Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Black Magic Film

  • CA BWGPL AR-2017-07-12-02
  • Item
  • 1974

Event Date: 1974 Event Type: Educational Film Description: This film profiles the vegetable growing industry and people of the Bradford Marsh, and talks about how farming practices have changed from past to present.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Information Branch

Lettuce Harvesting

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-OS9769
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Loading harvested lettuce on the marsh. If you have any additional information about this photo please contact the library at 905-775-3328.

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

West, John MP3

  • CA BWGPL OH-West
  • Item
  • 1996-10-29

An interview with Mr. and Mrs. John West, discussing harvesting onions, potatoes and carrots, with mentions on the harvesting machines that were used in farming such vegetables.

George Jackson


  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-12-11-05
  • Item
  • Undated

A metal and wooden sickle. Similar to a scythe, a sickle is a hand held tool for agricultural use, specifically used to cut things like grass or hay.

Bill Marks

Town Pins

  • File
  • - 2016

A collection of pins representing Bradford/West Gwillimbury/Bradford West Gwillimbury. Many of the pins highlight the area's agricultural history.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Ontario Turnip pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-16
  • Item
  • 2016

Metal pin featuring Bradford's vegetable industry.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Bradford Turnip and Carrot pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-13
  • Item
  • 2016

Metal pin featuring carrot and turnip, two products of the Holland Marsh.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

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