • CA BI 83-6385-13685
  • Item
  • [192-]

Item is a postcard depicting the Victoria Road subway in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Victoria Road

  • CA BI 83-6386-13686
  • Item
  • [192-]

Item is a street view of the northern end of Victoria Road in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Whitney Pier (Streets)

  • CA BI 91-745-22706
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item is a photograph of the steel plant viewed from Whitney Pier, N.S.