Highland Games, Main Street Parade, 1940. Photographer: Ronnie Jaques. Courtesy of National Archives of Canada, e010979674
Brothers-in law John D. Brown & Sander Gillis, Livingstone’s Cove wharf, 1940s. John D. fished lobster, salmon, herring, mackerel, gaspereau, cod and hake. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald
Theresa Marshall with baby, Paqtnkek First Nation, 1940s. Courtesy of John R. Prosper, Family Album.
Marshall-Prosper Family Get-together L-R: Back Row: Mr. Maurice Marshall, Mr. Edward Juban, Mr. James Marshall, Mrs. Theresa Marshall, Mr. Charlie Johnson; Front L-R: Miss Mary B. Prosper, Mrs. Bridget Marshall, Miss Rita Prosper (hidden girl Miss Madeline??), Paqtnkek , 1940s. Courtesy of John R. Prosper. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.
Teresa, Apsaju and rabbits, Paqtnkek, c. 1940. Courtesy of John R. Prosper , Paqtnkek.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lena and Dr. Doiron’s children, 1940s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.
Pomquet chicks, c 1940s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.