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Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-12
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.

Bradford Witness

Danger of Epidemic Must Not Be Forgotten

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-06
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Conditions are never so bad but what they can be worse. The utmost care must be exercised to prevent danger from disease at this flood time. The Health Department has issued a warning about water. All water must be boiled for at least ten minutes...

Bradford Witness

Debris along Hwy 400

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Dis-Hazel-2016-11-04-03
  • Item
  • 1979

Debris from the marshland piling up along Highway 400. Photograph from Betty Kennedy's 'Hurricane Hazel,' found in the Local History Collection.

Toronto Telegram

Editorial: A Statement of Policy

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-14
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Editorial based on "The heroism, the generosity, the untiring labor, the unselfishness, and the sympathy in this time of disaster have been overwhelming..." from the Hurricane Hazel edition of the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Witness

Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-008
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...

Bradford Witness

Ellens' Store interior

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-11-04-05
  • Item
  • 1979

Interior of Auke Ellens' store, flooded by Hurricane Hazel breaking the marsh's dykes.

Toronto Telegram

Farmers on the warpath

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26768
  • Item
  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

Bradford Witness

Farmers return home

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-11-04-02
  • Item
  • 1979

Holland Marsh farmers return home to salvage belonging. Photograph from in Betty Kennedy's 'Hurricane Hazel,' found in the Local History Collection.

Toronto Telegram

Flood Notes

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-22-06
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

Bradford Witness

George Horlings House

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-26-07
  • Item
  • 1954-10-20

"George Horlings' Home, built above level of Lake Simcoe, is dry"

Bradford Witness

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