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McEachern, Mr. & Mrs.

Two poses of one man wearing a flower in his lapel and one woman wearing her wedding dress with headdress and full-length train, carrying a bouquet of roses; full pose. The man is standing in both poses; the woman is standing in one and seated on a table in the other. Her name is: "Ethel"

Post office

File is an audio reel containing an episode of No Time for Humour, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The content includes: Letters, Farkencrest (set in Lunenburg), Hatfield, Puppy dogs over Tokyo, Cities/apologies, Club George, song, Clubs/Pope, credits, and Masterpiece theatre. The episode aired on February 17, 1985, and was rebroadcasted on December 19, 1985.

George Nowlan Martime Conservative in National Politics by Margaret Conrad

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Title Waves. This episode is on Margaret Conrad's book George Nowlan: Maritime Conservative in National Politics (1986). Conrad, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia was a professor in the history department at Acadia University from 1969 until 2002. The episode was recorded December 3, 1986 and aired December 4, 1986.

Photograph of Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of an elephant named Balakrishnan standing on a pile of straw by some trees. The elephant was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sankunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni with an elephant named Balakrishnan. Sankunni is the mahout, or keeper, or Balakrishnan. Both Sankunni and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sankunni

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper from India. He is wearing a turban and standing next to his elephant, Balakrishnan. Sankunni and Balakrishnan were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sakunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper, and Balakrishnan, an elephant. Sankunni is wearing a turban and standing next to Balakrishnan with a hand on his tusk. The man and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sankunni

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper from India. He is wearing a turban or headscarf and a jacket.

Newspaper clippings and other material about the Anil elephant

File contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and drafts of articles about Balakrishnan, an elephant who was brought to East River, Nova Scotia in 1967 as a advertising gimmick by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The file also includes the original copy and photocopies of an anonymous letter from an employee of the Anil plant.

Interview with Dorothy Perkyns

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Title Waves. This episode features Dorothy Perkyns, an author from Blandford, Nova Scotia. Hosted by Judy Dudar, the episode was recorded February 21, 1989 and aired February 23, 1989. It was rebroadcast June 22, 1989; September 14, 1989; and November 16, 1989.

Letter from an anonymous writer to Barbara Hinds

Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil plant.

Take chains off elephant in new home : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article written by Barbara Hinds titled "Take Chains Off Elephant In New Home." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1967. The article is about the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Anil elephant drops dead : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Balakrishnan dies of blood infection at East River : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by Barbara Hinds titled "Balakrishnan Dies Of Blood Infection At East River." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1968. The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The article is accompanied by a photograph of Balakrishnan and his keeper, Sankunni.

Interview with Alma Houston about Inuit art

File is an audio reel containing an interview with Alma Houston of Houston North Art Gallery in Lunenburg. She spoke with CKDU's Wendy Avison about Inuit art. The interview aired July 14, 1988 and was rebroadcast July 18, 1988 on Title Waves; July 22, 1988 at 12 pm; and August 5, 1988 on The Evening Affair.
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