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Bradford 41 Years Ago - Politics and Ratepayers

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  • 1904

An 1904 congratulatory article for Robert Stewart, who had been town clerk since 1861. The article also lists Simcoe County's representatives in 1863. Part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series printed by the Bradford Witness.

Libbie Campbell

William L. Campbell Obituary

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  • 1947

Obituary for William L. Campbell in a 1948 edition of the Bradford Witness. He passed in 1948.

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1886 Fire

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  • 1886

Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.

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A portrait of Joe

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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

a colorful pageant

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  • 1977-11-09

"The Harvest Queen contestants posed in their ethnic costumes Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre. From left: Christine Jolivel, Debbie Langley, Fil Moniz, Stella Balon, Harvest Queen Karen Brinkos, Penny Ackerman, Michele Wierenga, Debbie Rif...

George Jackson

A Brush With Art

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  • 1974-09-25

"Bruno Cavallo is having a good time in Bradford. At least you'd think he would be, having sold 'about 10' paintings from his showing at the Royal Bank. Mr. Cavallo has also painted five local scenes from around Bradford and the local countryside,...

George Jackson

Alexander Sutherland Death Announcement

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  • 1931-07-24

An announcement of the death of Bradford businessman and owner of Sutherland’s Grocery, Alexander Sutherland on July 24th, 1931. Appeared in the July 29th, 1931 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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George Webb Obituary

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  • 1926-05-16

An obituary for George Webb, previous owner of the Uneda Hotel. He passed away on May 16th, 1926 and this obituary appeared in the May 19th, 1926 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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Charles Evans named for jubilee medal

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  • 1977

"Alex Haley in his recent novel, Roots, aptly illustrated the significance and importance of having a sense of where one has come from. A person who has such a sense of his genealogical history is Charles Evans, Bradford's nominee to receive the ...

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