Black & white photograph of the four daughters of Hector Lamont (1889-1950) and Barbara McNeill (married 1924) of Seaview, Balemartine, around 1935. L-R: Christine Lamont, Isobel Lamont, Elspeth Lamont, Rhona Lamont.
Draft print of a photograph of the oldest and youngest residents of Taigh a’ Rudha, Scarinish, in 1994. L-R: Alec MacLeod, Hough, on his 90th birthday, and Dorothy (daughter of Bill and Pat Campbell, Balephetrish) and her new baby Alison, who was born at Taigh a’ Rudha.
Hardback book ‘Beulah’, a work of fiction by AJE Wilson about a girl in an orphanage, ca 1900. Presented to Heylipol School by James Coats in 1904. The name Colin MacDonald (Mannal) is written in pencil on the inside cover. James Coats of Paisley, donated hundreds of books to Tiree’s schools and to the Reading Room (now An Iodhlann). From a collection from Mannal House.
Photocopy of a typed transcript of a taped interview with sisters Margaret MacKinnon and Katie MacKinnon, Heanish, by Calum MacKinnon of Seattle (and Balinoe), in 1991 at Braeside, Heanish.
Extract: “Auntie Maggie and Auntie Katie agreed to do this tape interview with me on a cold April’s day in 1991. I had dropped by Braeside on the way back from a buisness trip in Europe. It was mostly Auntie Maggie who did the talking with Katie chipping in with the odd comment. They talked about their childhood living on the island and life during the war years.”
Black & white photograph of brother and sister, Iain Paterson, Crossapol, and Mairi Campbell (nee Paterson), Cornaigbeg, at 3 years old and 1 year and 7 months old, respectively, barefoot at Balinoe on 16th June 1933. They were brought up at Crossapol Farm.