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Archer, Frank obituary

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  • 1952-10-08

Event Date : Friday, September 12, 1952 Event Type : Death Municipality : Burbank, California Description : Died at his home in Burbank, California. Husband of May McKenzie; father of daughter Frances, and brother of the late Mrs. Ruth Saint. The...

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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

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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...

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Bradford Landmark

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  • 1965-11-17

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

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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 ...

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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...

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Compton, W. F. obituary

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  • 1967-04-05

Event Date : Wednesday, March 29, 1967 Event Type : Death Description : Death came with startling suddenness last Wednesday evening to one of Bradford's prominent business men, when Mr. William Francis Compton died at his home here. Mr. Compton h...

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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...

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D.F. Porter advertisement

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  • 1909-03-11

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

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