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Book of Levels - Inside View

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  • Part
  • 1924

This notebook contains the levels taken and noted by Dave Sutherland for the Holland Marsh Reclamation Scheme. The second page (as seen in this image) states, "Holland Marsh reclamation scheme commencing at west side of Holland River going S.W. ac...

Dave Sutherland

Storage Box for Professor Day's Level

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  • Part
  • c. 1925

Ae box for an instrument, a Keuffel & Esser level. Part of a collection of Professor William H. Day's work equipment, donated by Joe Saint. Both the case and level were originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Hollan...

Professor William H. Day

Marsh Bushfire

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  • Part
  • 1989-1991

Photograph of firefighters tending to a bush fire on the edge of the Holland Marsh.

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Flood Notes

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

Bradford Witness

Ontario Premier Frost Pays Second Visit to Bradford

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-01
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"After visiting the scene of the marshland flood here on Monday, attending an organization meeting and promising $100,00 to start the work of clearing and rebuilding, the Premier returned again yesterday, this time accompanied by Ontario Minister ...

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Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Immediate credit, to the extent of $100,000 by the Provincial Government, was promised by Premier Leslie Frost within a matter of minutes after his arrival by car to attend a meeting with the Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee, held in the ...

Bradford Witness

Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund/ Hurricane Relief Fund Makes First Contribution

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Two separate articles on the topic of flood relief funds. "Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund On Sunday a Holland Marsh Flood relief Fund was organized, with "Brad" Walker as chairman. Money is needed immediately. Many of the flood refugees are homel...

Bradford Witness

Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee Formed

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

This article lists the members of the Emergency Relief Committee for the Holland Marsh Flood due to Hurricane Hazel.

Bradford Witness

Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...

Bradford Witness

Mobile Houses Offered in Telegram to Witness

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  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Toronto - The Canadian Mobile Home Association has announced an offer to provide more than two hundred mobile homes at cost price to victims of the Ontario flood. The C.M.H.A. has pulled its dealers from Winnipeg to Quebec City. Mobile homes can ...

Bradford Witness

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