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The Holland Marsh Story Part Three

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from Aug. 3) CHAPTER IX Canning Factories to Help "Some people say we can't bring all the marsh under cultivation for we'll glut the market. At every stage of this project, from its inception to t...

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To-morrow, Bradford's Day

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  • 1948-11-03

Two articles on the Historic day for the Holland Marsh and Village of Bradford: "According to A.H. Wilford, publisher of Transport News, the plans for "Bradford Story," to-morrow, November 4, near completion and success. Marsh gardeners, business...

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Marsh Growers Give Gift To Toronto Children

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  • 1948-11-10

"After Thursday last it surely can be agreed that there never was a truer statement than "I love a parade." Wednesday evening the average citizen about town figured that Thursday's plans were going to "flop" - no one seemed to know much about them...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Four

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from last week) CHAPTER XII EXPERIENCE GAINED AT HIGH PRICE Employed from 1932 to 1935 as broker and salesman for Emerson Faris, George Losak learned much about marsh gardening, especially the mar...

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Distinguished Guests Here for 'Bradford Day'

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  • 1948-11-10

"Among the distinguished guests who visited here for the celebration last Thursday, and spoke at noon-hour, were Hon. Earl Rowe, M.P.; Geo. G. Johnston, M.P.P.; J. Smith, M.P.; Col. Mulock; Mr. T. Strothers, special agricultural representative, he...

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Simcoe Centre MPP D. Arthur Evans

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  • 1976

"To save 32 million acres of food-growing land is to interfere with the delicate buyer and seller relationships of the marketplace. Massive state intervention in the marketplace does guarantee absolutely that the productive capacity of Ontario's f...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Five

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  • 1949

Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from August 31) Chapter XVII. Bradford Co-operative Storage Limited An ambition fostered from the time that the first big marsh harvests were put in storage in city storehouses - the determination...

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C. Goode Grain Elevators

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  • 1906-05-31

Article from the May 31, 1906 - special edition of the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News featuring local businesses and members of the community. This article provides a history of the grain elevator business previously on the site of the cur...

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E. Jeffs & Son - Felicia the Heifer cow

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  • 1906-05-31

This photograph is of Felicia, bred by Edward Jeffs & Son. The Jeffs were well known stock-breeders who have owned their property on the 6th Concession since 1837. They first started with Shorthorn cattle, Leicester sheep and Berkshire pigs, and b...

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The Zucca Melon

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  • 1948-11-10

"One exhibit which attracted a great deal of interest in last Thursday's parade was the huge melon tied on the front of Gordon Bateman's truck, which was being driven for Bradford Seed House. The melon, which weighed 115 pounds, was over five feet...

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