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Excerpt from Nanci Langford's interview with Sonya Hudson, High River, Alberta
June 15, 1990
M-8604-93

Nanci Langford's Women of Unifarm collection

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Table of Contents

Series 1Reference material. - 1912-1994 and n.d.
Series 2Histories of locals. - 1921-1990 and n.d.
Series 3District 9. - 1956- 1985
Series 4Interviews. - 1990- 1991
Series 5Biographical information. - [ca. 1980s and 1990s]

Inventory

Series 1

Reference material. - 1912-1994 and n.d. - Includes copies of minutes, circulars, brochures, news clippings, related to the UFWA, the FWUA, and Women of Unifarm.

  United Farm Women of Alberta
M-8604-1Grain Growers' Guide. - March 20, 1912
M-8604-2 Reference material. - 1915-1924
M-8604-2a Refrence material. - [early 1920s]. -- Re birth control and contraception.
M-8604-3 Reference material. - 1925-1926
M-8604-4Reference material. - 1927
M-8604-5 Reference material. - 1929-1931
M-8604-6 Reference material. - 1932-1934
M-8604-7Reference material. - 1935
M-8604-8Reference material. - 1936
M-8604-9 Reference material. - 1940-1941
M-8604-10Reference material. - 1944
M-8604-11Reference material. - 1946
M-8604-12Reference material. - 1947
M-8604-13Reference material. - 1948
M-8604-14Reference material. - 1949
Farm Women's Union of Alberta
M-8604-15Reference material. - 1954
M-8604-16Reference material. - 1955
M-8604-17Reference material. - 1956
M-8604-18Reference material. - 1958
M-8604-19Reference material. - 1959
M-8604-20Reference material. - 1960
M-8604-21Reference material. - 1961
M-8604-22Reference material. - 1962
M-8604-23Reference material. - 1963
M-8604-24Reference material. - 1964
M-8604-25Reference material. - 1965
M-8604-26Reference material. - 1966
M-8604-27Reference material. - 1967
M-8604-28Reference material. - 1968
M-8604-29Reference material. - 1969
  Women of Unifarm
M-8604-30Reference material. - 1970
M-9604-31 Reference material. - 1971
M-8604-32aReference material. - 1972
M-8604-32bReference material. - 1973
M-8604-33Reference material. - 1974
M-8604-34Reference material. - 1975
M-8604-35Reference material. - 1976
M-8604-36Reference material. - 1977
M-8604-37Reference material. - 1978
M-8604-38Reference material. - 1979
M-8604-39Reference material. - 1980
M-8604-40Reference material. - 1981
M-8604-41Reference material. - 1982
M-8604-42Reference material. - 1983
M-8604-43Reference material. - 1984
M-8604-44Reference material. - 1985
M-8604-45Reference material. - 1986
M-8604-46Reference material. - 1987
M-8604-47Reference material. - 1988
M-8604-48Reference material. - 1989
M-8604-49Reference material. - 1990
M-8604-50 Reference material. - 1991-1995
M-8604-51Reference material. - n.d.
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Series 2

Histories of locals. - 1921-1990 and n.d. - Consists of letters, notes, and short write-ups from Women of Unifarm locals, about their past activities. Includes some excerpts photocopied from published local history books, and a small amount of original, early records.

M-8604-52Anthony Hill. - 1988. - 3 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
NoteAntler Hill - See file 90.
M-8604-53Arrowwood. n.d. - 3 pages. - Consists of photocopied excerpt from published local history.
M-8604-54Aunger. - n.d. - 4 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
NoteBeddington - See file 90.
M-8604-55Berrywater. - 1990. - 4 pages. - Consists of typewritten history, and covering letter.
M-8604-56Bonanza. - n.d. - 4 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
NoteCarstairs. - See file 90.
NoteChestermere. - See file 90.
M-8604-57Clover Bar. - 1929-1961. - 12 items. - Consists of news clippings, photograph of the 1929 Grandmothers' Tea, and dedication program for the Clover Bar Pioneer Cabin.
NoteCrossfield. - See file 90.
NoteDelburne. - See file 90.
M-8604-58Eastburg. - 1990. - 2 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-59Eclipse. - 1988. - 31 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-60Esther. - 1960-1969. - 3 notebooks. - Consists of Marjorie Westerbend's notebooks from conventions and workshops.
M-8604-61Fairdonian Valley / Sedgewick. - 1921 and 1989. - 13 pages. - Consists of handwritten and typewritten history; plus photocopy of 1921 Sedgwick UFA and UFWA political association constitution.
M-8604-62Fairgrove. - 1987. - 6 pages. - Consists of typewritten history, and photocopied excerpt from published local history.
M-8604-63Fairview. - n.d. - 1 page. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-64Fenn / Big Valley. - n.d. - 4 pages. - Consists of handwritten membership lists for the years 1920-1926, and 1943-1950.
M-8604-65Fleet. - n.d. - 15 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-66Freedom. - 1988. - 2 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
NoteGleichen. - See file 90.
M-8604-67Grand Meadow. - n.d. - 3 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-68Hardisty. - 1926. - 1 notebook. - Consists of Mildred Elizabeth Kobitzsch's report about the 1926 convention.
M-8604-69High River. - 1988. - 3 pages. - Consists of handwritten and typewritten history.
M-8604-70Holborn. - 1982. - 1 page. - Consists of photocopied excerpt from published local history.
NoteHussar. - See file 90.
M-8604-71Longview / Windy Hill. - n.d. - 1 pages. - Consists of photocopied excerpt from published local history.
NoteMakepeace. - See file 90.
M-8604-72Northwest. - n.d. - 2 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-73One Tree. - 1977-1978. - 4 pages. - Consists of typewritten annual reports.
M-8604-74Peace Rose. - 1983-1988. - 19 pages. - Consists of a handwritten, illustrated history booklet.
M-8604-75Pickardville. - n.d.. - 6 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-76Pincher Creek / West Wind. - 1988. - 1 page. - Consists of handwritten history.
NotePine Hill & Ridgwood. - See file 90.
M-8604-77Readymade. - 1990. - 2 pages.. - Consists of a photocopied excerpt from a published local history, with handwritten additions on the back.
NoteRed Deer. - See file 90.
NoteShady Nook. - See file 90.
M-8604-78Smoky Lake. - n.d. - 2 pages. - Consists of photocopied excerpt from a published local history.
M-8604-79Spring Valley. - n.d. - 5 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-80Spruceville. - 1963, 1971 and n.d. - 3 pages and 2 items. - Consists of typewritten history, and 50th anniversary programs for the FUA (1963), and UFWA (1971).
M-8604-81Sunniebend. - n.d. - 22 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-82Tangent. - 1989. - 3 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-83Tofield. - 1967. - 1 booklet (33 pages). - Consists of illustrated typewritten history.
M-8604-84Utopia. - 1988-1989. - 6 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-85Warner. - n.d. - 4 pages. - Consists of photocopied excerpt from a published local history, with handwritten additions attached.
M-8604-86Waskatenau. - n.d. - 12 pages. - Consists of handwritten and typewritten history.
M-8604-87Westlock. - n.d. - 7 pages. - Consists of handwritten history.
M-8604-88Wild Rose. - 1989. - 3 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
NoteWintering Hills. - See file 90.
M-8604-89Wyoming. - 1987. - 2 pages. - Consists of typewritten history.
M-8604-90Region 10 Locals. - n.d. - 62 pages. - Consists of typewritten, illustrated history of these local in Region 10: Antler Hill, Beddington, Carstairs, Chestermere, Crossfield, Delburne, Gleichen, Hussar, Makepeace, Pine Hill & Ridgwood, Red Deer, Shady Nook, and Wintering Hills.
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Series 3

District 9. - 1956-1985. - Consists of minutes.

M-8604-91District 9 minutes. - 1956-1985.
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Series 4

Interviews. - 1990-1991. - Transcripts of interviews by Nanci Langford with women active in UFWA, FWUA, and Women of Unifarm.

M-8604-92 A-G. - 1990-1991. - Consists of interviews with Hazel Anderson (and Teresa Maykut); Mabel Barker; Margaret Blanchard; Mrs. Brooks; Jean Buit; Eva Byvank; Rita Cannard; Louise Christianson; Mrs. Crawford; Jean Culler; Naomi Findlay; Jacqueline Galloway; and Miriam Galloway.
M-8604-93H-J. - 1990. - Consists of interviews with Greta Hallott; Blanche Hoar (and Jean Rose and Betty Matjeka); Margaret House; Sonya Hudson (and friends); Emma Innocent; Maisie Jacobson; and Louise Johnston.
M-8604-94K-P. - 1990-1991. - Consists of interviews with Verna Kett; Dorothy Kuehn; Evelyn Long; Inga Marguardt; Marguerite Mason; Helen Murray; Mary Newton; Elizabeth Olsen; Dorothy Ottewell; Betty Peterson; and Maisy Platt (with Jenny Sterling). NB For Barbara Klymchuk, see file 95; for Teresa Maykut see file 92; for Betty Matjeka see file 93.
M-8604-95R-W. - 1990-1991. - Consists of interviews with Jean Ross; Lena Scraba (with Barbara Klymchuk); Betty Seatter; Doreen Sexty; Florence Sheard; Florance Sissons; Joyce Templeton; Corrine Thompson; Florence Trautman; Irene Wagstaff; Mrs. Wainwright; Janet Walter; Alice Woychuk; and Mary Wright (and company). NB For Jean Rose see file 93; for Jenny Sterling see file 94.
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Series 5

Biographical information. - [ca. 1980s and 1990s]. - Consists of articles, news clippings, letters, obituaries, regarding women who were prominent in UFWA, FWUA, and Women of Unifarm.

M-8604-96Hazel Braithwaite. - 1958,1964,1994 and n.d.
M-8604-97Molly Coupland. - 1985 and n.d.
M-8604-98Florence R. Hallum. - 1961-1962 and n.d.
M-8604-99Susan Margaret Gunn. - 1990 and n.d.
M-8604-100Margaret House. - 1990 and n.d.
M-8604-101Beatrice Parlby. - n.d.
M-8604-102Irene Parlby. - n.d.
M-8604-103Elizabeth Pedersen. - n.d.
M-8604-104Lee Pengilly. - n.d.

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