Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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William Sutherland Drowning

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  • 1889

Newspaper article dated 1889 from the South Simcoe News, describing the disappearance and drowning death of William Sutherland, son of Alexander and Elizabeth Sutherland.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Emerson Faris

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Emerson Faris designed and built this implement for use on his Selkirk Gardens farm, 1928-36.

Profile of Dredge Cutting Blueprint

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  • 1925-07-07

Profile of dredge cuttings in the construction of part of the south part of the Holland River marsh drainage system in Village of Bradford. Blueprint, dated July 7, 1925.

Alexander Baird

Prof. W.H. Day cairn - detail

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  • 2016

"In Memory of William Henry Day, Professor of Physics at O.A.C. Guelph, whose foresight and energy were principal factors in the development of the Holland Marsh Gardens. He came to Bradford in 1924 and harvested his first crop in 1928. He died su...

Amanda Gallagher

Prof W.H. Day and Crew

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Professor W. H. Day, who initiated much of the work in the marsh operated the Kingwilbra Gardens beside Bridge Street. Tom Fuller Sr. was one of the workers on the marsh for the professor. Mr. Fuller recalled getting paid 17-cents an hour and then...

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Black Magic Film

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  • 1974

Event Date: 1974 Event Type: Educational Film Description: This film profiles the vegetable growing industry and people of the Bradford Marsh, and talks about how farming practices have changed from past to present.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Information Branch

Anna & John Sharko

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  • 1968

Anna and John Sharko with celery crop in 1960.

Katarina Spek

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  • 1954

Mrs. Katarina Spek made the front cover of one of the Toronto newspapers after Hurricane Hazel struck. The caption reads: "Work of saving what they can from desolation of what was one of Canada's richest market gardening areas continues. Mrs. Rudo...

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