The file includes minutes, resolutions, financial records, and membership lists of the Cloverbar 208 local of the Farmer's Union of Alberta from 1951 to 1970 and the Clover Bar 6208 local of Unifarm from 1970 to 1973.
The file consists of lists of U.F.A. Locals photocopied from the 1915 and 1916 annual reports of the U.F.A.; list of old U.F.A. Locals (ca. 1960-1966) arranged by sub-district, with names and addresses of their secretaries; names and addresses of delegates and directors; and a printout (1965) listing the Locals in alphabetical order.
Locals of the U.F.A. were grouped into sub-districts which elected delegates. The delegates elected a director from each district of the U.F.A. They also attended the annual conference of the U.F.A Central Co-operative Association. This structure remained in place after the reorganization of the U.F.A. in 1948-1949, but ceased to exist upon the winding up of U.F.A. Central Co-op in 1966.
File consists of a series of bulletins containing advice to U.F.A. locals, numbered 1A to 15A. Titles of the bulletins are: "Should non-farmers be admitted to membership?"; "Incorporation of co-operative association"; "A program of work for locals"; "Why it is just as important for farm women to organize as for men"; "Farm women must organize - what are you doing to help?"; "Is your local getting the young men?"; "Incorporation of telephone company"; "Duties of directors; District associations"; "The value of the picnic"; "Community halls"; "Incorporation of Locals for the purpose of building and holding a hall"; "Organizing a chautauqua"; "Disputes in Locals"; "Suggestions for Locals interested in co-operative associations".
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