Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Showing 243 results Archival description

191 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-08-04-04
  • Item
  • 1979-10-17

"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...." The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...

Bradford Witness

Early Days of the Marsh

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25683
  • Item

Description : Early Days of the Marsh Today, one of the richest and most widely known Garden Tracts in Ontario is the Bradford or the Holland Marsh. In the vegetable stores across Canada and in parts of the United States you will see potatoes, ce...

Bradford Witness

Early Settlers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-EaSet
  • File
  • 1800s

Contains items relating to the Early Settlement of Bradford and West Gwillimbury. Headings include: *Early Settlers 1 of 2 *Early Settlers 2 of 2 *Red River Colony *Early Maps of Township *Early Settlers and Government *East Gwillimbury

WEGWHIST Collection

Editorial: A Statement of Policy

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-14
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Editorial based on "The heroism, the generosity, the untiring labor, the unselfishness, and the sympathy in this time of disaster have been overwhelming..." from the Hurricane Hazel edition of the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Witness

Eek, John Audio

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

Audio 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 summary.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-FamFil-PH19359
  • Item

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

Ellens' Store interior

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-11-04-05
  • Item
  • 1979

Interior of Auke Ellens' store, flooded by Hurricane Hazel breaking the marsh's dykes.

Toronto Telegram

Farmers on the warpath

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26768
  • Item
  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

Bradford Witness

Results 61 to 70 of 243