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United Farmers' Historical Society

In June 2001 the United Farmers of Alberta's Board of Directors approved the formation of a History Committee to collect, exhibit, research and document UFA's history. The History Committee was incorporated as non-profit society na med the United Farmers Historical Society (UFHS), under Alberta's Society Act on January 14th, 2002.



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United Farmers of Alberta fonds
United Farmers of Alberta fonds
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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) was formed in 1909 from the amalgamation of the Canadian Society of Equity and the Alberta Farmers Association. It was incorporated by an act of the Province of Alberta in 1918. It was a self-help and advocacy organization which encouraged economic power for farmers through the development of co-operatives. It also functioned as a political party from 1919 to 1939, and was the governing party in Alberta from 1921 to 1935. Its presidents were James Bower...
The U.F.A. / United Farmer
The U.F.A. / United Farmer
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The U.F.A., a newspaper, was the official organ of the United Farmers of Alberta and several agricultural marketing co-ops. It began publishing in 1922 and was retitled The United Farmer in 1934. It ceased publication in 1936. It was published on a semi-monthly frequency, with occasional extra issues when the Alberta Legislature was in session or during other newsworthy occasions. In 1932 it became a monthly. It was published by a committee of the United Farmers of Alberta until 1928, when a...
U.F.A. Co-operative Limited fonds
U.F.A. Co-operative Limited fonds
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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) was founded in 1909 and incorporated by the Province of Alberta in 1918. In 1932 it established a subsidiary, U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association Ltd. (U.F.A. Central Co-op), to provide wholesaling and other services to local and regional farmers' consumer co-ops. In December 1948 U.F.A. changed its name and revised its Bylaws in order to function as a cooperative business, United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited (UFA Co-op). The advocacy and...
The United Farmer
The United Farmer
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The United Farmer magazine succeeded The U.F.A. Co-operator in May 1967, continuing its serial numbering. The United Farmer was published by the Information Services Division of the United Farmers of Alberta, and edited by Alice Switzer. It carried stories about U.F.A. Co-op news, employees and agents of the U.F.A. Co-operative Limited, farming practices and a regular feature titled “Albertan of the Month”. The United Farmer won awards in the Company or Institutional Publication category...
U.F.A. Co-operator
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The U.F.A. Co-operative Limited began publication of a monthly periodical, The U.F.A. Co-operator, in June of 1963. Stories were written by the Information Service Department and issues were published by the Printing Department. This publication was distributed to directors, delegates, staff members, petroleum agents, and board members of affiliated co-operative associations. The U.F.A. Co-operator contained stories on people involved in the co-operative, U.F.A. Co-op news, and articles on the...
United Farm Women of Alberta fonds
United Farm Women of Alberta fonds
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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) amended its constitution in 1913 to admit women as members. In 1914 its Women's Section was formed. In 1916 the women members formed a separate organization governed by the U.F.A constitution, the United Farm Women of Alberta (U.F.W.A.). Beginning in 1917 the U.F.W.A. was required to be represented on the U.F.A. Executive and Board of Directors. Irene Parlby was the first president of the U.F.W.A. The United Farm Women of Alberta Alumnae Association was a...
File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1946 to 1949.
Topics: Women, Minutes and proceedings, Congresses and conventions
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Includes articles by Norman F. Priestley, E.J. Garland, Elmer Clay, H. Zella Spencer, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports of debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool.
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Includes articles by Ruth Dickinson, Robert Gardiner, Norman F. Priestley, H.E. West, John W. Barnett, H. Zella Spencer, Mrs. C.L. Pickle, H.N. Stearns, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Includes reports on debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Dairy Pool, and Alberta Livestock Pool.
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File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1934 to 1937.
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Includes articles by H.E. Spencer, Helen E. Gault, Leona R. Barritt, H. Zella Spencer, Jessie Montgomery, C.R. Fay, J. Russell Love, Southern Alberta Dairy Pool, n article announcing the upcoming mailing of the U.F.W.A. Cook Book, and editorial and article by W. Norman Smith. Includes news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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Includes articles by James P. Watson, H.E.G.H. Scholefield, L.H. Jelliff, Norman F. Priestley, C.R. Fay, H.E. Spencer, H. Zella Spencer, Nellie McClung, F. Bateman, Donald McLeod, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports of debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool and an article on the Bonnyville Wheat Pool Local.
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Includes articles by Robert Ingram, Walter J. Millard and George H. Hallett Jr., I.V. Macklin, N.A. Larsen, Harald S. Patton, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Livestock Pool, and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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The Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta, also known as the Junior U.F.A., was formed in 1919 at the initiative of the United Farm Women of Alberta. It was an organization of young men and women from farm families in their teens and early twenties. It operated in accordance with a constitution similar to that of the U.F.A. It was involved in training its members in agricultural and household skills, and in leadership skills such as public speaking. In 1949, upon the formation of the...
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File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1939 to 1941.
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"Annual Convention Number". Features articles by James Robertson, E.M. Hull, H.W. Wood, Mrs. R.B. Gunn, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features coverage of the U.F.A. annual convention and news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool.
File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1926 to 1931.
Topics: Women, Minutes and proceedings, Congresses and conventions
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Includes articles by John A. Lund, James P. Watson, Arthur Ransome, T.H. Bath, T. Swindlehurst, E.M. Hull, Bert Huffman, D.L. Smith, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool.
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File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta from 1938 to 1949.
Topics: Youth, Minutes and proceedings, Congresses and conventions
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Includes articles by N.V. Fearnehough, Leona R. Barritt, Arthur E. Darby, H. Zella Spencer, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features articles about Morrin U.F.A. Local and Wetaskiwin U.F.A. Co-operative Association. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Livestock Pool, and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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"Annual convention number". Includes articles by John Brownlee, Norman F. Priestley, Mrs. F.E. Wyman, Henry Wise Wood, Mrs. A.H. Warr, H. Zella Spencer, N.V. Fearnehough, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports on the annual U.F.A. convention and news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool.
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Official reports and minutes of the annual conventions. Bound volume containing reports for the years 1915-1917.
Topics: Congresses and conventions, Annual reports, Minutes and proceedings, Yearbooks
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Includes articles by M. Luchkovich, Stephen Lunn, William Irvine, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Includes reports of debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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Includes articles by George McIvor, H.W. Wood, Mrs. F.E. Wyman, Wm. H. Hoppins, the Executive of the Central Alberta Dairy Producers' Association, Mabel Dean, William Irvine.
File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1942 to 1945.
Topics: Women, Minutes and proceedings, Congresses and conventions
U.F.A. Co-operator
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Includes articles by George McIvor, Henry E. Spencer, Ernest Messmer, James H. Rennie and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features articles about Naples Co-operative Association, Alberta Wheat Pool.
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Includes news from Alberta Wheat Pool. Includes editorial and article by W. Norman Smith.
U.F.A. Co-operator
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