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Pioneer Costume participants

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  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. This float was a "Group in native dress," meaning they wore pioneer-based costumes.

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Pioneer Costume participants

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  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. These participants were " one of the numerous groups in native dress," meaning they wore p...

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Police revert to former phone numbers

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  • 1976-09-29

Article about the Bradford Police Department changing phone numbers. At this time, the Police Department was moving from the Town Hall to 1 Holland St. West.

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Prompt Attention Given Incorrect Sign at Bridge

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  • 1950-08-30

Article describes the action taken on the 'Schomberg River' sign on the bridge to Bradford instead of Holland River, reflecting on the previous publication's discovery.

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Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes

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  • 1954-10-20

"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...

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Roads Closed As Result of Floods

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  • 1954-10-20

"A Department of Highways bulletin announced the following highways closed as a result of the flood in this area: ..."

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Stroud Women's Institute Float

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  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. The second prize float of the Centennial Parade was Stroud's Women's Institute float.

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Sympathy to Fire Victims

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  • 1959-02-18

"The Witness surely expresses the feelings of all residents of the district in extending sympathy to those who stood helpless last Wednesday afternoon and watched their flourishing businesses destroyed by fire." ...

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Tenders Wanted

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  • 1908-07-16

"Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to the 20th July, 1908, for the erection of a new School House in S.S. No. 6, West Gwillimbury. For plans and specifications apply to T.D. Stoddart."

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Tenders wanted

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  • 1908-03-05

"The Trustees of School Section No. 6, West Gwillimbury are asking for tenders for re-modelling of the old school, also for building a new school. For plans and specifications apply to T.D. Stoddart. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accept...

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