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64 James Street

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  • 1995

The house located at 64 James St. was considered to be new when this photo was taken in 1995. The area behind the house was once used for lawn bowling. (1)

Janice Hopkins

Earl Rowe is guest speaker

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26800
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  • 1977-02-02

"Honorable Earl Rowe, former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, was guest speaker at the Fisher's Corners Womens Institute Meeting January 20. A great supporter of women's institutes, Mr. Rowe spoke to the women and their husbands for about 45 minute...

Bradford Witness

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

116 women at annual meeting

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26839
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  • 1977-05-25

"Alliston - South Simcoe District Women's Institute held its 75th annual meeting in Alliston last week, with 116 delegates attending from 11 branches. District president Mrs. Paul Tipping of Tottenham and secretary treasurer Mrs. Everett McVety of...

Bradford Witness

Snowarama organizers honored

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26837
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  • 1977-04-13

"Whipper Billy Watson (standing fifth from the left) attended a meeting of the Bradford Lions Club last week to thank some of the people who helped run the Snowarama which raised about $60,000 for crippled children in February. Five hundred and se...

George Jackson

Rotary celebrates 25 years

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  • 1977-03-02

"The Rotary Club of Bradford celebrated its 25th anniversary last week and announced the Rotary project for 1977: a rock garden with fountains at the corner of Barrie and John Streets. Referring to the expense, past president Brad Walker laughed, ...

George Jackson

Used car dealer wins 76 Cadillac Eldorado in Lions club car draw

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  • 1976-09-15

"Dunnville used car dealer Robert Rowe won the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado at the annual Lions Club car draw Monday night. A capacity crowd remained past midnight to watch as the tickets on the board dwindled, drawing ever closer to the big prize. The ...

Bradford Witness

Organizers expect 15,000 for Salad Festival

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26906
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  • 1976-06-01

"Bradford Salad Festival organizer Leo Kleiss said yesterday that pre-sale of tickets for the festival are going well and he expects that very few will be left by the time the festival gets underway. Advertising and community bulletins should brin...

George Jackson

22 Holland Street West - The Queen's Hotel

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  • 1996

The Queen’s Hotel (located at 22 Holland St. West) was built circa 1850. This photo (taken in the fall of 1995) shows the structure just before a major renovation. The hotel went “dry” during WWI. Bradford, like all of Ontario, was experiencing pr...

Janice Hopkins

22 Holland Street West - The Queen's Hotel

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  • 1995

The Queen’s Hotel (located at 22 Holland St. West) was built circa 1850, and was originally the Western Hotel. This photo (taken in the fall of 1995) shows the structure just before a major renovation. The hotel went “dry” during World War I. Brad...

Janice Hopkins