Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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"Count Week" at Bradford Public Library

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  • 1986-11-26

A newspaper article about "Count Week" at the Bradford Public Library. "The last week of October was "count week" at the Bradford Public Library. Each year the province requires that we report on what happened during the year..."

Adrienne Price

"Eyes for the Eyeless" Article

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  • 1944-05-01

An article about the process of creating and distributing hand-blown glass eyes.

Larry Gough

"Gertie" the librarian retires

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  • 1979-05-30

A newspaper article about the retirement of Librarian, Gertie Melbourne in 1979. "The lady who has been largely responsible for building up tehe Bradford Publlic Libbaray retired last week after 14 years of service..."

Bradford Witness

$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 Coin Mock-Up

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  • 1982

A mock-up of both sides of a coin to be created to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Bradford. The coins were made of both silver and copper and were able to be used at Bradford businesses in the Downtown.

Town of Bradford

125th Anniversary Coin Options

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  • 1982

A drawing of two options for one side of a coin to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Bradford. Option one ended up being chosen and the coins were made of both silver and copper. They were able to be used at Bradford businesses in the Downtown.

Town of Bradford

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