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  • Torchbearers ceremony, 1950 convention 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1950
    Torchbearers ceremony with high school seniors and graduates, at the Shirley Savoy Hotel, Denver, Colorado, late 1940s or early 1950s. Front row, on right, is Edna Buchanan. The three women on the right were leaders. Back ...
  • Torchbearers ceremony, 1973 convention 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1973
    Torchbearers ceremony at Rocky Mountain Farmers Union annual convention in Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1973.
  • All-States Camp, 1975 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1975
    Youth camp activities in the Farmers Union Education Center at Bailey, Colorado; senior youth campers on a hike, 1975.
  • Jim Brophy 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1970?-1979?
    Jim Brophy, RMFU vice-president, at his home near Yuma. Colorado, 1970s.
  • RMFU offices, 1974 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1974
    RMFU offices when they were housed with NFU on East 45th Avenue in Denver, 1974.
  • Policy adoption at RMFU convention, 1975 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1975
    Policy adoption at RMFU convention, 1975. The policy committee is at the front table and Charles Hanavan, Jr. (RMFU vice-president) is at the microphone.
  • Retirement party for James Patton 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1970?-1973?
    Retirement party for James Patton (center), early 1970s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • James Patton and President Harry S. Truman 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1947?-1953?
    James Patton (NFU President) on left; President Harry S. Truman on right, at a NFU convention, late 1940s - early 1950s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • President John F. Kennedy, James Patton, Vice-president Lyndon B. Johnson 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1960?-1963?
    Left to right: President John F. Kennedy, James Patton, Vice-president Lyndon B. Johnson, early 1960s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • James Patton 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1960?-1963?
    James Patton giving a speech, early 1960s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • James G. Patton and Charles F. Brannan 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1940?-1949?
    James G. Patton (NFU president) and Charles F. Brannan (Secretary of Agriculture under Harry Truman) reading a Kiplinger newsletter. Brannan became NFU legal counsel after he retired as Secretary of Agriculture, circa ...
  • James Patton as a young man 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1930?-1933?
    James Patton as a young man, about the time that he went to work for the Colorado Farmers Union, early 1930s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • All-States Camp, July 1981 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1981-07
    Youth camp activities in the Farmers Union Education Center at Bailey, Colorado; senior youth camp, July 1981.
  • Threshing 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1900?-1903?
    Threshing, early 1900s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • Steam engine with threshing machine 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1900?-1903?
    Steam engine with threshing machine, early 1900s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • Berry picking 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1900?-1903?
    Berry picking, early 1900s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • Loading and stacking hay 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1900?-1903?
    Loading and stacking hay, early 1900s. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • Silhouette of horse-drawn plow 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:undated
    Silhouette of horse-drawn plow, undated. Part of The Jim Patton Show, 1900s - 1970s.
  • Government edict being given to farmers 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1930?-1949?
    Government edict being given to farmers? Part of Beyond the Crisis: Solutions for Rural America (Part II) Slide Show, 1930s - 1940s.
  • Conservation programs sponsored by USDA 

    Contributor:Unknown
    Date:1930?-1949?
    Photo concerns conservation programs sponsored by USDA with demonstration programs during the Dust Bowl days. Part of Beyond the Crisis: Solutions for Rural America (Part II) Slide Show, 1930s - 1940s.

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