CSU Libraries Web site celebrates 100 years of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
June 14, 2007
During the past century, the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, or RMFU, has served the western agricultural community by providing educational programs, supporting pro-family farm legislation, and developing marketing cooperatives to encourage the improvement and survival of the family farm in the Rocky Mountain region.
Online exhibit marking 100 years
In honor of this 100th year anniversary (officially on May 17), Colorado State University's Colorado Agricultural Archive has selected photographs and documents from the Records of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union for a new online exhibit, [start_bold]"A Hundred Images for a Hundred Years."
Log on to http://lib.colostate.edu/archives/agriculture/rmfu to view the people, harvests, livestock, conventions, and historical documents of RMFU's last hundred years.
CSU Libraries Colorado Agricultural Archive
Created in 1980, the Archive supports efforts to acquire, preserve, and promote the use of records that enhance understanding of Colorado's agrarian heritage. Primary materials available for research include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, fiscal records, oral history recordings and photographic images.
The reading room for the Colorado Agricultural Archive, located in the Archives and Special Collections Department on the second floor of Morgan Library, is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Stop by and explore.
Contact: Linda Meyer
Phone Number: (970) 491-1844