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Snow Storm 1947

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  • 1947

One of the worst snow storms Bradford had seen happened in 1947. The snow was so high in some spots that you could touch the phone lines. This picture shows Lew Campbell atop one of the drifts, somewhere in the north end of Bradford. Please contac...

James Bell

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James Bell was the Great Grandfather of Lylia Culbert. He was born January 3, 1831 in West Gwillimbury, Simcoe County, Ontario. His parents were James (born 1797) and Margaret Brown (born 1799) who were married in 1826. His brothers Andrew (born 1...

Wesley Adair & Ella (Margaret Luella) Brown Wedding Day

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  • 1930

Wesley Norman Adair and Margaret Luella Brown (Ella) with bride's father Joseph Brown and flower girl Margaret Turner, Vic Turner's daughter by his first marriage. Simcoe St., Bradford, one south of Budd's.

RCAF Bomber crashed

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  • 1944

RCAF bomber crashed on marsh in early 40's. Plane was not badly damaged as it plowed into muck B.B. Dodger Collings hired to jack it out and bring it to Bradford on scow. This is at the dock in Bradford. Tom Collings sitting on his dads boat, not ...

Bradford H.S. Students - 1951/52

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  • 1951 - 1952

Shown in this photo are several recognizable teachers including Constance Nolan, Mrs. V. Jenken, Mr. E. Devlin and Bernard Horne.

Class room in Bradford High School

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Room 5 of Bradford District High School during the 1952-1953 school year. Originally a cloak room it was converted into a classroom to hold 12 students. Clockwise from left front: Shirley Reeves, Jim Evans, Noreen Kneeshaw, Betty Gregory, Doug Hug...

Bradford Public School

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A picture of Bradford Public School taken 1947 or 1948. Tube on the side of building is fire escape. It is unknown who the people in the photo are.

Women of Bradford

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Pictured are: Mrs. Dan MacDonald, Eva Mae Saint, Dee MacDonald Please contact the Bradford WG Public Library (905-775-3328) if you have any additional information about this photo.

Women in Door

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Pictured are: Marguerite Saint, Mrs. Dan MacDonald, unknown and Lena Saint* *names may be unknown or incorrect Please contact the Bradford WG Public Library (905-775-3328) if you have any additional information about this photo

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