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$19,000 bull

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  • 1976-01-21

"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...

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Bradford Fair Results - 1900

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  • 1900-10-25

Article from October 25, 1900, describing the fair results. This article took up most of the front page of the paper.

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Bradford to Be Heard On Air

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  • 1948-11-24

"Bradford will be on the air on Monday, December 6 as the result of a recording made by Don Sims of CBC at a complimentary dinner given by Mr. A.H. Wilford, publisher of "Transport News" and sponsor of "Bradford's Story." ....

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C. Goode Grain Elevators

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  • 1906-05-31

Article from the May 31, 1906 - special edition of the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News featuring local businesses and members of the community. This article provides a history of the grain elevator business previously on the site of the cur...

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Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1979-10-10

"Feeding refugees: Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."

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Distinguished Guests Here for 'Bradford Day'

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  • 1948-11-10

"Among the distinguished guests who visited here for the celebration last Thursday, and spoke at noon-hour, were Hon. Earl Rowe, M.P.; Geo. G. Johnston, M.P.P.; J. Smith, M.P.; Col. Mulock; Mr. T. Strothers, special agricultural representative, he...

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E. Jeffs & Son - Felicia the Heifer cow

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  • 1906-05-31

This photograph is of Felicia, bred by Edward Jeffs & Son. The Jeffs were well known stock-breeders who have owned their property on the 6th Concession since 1837. They first started with Shorthorn cattle, Leicester sheep and Berkshire pigs, and b...

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Early Days of the Marsh

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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...

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Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

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  • 1954-10-20

Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.

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