Golden Jubilee, material for pageant, 1959
Consists of historical information gathered for the 50th and 75th anniversaries and other significant milestones of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. Included are the following: a summary report of the 1909, 2nd state convention, annual meeting of union in Pueblo; historical pageant presented at the golden jubilee convention of February 1959; correspondence from 1958 through 1959; 1907 Colorado old records of Nat'l Farmers Union with local, date of organization, date of charter, organizer, secretary, and charter members; and golden jubilee record of local numbers of 1958 with names.The 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 ...
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