Bernadette and Albert Doiron, Pomquet, circa 1920

Bernadette and Albert Doiron, Pomquet, circa 1920.   Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Betty Cameron     This photo was taken at the same time as the photo with the doll carriage. The difference in the quality of restoration is that no original was available for this photo, and Betty accomplished this from a scan of a […]

Marian Seaman, circa 1901

Marian Seaman, only child of Clara (Cunningham) and Charles Seaman, circa 1901. Photographer: George Waldren. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald

Matilda (Syliboy) Paul’s extended family

Matilda (Syliboy) Paul’s extended family, including foster children. Back row: John R. Prosper & Patsy Paul; Middle L-R: Ben and Matilda Paul, Phyllis Prosper (nee Francis); Front: Mary Freda Paul.    Courtesy of John R. Prosper, Paqtnkek First Nation, Family Album. Paula Paul told us that the new bridge going up in Heatherton is right by […]

Highland Dancers, 1940 Highland Games

1940 Highland Games. L-R: Anna Claire MacGillivray, Mary MacGillivray, Theresa (the Painter) MacDonald, Helen (MacNeil) Brown (hidden), Jean MacNeil, Betty Campbell MacLean, Joyce MacIsaac (m. Bob Pembroke), Margaret McSween. Photographer: Ronnie Jaques.  Courtesy of  Library and Archives of Canada  Source: Library and Archives Canada/Ronny Jaques fonds/e010979751  

Arthur Venedam, 1952

Arthur Venedam, 1952. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Since the 1970s, Arthur and Ronnie Venedam (A & R Venedam Construction) have carried on the family business as general contractors, building and restoring homes and businesses. They are located at 15 Oak Lane in Whiddens Trailer Court.

Marjorie Desmond

Marjorie Desmond (1939-1991), nanny to the John Chisholm family, and community activist, on lawn of Chisholm home, 1950s. Courtesy of Sandra Gero. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald       In 2006, John Chisholm, prominent Nova Scotian businessman and President of Nova Construction, donated $1 million to StFX, towards the building of the Coady International Centre, […]

Norm Phee and Friends

L-R   Norm Phee, age four, with two friends. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Betty Cameron Dr. Pat Walsh included this photo in his 1989 The History of Antigonish (p. 133).   In email correspondence of May 29, 2014 with Dorothy, he expanded on this photo and its significance: The photo of the three boys is […]