Ontario Farm Movements Collection

Dates: 
1924-1987

Collection of correspondence, clippings and interview transcripts relating to Ontario rural organizations from the 1920s to 1940s.  Topics mentioned include Ontario Older Boys' Parliament, Canadian Youth Congress, New Canada Movement, United Farmers and United Farm Young People of Ontario, folk schools, the Community Extension Service at Pickering College (Newmarket), Student Christian Movement at the University of Toronto, the National Farm Radio Forum of the C.B.C., Training Institute in Barrie and some activity at the Ontario Agricultural College during the 1920s to the 1940s. Among the individuals involved were Ethel Chapman, Agnes MacPhail, Leonard Harmon, R. Alex Sim, H. H. Hannan, Arthur Haas and Orville Shugg.

Extent: 

39 cm

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Audiovisual Material
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XA1 MS A075, XA1 MS A097

This collection is available for viewing on-site in Archival & Special Collections during our regular business hours.