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Ladies' league champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26878
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  • 1977

"The Red and White team won the Bradford and District Ladies' House League championship on Monday night, beating McKinzie Hardware 16-6 in the final game. Front: Darren MacPherson, Marlene MacPherson, Michelle Woodcock, Margaret Anne Lotto, Debbie...

Bradford Witness

Linda Graham Graduates

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26938
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  • 1976

"Mrs. Linda Carol Graham of RR 1 , Lefroy, received a bachelor of arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University at the convocation exercises held recently in Barrie. Mrs. Graham is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Barron of Bradford."

Bradford Witness

Lion-sized cheque

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26759
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  • 1977-11-23

"The Bradford Lions Club went over the top in the Lions Pool project with the airplane draw last September. The club presented the balance of $50,000 to Bradford Mayor Roy Gordon at a special meeting Monday. From left, club president John Rutherfo...

Bradford Witness

Lynn Rodgers Graduate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26988
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  • 1975-08-06

"Lynn Elizabeth Rodgers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Rodgers of Bond Head, graduated from Toronto Western Hospital Campus of George Brown College, July 24. Lynn will be joining the nursing staff of Toronto Western Hospital."

Bradford Witness

Market day

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26781
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"Market day in Bradford in the year 1912 was a hectic event, as can be seen in this photo submitted by Mrs. Earl Bowles of Bradford. This shot was taken on Holland Street West looking across the street where McKinzey's Hardware, Ritchie's, and Tin...

Bradford Witness

Marsh Workers

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26791
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"Professor Henry Day, who initiated much of the work in the marsh, operated the Kingwilbra Gardens beside Bridge Street. Tom Fuller Sr., who submitted this week's photo, was one of the workers on the marsh for the professor. Mr. Fuller recalled wo...

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Marsh seniors building opened in ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26744
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  • 1977-10-26

"After several years of hard work by many people in the Holland Marsh, the senior citizens building in Ansnorveldt was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. King Township Mayor Margaret Britnell, after complimenting the peopl...

Bradford Witness

Milk deliveries

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26773
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"Remember when milk used to be delivered this way? Herbert Fraser used to do the rounds for the entire town of Bradford back in the 1940s and 50s until about 1956. His daughter, Mrs. Doris Church, who submitted these photos, recalls that her fathe...

Bradford Witness

Million dollar wreck

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26984
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  • 1975-05-28

"A freight train with 22 cars filled with gravel tore up 100 feet of track after it hit a spot on the tracks that was washed out by the more than three inches of rain that poured down on Bradford and Holland Marsh. Damages is estimated at over $1 ...

Carol Hill

Moves to New Building

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27012
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  • 1975-06-11

"Bradfod Police Constables Bruce Davis, left, and Spence Moore, right, look on as the moving crew takes a safety deposit box unit into the new Bank of Commerce building. The securities were moved Friday night from seven to after midnight. Four mem...

Art Chamberlain

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