Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Showing 307 results Archival description

283 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

52 Simcoe Road

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-04-21-08
  • Item
  • 1995

The mid-block building located at 52 Simcoe Road was built post-1900 (1902?) in the Gothic Revival Cottage style. The house, which is larger than other older cottages of a similar style in Bradford, was built on property owned by Charles Adams. Or...

Nancy Smith

Up And Away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-2016-08-17-01
  • Item
  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

Bradford Witness

Up And Away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-2016-08-17-02
  • Item
  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

Bradford Witness

Ready To Greet Patrons

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27046
  • Item
  • 1974-07-24

"Liquor store manager Clare Sullivan (left) stands with cashier Herb Taylor at the opening of the new Liquor Control Board outlet on Holland St. W. The store had six customers in the first 15 minutes of business, according to Sullivan, who also sa...

Bradford Witness

Up And Away

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27050
  • Item
  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

Bradford Witness

Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
  • Item
  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Studied mining, now running store

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26886
  • Item
  • 1976-01-28

"Gordon Compton, who owns the Bradford IGA, was born in London, Ontario, where his father ran the local A and P store. Gord's family moved around quite a bit from the time he was born in 1933, until they settled in Bradford. His father owned the o...

Bradford Witness

People are her main concern

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26936
  • Item
  • 1976-10-13

"Mrs. Rose McEvoy, owner and manager of Bradford's Queen's Hotel, is generous - from her whole heart. She is an outgoing, amiable person with a great feel for the needs of people. Mrs. McEvoy has been in the hotel business since 1940s. Her late hu...

Bradford Witness

A warm smile welcomes you

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26941
  • Item
  • 1976-12-15

"Persons dropping in at the new West End Fashions store in the Anzil Plaza will have a warm smile and a cup of coffee waiting for them from Bette Hare. Mrs. Hare opened the store primarily to meet people. "I love meeting people," she said, "and yo...

Bradford Witness

Bill Ruffett remembers...

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26737
  • Item
  • 1976-1978

"On the eve of his 92nd birthday, Tuesday, Bill Ruffett told the story of the booming ice industry of yesteryear. Bell Ewart - "I started on the ice when I was 12 yeards old. Father had rented the old hotel on the south side of the dock of 1897 fo...

Innisfil Scope

Results 61 to 70 of 307