Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Eek, John Sumamry

  • CA BWGPL OH-Eek-Eek Summary
  • Item
  • 1998-02-17

Summary of an interview with John Eek February 17, 1998. He is interviewed by George Jackson. John talks about his days in the Holland Marsh, and the start of Bradford's Co-op storage by his family. See the Related Descriptions below for the audio.

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Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-008
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...

Bradford Witness

Ellens Family

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Gordon, Trudy, Frances, and Auke Ellens in front of their home in the Holland Marsh. They are standing beside their cookstove, which was used outside the house until the chimney was installed (the chimney pictured was newly installed). Auke Ellens...

Addy Ellens

Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
  • Item

"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...

Bradford Witness

First Nations

  • CA BWGPL WEG-FNat
  • File
  • - 2018

Contains items relating to the First Nations people in the Bradford and West Gwillimbury area. Headings include: *First Nations - General

WEGWHIST Collection

Garrett, Roland Interview

  • CA BWGPL OH-Garrett
  • File
  • 1977-10-09

Audio and summary of an interview with Roland Garrett. The interviewer is not identified. Roland discusses his and his wife's (Alice Leetta McAfee Garrett) family history and his memories. They also briefly discuss how the Holland Marsh has change...

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Garrett, Roland Summary

  • CA BWGPL OH-Garrett-Garrett Summary
  • Item
  • 1977-10-09

Summary of an interview with Roland Garrett. The interviewer is not identified. Roland discusses his and his wife's (Alice Leetta McAfee Garrett) family history and his memories. They also briefly discuss how the Holland Marsh has changed. See th...

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George Horlings House

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  • Item
  • 1954-10-20

"George Horlings' Home, built above level of Lake Simcoe, is dry"

Bradford Witness

Goodwin, Eldon Interview

  • CA BWGPL OH-Goodwin
  • File
  • 1996-07-21

Audio and summary of an interview with Dave Bateman on July 21, 1996. He is interviewed by George Jackson. Ed Jones is also present. Eldon talks about marsh hay harvesting in the 1920s and 1930s. He later talks about his farm in the 1940s baling h...

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Goodwin, Eldon MP3

  • CA BWGPL OH-2016-09-16-13
  • Item
  • 1996-07-21

Interview with Eldon Goodwin by George Jackson. Eldon talks about marsh hay harvesting in the 1920s and 1930s. He later talks about his farm in the 1940s baling hay and selling ropes.

Eldon Goodwin

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