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$19,000 bull

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26893
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  • 1976-01-21

"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...

Bradford Witness

4-H winners

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26756
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  • 1977-11-30

"Three of top winners at the South Simcoe 4-H banquet in Beeton pose with their awards. Left to right: Marianne Reynolds, high Beeton 4-H member, Carol Rintoul of Tottenham, top novice judge, and outstanding junior member; and John Rutten of Loret...

George Jackson

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

Marsh Carrots

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH18847
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Early harvesting methods on the Holland Marsh. Carrots were stored in bushel baskets.

George Jackson

Simcoe Centre MPP D. Arthur Evans

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26933
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  • 1976

"To save 32 million acres of food-growing land is to interfere with the delicate buyer and seller relationships of the marketplace. Massive state intervention in the marketplace does guarantee absolutely that the productive capacity of Ontario's f...

Bradford Witness

The flower man

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26922
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  • 1976-08-11

"The bounciest petunias and the most colourful marigolds on Simcoe Rd. are in the Van Der Hulst family garden. They grow 150,000 boxes of bedding plants each spring in the greenhouses behind their home so they have an advantage over their neighbou...

Bradford Witness

West, John MP3

  • CA BWGPL OH-West
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  • 1996-10-29

An interview with Mr. and Mrs. John West, discussing harvesting onions, potatoes and carrots, with mentions on the harvesting machines that were used in farming such vegetables.

George Jackson