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Aerial view of Sydney

  • NSSXA 77-739-873
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Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney taken from the harbour looking north-east.

Sydney History and Misc. Topics

  • NSSXA T-76
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Item is an audio reel that features a sound recording of Sister Margaret Beaton and Mrs. A.C. Day interviewing Mrs. Emily Chapman about her experience in Sydney. Mrs. Chapman speaks about the cause that the Jubilee Singers supported.

Track listing is as follows:

  • Introduction of Mrs. Emily (Kendall) Chapman
  • Where did the Kendalls come from?
  • Where did Dr. Kendall practice medicine?
  • Where did Dr. Kendall study medicine?
  • Did you have an allowance when you were young?
  • Have you any interesting stories about your father's career?
  • What part did you father play in the Bill for Workman's Compensation Act in 1898?
  • Mrs. Chapman gives very interesting stories of her father. She told of many strange incidents.
  • Sick calls made by Dr. Kendall. The hardships of travel to these homes and the poverty of the people when he arrived.
  • Is it true that your father did an amputation on a kitchen table out in the country?
  • Mrs. Day asks about the story of the $5.
  • Your mother must have been a marvellous and charitable woman.
  • She could never have tea because she would have nothing to serve.
  • "A funny story about my father..."
  • Who was your mother?
  • I ave the loveliest memories of my whole life at Crawley's Creek.
  • Tell us about your social life as a young girl.
  • What do you remember of the theatre in Sydney?
  • Who were the Jubilee Singers? They tried to make money to help the Negroes.
  • What was the story of Sir Wilfred Laurier and you?
  • What about local talent?
  • Duke of Kent, interesting story about him.
  • Mrs. Day asks, "Did Dr. Kendall get even a small pension from the city?"
  • "You asked me about the old Orange Hall.."

James MacMillan, Sydney

  • NSSXA 89-460-18655
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  • 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of James MacMillan in full uniform with rifle during World War 1. MacMillan was killed in the war. The photo was taken by C.H. Woodill in Sydney, likely prior to MacMillan's departure.

Woodill, C.H.

Sydney Academy

  • NSSXA 80-856-5036
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Item is a photograph of Sydney Academy and photographs of graduating students.

Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • NSSXA 80-858-5038
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Item is a photograph of Charlotte Street, Sydney, taken from the roof of the courthouse, Victoria Park. Shows Charlotte St., shipping pier, St. Patrick's Church and the Methodist Church.

Charlotte and Pitt Streets, Sydney

  • NSSXA 80-859-5039
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Item is a photograph of Charlotte and Pitt Streets, Sydney at the site of Toronto Dominion Bank (1980) on the South West corner of Pitt and Charlotte. Shows L. McQuarrie's shoe maker's shop.

Steel Plant location

  • NSSXA 80-861-5041b
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Item is a photograph of the site where the Sydney steel plant was eventually located. The photograph was taken from the roof of the court house in Victoria Park. On left is the original building that held the marine hospital. The Pond is the "Kentuck" Pond referred to by W.M. MacLeod in his booklet.

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