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Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1979-10-10

"Feeding refugees: Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."

Bradford Witness

Danger of Epidemic Must Not Be Forgotten

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  • 1954-10-20

"Conditions are never so bad but what they can be worse. The utmost care must be exercised to prevent danger from disease at this flood time. The Health Department has issued a warning about water. All water must be boiled for at least ten minutes...

Bradford Witness

Disasters

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Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million

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  • 1979-10-17

"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...." The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...

Bradford Witness

Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400

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  • 1954-10-20

"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...

Bradford Witness

George Horlings House

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  • 1954-10-20

"George Horlings' Home, built above level of Lake Simcoe, is dry"

Bradford Witness

Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1954-10-15

Contains items from the BWGPL collection relating to Hurricane Hazel and the subsequent flooding of the Holland Marsh October 15, 1954

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Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

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  • 1954-10-20

Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.

Bradford Witness

Hurricane Hazel Full Transcript

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Part 1 - An interview with many residents’ accounts of Hurricane Hazel. Specifying different memories on Bradford’s assistance to other towns, and the recovery effort. Part 2 - An interview specifically with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Evans recounting t...

Marion (Peacock) Evans

Hurricane Hazel Volunteers

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  • 1954

Volunteers handing out meals and clothing for those relocated by the Holland Marsh flood after Hurricane Hazel hit the area. Helping serve the food are Mrs. C.J. Bowden, Mrs. Ben Steers, B.M. Evans, and G.E. Boyd.

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