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Archer, Matthew

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  • 1915-1916

Matthew Archer, the son of Thomas and Jennie May Archer. He served in the First World War and died in France.

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Barge Cleaning the River

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Clam digger mounted on a barge cleaning the river to improve drainage to the pumps.

Bradford Library Opening

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  • 1988

Lily Oddie Munro, Minister of Culture and Communication addressing the crowd at the opening ceremonies of the new Bradford Public Library. Background L-R: George Jackson, Bud Brown, Padre Hopkin (Trinity Anglican Church), Bruce Owen (Librarian), M...

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Bridge Over Holland River

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  • 1925

The lattice type bridge, built in 1908, over the Holland River, east of Bradford. This photo, taken in the late summer of 1925, shows the two white houseboats that followed the dredge on the right hand side of the picture.

Farming: Horsepower

  • CA BWGPL OS9267
  • 1999

Demonstrating a horsepower unit for a threshing machine at a fair in Dashwood. For a heavy load, four teams of horses could be harnessed to it.

Farming: Horsepower

  • CA BWGPL OS8810
  • 1999

Horsepower driving a drag saw cutting the log. A tankershaft drives the pulley.

Four Corners in Bradford

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Looking north west in Bradford at the intersection of Holland Street and Yonge Street. This is the northwest corner of the main intersection in Bradford. This building was first known as the Innis House. In 1906, it was called the Central Hotel, a...

George Jackson

LHA at the Unveiling of the Elizabeth Gwillim Statue

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  • 2008-06-08

Barbara Verney, Zelma Fuller and George Jackson thanking Lieutenant Governor Onley and presenting him with a copy of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Associations book "Governor Simcoe Slept Here; The Legacy of West Gwillimbury" at the ...

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