This file consists of newspaper obituaries of: Winnifred Ross; E.J. "Ted" Garland and; Jack Sutherland; a newsclipping on Roy C. Marler and; The Social Philosophy of Henry Wise Wood The Canadian Agrarian Leader by W.L. Morton of the University of Manitoba.
Garland, Edward Joseph
Wood, Henry Wise
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This file contains: the text of a speech by Sr. M. Thomas More to the FUA convention advocating unity among farm organizations (1969); The Farm Movement in Alberta, a history of the farm movement in Alberta by Norman Priestley, printed by the Alberta Federation of Agriculture (1949); For This We Stand, a Farmers Union Policy Leaflet (No. 11); Alberta Co-operative Leaders produced by the Alberta Livestock Co-operative containing articles by leaders in the co-operative movement advocating the purchase of Victory Bonds (ca. 1945).
The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and other records documenting Milton Ward's involvement in the co-operative sector.
Milton Henry "Milt" Ward, 1890-1994, was born in Nogies Creek, Ontario. In 1905 he migrated with his family to Arrowwood, a community east of High River, Alberta. He assisted his father, and established his own homestead in the district at an early age. He also worked as a ranch hand and blacksmith. He became a manager in the Crowsnest Pass coal mining industry during the First World War, but returned to farming and ranching in the Arrowwood district. He served on the council of the Municipal District of Marquis from 1916 to 1941. He was an active member of the United Farmers of Alberta, serving as a director from 1932 to 1969, a delegate to the Alberta Wheat Pool, and a director of the Arrowwood Co-operative Association. In 1977 he was inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. He was married twice, to Lena Steiner, ?-1923, and to Myrtle Foreman, 1903-1995. He had six children: Ruby Della (Fletcher), Audrey Helen (Neubauer), Shirley Margaret (Hood), Jack Foreman, George Alan, and Beverly Joan (Weeks).
This file contains: When Computer Really Grow Up!; a page from a book containing quotes from Goethe, Mark Twain and Wordsworth; a page from a book containing notes on Oneota; an invitation to a banquet at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (1968); Western People, the magazine insert for the Western Producer (November 1988) including an article on the 1918 influenza epidemic in Milo; Our Purpose and Our Pledge, a reprint of an editorial from the New York Times (January 1941); Unemployment Insurance for Farm Workers (Statement forwarded by Alberta Federation of Agriculture) (1958).
Alberta Federation of Agriculture
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
When Computers Really Grow Up! was originally assigned accession no. UF 2003.0081.120 by Gord Tolton. July 2010 the number was changed to UF 2003.0081.191 to avoid confusion with the photograph UF 2003.0081.12.
This file contains 3 documents: Robert Gardiner's address to the Thirty-third annual UFA Convention; a copy of a letter from Robert Gardiner to Mr. H. J. Flock; a copy of a letter from Robert Gardiner to the Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie King.
This file contains: Summary Of Recommendations - Royal Commission on Co-operatives and; Supplementary to Questionnaire and Documents submitted by the U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association submitted to Royal Commission on Taxation of Co-operatives, Ottawa, April 1945.
File consists of various pamphlets and reports with the titles: How To Organize And Carry On A Local Of The United Farmers of Alberta (ca. 1919); Nine Years Of Achievement, The Best Promise of Good Government (1930); Politics and Economics From the Farmers' Standpoint in 1935; Some Facts - Important Information for Alberta Farmers, No. 11 (1935); Agriculture and the Post-War Years, an address delivered by J.E. Brownlee to the convention of United Farmers of Alberta (1946); Address Delivered to the 39th Annual Convention of the United Farmers of Alberta by D.W. Clapperton (1948); Reports and Addresses to the Fortieth Annual Convention of the United Farmers of Alberta (1948); Submission to the Alberta Postwar Reconstruction Committee by the United Farmers of Alberta (ca. 1943); Report on Resolutions presented to the full Cabinet of the Government of Alberta on February 19th, 1945.