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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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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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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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Flood Notes

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  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

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Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund/ Hurricane Relief Fund Makes First Contribution

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  • 1954-10-20

Two separate articles on the topic of flood relief funds. "Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund On Sunday a Holland Marsh Flood relief Fund was organized, with "Brad" Walker as chairman. Money is needed immediately. Many of the flood refugees are homel...

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Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes

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  • 1954-10-20

"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...

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$19,000 bull

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  • 1976-01-21

"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...

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