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dc.date1985-1986
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-26T17:57:59Z
dc.date.available2015-10-26T17:57:59Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/169194
dc.descriptionTitle of Folder of Origin: Photos for Dec 1985 - Jan 1986
dc.description.abstractWestern States Water and Power Consumers Conference in Boise, Idaho, 1985-1986. David Sprague (RMFU staff member) at the podium; seated left to right: Jack Kelsey, President of Oklahoma FU; Dale Lyon, President of Kansas FU; Stanley Moore, President, North Dakota FU. Published in the Rocky Mountain Union Farmer - a Rocky Mountain Farmers Union publication.
dc.description.abstractThe programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. The first Colorado local chapter of the Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America was created near Green Mountain Falls on May 17, 1907, followed that year by several additional Colorado local chapters. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and features materials from prominent RMFU presidents James Patton, Harvey Solberg, John Stencel III, and David Carter. There is also historical information concerning local and county unions as well as the national organization (now known as the National Farmers Union).
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartofRecords of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, Colorado Agricultural Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Colorado State University; Photographic Prints Series; Subseries 14.5: Photographs for the Union Farmer. 1971-1995 and undated. Finding Aid: http://lib.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/agriculture/armf.html
dc.sourceOriginal: black and white photo.
dc.subject.lcshRocky Mountain Farmers Union
dc.titleWestern States Water and Power Consumers Conference in Boise, Idaho, 1985-1986
dc.typePhotograph
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