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Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1979-10-10

"Feeding refugees: Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."

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Const. Eric Wright retires

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  • 1980-12-10

Article chronicling the career of Constable Eric Wright of the Bradford POlice Department.

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Contract awarded

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  • 1908-08-27

"Mr. Geo. Stoddart has been awarded the contract of the Middleton School, which is to be either of cement of brick and finished by Dec. 1st."

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Cooks to be honored for service to church

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  • 1972-10-18

Article describing how Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cook are to be honored for their commitment to the Trinity Anglican Church.

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Council approves police move

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  • 1976-09-01

Article about the move to the new Bradford Police station at 1 Holland Street West. The Bradford Police Service moved from the town hall to this building in September, 1976.

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Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson Assumes Duties At Stayner Next Week

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  • 1957-05-01

Article summarizing Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson of the Bradford OPP detachment duties in Bradford; also includes his farewell party and information on his wife's efforts in town.

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Crake, Richard Holland obituary

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  • 1936-12-30

Event Date : Sunday, December 27, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : One of Bradford's oldest businessmen, Mr. Crake died in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, at the age of 79. He was the first Chevrolet dealer in the area. Funeral service at his l...

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Culbert, Thelma Lois (nee Kneeshaw) obituary

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  • 1946-10-02

Event Date : Wednesday, September 25, 1946 Event Type : Death Description : Wife of J.E. Ted Culbert, mother to Mary, 7 and daughter of Mr and Mrs WIlliam M. Kneeshaw died in Hamilton at 38 after a 2 year illness. She was born in Gilford and tau...

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D-Day remembered...

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  • 1994-06-08

"It has been described as the largest invasionary force ever amassed. On June 6th, 1944, ships "covered the sea" in the staging area between the Isle of Wight and Normandy, preparing to carry 150,000 American, Canadian and British troops to five k...

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D.F. Porter advertisement

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  • 1909-03-11

Ad for D.F. Porter, merchant tailor of Bradford in 1909.

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