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Barrie Street of Highway 11

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"This week's photo was submitted by Mrs. Earl Bowles. It shows Barrie Street, or Highway 11, looking north from approximately Frederick Street, about 50 years ago. Some of the hand-crafted stone fence in front of the former Lukes mansion is still ...

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Bradford 41 Years Ago - Politics and Ratepayers

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  • 1904

An 1904 congratulatory article for Robert Stewart, who had been town clerk since 1861. The article also lists Simcoe County's representatives in 1863. Part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series printed by the Bradford Witness.

Libbie Campbell

Bradford District High School Baseball Team

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  • 1975-06-11

"Bradford District High School won the York Simcoe High School Boys Softball Championships for the sixth year in a row. They defeated Dr. G.W. Williams High School in Aurora 4-2 with three innings overtime. [Back row], Jim Brown, Barry Neilly, Cli...

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Bradford Public School Baseball

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  • 1975

"Bradford Public School did very well last week as both the boys and girls teams won the area five baseball championships. Above in the back row from [left to right] John Kovacs, John Brosen, Jamie McKnight, Sandy Dinner, Steven Baker, Peter Dykie...

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Bradford Public School Girls Baseball

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  • 1975-06-11

"The Bradford Public School Girls Baseball team won the area five championship last Wednesday. The girls won four games on their way to the top. From [right to left] in the front row are: Laurie Alebeek, Michelle Woodcock, Kathy Kent, Annette Cumm...

Art Chamberlain

Bradford Witness - May 31, 1906 edition

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  • 1906-05-31

This edition of the Bradford Witness is located in the Local History Room, and is in particular a very noteworthy edition. The printing of this edition included many photographs of local businessmen, houses, storefronts, churches, and of the main ...

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Bradford's Salad Queen

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  • 1975-07-16

"Bradford's Salad Queen Irene Schreiber will be on hand for activities."

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Brown gets ten year goal

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  • 1975

"Robert Brown of West Gwillimbury Township, recently joined the ranks of relatively elite professionals. Earlier this year Mr. Brown was given accreditation as an appraiser by the Appraisal Institute of Canada. It took him 10 years and a lot of st...

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Buried for 28 years, watch keeps ticking

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  • 1977-11-16

"Twenty-eight years ago, Peter Bierling was helping farmer John Rupke build a new storage barn in the Holland Marsh. Before starting work, Peter carefully wrapped plastic around an old pocket watch his grandfather gave him and placed it in a shoe ...

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Bus driver honored

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  • 1977

"Marking Wilbert 'Wibb' Orr's 30 years of safe school bus driving, a celebration was held at Parkview Transit recently. In photo above, Mr. Orr (wearing the hat) stands in front of his first school bus in 1947. Sharp-eyed readers will also spot Ji...

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