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Bradford Businessmen of 1894

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  • 1906

The caption of this photograph follows: "Business Men of Bradford of Twelve Years Ago [1894] Top Row (from left to right): W.J. Walker; J.H. Driffill; Jas. Driffil; E.P. Snow; H.C. Barry; J.H. Davey; S.J.W. Sutherland; Dr. L.H. Campbell; E. Garret...

Edmund Garrett

Whimster & Wilcox Storefront

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Whimster & Wilcox Store, owned by J.E. Hodgson in 1906. It was located at 16 Holland Street West, and was immediately east of the Queen's Hotel. It began in Aurora by James Whimster...

Edmund Garrett

C. Goode - Grain Merchant

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  • 1906-05-31

Article describing the business and life of Mr. C. Goode, grain merchant and owner of the Goode Elevators. Article from 1906.

Edmund Garrett

Thompson, Andrew obituary

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  • 1905-06-22

Event Date : Monday, June 19, 1905 Event Type : Death Description : On Monday evening, June 19th, as the shade of night fell upon our town, a darker shadow fell upon the well-known home of one of Bradford's oldest residents, as Mr. Andrew Thompso...

Bradford Witness

Moses Knight's cement block manufacturing business

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Moses Knight's cement block manufacturing business. He was the inventor of a cement block forming machine (with plans accompanying the article).

Edmund Garrett

Boat Reconstructed by W.E. Simmons

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of W.E. Simmons, boat and launch builder of Bradford. He was a boat builder in Hull, England before landing in Bradford by June, 1905. The photograph features E.A. Collings' boat prior...

Edmund Garrett

Lukes, Samuel

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  • 1906

This portrait is of Samuel Lukes, businessman and mill owner of Bradford. At the time of this edition, he was a successful owner of the Bradford Flouring Mills and lived on Holland Street. Later, he would own the Algonquin Lodge (now known as the ...

Edmund Garrett

Bateman, L.J.

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  • 1906

This portrait is of Lewis J. Bateman, farmer on Concession 9 and agent of International Harvesting Co. of America.

Edmund Garrett

H. Parker, Blacksmith

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  • 1906-05-31

An article describing Mr. Henry "Harry" Parker's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Witness

B.B. Collings Furniture Store

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of B.B. "Ben" Collings' life and business. By this point, his furniture and undertaking business was only four years old (starting in 1902) and the storefront is shown in the photograp...

Edmund Garrett

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