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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26808
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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

Bradford Firemen Did Tremendous Service

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  • 1959-02-18

"While not disparaging the splendid service and fine co-operation of the firemen from neighbouring municipalities, in the battle to save Bradford from more extensive damage from fire last Wednesday, the brunt of the long hours of the fight, and th...

Bradford Witness

Bradford Landmark

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  • 1965-11-17

Article about the history of Harvey's business - the Bradford Seed House building

Bradford Witness

Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

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  • 1959-02-18

"Owners of businesses destroyed in last Wednesday's fire are making arrangements to carry on business in temporary quarters and are planning a building program. According to present plans, a fine new business block will rise this year on the site ...

Bradford Witness

C. Goode - Grain Merchant

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  • 1906-05-31

Article describing the business and life of Mr. C. Goode, grain merchant and owner of the Goode Elevators. Article from 1906.

Edmund Garrett

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...

Bradford Witness

Cut-Over to Dials Sunday for Modern 'Phone Service

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  • 1957-07-03

"Bradford 'Phone Users Can Play Important Part in Changeover Bradford telephone users can play an important part this weekend in ensuring that the change to dial service is completed smoothly. C.E. Blosdale, Bell Telephone manager for this commun...

Bradford Witness

D.F. Porter advertisement

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  • 1909-03-11

Ad for D.F. Porter, merchant tailor of Bradford in 1909.

Bradford Witness

Dial 'Phone System in Operation Here Early Sunday Last

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  • 1957-07-10

"Bradford telephone users this week were credited with contributing largely to the success of Sunday's cutover to dial operation, by C.E. Blosdale, Bell Telephone manager for this region." ...

Bradford Witness

Dimock's Garage flashback

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26783
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  • 1931

Dimock's Garage was an important business in Bradford in the early 1930's when this photo was taken. Harold Iceton, who submitted the photo writes: "Mrs. Al Dimock, affectionately known as Minnie to her many friends (gave me this photo). The photo...

Bradford Witness

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