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Letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley

  • NSSXA MG 12.189.6 A
  • Item

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley, dated 24 September 1915. In the letter, Katharine mentions numerous family members, including her father J.S., her sister Margaret, and her step-mother Grace. In addition, she describes the Cataraqui Estate, where she was staying with her friend Catherine (Rhodes) Tudor-Hart who was nicknamed Gogo, and details a desire to obtain some financial freedom.

Temperance Picnic, Taken in Orchard of the J.J. Phillips farm, Horne's Road, Mira

  • NSSXA 83-6498-13798
  • Item

Item is a photograph of women attending a picnic. They are identified as Mary Martell, front, not wearing a hat; Flora Martell, left of Mary; Lida Spencer, standing third from right; Olive Phillips, fourth from right, behind Lida, wearing a dark hat; Amy Phillips, sixth from right, with head tilted; Blanche Spencer (Mrs. Wellie), sitting on right with flowered hat; Dot MacInnis, seated on left, with plaid skirt; Hattie Spencer of Black Brook, sitting near Dot MacInnis; Eva Spencer Ferguson (Layton Ferguson's Mother), in back on left wearing a dark hat with white flowered band.

The Cape Breton Symphony fiddle

  • NSSXA R-386
  • Item
  • 196?

Item is a recording of the Cape Breton Symphony (Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald, fiddle ; Wilfred Gillis, fiddle ; John Donald Cameron, fiddle ; Bobby Brown, fiddle, piano, accordion) ; with Tom Szczesniak, bass ; Peter Magadini, drums ; John Allan Cameron, 12-string guitar.

Reel medley. Trip to Windsor ; Mrs. Norman MacKeigan ; Devil's delight (2:42) --
Jig medley. Munster lass ; Light & airy ; Janet Beaton (2:35) --
Slow march, strathspey & reel. Glencoe ; Coromonie's rant ; Marie MacLean's (2:35) --
Hornpipe medley. Oriental ; Jock Tamson's ; Olive branch (2:00) --
Strathspey & reels. Captain Campbell ; Sandy is my darling ; My brother's letter (2:10) --
Reel medley. Flowers of Edinburgh ; Mrs. MacLeod's ; Fairy dance ; Mason's apron (2:27) --
Reel medley. Picnic ; Homeward bound ; Return from India ; Rachel Rae ; Snowplough (2:45) --
Jig medley. Wilfred's fiddle ; Jessie Ann's favourite ; Road to Skye (2:37) --
Strathspey & reels. Dr. Keith of Aberdeen ; Carnie's cantor ; Mary Clare's (2:33) --
Strathspey & reels. Highland whiskey ; Earl of Crawford's ; Judy's (2:18) --
Hornpipe medley. Democratic rage ; Constitution ; President Garfield's (2:13) --
Strathspey & reels. Bonfire ; Red mill ; Walker Street ; Timour the Tartar (3:10).

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Picnic at Mira

  • NSSXA 83-6509-13809
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Item is a photograph of a large group of people sitting on a hill and facing the camera while attending a picnic.

Picnic, Point Edward

  • NSSXA 82-269-6969
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Item is a photograph of a group of men seated on a lawn facing the camera. The men have been identified as 1. Fred MacInnis, Assessor, City of Sydney; 2. Fred Miles; 3. Dr. Richmond; 4. M.R. Chappell; 5. O.N. Mann.

Temperance Picnic, Marion Bridge

  • NSSXA 83-6493-13793
  • Item

Item is a photograph of a large group of people attending a picnic. Several people have been identified as 1. Dr. Wilbur Spencer; 2. John E. MacKenzie; 3. Rob Spencer; 4. Gilbert Phillips.

Iona Picnic

  • NSSXA 86-75-16172
  • Item

Item is a photograph of a large group of people standing on grounds of St. Colomba Church.

Port Hood Harbour

  • NSSXA 81-3-5073
  • Item

Item is a photograph of the breakwater area.

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