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"3 Gala Days" - Bradford 1933

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  • 1933

This photograph was published in the Toronto Star, and features (l-r) Ben Collings, Tom Bell and Ted Gapp. The photograph was submitted to the Star from Mrs. Gould, Newmarket, ON.

Toronto Star

$10,000 anonymous donation made to library fund

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  • 1986-09-10

A newspaper article about a donation towards a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court. "An anonymous donation of $10,000 has been received by the library fundraising committee..."

Bradford Weekly

$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...

Bradford Witness

$3 M Blaze

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  • 1988-05-03

"Firefighters battle stubborn 7-hour blaze which ripped through industrial complex last Friday afternoon On April 28, 1988 at approximately 2:20 p.m., a major fire broke out in an industrial complex on Bridge Street (Hwy. 11) in the Town of Bradf...

Bradford Gazette

$75,000 for New Library

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  • 1987

The fundraising for a new building for the Bradford Public Library reaching the $75,000 mark.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

125th Anniversary Plate from Innisfil

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  • 1982

Congratulatory plate given by the Township of Innisfil to Bradford, celebrating Bradford's 125th Anniversary.

Township of Innisfil

125th Celebration Poster

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  • 1982-06-29

A poster for the celebrations occuring to mark the 125th anniversary of the town of Bradford.

Town of Bradford

157 John Street West

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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

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

1886 Fire

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  • 1886

Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.

Bradford Witness

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