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Bietz brothers, founders of Economy Carriers, at Economy Service building – [1945?].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
20
File Number
17
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
20 cm x 25 cm b&w print from original held by donor
Scope and Content
Item consists of a photograph: b&w (print), of 3 men standing in front of an Economy Carriers truck, near the Economy Service building in Calgary, L-R - Harry Bietz, Alvin Bietz, Harvey Bietz.
Creator
Economy Carriers - ECL Group
Names
Economy Carriers Ltd.
Bietz, Alvin
Bietz, Harry
Bietz, Harvey
Accession Number
UF 2002.0087.03
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[1945?]
Notes
The three Bietz Brothers were proprietors of Economy Carriers and Economy Service Maple Leaf Petroleum Products in Calgary.
Economy Service was a Maple Leaf dealer in Calgary.
Source
Archival Descriptions

Board of Directors of U.F.A. Central Co-Operative Association Ltd. – 1944.

Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
6
Series Number
4
File Number
8
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
18 cm x 23 cm b&w print
Scope and Content
Item consists of a photograph: b&w, matted, of the Board of Directors of the U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association Ltd., with George Church, Eileen Birch, Milton Ward, D.H. Smith, C.A. Fawcett, R. Hennig and Norman Priestley.
Creator
Oliver's Studio
UFA Central Co-Op
Subjects
UFA Central Co-Op - Board of Directors, 1944
UFA Directors
Names
Priestley, Norman
Church, George E.
Birch, Eileen
Ward, Milt
Fawcett, Clark
Hennig, Rudolph
Smith, D.H.
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081.15
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1944
Notes
Names of directors included.
Source
Archival Descriptions

Board of Directors - United Farmers of Alberta, 1942 – 1942.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
24 cm x 20 cm b&w print, on 30 cm x 35 cm cardmount
Scope and Content
Portrait sitting of 1942 U.F.A. Board of Directors
Creator
McDermid Studios
Subjects
Board of Directors - 1942
UFA Presidents - Gardiner, Robert
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081.13
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1942
Source
Archival Descriptions

Coal Face, Maple Leaf Coal Mine, Drumheller, Nov. 1947 – 1947.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Scope and Content
Coal miner standing on pick near stratified coal face. The Maple Leaf Coal Mine Co. was purchased and operated by UFA ca. 1946-1950 to supply saleable coal to UFA Locals in central Alberta
Subjects
UFA Subsidiaries - Maple Leaf Coal Company
UFA Products - Coal
Transporation - Railways
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.10
Can I use it?
Access via History Co-ordinator
Date
1947
Notes
Source of Name: Note on back of print
Source
Archival Descriptions

Cutting Machine - Maple Leaf Coal Co. Mine, Drumheller, Alta, November 1947 – 1947.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
20.5 cm x 35 cm photo print
Scope and Content
Underground shaft mine with coalbed cutting machine mounted on rail trolley, operator standing nearby. Another worker can be seen in background in the coal room. The Maple Leaf Coal Mine Co. was purchased and operated by UFA ca. 1946-1950 to supply saleable coal to UFA Locals in central Alberta
Subjects
UFA Subsidiaries - Maple Leaf Coal Company
UFA Products - Coal
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.08
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1947
Notes
Source of Name: Attached Label created from writing on back
Source
Archival Descriptions

Economy Feed & Transfer, Cardston 1948 – 1948.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
30 cm x 20 cm photo print, printed in sepia tone
Scope and Content
The original Maple Leaf agency building in Cardston, operated by Emil Fredericks after moving the operation from Jefferson. Economy Feed & Transfer was also one of the original ventures of Emil Fredericks and the Bietz Brothers, which eventually evolved into Economy Carriers, UFA's longtime transportation partner
Names
Economy Carriers Ltd.
Maple Leaf Petroleum
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.04
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1948
Notes
Source of Name: Building name, location and date
Source
Archival Descriptions

Fuel and oil handling facility Calgary – [ca. 1936 - ca. 1940].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
11
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : 16 x 41 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph of the main handling and distribution centre for central and southern Alberta, located at 1926 10 Ave W, Calgary. Railcars brought product in and stored it for pick-ups from agents and/or delivery from carriers like Economy Carriers Ltd. The centre doubled as the Calgary agency for agent Glen Taylor. The facility was closed in the 1960s.
Names
Maple Leaf Petroleum
Places
Calgary
Accession Number
UN 12-1
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[ca. 1936 - ca. 1940]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Maple Leaf Petroleum Maintenance & Construction Panel Van – 1949.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
35 cm x 25 cm photo b&w photo print
Scope and Content
Maple Leaf Petroleum Ltd. Maintenance & Construction Panel Van, with Tractor and pull-type combine harvester, dated 1949, winer scene, two men working on or standing around equipment. Van is possibly a mechanical service van from a Maple Leaf agency
Subjects
Farm Machinery - Combines
Farm Machinery - Tractors
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.03
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1949
Source
Archival Descriptions

Mine Tipple, Maple Leaf Coal Co. Mine, Drumheller, November 1947 – 1947.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
22.5 cm x 33 cm photo print
Scope and Content
Coal tipple, chute, sorting shaker, railcar loading area and siding at Maple Leaf Minerals, Drumheller. The Maple Leaf Coal Mine Co. was purchased and operated by UFA ca. 1946-1950 to supply saleable coal to UFA Locals in central Alberta
Subjects
UFA Subsidiaries - Maple Leaf Coal Company
UFA Products - Coal
Transporation - Railways
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.09
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1947
Notes
Source of Name: Note on back of print
Source
Archival Descriptions

Sorting Table, Maple Leaf Coal Mine – 1947.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
20
File Number
6
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
25 cm x 35 cm photo print
Scope and Content
Item consists of a photograph: b&w, of a sorting table at the Maple Leaf Coal Co. mine in Drumheller, dated November 1947.
Administrative History
The Maple Leaf Coal Mine Co. was purchased and operated by UFA ca. 1946-1950 to supply saleable coal to UFA Locals in central Alberta
Subjects
UFA Subsidiaries - Maple Leaf Coal Company
UFA Products - Coal
Transportation - Railways
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.11
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1947
Notes
Source of Name: Note on back of print
Source
Archival Descriptions

UFA Central Co-op parade float, Calgary Stampede – 1941.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
25 cm x 20 cm photo print, on 35 cm x 29.5 cm cardboard matting
Scope and Content
Four horse team pulling a parade float in Calgary Stampede parade, mounted on a car frame. The float has a model of the UFA Central Co-operative office and retail building and service station on 125-7, 11 Avenue East in Calgary.
Creator
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Community Participation - Parades
UFA Head Offices - UFA Central Co-op building, 1940-1957
Calgary Stampede
Places
Calgary
Accession Number
UF 2004.0037.14
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1941
Notes
Taken on 1 Street SW between 6 and 7 Avenues, looking South towards the Hudson's Bay building.
Source
Archival Descriptions

United Farmers of Alberta - Board of Directors for 1940 – 1940.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
25 cm x 19.5 cm b&w print, on 30 cm x 35 cm cardmount
Scope and Content
Portrait of 1940 U.F.A. Board of Directors
Creator
McDermid Studios
Subjects
Board of Directors - 1940
UFA Presidents - Gardiner, Robert
Names
Gardiner, Robert
Priestley, Norman F.
Ross, Winifred
Sutherland, J. K.
Church, George E.
Hennig, Rudolph
Beatt, P. S.
Wood, A. B.
Colvin, Carl
Bentley, James
Lee, Lester
Ward, Milt
McManus, Robert
Allen, Cindy
Allen, Hugh Wright
Pye, R.
Runte, William
Learned, J. B.
Banner, Mary
Thring, K. George
Birch, Eileen
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081.12
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1940
Notes
Members of the Board of Directors for 1940 were: president Robert Gardiner, Excel; Vice President and executive member Norman Priestley, Calgary; executive member (ex-officio) Winifred Ross, Millet; executive member J.K. Sutherland, Hanna;executive member George Church of Balzac;executive member Rudolph Hennig, Fort Saskatchewan; director P.S. Beatt, Westlock; director A. B. Wood, Riverton; director Carl Colvin, Sedgewick; director James Bentley, North Edmonton; director Lester Lee, Wollford; director Milt Ward, Arrowwood; Director Robert McManus, Ranier; director Hugh Allen, Huallen; director R. Pye, Penhold; director William Runte, Wetaskiwin; ex-officio Mrs. J. B. Learned, Red Deer; ex-officio Mary Banner, Endiang; ex-officio K. George Thring, Coronation; secretary Eileen Birch, Calgary.
Source
Archival Descriptions

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