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  • Paul Swisher 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Portrait of Paul Swisher, former Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Colorado.
  • John Orcutt, 1967 

    Date:1967
    Format:photographs
    Portrait of John Orcutt, former Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Colorado.
  • Roy Romer 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Portrait of Roy Romer who served the state of Colorado in several capacities, including that of Commissioner of Agriculture and Governor.
  • Clinton Jeffers, 1970 

    Date:1970
    Format:photographs
    Portrait of Clinton Jeffers, former Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Colorado.
  • President John F. Kennedy and James G. Patton 

    Date:1963-09
    Format:photographs
    President John F. Kennedy speaking with James G. Patton after appointing Patton to head the worldwide Freedom from Hunger campaign.
  • RMFU members meeting with President Jimmy Carter 

    Date:1977-04-01
    Format:photographs
    Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members meet with President Jimmy Carter, Vice President Walter Mondale, and Senator Floyd Haskell to urge administrative support for farm legislation
  • Edwin Johnson and RMFU president Charles Hanavan 

    Date:1969?
    Format:photographs
    Edwin Johnson, left, holding the plaque he received from Rocky Mountain Farmers Union president Charles Hanavan, right. Edwin C. ("Big Ed") Johnson, former U.S. senator and twice governor of Colorado, was honored by the ...
  • Group photograph, 22nd annual convention, 1929 

    Date:1929-01-17
    Format:photographs
    The twenty-second annual convention of the Farmers' Educational and Cooperative Union of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, January 17, 1929. A group of people are shown standing on steps outside of a building. Panorama by Mile ...
  • Visit to a goat farm 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Rocky Mountain Farmers Union field trip visit to a goat farm, undated.
  • Sheep in a field 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Flock of sheep in a field with an old barn in the background, undated.
  • Hauling a load of western slope peaches, 1985 

    Date:1985
    Format:photographs
    Workers hauling a load of peaches harvested from the Western Slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 1985.
  • Texas longhorn at WestFest ag fair 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Texas longhorn on display at the WestFest Ag Fair, Vail, Colorado. A sign attached to a pen has, "The Texas longhorn, living legend of the American West," undated.
  • Standing in a field 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Rudy Rutar, RFMU board member from Torrington, Wyoming, pictured standing in a field.
  • Paul New and Jan Kochis at RMFU office in Aurora, Colorado 

    Date:1990?-1999?
    Format:photographs
    Pictured are Jan Kochis, sitting at President Dave Carter's desk, and Paul New at the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union office on Bethany Street in Aurora, Colorado, 1990s.
  • Tractor rusting on a hillside, circa 2001 

    Date:2001?
    Format:photographs
    Rusty old tractor near a tree on a hillside, circa 2001.
  • Insurance agent and representative, Akron, Colorado 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Insurance agent Alan Baer and his customer service representative posed in front of a building under a sign with, "National Farmers Union Insurance Companies," Akron, Colorado.
  • National Farmers Union convention attendees 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Photograph taken by Dave Carter at National Farmers Union convention. Left to right are Holly Hansen, Wilma Collins, Jim Hoganson, Donna Roberts, and Jacque Ekberg.
  • Youth camp at Bailey, Colorado 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Youth camp participants at Bailey, Colorado, depicted left to right: Andrea Clark, education director, Leland Swenson, Michelle Schumacher of Peetz, Colorado, and Kurtis Millage of Holyoke, Colorado.
  • Pete Smythe from KOA radio presented with a plague, 1958 

    Date:1958
    Format:photographs
    Pete Smythe, second from right is presented a plaque from RMFU recognizing him as a "Friend of Family Farming" by Governor Edwin Johnson, second from left. Mr. Smythe said that his talk show on KOA radio was broadcast from ...
  • Field corn being harvested 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs
    Harvesting field corn with farm machinery and truck, undated.

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