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1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

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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

Dimock's Garage flashback

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  • 1931

Dimock's Garage was an important business in Bradford in the early 1930's when this photo was taken. Harold Iceton, who submitted the photo writes: "Mrs. Al Dimock, affectionately known as Minnie to her many friends (gave me this photo). The photo...

Bradford Witness

Drug Store

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  • 1925

"This week's historical photo was submitted by Lew Campbell of RR 2, Bradford, whose father, W.L. Campbell (behind the counter) operated the drug store on Holland Street now occupied Ritchie's Variety Store. Fred C. Cook, standing in front of the ...

Lew Campbell

Drug Store

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  • 1925

"This week's historical photo was submitted by Lew Campbell of RR 2, Bradford, whose father, W.L. Campbell (behind the counter) operated the drug store on Holland Street now occupied Ritchie's Variety Store. Fred C. Cook, standing in front of the ...

Lew Campbell

Lions' airplane arrives

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  • 1977-06-22

"The Bradford Lions club moved the top prize for their annual September 12 draw along Holland Street early Tuesday morning. The cessna airplane is now on view at the Red and White shopping plaza and tickets can be purchased from any Lions member. ...

Bradford Witness

Mayor Gordon will open store

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  • 1977-03-30

"Mayor Roy Gordon will be on hand tomorrow (Thursday) at 10 a.m. at Stedman's on Holland Street west to "re-open" that store in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. New owner Cliff King took over the Bradford commercial landmark February 7 from Ron Bannerma...

George Jackson

Mickle, Dyment and Son's Planing Mill

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  • 1906-05-31

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of the Mickle, Dyment and Son's Planing Mill and Lumber Yard. It was run by James Spence in 1906.

Bradford Witness

Ready To Greet Patrons

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  • 1974-07-24

"Liquor store manager Clare Sullivan (left) stands with cashier Herb Taylor at the opening of the new Liquor Control Board outlet on Holland St. W. The store had six customers in the first 15 minutes of business, according to Sullivan, who also sa...

Bradford Witness

T. Kilkenny & Sons Advertisement

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  • 1882

Copy of an ad in the Bradford Witness for T. Kilkenny and Sons that appeared in November of 1882.

Bradford Witness