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$19,000 bull

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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...

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1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse Champions Float

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  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. This float includes "Three members of Bradford 1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse champio...

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1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
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  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

A happy Salad Queen

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  • 1977-06-15

Description : "Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturda...

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Another subdivision

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  • 1977-05-28

"Construction has begun on the third phase of Britannia Heights, which will run north to the 8th Concession. About 135 homes under the Mod-Aire and Patrician Homes name will make up the new subdivisions. Construction crews are installing pipeline ...

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Area historical society formed

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  • 1977-09-07

"The first major steps to preserve the heritage of the Scotch Settlement and area were taken last week when about 20 people officially founded a historical society. Known as the Scotch Settlement and District Historical Society, it will seek to pr...

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Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn

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  • 1956

Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn The unveiling of the Professor W.H. Day memorial cairn, with bronze plaque, which was erected by the combined efforts of the Tourist and Industrial Committee of Simcoe County Council and the muni...

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Awards for atoms

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26845
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  • 1977-05-04

"The champion Canadian Tire atom team received awards at the Bradford minor hockey banquet. Back row: coach Bob Jackson, Roger Sorenson, Steven Twin, Robert Young, manager Leighton Davies. Middle: Chris Taucar, Mike Scholl, Glen Gurin, Lee Rost, D...

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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

Bertha Langford's Birthday

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Newspaper clipping from September 21, 1983 edition of the Bradford Witness. Bertha Langford celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 6, 1983, with a gathering of approximately fifty family members at her daughter-in-law Ella's farm.

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