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Title: Jacob and Gertrude (Nickel) Kuller Collection

Dates: 1939-1960s

Collection Number: 10904

Quantity: .25 foot

Abstract:  Consists of four identical copies of color photo postcards of original North Dakota Farmers Union office in Jamestown, membership and delegate ribbons to the statewide convention, a visitor pass to the stockholder meeting of the Grain Terminal Association, a compilation of humorous readings by Frances W. Butts, copies of two reports, several song sheets, and numerous publications. Mr. and Mrs. Kuller were active members of the Spring Valley local chapter in Morton County and the statewide organization. The news broadcast address was given over KXJB Radio by M.W. Thatcher, on November 4, 1943, and the second report is an undated but postwar document, the author is not listed, but is titled "An economy of abundance."

Provenance:  The Jacob and Gertrude Kuller Collection was donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Betty A. Trautman in November 2003.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation:   Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Box 1:
1. Photo Post Cards – NDFU Jamestown office 1940s
2. Radio address - “Mankind Must Choose” by Morris Erickson 1939
Radio address on KXJB by M. W. Thatcher 1943
3. Speech - “An Economy of Abundance” n.d.
4. Memorial Service for a soldier pamphlet by National Farmers Union Department of Education n.d.
5. Mimeograph compilation of humorous readings by Frances W. Butts n.d.
6. Plays – “Which Way Tomorrow?” by Juliet Fleischel, and "We've Got To Stop Them,” by Barbara Gair 1950
7. 23rd Annual NDFU Convention Program 1949
25th Annual NDFU Convention Program 1951
Year of Decision for Family Farmers Annual Report 1956
Program of Policy 1957
Farmers Union Fights Back! 1954
8. Cooperative Movement Yours and Mine, by Gladys Talbott Edwards 1939
The Farmer Builds His Co-ops 1947
9. “An MVA for All” pamphlet by the regional committee for the Missouri Valley Authority n.d.
Discussion outline on Missouri Valley Authority n.d.
10. “Chattanooga’s Experiences with the TVA,” by S. R. Finley 1945
“What is the TVA Idea?” by David Lilenthal, Herman Pritchett, and Theodore Schultz 1945
11. Mimeograph copies of songs sung at conventions n.d.
12. “I Hear America Singing”  n.d.
“Farmers Union GTA Handbook” n.d.
“Joyful Singing,” cooperative Recreation Service, Delaware, OH
13. “Social Action, Democratic Issues in Food Production” 1943
“Parity,” Winter Program Service, National Farmers Union Department of Education 1950
14 Report on North Dakota’s Vocational Rehabilitation Service 1947
15 Membership and delegate ribbons, statewide convention 1940s-1960s
16 Visitor pass to the stockholder meeting of the Grain Terminal Association n.d.

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