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George Church – [ca. 1950 - ca. 1960].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
15
File Number
1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm with a white border
Scope and Content
The Church family moved from Ontario to the Balzac area of Alberta, and established a dairy farm they called the “Wagon Wheel Ranch.” His father William J. Church was a charter member of UFA. George Church was a horseman and a dairy farmer from Balzac. A firm believer in farm organization, Church joined the Board of UFA in 1929. He was president of UFA from 1945 - 1961.
Creator
Matthews Photo Lab, 223 - 14th Street N.W.
Parallel Title
George Church (c1)
Related Material
UF 2002.0016.3.jpg is in the original photo database created by Gord Tolton and appears to be the identical photo. Location of the actual photo with this accession number on it has not been verified as of Jan. 2010.
Subjects
Presidents
Names
Church, George E.
Accession Number
UF 2003.0111.1
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. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Jake Frey – ca. 1961.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
15
File Number
1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 8.5 x 12 cm ; contained in a 11.5 x17.3 cm manilla envelope. Envelope has a return address printed on it with Lane's Studio address. Pencil writing on the envelope includes: 6 3/4, $5.40 chqe, Jake Frey, 2016-Glenwood Dr.
Scope and Content
Jaconiah ‘Jake’ Frey came to Western Canada from Kitchener, Ontario in 1918, and settled near Acadia Valley. Frey raised grain and cattle for over 40 years in that area, and served on the boards of the Acadia Co-op, the Board of the Alberta Federation of Agriculture, and the Co-operative Union of Alberta. In 1949 he became a Director of the UFA, and served many years as Vice-President. Frey was elected as President in 1961, and retired in 1963. He died in 1984.
Creator
Lane's Studio Fine Portraits, Calgary
Subjects
Presidents
Directors
Names
Frey, Jake
Places
Acadia
Accession Number
UF 2003.0111.012
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. 1961
Source
Archival Descriptions

Henry Wise Wood – [ca. 1920].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
2
File Number
1
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
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
Scope and Content
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.
Administrative History
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.
Subjects
Presidents
Names
Wood, Henry Wise
Accession Number
UF 2003.0090.0015
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. 1920]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Jim Laverick – 2010.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Material Format
electronic records
Scope and Content
Jim Laverick served as the chair of the UFA board of directors from March 2010 to 2014.
Subjects
Boards of directors
Names
Laverick, Jim
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
2010
Notes
In 2014, Laverick was re-elected to the board for a three-year term.
Source
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