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View the document Fishing for herring, ca. 1910
Description:Murdock MacLellan (perhaps with his sisters) ice fishing for herring around 1910.
Subject:Fishing - Ice fishing
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Fr. Duncan MacDonald's 50th anniversary, Big Pond, 1926So
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Horses, ca. 1910
Description:Probably Murdock MacLellan (with reins) and unknown man with three horses in front of Michael MacLellan's house in Big Pond Centre. Two of the horses are harnessed to what appears to be a cultivator. The house had a front porch at that time.
Subject:Farming ;
Horses
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Fr. Duncan MacDonald's 50th anniversary, Big Pond, 1926
Description:A group of men standing outside Michael MacLellan's house in Big Pond Centre at Fr. Duncan MacDonald's 50th anniversary in 1966. From front left, Hugh MacLellan, unknown, unknown, ? Cash, Fr. Duncan MacDonald, ? MacPherson, Unknown, Neil R. MacNeil (piper), ? MacNeil from rear Big Pond, unknown girl in front, unknown men in back.
Subject:Bag piper;
MacDonald, Duncan (Fr.)
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Horses harnessed for work, ca. 1910
Description:Three horses, two men beside Michael MacLellan's house, Big Pond Centre. Two of the horses are harnessed to do work. Farm equipment unknown.
Subject:Farming - planting
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Christy and Murdock
Description:Christy and Murdock MacLellan, married August 1914.
Source:St. Francis Xavier University Archives - Extension Collection

View the document Clearing the road in Big Pond c.1910
Description:Clearing the road in Big Pond, Cape Breton, around 1910. The snow shovelers include Laughlin MaKinnon, Archie McCormick, M.A. MacPherson, Willie (Hector) MacPherson, James Cash, Daniel MacLellan, Frank MacNeil, Alex MacLellan
Subject:Snow shoveling;
Winter
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document View the PDF document From the Isle of Coll to Malagawatch, Inverness County: A Pioneer’s Account
Alternative title:The Historical Account of Bartimeaus
Author/Creator:Watson, Jim, Translator
Description:Exerpt from the "Isle of Coll to Malagawatch, Inverness County: A Pioneer’s Account", Mac-Talla: Volume III July 7th 1894, Number I The Historical Account of Bartimeus
Subject:Dunlap of Greenock (ship);
Home Mission;
Bartimaeus;
James and Tom (ship)
Source:Mac-Talla, Vol. III, No. 1, July 7th, 1894 and Mac-Talla, Vol. III, No. 1, July 14, 1894

View the document Threshing hay
Description:Joe Campbell, Big Pond, would move from farm to farm with his threshing machine during the threshing season. In this picture he has been hired at Murdock MacLellan's farm, Big Pond Centre.
Subject:Farming - threshing
Source:From the private collection of Paul MacLellan, Big Pond Centre

View the document Farm in Cape Breton, possible Margaree, c. 1930's
Author/Creator:Unknown
Description:A farmer standing on a wagon behind a team of horses
Subject:Farming;
Horses
Source:St. Francis Xavier University Archives - Extension Collection

View the document View the PDF document The Gaelic World of Jimmie MacKay
Alternative title:Seumas Mac Aonghuis `ic Iain `ic Uilleim `ic Mhurchaidh
Author/Creator:Watson, Jim;
MacKay, James
Description:Recollections of Jimmie MacKay, a life long resident of Kingsville, Inverness County. This
Subject:MacKay, James "Jimmy";
Customs ;
Gaelic language
Source:Sealladh gu Taobh:Oral Tradition and Reminiscence By Cape Breton Gaels, edited by James Waston and Eillison Robertson, published by UCCB Press & the UCCB Art Gallery, 1987. ISBN #0-920336-05-1. Story handwritten by Jimmy MacKay and transcribed and edited by Jim Watson.