Dates: 1940s

2001.198.1

Audio cassette recording of Angus MacLean interviewed by Maggie Campbell in Scarinish on 20/11/01.

Angus MacLean of Scarinish talks to Maggie Campbell in November 2001 about his time in the fire service after the RAF left, the first fire leader Neil Gunn from Heanish and his team, the Western Area Fire Service in the 1950s, using a Hathaway pump, the fire box at Taigh na Beairt in Scarinish, the new fire station beside the hotel, the first fire tender in 1970, the better equipment under Strathclyde Fire Brigade, several fires including two fatal ones and the improvements in the service.

1997.26.1.1

Photocopies of posters for two auction sales in Shoal Lake, Manitoba, Canada.

(1) List of household items, antiques, gun and rifles for auction from the McDonald Farm west of Shoal Lake. Al MacDonald or his ancestors presumably had some Tiree connection. The poster states that many of the articles had been used in the households for more than 70 years. (2) List of items for auction in the Shoal Lake Curling Rink.