Item - PE002686 - Annual Report of the Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association For the Years 1915 and 1916

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PE002686 - Annual Report of the Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association For the Years 1915 and 1916

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    The Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association - Annual Report for the Year 1915-1916

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    • 1916 (Creation)
      Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association
      Edmonton (Alta.)

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    1 paper booklet [22x15cm] with light blue paper covers. 80pp. Stapled binding. Front cover has a small black floral graphic lower centre beneath title text.

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    Originally formed in 1905 and incorporated in 1947 as Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association. In 1952, its name was changed to Alberta Agricultural Societies Association [AASA]. In 1973, its name was changed again to Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies [AAAS].

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    Report of the proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Convention of the Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association, held 1 and 2 March 1916 in at the Hotel McDonald in Edmonton, Alberta.

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    List of names of officers [Honorary President; Honorary Vice-President; President; Vice-President; Directors; Secretary-Treasurer]; list of names of convention attendees; "Minutes of Last Meeting"; "Address by Mr. Galbraith" [Superintendent of Fairs and Institutes]; "Financial Report of the Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association - Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for the Twelve Months Ending 31st December, 1915"; "Report of the Executive Committee"; "Letter from Shorthorn Breeders' Association"; "Address by Premier [A. L.] Sifton"; "Address by Hon. Duncan Marshall" [Minister of Agriculture - first of two addresses]; "Discussion on Dairy Shorthorns"; "Address by Professor Reynolds" [Manitoba Agricultural College - first of two addresses]; "Address by Professor Bracken" [Saskatchewan University]; "Address by Mr. Hunter" [President of the Provincial Poultry Association]; "Address by Mr. [E. L.] Richardson" [President of the Alberta Agricultural Fairs Association] on "An Improved System for the Payment of Prizes at Exhibitions"; "Address by Deputy Mayor Frith" [Acting Mayor of the City of Edmonton]; "Address by Professor Howes" [Dean of Alberta Agricultural College]; "Address by Professor Reynolds" [second of two addresses]; "Address by Hon. Duncan Marshall" [second of two addresses]; "General Discussion"; "Resolution" [No. 1]; "Report of Fair Dates Committee"; "Schedule of Fair Dates for 1916"; "Resolutions No. 3 - No. 8"; "Rules and Regulations" [regarding Resolution No. 8]; "Resolution No. 9 - No. 10"; "Place of Next Convention" [Claresholm, Alberta]; "Election of Officers" [Honorary President and Vice-President; President; Vice-President; Directors]; and "Directors' Meeting".

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        The "Schedule of Fair Dates for 1916" was moved and seconded to be adopted as read, and is most likely Resolution No. 2, although it is not specifically titled as such.

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