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Kansas Young Farmers and Young Farm Wives (Women)

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Conferences/Conventions

Awards

Vocational Education

Organizational Records

Published Materials

Artifact

Materials from other States



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Kansas Young Farmers and Young Farm Wives (Women), 1962-1999 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Audrey E. Swartz

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Collection Overview

Title: Kansas Young Farmers and Young Farm Wives (Women), 1962-1999Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1973-1995

Primary Creator: Kansas Young Farmer and Young Farm Wives (Women) (1962-1999)

Extent: 6.5 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Arrange in series and subseries with folders arranged chronologically: 1) Conferences/Conventions; 2) Awards; 3) Vocational Education; 4) Records; 5) Published Materials; 6) Artifact; 7) Other States Material.

Date Acquired: 09/06/2013

Subjects: Kansas life and culture - Agriculture and rural life

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes organizational records: state and national, publications, conference programs & pamphlets, and photographs from Kansas Young Farmer & Young Farm Wives (Women) from 1962-1999. The majority of the records are from 1973-1995. Please note that in 1987/1988 the organization changed its name to Kansas Young Farmers & Young Farm Women. Within the records the larger joint organization is often referred to as KYFW. The larger organization is often broken into its parts for meetings and organizing events, those are Kansas Young Farmers (KYF) and Kansas Young Farm Wives/Women (KYW).

KYFW was an organization created by the Kansas State Board of Vocational Agriculture to promote vocational agricultural education past high school and was administered through Kansas State University. The organization was formed in 1960, with its first articles of incorporation being filed on 5/24/1962 The organize and its members are closely tied to their younger counterpart, Future Farmers of America (FFA) often sharing the same administrators and being involved in FFA events either via sponsorship or as program presenters. KYFW placed heavy emphasis on continuing education within the agriculture field. Encouraging its members to actively share and develop new techniques and technology. They also valued strong leadership skills, asking their members to not only be actively involved in the organization, at the leadership level, but also within their community.

Series 1: Conferences/Conventions (1968-1977, undated)

a. National Young Farmer Institute: 1968-1990, 1944, 1997

b. Kansas

    Registration: undated

    Booth Information

    State Fair: 1975

    Kansas Young Farmers & Wives State Convention: 1964, 1966-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-1995

    State Tour: 1964-1992

    Young Farmers & Wives Day: 1977-1979, 1980-1988, 1990, 1992

    Young Farmer Leadership Conference/Day: 1977-1979, 1985, 1991

    Kansas Vocational Agriculture Teachers State Conference: 1967-1970

    AIC Institute for Young Farmers

Series 2: Awards (1968-1999, undated)

a. Applications: 1972, 1993

b. Kansas Young Farmer Awards: undated, 1968-1972, 1988, 1992, 1999

c. Advisor Award

d. Community Service Award

e. Young Farmer Spokesman Contest: undated, 1976-1982

Series 3: Vocational Education (1975-1990, undated)

a. Adult Teaching Methods

b. Farmer Management Workshop: 1975-1977

c. Guidelines for Developing Adult Vocational Education

d. Occupational Experience Supervision

e. Research Studies: 1973, 1975

f. Discussion Methods

g. Education Correspondence

h. National Survey of Adult Education in Agriculture: 1990

i. Directory of Resources: 1978

Series 4: Organizational Records (1960-1998, undated)

a. Organizational

    Articles of Incorporation

    Annual Report: 1973-1977, 1979-1981, 1983

    Annual Reporting Forms

    Tax Exempt Correspondence

    Reimbursement Policies

    IRS 990’s: 1973-1992

    Visitation Schedules

    Sponsors

    Photographs: undated

b. Handbooks

    Leadership Manuals

    Ceremony for Installing Officers

    Development Committee

c. Membership Roosters/List

    Young Farmers & Young Farm Wives (Women); 1975, 1977-1991

    Young Farm Wives (Women): undated

d. Directories

    Young Farmers & Young Farm Wives (Women): 1971-1972, 1976, 1981-1989, 1990-1992, 1994-1998

    Vocational Agriculture Resources: 1983

e. Yearly Records

    National Young Farmer Minutes: 1990

    Young Farmer & Ranchers: 1973-1974, 1976

    Young Farmers & Young Farm Wives (Women): Undated;1970-1995

    Young Farmer: Undated;1963-1995

    Young Farm Wives (Women): Undated; 1964-1965,1970-1992;1994-1995

    District Meeting: 1971-1976

f. County Records

Series 5: Published Materials (1970-1994, undated)

a. News and Views (newsletter): 1970-1995 (incomplete)

    Drafts

    Layouts

    Materials: 1964-1695,1967-1971, 1975, 1977

    Photographs: 1964, 1968, 1970-1974, 1977-1978, undated

    Newsletters: 1964-1965, 1967-1969, 1971-1995

b. Star Young Farm Families: 1976

c. Young Farmer Spokesman Report: 1977-1978

d. Landmarks: 1981

e. Hesston Today: 1979-1890

f. The National Young Farmer

    Newspaper:1978-1983, 1985-1988, 1990-1993

    Young Farmer Update: 1990-1991

    Young Farmer News: 1994

g. Hillsboro Star-Journal: 1977

h. The Citizen Patriot: 1978

i. Nation Young Farmer Annual Report: 1989, 1991

j. Pamphlets

k. A study of scope and content of farm mechanics courses and organization for teaching same in the vocational agricultural high schools of Kansas / by Lester B. Pollum.

l. The organization of and a plan for teaching through the laying flock class project / by Lawrence Fenhor Hall.

m. A study of the methods of teaching sciences underlying agriculture and their application to the teaching of vocational agriculture/ by Henry W. Schmitz

n. Misc. Newspaper Articles

Series 6: Artifact

Series 7: Materials from other States

Biographical Note

KYFW was an organization created by the Kansas State Board of Vocational Agriculture to promote vocational agricultural education past high school and was administered through Kansas State University. The organization was formed in 1960, with its first articles of incorporation being filed on 5/24/1962 The organize and its members are closely tied to their younger counterpart, Future Farmers of America (FFA) often sharing the same administrators and being involved in FFA events either via sponsorship or as program presenters. KYFW placed heavy emphasis on continuing education within the agriculture field. Encouraging its members to actively share and develop new techniques and technology. They also valued strong leadership skills, asking their members to not only be actively involved in the organization, at the leadership level, but also within their community.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture - Agriculture and rural life

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Access Restrictions: No restrictions

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Acquisition Source: Anthony Meals

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Kansas Young Farmer and Young Farm Wives collection, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: Audrey E. Swartz, processor at Kansas State University.


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