DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985), Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.
Two invoices/receipts from A V Christie, Ironmonger & Wireless Dealer, Kilmarnock, 1927, to Miss Campbell. Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
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Cairt Phostail / Postcard showing a photograph of three women with a spinning wheel next to Iona Cross, produced for the Highland Clachan Scottish Exhibition in Glasgow in 1911. Addressed to Miss Campbell, Fairview, Mannal, from UMG(?). Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
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Black and white postcard photograph of two well-dressed young girls with a scooter in 1915, probably members of the family of Catherine Campbell, Mannal. On the reverse is written “Kathleen and Elizabeth Robson. Taken in Newcastle, April 1915. With much love to dear Miss Campbell”, and addressed to “Miss C Campbell, Fairview, Mannal, Tiree”. From a collection of photographs from Mannal House.