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Bradford fire hall and early fire brigade

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  • 1900s

This fire hall was located on Barrie Street between John Street and Joseph Street (shown on a map of Bradford from 1900) where the current post office now sits.

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Bertha Langford's Birthday

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Newspaper clipping from September 21, 1983 edition of the Bradford Witness. Bertha Langford celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 6, 1983, with a gathering of approximately fifty family members at her daughter-in-law Ella's farm.

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Tornado - Steve Rushton yard

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  • 1981

Steve Rushton of Bradford stands by the wreckage of his camper-trailer yesterday after it was picked up by a tornado and dumped 75 feet away in a neighbor's yard. Several homes were damaged by the twister but there were no injuries.

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Tornado - Dr Larry Barcza's house

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  • 1981

Cleaning up Dr. Barcza's swimming pool after a twister swept through Bradford.

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Dr. Barcza's pool and house

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  • 1981

Debris from the tornado that hit Bradford is scattered over back yards in the hard-hit Fletcher St. area. Pictured here is debris pulled out of Dr. Barcza's swimming pool.

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Salad Queen 1976

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  • 1976

Pretty 18-year-old Annette Grencer was chosen Salad Queen for the Festival. A student at Bradford District High School and the daughter of a marsh farmer, Annette was chosen over five other contestants. This photo appeared with a group of others i...

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Salad Festival Parade

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  • 1976

Thousands of people jammed Holland Street last July for the annual Salad Festival parade. Blessed with warm weather and sunny skies, the festival drew record crowds. This photo appeared with a group of others in The Witness entitled "Bradford's y...

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Evans, Audrey

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  • 1981

This photo of Audrey Evans, wife of Art Evans, Bradford's first Mayor and MPP, appeared in the Bradford Witness along with the announcement of her death after a sudden and serious illness.

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Boyd, Harold

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  • 1979

Fire chief Harold "Butch" Boyd. This photo accompanied an article about his death at the age of 64 which appeared in the Bradford Witness.

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Rowes Married 60 Years

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  • 1977

Just after celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, Treva Rowe and Earl Rowe, former lieutenant-governor, check the health of one of the apple trees in front of their Newton Robinson home. They were married at Newton Robinson United Church June...

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