https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys5SVsTvh70&list=UUm1SjUVQthHMC1uXwkGs4Xw Here is my effort to capture on YouTube the rehearsal of the script for the Walk with Colonel Timothy Hierlihy, the 1784 Founder of Antigonish. Click on the link above. Our wonderful videographer and AHA! supporter provided all these images. Thank you, Denise and what a perfect day for an autumn walk.. […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78MKBHR3NbU Here is Nat King Cole singing On a Bicycle Built for Two. We would love to have a tandem bicycle for the Imagine Antigonish collection. Meanwhile, here is Hughie Chisholm on his bicycle in the 1950s. It looks like a state-of-the art bicycle with hand brakes rather than pedal brakes. Was there a day […]
Have a look at Chinese street photographer Han Fo’s b/w photos of Hong Kong in the 1950s. Imagine Hong Kong!!!! Look for some of the same conditions for community health in this bustling urban metropolis as in Imagine Antigonish, a bustling rural town and county: Social Support Networks; Early Childhood Education & Play; Intergenerational […]
Simon Vincent on fiddle, Pomquet kitchen party, c 1950s. Courtesy of Pomquet Héritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Simon Vincent on Fiddle, son Joe next to him, others unidentified, Pomquet kitchen party, 1950s. Courtesy Pomquet Héritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald Email from Daniel Benoit to AmberleeBoulton, July 5, 2014: The kitchen party photo the one […]
Teresa, Apsaju and rabbits, Paqtnkek, c. 1940. Courtesy of John R. Prosper , Paqtnkek.
Billy Colin MacDonald, James River, c 1928. Courtesy of Mary Lillian MacDonald, family album. In conversation with Mary Lillian MacDonald June 28, 2014. Daddy loved to fish and hunt. He put food on our table. This photo is of a deer he shot. June 30, 2014: This photo was taken of Daddy before he was […]
Celtic Hall, Main St. (present location of the Legion), c 1940s. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum, Duggan album. The Celtic Hall, constructed in 1905 by the Catholic Mutual Benefit Association, became the venue for such varied activities as dances, boxing matches, local plays and musicals, spinning exhibitions, graduations, political gatherings and elections. It boasted a […]
StFX hockey team, 1909. Courtesy of Dalhousie University Archives, Waldren Studios Collection, 307-022.
Terry Thompson, Standing Stone Putt, Highland Games, 1940. Photographer: Ronnie Jaques. Courtesy of National Archives e01097993 Source: Library and Archives Canada/Ronny Jaques fonds/e010979953 As identified during the 151st Highland Games, Terry’s brother Gib Thompson is standing to his direct right. Robby MacDonald, an Industrial Arts teacher, is second from the right. Different possibilities for the […]
Sunbathers at Jimtown, c 1920s. Courtesy of Bart Sears, Joseph D. Chisholm Album, & Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Joseph D. Chisholm was a grand uncle of Bart Sears.