1 photograph : b&w ; 19 cm x 24.5 cm. Written in pencil on the back of the photo: make this full page size U.F.A. Report Sample page herewith. H. Wise Wood
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Henry Wise Wood joined the UFA through his membership with the Canadian Society of Equity. He assumed the Presidency of UFA after the death of James Speakman, and became the most dynamic farm and social leader of his day.
Henry Wise Wood was a successful farmer in Missouri prior to moving to the Carstairs area in 1905. He was president of the United Farmers of Alberta 1916-1931, president of the Canadian Council of Agriculture 1917 - 1923, and president of the Alberta Wheat Pool 1923-1937. Wood was a strong proponent of class organization believing that it would enable cooperation and the ability to take economic and political action.
Wood, Henry Wise
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A portrait of Amy Warr of Waskatenau, Director of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1920 to 1933, and President of the UFWA from 1929 to 1933. Inscription on the reverse reads "Mrs. A. H. Warr / 13 ems / 85 screen / chg "The U.F.A." / not more than 3 1/2" deep / If longer than 3 1/8" / please phone Mr Rorkley Jr. M2380".