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Harvest time

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26874
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  • 1977

"Mary Novosad uses an old wooden wheelbarrow to carry two bushels of potatoes from her garden in Bradford. This is a time of hard work as she and her husband, Steve, grow several types of vegetables behind their Morris Road home."

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History of WI activities recounted on anniversary

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27015
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  • 1975-07-09

"Mrs. Austin Zoeller, vice president of the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada, speaking last Wednesday night at the 50th anniversary of Bradford Women's Institute said, 'There is no other organization like the W.I. in the whole wide world.' S...

Jean Saunter

Milk deliveries

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26773
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"Remember when milk used to be delivered this way? Herbert Fraser used to do the rounds for the entire town of Bradford back in the 1940s and 50s until about 1956. His daughter, Mrs. Doris Church, who submitted these photos, recalls that her fathe...

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Students harvest 'for the fun of it'

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26745
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"'For the fun of it.' That's the reason Grade 9 student Sandra Smith gave as she and about 180 other young people from Bradford District High School (BDHS) pitched in last Wednesday to help six Holland Marsh farmers with the harvest. Sandra and he...

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