DuPage County Farm Bureau Records, 1913-1976
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Brief Description: The records in this collection document a substantial portion of the DuPage County Farm Bureau history from its inception in 1913 through 1970.  Records include incorporation certificates, minutes from the board of directors, membership reports, financial accounts, photographs, publications, and scrapbooks of the DuPage County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.  Also included in the collection are records describing national and state farm bureau policy developments and activities from 1950 to 1966.  Researchers should note a number of printed materials and publications relate in part to the farm bureau organization providing information on dairy farming and bicentennial farms.
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/087
Volume: 4.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/23/1980.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Agriculture
American Farm Bureau Federation
Dairying
DuPage County (Ill)
Farm Bureau of DuPage County
Hoard's Dairyman
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property fights in the collection are held by the DuPage County Farm Bureau; literary fights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Michael Ashby  Michael Ashby deposited the DuPage County Farm Bureau Records in the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on January 23, 1980.
Related Materials: Related collections held by the Regional History Center include the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Collection (RC 52), Kane County Farm Bureau Collection (RC 76), Pure Milk Association Collection (RC 62), John P. Case Collection (RC 86), and the North Corn Belt Seed Growers, Inc. Collection (RC 90).
Related Publications: Farm Bureau in Illinois: History of Illinois Farm Bureau by John J. Lacey (Illinois Agricultural Association: Bloomington 1965) may also be useful.