Michigan Future Farmers of America Records
00236

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Future Farmers of America. Michigan Association.
Title
Michigan Future Farmers of America records
ID
00236
Date [inclusive]
1929-2002
Extent
13.25 Cubic feet 13 boxes and 1 flat box
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Scope and Contents note

The Michigan Future Farmers of American records include American Farmer Degree applications, membership materials including rosters and applications, competition materials, Michigan FFA newsletters, meeting minutes, national convention proceedings, manuals, pamphlets and programs, photographs, leadership conference materials, state convention materials, audio and video cassettes of conventions.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Future Farmers of America. Michigan Association.

Genre(s)

  • By-laws
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Newsletters
  • Photographs
  • Proceedings
  • Programs (Publications)
  • Publications
  • Scrapbooks
  • Sound recordings
  • Video tapes
  • Videorecordings

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture -- Michigan -- Societies, etc.
  • Agriculture -- Study and teaching
  • Farmers -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

American Farmer Degree Applications 

Box Folder

 1940-1943 

10 1

 1944-1945 

10 2

 1946-1947 

10 3

 1948-1949 

10 4

 1950 

10 5

 1951 

10 6

 1952 

10 7

 1953 

10 8

 1954 

10 9

 1955 

10 10

 1956 

10 11

 1957 

10 12

 1958 

10 13

 1961 

10 14

 1962 

10 15

 1963 

10 16

 1964 

10 17

 1965 

10 18

Articles 

Box

Michigan Farmer 1953-1983 

14
Box Folder

Michigan Farmer 1957-1958 

11 1

Michigan Farmer 1959-1962 

11 2

Michigan Farmer 1963-1967 

11 3

Newspapers 

11 4
Box Folder

Constitution and Bylaws 1971-1975 

12 1

Correspondence 

Box Folder

 January 1997 - June 1997 

4 1

 July 1997- December 1997 

4 2
Box Folder

Delegate's Information 1979-1981 

3 27

FFA in Action 1967-1972 

11 5

FFA in Action. Awards and Activites 1970-1972 

11 6

Future Farmer Handbook 1939-1943 

4 10

Future Farmer's Competition 

Box Folder

 1938-1942 

3 17

 1948-1955 

3 18

 1956-1973 

3 19

Information 1952-1964 

12 2
Box Folder

Future Farmers in the War Effort Program Sep. 15, 1942 

3 21

Identification Tags - Farm Management 

13 22

Magazines 

Agricultural Education 

Box Folder

 November 1979 - October 1980 

4 6

 November 1980 - June 1981 

4 7

 July 1981- February 1983 

4 8

 March 1983 - September 1983 

4 9
Box Folder

The Michigan FFA Creed January/February 2006 

4 12

The Michigan FFA Creed 2003-2006 

11 7

The National Future Farmer 

Box Folder

October-November 1977 - August-September 1979 

4 3

December-January 1979-80 - April-May 1981 

4 4

August-September 1981 - October-November 1983 

4 5

Meeting Minutes 

Box Folder

 April 1939 - July 1946 

5 1

 September 1946 - June 1951 

5 2

 July 1951 - April 1954 

11 10

 July 1954 - July 1957 

11 11

 September 1957 - June 1960 

11 12

 July 1960 - March 1961 

11 13

 June 1961 - February 1963 

5 3

 March 1963 - March 1964 

5 4

 June 1964 - December 1965 

5 5

 March 1966 - February 1967 

5 6

 March 1967 - February 1968 

5 7

 March 1968 - November 1968 

6 1

 February 1969 - July 1969 

6 2

 November 1969 - July 1970 

5 8

 November 1970 - May 1971 

5 9

 July 1971 - June 1972 

5 10

 July 1972 - February 1973 

4 22

 March 1973 - November 1973 

4 23

 February 1974 - November 1974 

5 11

 February - July 1975 

5 12

 November 1975 - July 1976 

5 13

 November 1976 - November 1977 

5 14

 February - November 1978 

5 15

 February - November 1979 

5 16

 February - June 1980 

5 17

 July 1980 - November 1981 

4 13

 February 1982 - February 1983 

4 14

 March 1983 - June 1984 

4 15

 July 1984 - October 1985 

4 16

 March 1986 - March 1987 

4 17

 May 1987 - February 1988 

4 18

 March 1988 - May 1989 

4 19

 July 1989 - October 1990 

4 20

 February 1991 - May 1992 

4 21

Membership 

Affiliation Applications 

Box Folder

 1990-1991 

6 3

1992-1993. Alcona - Lenawee Vo-Tech Center 1992-1993 

6 4

1992-1993. Litchfield Community Schools -Wexford-Missaukee Area Career Technical Center 1992-1993 

6 5

Rosters 

1992-1993 

Box Folder

Alcona - Byron 1992-1993 

6 6

Caledonia - Greenville 1992-1993 

6 7

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1992-1993 

6 8

Manchester - Port Hope 1992-1993 

6 9

Ravenna - Whittmore-Prescott 1992-1993 

6 10

 1994-1995 

Box Folder

Alcona - Byron 1994-1995 

6 11

Caledonia - Greenville 1994-1995 

6 12

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1994-1995 

6 13

Manchester - Port Hope 1994-1995 

6 14

Randolf - Whittmore-Prescott 1994-1995 

6 15

 1996-1997 

Box Folder

Alcona - Byron 1996-1997 

6 16

Caledonia - Greenville 1996-1997 

6 17

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1996-1997 

6 18

Mason - Port Hope 1996-1997 

7 1

River Valley - Whittmore-Prescott 1996-1997 

7 2

 1997-1998 

Box Folder

Akron - Byron 1997-1998 

7 3

Caledonia - Greenville 1997-1998 

7 4

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1997-1998 

7 5

Manchester - Port Hope 1997-1998 

7 6

Quincy - Whittmore-Prescott 1997-1998 

7 7

 1998-1999 

Box Folder

Akron - Byron 1998-1999 

7 8

Caledonia - Greenville 1998-1999 

7 9

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1998-1999 

7 10

Manchester - Port Hope 1998-1999 

7 11

Quincy - Whittmore-Prescott 1998-1999 

7 12

 1999-2000 

Box Folder

Akron - Byron 1999-2000 

7 13

Caledonia - Grant 1999-2000 

7 14

Harbor Beach - Lowell 1999-2000 

7 15

Manchester - Port Hope 1999-2000 

7 16

Quincy - Whittemore-Prescott 1999-2000 

7 17

 2000-2001 

Box Folder

Alcona - Byron 2000-2001 

7 18

Caledonia - Grant 2000-2001 

7 19

Harbor Beach - Greenville 2000-2001 

7 20

Maple Valley - Port Hope 2000-2001 

8 1

Ravenna - Whittemore-Prescott 2000-2001 

8 2

 2001-2002 

Box Folder

A 2001-2002 

8 3

B 2001-2002 

8 4

C 2001-2002 

8 5

D-G 2001-2002 

8 6

H-K 2001-2002 

8 7

L-M 2001-2002 

8 8

N-R 2001-2002 

8 9

S-Z 2001-2002 

8 10

 2002-2003 

Box Folder

A 2002-2003 

8 11

B 2002-2003 

8 12

C 2002 

8 13

D-K 2002-2003 

8 14

L-M 2002-2003 

8 15

N-R 2002-2003 

8 16

S-Z 2002-2003 

9 1
Box Folder

Bronson FFA Chapter 1993-2001 

9 2

Gladwin FFA Chapter 1994-2005 

9 3

Copies of Chapter Checks 2001-2003 

9 4

Invoices 2002-2003 

9 5

National Roster Reports 1992-1995 

9 6

National Roster Reports 1996-1998 

9 7

Michigan FFA Newsletter (The Future Farmer) 

Box Folder

 1931-1932 

11 8

 1932-1933 

11 9

 1933-1934 

9 8

 1935-1936 

9 9

 1938-1939 

9 10

 1940-1941 

9 11

 1942-1944 

9 12

 1945-1946 

9 13

 1947-1949 

9 14

 1950-1952 

9 15

 1953-1955 

9 16

 1956-1958 

9 17

 1959-1962 

9 18

 1963-1966 

9 19
Box Folder

The Michigan Future Farmer March 1952 & March 1955 

4 11

Michigan FFA Summary 1984-1985 

4 12

Miscellaneous 

Box Folder

Assorted Materials 

11 14

Basic Information of Current Activities Sep. 1959 - Jan. 1960 

11 15

Dowagiac Chapter 

11 16

Miscellaneous Materials 

3 22

Olivet Chapter 

11 17

PSO State Officer Okays 

11 18

Rules for Parliamentary Procedure - Menchhofer and Sponberg 1949 

11 19

Suggestions for Teaching Farm Management 

11 20

National Convention Proceedings 

Box Folder

 1931-1939 

3 1

 1940-1951 

3 2

 1952-1958 

3 3

 1959-1969 

3 4

 1970-1977 

3 5

 1978-1984 

3 6

Pagent Scripts 

11 26
Box Folder

Official Manuals 1937, 1947, 1962, 1978 

3 20

Official Manuals 1950, 1976, 1980, 1983 

12 3

Pamphlets/Programs 

Box Folder

American Farmers and State Star Farmers 1952-1955 

12 6

Chapter Advisers' Banquets 1953-1968 

12 7

Chapter Presidents' Conferences 1974-1978 

3 7

Evening Vespers 1960-1966 

12 8

FFA at 25 1956 

12 4

Leadership Conferences 

3 8

National Pamphlets 

3 9

State FFA Officers 1973-2004 

3 10

What It Is, What It Does 

12 5

People 

Box Folder

Memorials 

11 21

Nesman, Harry E. 

11 22

St. John, Edwin 

11 23

Wapole, Bronson 

11 24

Wilczynski, Peter 

11 25

Program of Work 

Box Folder

Britton, Eaton Rapids, Reading, Williamston Chapters 1953-1977 

4 11

Petoskey Chapter 1959-1960 

12 9

Publications 

Box Folder

The FFA at 50 1977 

12 10

First Came the Farms June 1944 

12 11

Michigan FFA - A Legacy in Great Leadership 2008 

12 12

Questionnaire Sheets 

Box Folder

Names A-F 

3 23

Names G-L 

3 24

Names M-Q 

3 25

Names R-Z 

3 26

State Convention 

Box Folder

 1942-1958 

3 11

 1959-1969 

3 12

 1970-1978 

3 13

 1979-1982 

3 14

 1983-1999 

3 15

 2002-2006 

3 16

Minutes. 1929 1929 

11 27

Minutes. 1929-1941 1929-1941 

11 28
Box Folder

Sugar Beet Project Information 

12 13

Video Tapes 

Box

1988 State Convention 1998 

2

FFA Video Collection - 1990 1990 

2

1991 FFA Convention - Pres. George Bush 1991 

1

1996 Demo Contest, 1-5 1996 

2

1996 Demo Contest, 6 1996 

1

1996 Demo Contest, Day 2, 1-5 1996 

2

1996 Demo Contest, Day 2, 6-8 1996 

2

1997 Demo Contest, Mon. 1997 

2

1997 Demo Contest, Tues. 1997 

2

1997 Demo Contest, Week Two, Tues. 1997 

2

1999 Demo Contest, Semi-Finalists 1999 

2

1999 State Officer Speeches & Elections w/Talent 1999 

2

1999-2000 State Officer Video 1999-2000 

2

2001 State Officer Video 2001 

2

2002 Star Placement 2002 

2

2002 Star Placement 2002 

2

2002 Star Agri-Business 2002 

2

2002 Star Agri-Business 2002 

2

2002 Star Farmer 2002 

2

2002 Star Farmer 2002 

2

FFA Thursday 

2

FFA Saturday 

2

God Made Farmer - Mon., Patriotic - Tues. PM 

2

FFA Officers' Intros, Audio Only 

2

Reflections FFA 

2

Photographs 

Assorted 

Box Folder

 1920's 

12 14

 1930's 

12 15

 1940's 

12 16

 1950's 

12 17

 1960's 

12 18

 1970's 

12 19

 1980's 

12 20

 1990's 

12 21

 2000's 

12 22

Undated 

12 23-24
Box Folder

Banquet 2003 

12 25

Chapters 

Box Folder

Dexter 1979 

12 26

Dowagiac 

12 27

Golightly 

12 28

Hesperia 

12 29

Shelby 

12 30
Box Folder

Chicago School of Ag-Science 2003 

12 31

Disks of Photos 2000's 

12 32

FFA Competition 

12 33

FFA Member Activities 2000's 

12 34

FFA Members in Action 1938-1953 

12 35

FFA Members in Action 2000's 

12 36

Members 1978-1979 

12 37

Michigan FFA Student Leadership Conference 

13 1

People 

Box Folder

Bloss, Roger 

13 2

Goodson, Amy 

13 3

Grabil Family 2003 

13 4

Lee, Amanda 

13 5

McLouth, Travis 

13 6

Mengel, Amanda and Beth 2003 

13 7

Ruess, DeLane 

13 8

Wapole, B.A. 

13 9
Box Folder

Saline High School Visit 

13 10

Star Ag. Business 1983-1984 

13 11

Star American Farmers 

13 12

State Convention 1958 

13 13

State Convention 1998 

13 14

State Convention 1999 

13 15

State Convention 2002 

13 16

State Convention 2003 

13 17

State Convention 2004 

13 18

State Officers 1997-1998 

13 19

Taken from FFA Calendars 

13 20

Photo Album 

13 21
Box

Retired/ Former Vo-Ag Teachers circa 1983, undated 

14

Exhibit photographs undated 

14

Scrapbooks 

Volume

 1972-1992 

Scrapbook 1

 1990 

Scrapbook 2

Audio 

Cassette Tapes 

1981 

Box

1981 Convention Master - Thursday Evening 1981 

1

1981 Convention Master - Friday Morning 1981 

1

1981 Convention Master - Business Session 1981 

1

1983 

Box

1983 Convention Master - Wednesday Evening 1983 

1

1983 Convention Master - Thursday Afternoon 1983 

1

1983 Convention Master - Friday Morning 1983 

1

1983 Convention Master - Friday Evening 1983 

1

1983 Convention Master - Gerald's Address, Officer Installation 1983 

1

1984 

Box

1984 Convention Master - Wednesday Evening 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Thursday 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Thursday evening 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Thurdsay Evening 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Friday 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Friday Morning 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Friday Afternoon 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Business Session 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Year End Report 1984 

1

1984 Convention Master - Year End Report 1984 

1

1985 

Box

1985 Convention Master 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Wednesday 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Thrusday Afternoon 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Thursday Evening 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Friday 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Friday 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Business Session 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Year End Report 1985 

1

1985 Convention Master - Year End Report 1985 

1

1986 

Box

Tape 1 1986 

1

Tape 2 1986 

1

Tape 3 1986 

1

Tape 4 1986 

1

Tape 5 1986 

1

Tape 6 1986 

1

Tape 7 1986 

1

Tape 8 1986 

1

Tape 9 1986 

1

1987 

Box

Thursday Morning 1987 

1

Thursday Afternoon 1987 

1

Thursday Afternoon 1987 

1

Friday Morning 1987 

1

Friday Morning/Afternoon 1987 

1

Friday Afternoon 1987 

1

Year End Report 1987 

1

Year End Report 1987 

1

1989 

Box

1st Session 1989 

1

2nd Session 1989 

1

2nd and 3rd Session 1989 

1

3rd and 5th Session 1989 

1

5th Session 1989 

1

5th Session 1989 

1

5th and 7th Session 1989 

1

Year in Review 1989 

1

1990 

Box

1st Session 1990 

1

3rd Session 1990 

1

3rd Session 1990 

1

4th Session 1990 

1

4th Session 1990 

1

5th Session 1990 

1

6th Session 1990 

1
Box

1991 1991 

1
Box

1st Session 1991 

1

1st and 3rd Session 1991 

1

3rd Session 1991 

1

4th Session 1991 

1

4th and 5th Session 1991 

1

5th Session 1991 

1

6th Session 1991 

1

6th Session 1991 

1

Volume 1 No. 1 1991 

1

1993 - Convention in Review 1993 

1

1994 

Box

#1 Monday 1994 

1

#2 Monday 1994 

Box

#1 Tuesday 1994 

1

#2 Tuesday 1994 

1

#3 Tuesday 1994 

1

#4 Tuesday 1994 

1

#1 Wednesday 1994 

1

#2 Wednesday 1994 

1

Convention in Review 1994 

1

Opening for Wed. Morning Announce Tape 1994 

1
Box

1999 (72nd Michigan Convention) 1999 

1
Box

1st Session Tape 1 and Tape 2 1999 

1

4th Session Tape 2 and Tape 3 1999 

1

5th Session Tape 1 and Tape 2 1999 

1

Undated 

Box

State FFA Convention Master, Year End Review, 10:50 

1

Ron Hosteller Retiring 

1

Year in Review, 13:22 

1

3rd Session -Tues. 2:00pm, NY,NY + Wipeout, Backup 

1

Connie - I Have a Dream 

1

Ready for A Miracle - Wed. Evening 

1

Scott Smalley 

1

John Schut - Retiring, The Dance 

1

Heartland, Thur. 

1

Gone Too Soon, Friday 

1

Randy Grieser - Retiring Address 

1

Superman/U Can't Touch This, Mon. 6:45, 1st Session 

1

Heather Gordon Retiring Address, 1st Session 

1

Ray Wagester's Retiring Address, You Got to Stand for Something, Tues. 1:30, Session 3 

1

Thunderstruck, Tues. 2pm, 3rd Session 

1

Stacy Beute, Retiring Address, Tues. 6:45, 4th Session 

1

So God Made a Farmer, Tues. 6:45 pm, 4th Session 

1

Top Gun Anthem, Wed. 8:15 am, 5th Session 

1

On the Way Up, Wed. Morn., Karen Geiger 

1

One Moment in Time, Wed. 1:30 pm, 6th Session 

1

"The Dance" for Phillip Bowman's Retiring Address, 6th Session 

1

Breckenridge, Talent 

1

Making America's Youth Well, Christopher Rampacek 

1

LP Records 

Box

FFA Band, National Convention, Future Farmers March, Grandioso 1947 

14

FFA Band, National Convention 1960 

14

FFA March, Hail the FFA- M/SGT Glenn Darwin vocalist; conducted by Major George Howard, Army Air Force Band undated 

14