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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

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

C. Goode - Grain Merchant

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  • 1906-05-31

Article describing the business and life of Mr. C. Goode, grain merchant and owner of the Goode Elevators. Article from 1906.

Edmund Garrett

H. Parker, Blacksmith

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  • 1906-05-31

An article describing Mr. Henry "Harry" Parker's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Witness

Hodgson, J.E.

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  • 1906

This is a portrait of J.E. Hodgson, the manager of Whimster & Wilcox store on Holland Street West in 1906.

Edmund Garrett

Moore Bros. Marvel Acetylene Gas Generator

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  • 1906

This is a portrait engraving of the Marvel Acetylene Gas Generator, patented and invented by the Moore Bros. This machine was installed in places without electrical hook-ups so electricity could be used, and was in the Model School, Samuel Lukes' ...

Edmund Garrett

Moore Bros. Store

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Moore Bros. Store, run by A.J. and F.W. Moore. The store came to Bradford in 1901, and was located just west of the Central Hotel on Holland Street. The Moore Brothers had patented ...

Edmund Garrett

Moore, Joseph

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  • 1906

This is a portrait engraving of Joseph F. Moore, associated with the Moore Bros. Store.

Edmund Garrett

Thompson Hardware - interior

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a brief biography of Andrew Thompson and a photograph of their residence. Andrew Thompson ran Thompson's Hardware on the southwest corner of Holland Street and Simcoe Road. This store was formerly Dri...

Edmund Garrett

Whimster & Wilcox Storefront

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Whimster & Wilcox Store, owned by J.E. Hodgson in 1906. It was located at 16 Holland Street West, and was immediately east of the Queen's Hotel. It began in Aurora by James Whimster...

Edmund Garrett