Nanci Langford's Women of Unifarm collection
56 cm of textual records
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.
Scope and Content:
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).
Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Nanci Langford, 1998.
The material is in English.
No restrictions on access.
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
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The Women of Unifarm fonds is also at Glenbow.
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)