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Canada's Centennial Celebrations

  • CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen
  • Series
  • 1967

Contains articles and photographs of Canada's Centennial celebrations around West Gwillimbury. Some photographs were donated by Jean and Rob Keffer (Mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury 2014-2022), while others came from the newspapers of the time.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Carrotfest History

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  • File
  • 2000

Contains photographs, news clippings, histories, etc., relating to Carrotfest

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

A Sesquicentennial Party!

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  • Item
  • 2007-05-26

"On May 27th, 1857, the Town of Bradford was incorporated. Next Sunday, May 27th, Bradford will launch a year of Sesquicentennial celebrations, with a Re-enactment, Proclamation and Sesquicentennial Flag-raising, 3 p.m. outside the Bradford West G...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Centennial Parade Carriage Ride

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  • Item
  • 1957-08

Photograph of a carriage driving down Holland Street as part of the Bradford Centennial parade in 1957.

Dignitaries' Float

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  • Item
  • 1957-08

Dignitaries' float in the Bradford Centennial Parade. Decorations on car appear to be gladioli and carrot tops. Occupants of car (clockwise from driver): Gordon Compton, unknown, unknown, Art Evans, unknown, unknown.

Food? Yes indeed with Davis, displays and dancing to boot

  • GJ-SB 75-PH27019
  • Item
  • 1975-07-16

"It's Bradford Salad Festival Time! Already, the rides for the kids have been set up on the parking lot in front of the community centre, and youngsters are lining up to get on them. The rides aren't going to be the only thing for the children, ho...

Bradford Witness

Holland River Gardens Co. Ltd. Float

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  • Part
  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. This float was made by Holland River Gardens Co. Ltd.

Bradford Witness

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