Preliminary Guide to the Washington Farm Bureau Federation Records, 1920-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington Farm Bureau Federation
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Washington Farm Bureau Federation Records
Dates
1920-1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 linear feet, (1 box.)
Collection Number
MS.1977.66
Summary
This collection contains records of the Washington Farm Bureau Federation, from 1920 to 1970.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains records of the Washington Farm Bureau Federation, from 1920 to 1970. The collection primarily consists of published papers pertaining to the Washington Farm Bureau Federation and the American Farm Bureau Federation, including policies and resolutions from annual conventions, as well as pamphlets for annual meetings and annual reports. The collection also contains photographs of the Federation during the 1950s.

Preliminary Inventory:

Photographs of the American Farm Bureau Federation and Washington Farm Bureau Federation organizations (1952-54), published national and state Federation policies from 1953 to 1965, copies of resolutions from annual conventions between 1947 and 1957, copies of "The Spokane County Farm Bureau News" from 1920 and 1921, and "Washington State Farm Bureau News" (December 1959), pamphlets for annuals meetings and annual reports from 1940 to 1970, and miscellaneous printed materials pertaining to the Federation.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Following the founding of the American Farm Bureau Federation in 1919, the Washington Farm Bureau Federation was established in 1920. The Washington Farm Bureau Federation is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing services to agricultural communities, including rural electrification, telephone access, health insurance, and banking. The Federation represents twenty-five counties throughout the state of Washington, with headquarters in Lacey, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Agriculture--Washington (State)--Experimentation--Archives.
  • Agriculture--Washington (State)--History--Sources
  • Associations, institutions, etc.--Washington (State)
  • Farmers--Washington (State)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington Farm Bureau Federation