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1 and 3 Holland Street East

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  • 1995

The building located at 1 Holland St. East (on the northeast corner of Holland and Barrie Streets) is part of what is known as the Green Block. The structure was originally owned by Mr. Green, who lived with his family on the west side of Church S...

Janice Hopkins

1871 Bradford Fire Account

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  • 1871-05-22

An article about a highly destructive fire that swept through Holland Street, destroying multiple buildings, businesses and homes. The original article appeared in the May 22nd, 1871 edition of the Toronto Daily Telegraph and was reprinted in 1901...

Libbie Campbell

32 Holland Street East

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  • 2007

Big Momma's Soul Food and La Mexicanada Restaurant located at 32 Holland Street East in Bradford.

A century of service

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  • 1994-10-19

Description : These days, there are very few businesses that have been around for 100 years. The Bradford law firm of Evans and Evans is one of those few. Founded in 1894 by T.W.W. Evans, the firm was augmented by his sons, Charles and Brock in th...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

A. Sutherland Grocery Invoice

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  • 1926

Image of an invoice from A. Sutherland Grocery on Holland Street. The invoice is dated June 12th, 1926 and to Hazel Campbell. Alexander Sutherland also operated a bakery on Simcoe Road. His wife, Elizabeth was the sister of Bessie Campbell (wife ...

Alexander Sutherland

B.B. Collings Furniture Store

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of B.B. "Ben" Collings' life and business. By this point, his furniture and undertaking business was only four years old (starting in 1902) and the storefront is shown in the photograp...

Edmund Garrett

Bak's Market

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  • 1989-1992

Bak's Market

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Bemrose Co. Storefront

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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...

Edmund Garrett

Bradford 40 Years Ago

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  • 1903

An 1903 reprint/summary of parts of the March 26th, 1863 edition of the South Simcoe Times. Printed by the Bradford Witness as part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series. It has significant information and parts from the mentioned edition.

Libbie Campbell

Bradford Businesses Destroyed by Fire

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  • 1959-02

Firemen attempt to put out the fire that destroyed five businesses on Holland Street in Bradford. The businesses that were caught in the fire were Breen's Refrigeration Service, Evan's Men's and Boy's Wear, Model Bakery, Bradford 5 cents to $1.00 ...

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