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Item 2019-07-15-01 - My Canada: When Lacrosse was King in Bradford

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My Canada: When Lacrosse was King in Bradford


  • 2017-06-22 (Creation)

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Luanne Campbell Edwards

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Bradford Times

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Part of a digital donation, donated by Luanne Campbell Edwards.

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An article about the history and popularity of the game of lacrosse in Bradford, written by Luanne Campbell Edwards.

"At this time in June, 110 years ago, there was only one topic being discussed in every household in Bradford: the Bradford players on the Canadian Lacrosse Associations' All Star Team, then playing across Canada on their way to Vancouver, as part of an around-the-world trip promoting the national game. At that time in Canada's history, that game was lacrosse - not hockey..."

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  • English

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