Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Bradford's Centennial - Bradford Seed House

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  • 1957

Bradford Seed House float in Bradford's Centennial Parade on Holland St. W. The car is a 1917 Ford Touring, owned and operated by George van Nostrand. Harvey W. Curry is in the passenger seat and Mandy and Wally Hunt are in the rear seat. Beside t...

Bradford's Centennial - Store floats

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  • 1957

Bradford's Centennial Parade. Shops that line Holland St. W. include Kilkenny Furniture, Evans Bakery, and Bradford 5 Cents to $1.00 Store. The tow truck at the far right of the picture is from Monarch Ford. Behind it, two girls carry a banner whi...

Bradford Landmark

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  • 1965-11-17

Article about the history of Harvey's business - the Bradford Seed House building

Bradford Witness

H. Parker, Blacksmith

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  • 1906-05-31

An article describing Mr. Henry "Harry" Parker's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Witness

Moore Bros. Marvel Acetylene Gas Generator

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  • 1906

This is a portrait engraving of the Marvel Acetylene Gas Generator, patented and invented by the Moore Bros. This machine was installed in places without electrical hook-ups so electricity could be used, and was in the Model School, Samuel Lukes' ...

Edmund Garrett

Moore, Joseph

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  • 1906

This is a portrait engraving of Joseph F. Moore, associated with the Moore Bros. Store.

Edmund Garrett

Hodgson, J.E.

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  • 1906

This is a portrait of J.E. Hodgson, the manager of Whimster & Wilcox store on Holland Street West in 1906.

Edmund Garrett

Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street businesses

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  • 1967-06-07

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka

Bemrose, James

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Bemrose Co. General Store, owned by the Bemrose brothers John and James. Their father, John, was a contractor and was well known in the town, a reputation which was passed down to t...

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