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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...

Bradford Witness

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 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 ...

Bradford Witness

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...

Bradford Witness

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...

Bradford Witness

Archer, Matthew

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWI-OS8791
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  • 1915-1916

Matthew Archer, the son of Thomas and Jennie May Archer. He served in the First World War and died in France.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Atom Champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26968
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  • 1975-04-06

"Dodds Esso defeated Red & White 8-4 to win the Atom championship. Members of the team are Mark Bowles, Jim Madigan, Scott Shepard, Paul Taucar, Jeff Dodds, Mike Hemelaar, William Britnell, Don Harrison, Steve Heilemann, Tery Shiels, Gary Vanderpo...

C.E. Jackson

Bantam Champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26964
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  • 1975-04-16

"Ward & Patch, coached by Ross Elliott and managed by Lou Cogo, won the Bantam championship with a 4-1 victory over Robinson's Gulf. Members of the team are Peter Prins, Danny Corners, Brett Thompson, Robert Delcourt, Ross Elliott, Wes Whitford, D...

Bradford Witness

Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

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