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Grand Forks County Homemakers Records, 1922-2016

Collection Overview

Title: Grand Forks County Homemakers Records, 1922-2016

ID: OGLMC/1657

Creator: Grand Forks County Homemakers Clubs (1922-2016)

Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 06/02/2017

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

Material regarding activities of the Grand Forks County Homemakers from 1922 to 2016.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Grand Forks County Homemakers Records is divided into two series: Series 1 consists of material related to the Grand Forks County Homemakers; and Series 2 contains material for the Country Gals Homemakers Club..

Included in Series 1 are record forms (1983-2005) providing summary information and lists of members for individual Homemakers/Family and Community Education clubs, programs for the annual Achievement Day (1962-2016), and scrapbooks documenting activities of local clubs. This series also contains an extensive card index, organized chronologically, listing the officers, members, and project highlights of individual clubs in Grand Forks County (1922-1985/86).

Series 2 is for the Country Gals club, which began in Walsh County in 1956 as the Gay Country Gals. About 1988, this club became affiliated with the other clubs in Grand Forks County. Included in this series are secretary books including meeting minutes and activity information (1956-2006), a treasurer's book (1957-1963), program booklets (ca. 1956-1997), and photographs.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the Rules and Regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Brenda Beck, Arvilla, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; 2017-3338

Related Materials:

Bathgate Homemakers Club, OGLMC 1322

Brenna Homemakers Club, OGLMC 1585

Chester Homemakers Club, OGLMC 1393

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Grand Forks County Homemakers Records. OGLMC 1657. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Processing Information: Collection was processed and details entered into Archon in 2017.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Grand Forks County HomemakersAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Club Record Forms, 1983-1987/88Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Club Record Forms, 1989/90-1991/92Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Club Record Forms, 1992/93-1994/95Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Club Record Forms, 1995/96-1997/98Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Club Record Forms, 1998/99-2000/01Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Club Record Forms, 2001-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Grand Forks County Fall Council Meetings, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Includes photographs and details of activities.
Folder 8: Homemakers Achievement Day Programs, 1964-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Homemakers/FCE Achievement Day Programs, 1993-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Homemakers Achievement Day Programs, 2004-2016Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous Booklets, 1979 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a 50th anniversary booklet for the Grand Forks County Homemakers from 1979, which includes sketches of local clubs in the county, and a FCE officer handbook.
Item 1: Information Cards for Individual Clubs, 1923/24-1953/54Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Grand Forks County Historical Scrapbook (1873-1920), February 1964Add to your cart.
Scrapbook assembled by Kempton Homemakers Club. Contains brief histories of the cultural, social, and economic development of Grand Forks County. Also includes photographs and maps,
Item 2: Homemakers Scrapbook, 1990-1996Add to your cart.
Scrapbook includes Grand Forks County Homemakers Council meeting minutes, NDSU Extension Service brochures, and photos of meetings.
Item 3: "In Remembrance" bookAdd to your cart.
Lists names of deceased members from March 1955 to 1999.
Item 4: Information Cards for Individual Clubs, 1954/55-1966/67Add to your cart.
Contains membership information for the different clubs, including officers and members names.
Item 5: Information Cards for Individual Clubs, 1967/68-1985/86Add to your cart.
Contains membership information for the different clubs, including officers and members names.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Grand Forks County Homemakers Scrapbook, ca. 1935-1980Add to your cart.
Contains newspaper articles, photos, and meeting programs.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Grand Forks County Homemakers Scrapbook, 1980-1989Add to your cart.
Contains newspaper articles, photos, and meeting programs.
Series 2: Country Gals Homemakers ClubAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Miscellaneous - Country Gals, 1956-2015Add to your cart.
Includes constitutions, photographs, newspaper clippings, and a historical sketch.
Folder 13: Program Booklets - Country Gals, ca. 1956-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Secretary's Record Books - Gay Country Gals, 1956/57-1962/63Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Secretary's Record Books - Gay Country Gals, 1963/64-1968/69Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Secretary's Record Books - Gay Country Gals, 1970/71-1975/76Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Secretary's Record Books - Country Gals, 1976/77-1981/82Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Secretary's Record Books - Country Gals, 1982/83-1987/88Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Secretary's Record Books - Country Gals, 1988/89-1994/95Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Secretary's Record Books - Country Gals, 1995/96-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Treasurer's Book and Major Project Record Books - Gay Country Gals, 1956-1963Add to your cart.
The treasurer's book covers 1957-1963.