Whitney Pier (N.S.)

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"Greetings from Whitney Pier"

  • 87-513-17043
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard sending greetings from Cape Breton's steel mecca, Whitney Pier.

1923 Steel Srike

  • 89-504-18699
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of the members of the Royal 22 Regiment patrolling the plant grounds during the Steel Strike of 1923.

1923 Steel Strike

  • 89-505-18700
  • Item
  • ca. 1923

Item is a photograph of army troops patrolling the steel plant during the Steel Strike of 1923.

Backyard

Item is a photograph of Stella Paruch in her parents' backyard on Webster Street.

Backyard Scene

Item is a photograph of Ted Mroz and Johniu Paruch in the backyard of the Paruch home on Bay Street.

Blacks and West Indians

  • T-2199
  • Item

Item is an audio reel that features a sound recording of Kay (Morrison) Borden being interviewed by Pam Newton about the Blacks and West Indians of Whitney Pier.

Blacks at Whitney Pier

  • T-2104
  • File
  • 1984

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of Neville Gibson, Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford being interviewed by Elizabeth Beaton about the Black population of Whitney Pier.

Track listing is as follows:
Side A:

  • Biographical information (Neville Gibson)
  • Rev. Phillips founder; White people creating problems for them (Neville Gibson)
  • Problem - St. Cyprians on Henry Street (Neville Gibson)
  • Re-iteration of involvement; Split in Black community (Neville Gibson)
  • The "Brethern" Bible study meetings (Neville Gibson)
  • Land bought by church; Bishop Trotman; History of African Orthodox Church (Neville Gibson)
  • Marcus Garvey; Black Star Line; U.N.I.A. (Neville Gibson)
  • Father lost house; Went to night school (informant); Picnics at Mira; Tennis courts; Menelik Hall (Neville Gibson)
  • Dr. Calder (Neville Gibson)
  • Connection between U.N.I.A. and A.O.C. (Neville Gibson)
  • Cricket Club (Neville Gibson)
  • Marcus Garvey; United Mission; Home and School (Neville Gibson)
  • Discrimination; Black scholarship program; Influence on Stanfield (Neville Gibson)
  • Black Methodist Church (Neville Gibson)
  • Reid Family (Neville Gibson)

Side B:

  • Biographical information; Born 1912; Arthur Stanley Trotman was father (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • Robertson from States; One named Jones (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • A.O.C. history; Robertson worked out of church on Henry Street (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • Robertson gone by 1924; Trotman had church on Victoria Road; Never a Methodist Church (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • Chronology of Priest (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • St. Alban's problems (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • Trotman, third bishop of A.O.C. (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)
  • Marcus Garvey (Ralph Trotman, Vernal Till and Mae Crawford)

Blast Furnace Crew

  • 91-602-22563
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of the crew stopping for a picture as they are manning one of the blast furnaces in the Sydney steel plant.

Cape Breton Area Priests

  • 77-663-797
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Area Priests in front of Holy Redeember Convent, Whitney Pier.

Coke Pile

  • 87-92-16622
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of trucks moving atop a coke pile near the steel plant.

Construction

  • 91-610-22571
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of builders at work, constructing one of the buildings at the steel plant.

Construction Workers

  • 84-514-14614
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of men stopping for a portrait while at work constructing the coal wash plant. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

Construction of the Coal Wash Plant

  • 84-512-14612
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the coal wash plant as it was being constructed. Photograph taken by G.H. Woodhill.

DOSCO Employees

  • 90-460-19892a
  • Item
  • 1930

Item is a photograph of DOSCO steelworkers in 1930.

DOSCO Forge Workers

  • 93-211-24185
  • Item
  • ca. 1944

Item is a group photograph of men who worked in the forge.

Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta fonds

  • MG 12.198
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2005

Fonds consists of papers that reflect Elizabeth Beaton's work at the Beaton Institute and personal academic research. The materials included cover a wide variety of topics concerning Cape Breton history, especially ethnicity. Beaton's work contains extensive research on Whitney Pier's West Indian and Ukrainian population.

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.

Elmwood School, 1969-70

  • 86-105-16203
  • Item
  • 1969

Item is a photograph of a class at Elmwood School in 1969.

Evening View of the Sydney Steel Plant

  • 91-298-22259
  • Item
  • September 1951

Item is a photograph of a view of the plant, taken from across the harbour. The bright lights on the right-hand side of the picture are caused by molten slag being poured into the harbour and reflecting on the water. In the image, the coal piers, the number one DOSCO pier, the number two DOSCO pier, the blasting furnaces, open hearth, and the blooming mill are all visible. Credit is given to Guy Blouin (photographer)/National Film Board of Canada/Library and Archives Canada/PA-175736.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Paruch family in yard of home on Bay Street. Pictured left to right: Richie Paruch, Judy Paruch, Stella Paruch (nee Breski), Carol Paruch, and Charlotte Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of members of the Mroz and Paruch family in front of a home on Webster Street. Pictured from left to right: Joseph Mroz, Caroline Mroz, Catherine Mroz (nee Juscur), and Richard Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Stella Paruch holding her granddaughter Maria Paruch in Stella's home on Bay Street.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of the Paruch and Mroz family in a yard on Webster Street. Pictured left to right: Josef Mroz, Catherine Mroz, Johnny Paruch Jr., Teddy Mroz, and Stella Paruch.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of three children in front of a garage on Bay Street. Pictured left to right: Kenny Paruch, Colette Starzomski, and Rosalie Starzomski.

Family Photo

Item is a photograph of Eddie Melski and Johnny Paruch Jr. in front of a home on Bay Street. (Stella Paruch pictured in window)

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Church

  • 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

  • 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 Ghost Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

  • MG 13.131
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1984

Fonds includes one parish brochure (1982) containing a brief history of the founding of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church in Sydney with images of congregation members. Also included is one reel of microfilm (MB 66) listing the following vital statistics for the parish :

Birth and Baptism Records 1912-1985
First Communions
Marriages 1932-1984
Deaths 1935-1984

Holy Redeemer Church, Sydney

  • 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.

Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier

  • 77-723-857
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a composite photograph featuring images of the interior and exterior of Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier, its glebe and convent, and an inset of Reverends MacInnis and McDonald.

Holy Redeemer Convent

  • 77-1513-1647
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a postcard of the Holy Redeemer Convent, including the church and the glebe house in Whitney Pier.

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