Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Notice to Owners

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  • 1954-10-20

Two 'notice' articles for home owners and helpers of flood relief. "Notice to Owners of Dishes at Town Hall All who have sent pots, pans and dishes to the town hall with food are requested to call at the town hall as soon as possible and pick up t...

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Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh

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  • 1954-10-20

"Immediate credit, to the extent of $100,000 by the Provincial Government, was promised by Premier Leslie Frost within a matter of minutes after his arrival by car to attend a meeting with the Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee, held in the ...

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Ontario Premier Frost Pays Second Visit to Bradford

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  • 1954-10-20

"After visiting the scene of the marshland flood here on Monday, attending an organization meeting and promising $100,00 to start the work of clearing and rebuilding, the Premier returned again yesterday, this time accompanied by Ontario Minister ...

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Petition for the GTR

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  • 1900-05-24

"The G.T.R. authorities will very shortly be presented with a numerously signed petition form the citizens of Bradford and neighborhood respectfully requesting that the midday passenger train going north be allowed to stop at this depot. The trave...

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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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Railway Committee of the Privy Council

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  • 1900-05-10

Article on the prices of oil rates and monopolies in regards to train service. The article mainly references the United States, yet the rate fluctuation greatly affected Canadian trains and oil service in the early 1900s. "The Railway Committee o...

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