Fish fry

Fish fry. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Society. Restoration: Betty Cameron

Women’s Hockey Team, 1919

Women’s Hockey Team, 1919. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Betty Cameron. Excerpted from Stanley-Blackwell & MacLean (2004, p. 239): There was a female team as early as 1900. By 1920 … two women’s teams were organized: the Ice Sickles and the Fleetfoot. … Antigonishers packed the rink to witness the Ice Sickles’s first game […]

Tossing the caber, Highland Games, 1940

Terry Thompson, Tossing the caber, Highland Games, 1940. Photographer: Ronnie Jaques. Courtesy of National Archives of Canada e10979681. Source: Library and Archives Canada/Ronny Jaques fonds/e010979681   http://www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca/the-scottish-heavy-events/ Caber Toss Out of all of the Scottish heavyweight events, the caber toss is the most known and certainly the most   popular. The competitor must “pick” (pick up) the […]

Four families share a toboggan, Protestant manse in background c. 1959

Four families share a toboggan, Protestant manse in background c. 1959. Anne Louise MacDonald smiling for the camera in front of Pushie, Gillis, and Taylor children. Photographer: J. J. MacDonald. Courtesy of Anne Louise MacDonald. Email from Anne Louise MacDonald: It’s got many of the elements of the social determinants of health;  Religion (the old […]