Collection C0144 - Nanci Langford's Women of Unifarm collection

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Nanci Langford's Women of Unifarm collection


  • 1912-1994 (Creation)

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56 cm of textual records

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Nanci Langford of Edmonton, Alberta gathered and created these records while undertaking research for a book on the Women of Unifarm, and its predecessors, United Farm Women of Alberta (UFWA) and Farm Women's Union of Alberta (FWUA). The book was published as: Politics, Pitchforks and Pickle Jars : 75 years of Organized Farm Women in Alberta / Nanci Langford. -- Calgary : Detselig Enterprises, 1997.


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Gift of Nanci Langford, 1998.

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The collection consists of reference materials: copies of minutes, circulars, resolutions, brochures, newsclippings, etc.(1912-1994); brief histories supplied by various locals (1921-1990); District 9 minutes (1956-1985); transcripts of interviews with members (1990-1991); and miscellaneous biographical information about women prominent in the organizations (ca. 1980s-1990s).

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The material is in English.

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The Women of Unifarm fonds is also at Glenbow.

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