This file consists of the constitution of the Bow River federal U.F.A. & U.F.W.A. constituency association. This file includes 4 copies of the 1921 constitution.
Bow River Federal Constituency Association
Bow River U.F.A. Political Association
Bow River Federal Constituency Association Constitution
Canada -- Politics and government
Garland, Edward Joseph
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1920-1934, predominant 1920-1921
This file includes 4 copies of the 1921 constitution. The boundaries of this constituency changed at some point between 1921 and 1934 (Probably in 1933). Each version contains a map of the constituency boundaries. Edward Joseph Garland was elected MP for this riding from 1921-1925, first as a Progressive candidate and then, from 1926, as the United Farmers candidate.
This file contains a notebook with notes concerning the Arrowwood UFWA local. Pencil written notes state the local was organized March 2, 1923 and records committees, charitable works, etc. such as: "We with other locals were instrumental in getting a District Nurse with the assistance of the Municipal officers, we helped furnish her home. And after that sponsored pre-school clinics."; "Another time we had a bared wire telephone connected to a family with scarlet fever. The University week for Farm Young People is mentioned.
The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and other records documenting Milton Ward's involvement in the co-operative sector.
Milton Henry "Milt" Ward, 1890-1994, was born in Nogies Creek, Ontario. In 1905 he migrated with his family to Arrowwood, a community east of High River, Alberta. He assisted his father, and established his own homestead in the district at an early age. He also worked as a ranch hand and blacksmith. He became a manager in the Crowsnest Pass coal mining industry during the First World War, but returned to farming and ranching in the Arrowwood district. He served on the council of the Municipal District of Marquis from 1916 to 1941. He was an active member of the United Farmers of Alberta, serving as a director from 1932 to 1969, a delegate to the Alberta Wheat Pool, and a director of the Arrowwood Co-operative Association. In 1977 he was inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. He was married twice, to Lena Steiner, ?-1923, and to Myrtle Foreman, 1903-1995. He had six children: Ruby Della (Fletcher), Audrey Helen (Neubauer), Shirley Margaret (Hood), Jack Foreman, George Alan, and Beverly Joan (Weeks).
The file contains correspondence related to the transfer of assets of Milo Consumers' Co-operative Association Ltd. to U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association. Includes share certificates and dividend reserve share certificates issued by Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Ltd.
This file contains: When Computer Really Grow Up!; a page from a book containing quotes from Goethe, Mark Twain and Wordsworth; a page from a book containing notes on Oneota; an invitation to a banquet at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (1968); Western People, the magazine insert for the Western Producer (November 1988) including an article on the 1918 influenza epidemic in Milo; Our Purpose and Our Pledge, a reprint of an editorial from the New York Times (January 1941); Unemployment Insurance for Farm Workers (Statement forwarded by Alberta Federation of Agriculture) (1958).
Alberta Federation of Agriculture
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
When Computers Really Grow Up! was originally assigned accession no. UF 2003.0081.120 by Gord Tolton. July 2010 the number was changed to UF 2003.0081.191 to avoid confusion with the photograph UF 2003.0081.12.
The file consists of: a thank-you card from the UFA slowpitch team in Medicine Hat and a group portrait of the team (1996), a photograph of a donation presentation to Medicine River Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (2003), a photograph of Henryk Ficner presenting a cheque to Mountain View Partners for Farm Health and Safety (1998), a group portrait of the Milo soccer team [ca. 1990],a photograph of the UFA Morinville hockey team [ca. 1990], a photograph of the Morinville Atom B2 hockey team (1990-1991), a photograph of the Mundare Atoms Minor Hockey team (1992) sponsored by the Vegreville Agency, an advertisement designed by UFA Co-op staff promoting its involvement in a fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada.
Ruth McBride was the first president of the Arrowwood local of the United Farm Women of Alberta, formed in 1923. She served as a director of the UFWA for 1934 to 1938, and 1942 to 1944. Mrs. McBride moved to the United States in 1944, and passed away in Glendale, California.
A portrait of John Glambeck ([ca. 1882] - 1935) of Milo.
The Glenbow Archives holds the John Glambeck fonds, a scrapbook with papers and photographs. A pdf of the scrapbook is available at: http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingaids/archhtm/extras/glambeck/m-6649.pdf
Snake Valley : a history of Lake McGregor and area (Milo: Milo and District Historical Society, 1973) p. 284-286. http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/page.aspx?id=3527030
John Glambeck was born in Denmark and moved to Chicago. After a few years he moved to Glambeck was the Milo correspondent for the Gleichen Call, and as a correspondent for agricultural publications (The Farm and Ranch Review, Grain Growers' Guide), and several Scandinavian newspapers in the United States.