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Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street

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  • 1967-05-31

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka

Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street businesses

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  • 1967-06-07

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka

Looking Back Over the Century - Holland Landing

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  • 1967-05-24

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the history of Holland Landing is the topic.

Dorothy Cilipka

Marsh Growers Give Gift To Toronto Children

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  • 1948-11-10

"After Thursday last it surely can be agreed that there never was a truer statement than "I love a parade." Wednesday evening the average citizen about town figured that Thursday's plans were going to "flop" - no one seemed to know much about them...

Bradford Witness

May postpone planned tour by Diefenbaker

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  • 1976-10-13

"John Diefenbaker's scheduled October 15 tour of York Region may be temporarily postponed due to the sudden illness of Mrs. Diefenbaker, The Witness learned yesterday. Mr. Diefenbaker had been scheduled to address a dinner in Nobleton, and visit t...

George Jackson

McKinstry, Norman

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  • 1957-08-07

Photograph of Norman McKinstry from the Bradford Centennial edition of the Bradford Witness. He was one of many who returned home to Bradford for the celebrations.

Bradford Witness

Newton Robinson's Centennial Celebration Successful Community Effort

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  • 1967-10-18

"At 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 7, a weekend which will long be remembered, began for the residents of Newton Robinson and the Newton Robinson community, when friends of former years came to celebrate the village's Pioneer Family Days. The activi...

Bradford Witness

Office Window - Bradford Centennial

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  • 1957-08-21

Article features news on Bradford's Centennial celebrations and the Bradford Witness's duty to report the news over the century.

Bradford Witness

Office Window - Bradford Centennial

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  • 1957-08-07

Article features news on Bradford's Centennial celebrations, and a look back at some "pithy comments" appearing in the newspaper's older editions.

Bradford Witness

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