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"The noise of the aircraft, the guns..." & "Street names"

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  • 1994-06-08

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

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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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15 entries in pony competition

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Community : Oro-Medonte Description : The results of the annual pony competition at the Oro Fairgrounds.

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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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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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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

A Successful Church Opening

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  • 1889-11-14

Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.

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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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Accident - George Stoddart

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  • 1908-12-17

"Yesterday afternoon Mr. Geo. Stoddart met with a serious accident. He was working on the new school building at Middleton, and the scaffold on which he was standing at the time gave way precipitating him, and Mr. Fred McKay, to the ground a dista...

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