Today’s Covid-19 pandemic is reminiscent of the influenza pandemic of 1918. Although most of us were not around then, we can learn through archival sources how the pandemic changed daily life for Albertans, and draw parallels between the approaches and responses from a century ago to today. This blog post will look at the 1918 … Continue reading U.F.A. and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
The United Farmers of Alberta is one of the oldest agriculture cooperatives in Canada. Since its formation in 1909, gender diversity, inclusion, and ‘rights for all’ have been cornerstones to its foundation. The United Farmers Historic Society was founded in 2002. It's mission is to steward and promote the historical artifacts of the United Farmers … Continue reading Over 100 years of history!