The file consists of blank forms for reporting on meetings; topics for public speaking contests; circulars about annual U.F.A. conventions and registration procedures; circulars about Farm Young People's Week; circular letters from U.F.A. president Robert Gardiner, Junior U.F.A. president Keith Rosenberger and vice-president John Storch, U.F.W.A. president Winifred Ross; articles about pests affecting livestock, personal health, community leadership, and preparation of grain for exhibition.
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 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 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 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 consists of a mimeographed brief to the government of Canada.
United Farmers of Alberta. Junior Branch
[S.l. : s.n., 1944].
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: 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
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 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 fonds consists of four issues of the Grain Growers' Guide (1909-1913), a blank farm account book (published by Grain Growers' Guide, 1922), and a promotional notebook (ca. 1960).
United Grain Growers Ltd. was formed in 1917 from the amalgamation of the Grain Growers' Grain Company (founded 1906) and the Alberta Farmers' Co-operative Elevator Company (founded 1913). It was headquarted in Winnipeg and had operations across the Prairie region. It was a producers' co-op specializing in marketing grain, but at various times it was also involved in publishing; marketing livestock and specialty crops; and retail sales of farm supplies, coal, feeds, fertilizers, and agricultural chemicals. Its publishing subsidiary, Public Press Ltd., published the Grain Growers' Guide (established in 1908 by the Grain Growers' Grain Company, renamed Country Guide in 1928). In 1992 it became a publicly-traded corporation. In 2001 it acquired Agricore (a corporation formed in 1998 from the amalgamation of Alberta Wheat Pool and Manitoba Pool), and was renamed Agricore United. In 2007 it was acquired by Saskatchewan Wheat Pool. The new firm was named Viterra Inc.and expanded to become a multi-national agri-business.
Includes articles by Francis Marion Beynon, Fred W. Green, P.P. Woodbridge, R.C. Henders, Mrs. John McNaughton, Dixie Patton, and editorials by George F. Chipman or John W. Ward. Features news from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.