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1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

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  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

Council approves police move

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  • 1976-09-01

Article about the move to the new Bradford Police station at 1 Holland Street West. The Bradford Police Service moved from the town hall to this building in September, 1976.

Bradford Witness

Dimock's Garage flashback

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  • 1931

Dimock's Garage was an important business in Bradford in the early 1930's when this photo was taken. Harold Iceton, who submitted the photo writes: "Mrs. Al Dimock, affectionately known as Minnie to her many friends (gave me this photo). The photo...

Bradford Witness

Drug Store

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  • 1925

"This week's historical photo was submitted by Lew Campbell of RR 2, Bradford, whose father, W.L. Campbell (behind the counter) operated the drug store on Holland Street now occupied Ritchie's Variety Store. Fred C. Cook, standing in front of the ...

Lew Campbell

George Ogilvie ad

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  • 1909-03-11

Advertisement of George Ogilvie, tailor, on Holland Street West.

Bradford Witness

Holland Street West, south side

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  • 1906-05-31

This photograph is of the south side of Holland Street West, looking westward. on the left side is A.Thompson's Hardware store, with the Bemrose Co. next door.

Bradford Witness

Lions' airplane arrives

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  • 1977-06-22

"The Bradford Lions club moved the top prize for their annual September 12 draw along Holland Street early Tuesday morning. The cessna airplane is now on view at the Red and White shopping plaza and tickets can be purchased from any Lions member. ...

Bradford Witness

Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street

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  • 1967-05-31

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka

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