United Farmers of Alberta Junior Branch collection
Farm Young Peoples' Week at the University of Alberta started in 1917. During the early part of June each year, about 100 young Albertans, sponsored by farm organizations such as the Alberta Wheat Pool, United Grain Growers, Pioneer Grain Company and the United Farmers of Alberta stayed in university residences and sampled a small part of university life.
United Farmers of Alberta. Junior Branch
Calgary : Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta, 1945.
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: also twenty-seventh annual convention, Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta
The file consists of bulletins and circular letters from the Junior Branch of the U.F.A. to the local Junior U.F.A. clubs. Bulletins include articles on soil conservation, horticulture, chemurgy, the Nobel Prize winners, the Canadian Appeal for Children. Most bulletins and circular letters are concerned with organizational details of events such as public speaking contests, Farm Young People's Week, and the Junior Conference. Includes a report on provincial resolutions submitted to the Cabinet (1947).Many of the bulletins and circulars were authored by Eileen Birch, Orrin Hart, or George Church. The Secretaries of the Consort Junior U.F.A were Helen Redel, Shirley Redel, and Shirley Isaac.
The file consists of an information circular, convention calls, and registration forms/credential cards for conventions of the United Farmers of Alberta and the Acadia U.F.A. Federal Constituency Association. The documents were addressed to Helen Redel and Shirley Isaac, secretaries of the Consort Junior U.F.A.
The Consort Junior U.F.A. was invited to send delegates to provincial and regional conventions of the United Farmers of Alberta.