Winnebago County Farm Bureau Co-op Records, 1946-1974
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Brief Description: The collection partially documents the business activities of two now defunct cooperatives of the Winnebago County Farm Bureau in Rockford, Illinois from 1946 to 1974.  Included are minutes of the Board of Directors, by-laws, articles of incorporation, patronage records, and financial accounts.  Documents dated before 1960 describe the Winnebago Producers Supplies.  Included are minutes of the Board of Directors. The bulk of materials describes the Winnebago County Farm Bureau Cooperative, 1960-1974.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/079
Volume: 1.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 10/03/1979.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the materials in the collection.
Subject Index
Agriculture, Cooperative
American Farm Bureau Federation
Winnebago County (Ill)
Winnebago County Farm Bureau Co-op
Winnebago Producers Supplies
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights to the records belong to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. Del Tedrick  Mr. Del Tedrick, manager of the Winnebago County Farm Bureau, donated the records of the Winnebago Farm Bureau Cooperative and the Winnebago Producers Supplies to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on October 3, 1979.
Related Materials: The researcher should note that complementary material may be found in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, the Kane County Farm Bureau, and the Pure Milk Association Records.
Related Publications: Farm Bureau in Illinois: History of Illinois Farm Bureau by John J. Lacy (Illinois Agricultural Association: Bloomington, 1965) and Agricultural Cooperation by Martin A. Abrahamsen and Claud C. Scroggs (University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 1957) may also be useful.