"Oh! Canada" Official Languages Kit
- CA BWGPL AR-2018-12-24-03
- 1970 - 1977
"Oh! Canada" kit, distributed to primary school children in Canada (2.5 million), including in Bradford West Gwillimbury. It was a result of the Official Languages Act passed in 1969 and the Canadian government's efforts to work-out Canada's Frenc...
Government of Canada
"The noise of the aircraft, the guns..." & "Street names"
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Contains biographies on Trooper Keith Noble & Trooper Art Turner, photograph of Bradford Legion veterans at D-Day 50th anniversary, and a photograph and account of Harold Metcalf of Cookstown in World War II
$75,000 for New Library
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The fundraising for a new building for the Bradford Public Library reaching the $75,000 mark.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library
1 Holland Street West
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The building located at 1 Holland St. West was originally built as a hotel (Central Hotel, Uneeda Hotel, H. Hulse Hotel). Tom and Len Saint worked on the construction of the building. George Webb ran the hotel for a while before he moved to Saskat...
1 and 3 Holland Street East
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The building located at 1 Holland St. East (on the northeast corner of Holland and Barrie Streets) is part of what is known as the Green Block. The structure was originally owned by Mr. Green, who lived with his family on the west side of Church S...
10 Holland Street East - The Holland Theatre
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The building located at 10 Holland St. East in this 1995 photo is not the original structure on this property. That building was destroyed in the big fire of 1871 and the space stood empty for many years. A man from Aurora hired Art and Leonard Sa...
10 and 12 Holland Street West - Compton's IGA
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The mid-block building located at 10 and 12 Holland St. West was built in the Ontario Vernacular style around 1872-1899. The two-storey, commercial, detached ‘row’ building had a narrow rectangular plan with an asymmetrical organization. ‘Main str...
101 John Street East
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The mid-block building located on the north side at 101 John St. East was built pre-1900 in the Gothic Revival Cottage style. Originally, there was a woodshed across the back. It was the home of Mrs. Leduc or Mrs. Paul Courier, a French descendant...
103 James Street
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This house is located at 103 James Street. (1)
105 Barrie Street
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The house located at 105 Barrie St. was once the home of Dennis and Mrs. Nolan, their son James (a car dealer and salesman), and daughters Connie (a teacher at Bradford High School) and Aileen (also a teacher). Dennis Nolan was a Model T. Ford dea...