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B.B. Collings Furniture Store

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of B.B. "Ben" Collings' life and business. By this point, his furniture and undertaking business was only four years old (starting in 1902) and the storefront is shown in the photograp...

Edmund Garrett

Bak's Market

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  • 1989-1992

Bak's Market

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Bemrose Co. Storefront

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Bemrose Co. General Store, owned by the Bemrose brothers John and James. Their father, John, was a contractor and was well known in the town, a reputation which was passed down to t...

Edmund Garrett

Bradford 5c to $1 Store

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  • 1959

The Bradford 5c to $1 store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.

Tweedsmuir History

Bradford Businesses Destroyed by Fire

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  • 1959-02

Firemen attempt to put out the fire that destroyed five businesses on Holland Street in Bradford. The businesses that were caught in the fire were Breen's Refrigeration Service, Evan's Men's and Boy's Wear, Model Bakery, Bradford 5 cents to $1.00 ...

Bradford T.V. and Furniture

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  • 1972

Located on Holland St. West. It was originally a private residence. George Sadovchuk of Bradford owned this building. It has since been demolished.

Dorothy Cilipka

Bradford's Centennial - Bradford Seed House

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  • 1957

Bradford Seed House float in Bradford's Centennial Parade on Holland St. W. The car is a 1917 Ford Touring, owned and operated by George van Nostrand. Harvey W. Curry is in the passenger seat and Mandy and Wally Hunt are in the rear seat. Beside t...

Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

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  • 1959-02-18

"Owners of businesses destroyed in last Wednesday's fire are making arrangements to carry on business in temporary quarters and are planning a building program. According to present plans, a fine new business block will rise this year on the site ...

Bradford Witness

Charles W. Lundy - Carriage and Wagon Maker

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for Charles W. Lundy's Wagon & Carriage making services at the black of Thomas Driffill's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Chronicle

Dimock's Garage

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  • 1931

This building is near or is where the Royal Bank is now located on Holland St. From the Bradford Witness: "Dimock's Garage was an important business in Bradford in the early 1930's when this photo was taken. Harold Iceton, who submitted the photo...

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