The file consists of bulletins and circular letters issued by the Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta to its Locals. Includes articles "Alberta and its people / by Donald Cameron ; "Horticulture" ; "Canada, the unknown" ; "The Co-operative and the dairy industry in Alberta" ; "Physical fitness in war and peace" ; "The significance of the San Francisco Conference" / Norman F. Priestley ; "Plastic surgery" ; "The use of radio and motion pictures in the school" ; and "Health can be planned". Includes information on conferences, competitions, scholarships, etc. Includes suggested topics for public speaking contests. Circulars were authored by Eileen Birch, Keith Rosenberger, and others.
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 fonds includes the club's minute book; correspondence; programs, bulletins and circulars from the Junior Branch of the United Farmers of Alberta; and collected publications.
The Consort Junior U.F.A., a club for young members of farm families in the district of Consort, Alberta, was active in the 1940s. Its secretaries during that period were Erdine Redel, Helen Redel, Shirley Redel, and Shirley Isaac. Upon the formation of the Farmers Union of Alberta in 1949, it became the Consort Junior F.U.A.
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.
The file includes correspondence received by the Consort Junior U.F.A. from John Storch, U.F.A. Junior Branch Acadia Constituency, Clinton Swallow, George E. Church, Consort Students Union, T. Eaton Co., Robert Simpson Western Ltd., Planters Nut & Chocolate Co. Ltd., Eileen Birch, U.F.A. Junior Branch, C.G. Stillings, Village of Consort, Arthur W. Wilton, Canadian Legion Consort Branch No. 32, Mrs. Russell Johnston, United Farm Women of Alberta Acadia Constituency. Secretaries of the Consort Junior U.F.A. were Erdine Redel and Helen Redel. Topics include relations with the U.F.A., fund raising, farm youth leadership camp. Includes collected U.F.A. membership cards of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Fawcett of Consort.
The file includes notes on nominations and elections of officers. The accompanying envelope is postmarked 1947. A second document consists of minutes of a meeting on July 2. It was found in the same folder as a letter dated April 1947.
The file consists of brochures, pamphlets, and a newsletter: Uniting Canadians to give Britain strength. Ottawa : United Emergency Fund for Britain, [ca. 1945]. - Farm Forum guide / National Farm Radio Forum. Vol. 5, no.(Nov. 3, 1947). - Health and Recreation Branch, Department of Education, Alberta. Calgary : the Branch, 1948. - Health facts : Fourth National Health Week. Toronto : Health League of Canada, 1948. - The world's future is being decided now. [Ottawa] : Canadian Appeal for Children, [ca. 1948]. - Special scholarship for farm young people. [Edmonton : Canadian Handicraft Guild, 1948].
The fonds consists of the Society's newsletter for 1944 and 1947-1951.
In March 1944 a group of five UFA Co-op employees began publishing a monthly staff newsletter, provisionally titled You Name It?? By 1946 the newsletter was titled UFA Sco-ops, and it was the official organ of the U.F.A. Staff Co-op Society. Doug Thornton of the Educational Department of UFA Co-op served as its editor during most of its history. The Society organized social and recreational activities and produced the newsletter. In 1949 the Society's name was changed to U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society and the newsletter's title was changed to Sco-ops. In 1951 the Society disbanded and the newsletter ceased publication. A later staff social and recreational association known as ECHO (Employees of the Co-op Head Office) existed from the 1970s onward.
The newsletters had been collected by Doug Thornton.
The file consists of a mimeographed brief to the government of Canada.
United Farmers of Alberta. Junior Branch
[S.l. : s.n., 1944].
Other Title Information
: submission of Southern Alberta Section under auspices of the Canadian Youth Commission : being a composite of submissions by youth groups attained with practical unanimity at sessions held in Western Canada Auditorium, Calgary, May 26-27, 1944