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Temperance Meetings

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  • 1902-12-04

Article on public temperance meetings at the Town Hall on November 28, 1902. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a...

Bradford Witness

Liquor Act of 1902: Facts re Referendum

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  • 1902-12-04

Article on the information given to sway to reader to the For-Prohibition vote. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford...

Bradford Witness

Temperance Meetings - Scotch Church

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  • 1902-11-27

Article on the temperance meetings, with information given to sway to reader to the For-Prohibition vote. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in an er...

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Temperance Sermon

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  • 1902-11-20

Article on a temperance-based sermon delivered by Rev. Joseph Young, pastor of the Bradford Methodist Church. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in a...

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Century Old Bradford Town Hall Rejuvenated

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  • 1967-06-07

"Bradford's town council has marked this Centennial year in very suitable manner by doing a very complete "face-lifting" job at the venerable town hall. A complete and permanent refinishing of the exterior of the building, together with a few need...

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Bradford's Last Hydro Hook-Up

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  • 1970-05-15

"Public Utilities man Roy Storey links the Campbell house up allowing the wonderful world of electric refrigerators and ranges. The last old house in Bradford without them has fallen to the soft life of 1970. Nevertheless, Campbell vows that the m...

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Getting present

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  • 1976-01-28

"Former Bradford Fire Chief Ted Gapp received a present from West Gwillimbury Reeve Orville Hughes at Saturday's party. Gapp also served the township."

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Bradford High School class of 1934

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  • 1977-12-21

"The styles have changed, but high school students haven't changed all that much from the days this photo was taken at Bradford High School in 1934. Front row, Mildred Faris, Orma Wilcox. Second row, Norma Walker, Vira Sutherland, Mildred Feaver, ...

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Old time service

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  • 1975-06-18

"The Auld Kirk, a historical church located at the Scotch Settlement will be the scene of an old time church service Sunday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. The service is being jointly arranged by the Barrie Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church and the Sim...

George Jackson

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

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  • 1975-04-30

"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...

George Jackson

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