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Milt Ward fonds – 1930-1989.

Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
6
Material Format
textual records
graphic material
Physical Description
20 cm of textual records and photographs.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and other records documenting Milton Ward's involvement in the co-operative sector.
Custodial History
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).
Creator
Ward, Milt
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918
Coal mines and mining
Ranching
Agriculture
Names
Ward, Milt
Places
Arrowwood
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081
UF 2004.0025.01
Date
1930-1989
Source
Archival Descriptions

Photograph Collection – 1921 - [ca. 1967].

Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Hierarchy Level
Series
Collection/Fonds Number
6
Series Number
4
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 cm of graphic material
Scope and Content
This series consists of a single file containing photographs of: Milton Ward; Robert Gardiner; the UFA annual meeting in 1954; meetings of the UFA board of directors 1934, [ca. 1962[, [ca. 1967]; a meeting of the Farmers Union of Alberta; an unknown convention at the provincial legislature of Alberta; and an unknown youth convention.
Creator
MIlt Ward
Subjects
Annual meetings
Conventions
Board of Directors
Names
Ward, Milt
Gardiner, Robert
Farmers' Union of Alberta
Date
1921 - [ca. 1967]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Photographs – 1921 - [ca. 1967].

Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
6
Series Number
4
File Number
1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
11 photographs
Scope and Content
This file contains photographs of: Milton Ward; Robert Gardiner, the UFA annual meeting in 1954; meetings of the UFA board of directors 1934, [ca. 1962[, [ca. 1967]; a meeting of the Farmers Union of Alberta; an unknown convention at the provincial legislature of Alberta; and an unknown youth convention.
Creator
MIlt Ward
Subjects
Annual meetings
Conventions
Board of Directors
Names
Ward, Milt
Gardiner, Robert
Farmers' Union of Alberta
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081.27
UF 2003.0081.28
UF 2003.0081.29
UF 2003.0081.30
UF 2003.0081.31
UF 2003.0081.32
UF 2003.0081.33
UF 2003.0081.34
UF 2003.0081.35
Date
1921 - [ca. 1967]
Source
Archival Descriptions