The file includes the minutes of the 42nd Annual Meeting. Includes the address of President George Sayle to the Annual meeting. The series of Board meetings ceases with the meeting of February 20-21, 1973.
The file consists of prints from digital scans of Co-op stores in Milo, Chinook, Youngstown, Drumheller, Three Hills, and Oyen (ca. 1940-ca.1947); a group portrait of UFA co-op managers (ca. 1946); views of the U.F.A. store, service station, and office in Calgary (1946); a floor plan, drawn from memory, of the U.F.A. store and office in Calgary in 1942-1943; and sections of a panoramic view of the main intersection of Milo (1928).
Robert Shore was an employee of U.F.A. Central Co-op store in Calgary, ca. 1941-ca. 1945. His father Eric Shore was manager of the Co-op store in Milo, Alberta, 1933-1942, and manager of the U.F.A. Central Co-op store in Calgary, 1942-1948.
The United Farmers Historical Society collection includes an interview with Bob Shore, recorded in 2002.
The collection consists of membership cards, petroleum cardlock cards, membership certificates, share certificates, certificates of completion of training, training manuals, award certificates, receipts, patronage dividend statements, correspondence, receipt books, advertisements, advertiques, articles, reports, speeches, photographs, retirement presentations, and other items or small collections of material from members, employees, or agents of United Farmers of Alberta, U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association Ltd., United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd., and local consumer co-ops.
The United Farmers Historical Society was established in 2002 to document and disseminate the history of the United Farmers of Alberta and the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. It was interested in collecting examples of membership cards, share certificates, receipts, patronage dividend statements, and other documentation of transactions of members, employees, and agents of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative and its predecessor and affiliated organizations. These records, if they only consisted of only one or two files, were compiled into the UFA Members' Collection beginning in 2010.
This series consists of minutes of Annual Meetings, the Board of Directors meetings, and the Executive Committee meetings. Includes annual addresses of President George Sayle (1971-1973). Includes minutes and documents of special meetings regarding the relationship between UFA Co-op and Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association (1947-1952). Includes a copy of the (unapproved) minutes of the 2010 Annual Meeting.
The Board of Directors is the governing body of the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative. It was originally composed of 7 Directors, each representing a District and elected from among the Delegates representing the Sub-Districts of the UFA Co-op trading area. In 2008 the number of Directors was changed to 12, elected at large from among the Delegates. The Directors elect from among themselves an Executive Committee consisting of a President and two (originally one) Vice-Presidents.
The 1964-1973 minutes were accumulated by Director Andrew Silver and donated by Ken Hoppins.
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
The Risk and Information Management Department of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative has a complete run of minutes of Annual Meetings, Board of Directors meetings, and Executive meetings.