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$19,000 bull

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26893
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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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157 John Street West

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-04-06-09
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  • 1995

This bungalow located at 157 John St. West originally had a woodshed on the east side. It was once owned by Bill Semenuk, until he and his family moved to Barrie. He was considered to be a good electrical, radio, and watch repairman. The house was...

Janice Hopkins

1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
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  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

A Brush With Art

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27037
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  • 1974-09-25

"Bruno Cavallo is having a good time in Bradford. At least you'd think he would be, having sold 'about 10' paintings from his showing at the Royal Bank. Mr. Cavallo has also painted five local scenes from around Bradford and the local countryside,...

George Jackson

A happy Salad Queen

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26866
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  • 1977-06-15

"Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturday night in the...

George Jackson

A large crowd was on hand

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26998
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  • 1975-06-25

"A large crowd was on hand for the 15th annual graduation exercises held at Sir William Osler School last Thursday. Thirty seven grade eight students received their graduation diplomas. The graduation diplomas were presented by the principal, Mel ...

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A long tradition of newspapering

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27000
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  • 1975-06-25

"Stewart Scott McKenzie, a man who was a strong and active force in Bradford for more than 35 years as a politician and publisher for the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News, died last week in York County Hospital in Newmarket, last Thursday fo...

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A parade

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26763
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  • 1977-10-05

"This week's old photo is the first of a series submitted by Dorothy Marks of Bradford, a life-long resident of the town. The photo show the Jack Cook farm implement display in 1911. Many area farmers took part in an annual parade which began at t...

George Jackson

A portrait of Joe

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26734
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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

A warm smile welcomes you

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26941
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  • 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...

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