Billy Colin MacDonald family, 1949, Back L-R: Billy Colin, Ronald, Colin; Middle L-R: Catherine (MacFarlane), Tina, Ann Theresa, Mary Lillian, Catherine; Front: L-R:Eunice, Margie, Roddie, Wilena, Family home build 1830, James River, c 1947. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Inset: L-R: Twins, Mary Lillian and Ann Theresa c 1937. Dorothy Lander in conversation with Mary Lillian […]
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 […]
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 […]
Captain Alex MacDonald, early 1900s. Photography: Waldren Studios. Courtesy of Dalhousie University Archives, Waldren Studios Collection, 108-023. Restoration: Betty Cameron Jocelyn Gillis, Curator, Antigonish Heritage Museum, noticed the likeness in this photo to a man with a trumpet (3rd from left, front row) in a band photo in Pat Walsh’s (1989) The History of Antigonish, […]
Billy Colin MacDonald, mother bear and two cubs, source of food and income ($50 bounty on pelts), James River, early 1950s. Courtesy of Mary Lillian MacDonald. Restoration: Jeff Parker. Dorothy Lander in conversation with Mary Lillian MacDonald, June 30, 2014. I remember when this happened. We ate the meat. […]
L-R: Eddie MacDonald, Cleve and “Amby” Sloane, final farewells as the train pulls out of the Antigonish station, 1916. Photo Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.