Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Jar of Wheat Seeds

  • AR-Farm-2018-08-02-02
  • Item
  • Pre-1950

Jar of wheat seeds. Wheat was one of the agricultural products grown in the Holland Marsh area. Part of a donation by Tom Fuller Jr. that consists of items used in agriculture on the Holland Marsh.

Tom Fuller, Jr.

Black Magic Film

  • CA BWGPL AR-2017-07-12-02
  • Item
  • 1974

Event Date: 1974 Event Type: Educational Film Description: This film profiles the vegetable growing industry and people of the Bradford Marsh, and talks about how farming practices have changed from past to present.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Information Branch

Farm Account Book

  • CA BWGPL AR-2019-02-01-13
  • Item
  • 1874 - 1877

A farm account book covering 1874 - 1877. A line piece of paper pasted on the inside states: "Schedule [of?] the person at property of the late Joseph Lynd August 4 1874..."

Marsh Clippers

  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-07-31-02
  • Item
  • Pre-1950

One pair of marsh clippers. These clippers were used for cutting lettuce on the Holland Marsh during the 1930s. Part of a donation by Tom Fuller Jr. that consists of items used in agriculture on the Holland Marsh.

Tom Fuller, Jr.

Sickle

  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-12-11-05
  • Item
  • Undated

A metal and wooden sickle. Similar to a scythe, a sickle is a hand held tool for agricultural use, specifically used to cut things like grass or hay.

Bill Marks

Wheat Grinder

  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2019-01-14-02
  • Item
  • Pre-1950s

A hand powered wheat seed grinder. The grinder can be used by holding the handle and rolling it back and forth over seeds until ground. Wheat was one of the agricultural products grown in the Holland Marsh area. Part of a donation by Tom Fuller Jr...

Tom Fuller, Jr.

Bradford Turnip and Carrot pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-13
  • Item
  • 2016

Metal pin featuring carrot and turnip, two products of the Holland Marsh.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Ontario Turnip pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-16
  • Item
  • 2016

Metal pin featuring Bradford's vegetable industry.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

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