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Beaton Institute Archives Whitney Pier (N.S.) Only top-level descriptions
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Blacks and West Indians

  • NSSXA 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

  • NSSXA T-2104
  • File

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:Biogr...

Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta collection

  • NSSXA MG 12.198
  • Fonds

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 wo...

Holy Redeemer Convent

  • NSSXA 77-1513-1647
  • Item

Item is a photograph of the Holy Redeemer Convent, the church and the glebe house. Many homes were destroyed by fire in 1913.

Informal Religion

  • NSSXA T-559
  • Item

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of a speech presented by Reverend Vincent Waterman at St. Philip's African Orthodox Church to the Friends of Whitney Pier that outlines the history of the Church.Track listing is ...

Interview with Dr. Les Bentley (U.N.I.A.)

  • NSSXA T-730
  • File

File consists of two audio reels that feature sound recordings of of Dr. Leo Bartley of the United Negro Improvement Association discussing the organization and its history in Cape Breton.Track listing is as follows:Side A:Came to Cape Breton in 1...

Muggah Home

  • NSSXA 78-186-1936
  • Item

Item is a photograph of the Muggah home and property. The family is in the yard as well as horses. Two people are riding on a carriage pulled by a horse.

Only the Shadows Remain: Ethnic History of Whitney Pier

  • Item

Item is a report that features information about the Black, Jewish, Newfoundland and Eastern European communities in Whitney Pier. The report pays special attention to issues faced by the Black Quarter, including racism and out-migration, and fea...

Paul MacEwan fonds

  • NSSXA MG 9.30
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1998

Fonds consists of the personal materials of Paul MacEwan, founder and leader of the Cape Breton Labour Party from 1982-1987 and former member of the Nova Scotia Legislature for Cape Breton Nova from 1970-2003. Included is correspondence, subjects ...

MacEwan, Paul

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