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State Agency Records - Dairy Products Promotion Commission - #30849

Title: Dairy Products Promotion Commission Records

Dates: 1940-2010

Record Series: 30849

Quantity: 7 feet

Abstract: Consists of records of the North Dakota Dairy Products Promotion Commission, the North Dakota American Dairy Association, the Milk Producers’ Association, the North Dakota Butter Industry Committee and the North Dakota Dairy Products Association. Records include founding documents, minutes, correspondence, membership information, board and staff material, annual reports, audit reports, studies, agreements, legislation, public relations material, promotional and educational ephemera, programs and records from dairy conventions and dairy shows, dairy princess contest information and programs, history, printed material, publications, and dairy related negatives, photographs, slides, and film which document administration of the Association, promotion of dairy products, education, and preparation for the Dairy Princess contest. Also contains the annual filing with USDA of the “Application for Initial or Continued Qualification of State or Regional Dairy Product Promotion Research, or Nutrition Education Program” and related correspondence.

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

Copyrights: Public Records are not subject to copyright restrictions, although record series may contain copyrighted material. Consideration of such copyrights is the responsibility of the researcher.

Access: The 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.

Series note: The following series were added to this series in April 2014:
30849 Commission Minutes
30850 American Dairy Association of North Dakota Records
30851 Biennial Reports
30852 North Dakota Dairy Princess Files
30854 Audit Reports
30855 Dairy Council Promotional Materials

BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Minutes, 1959-1970
2 Minutes, 1971-1980
3 Minutes, 1981-1988
4 Minutes, 1989-1992
5 Correspondence, 1990-1992
6 Correspondence with the Attorney General, 1977-1992
7 Board, 1985-1990
8 Annual and biennial reports (and activity summaries), 1959-2001
9 Report – impact of dairy industry on the ND economy, 1992
10 Audit reports, 1947-1958
11 Audit reports, 1959-2000
12 USDA reports, 1992-1998
13 Agreements – ADA and NDDPC, 1960s
14 Legislation
15 Legislation
16 ND Dairy history (including history of the NDDPC and ND American Dairy Association)
17 ND Creameries/products, 1963-1966
18 Consideration of “full support” program, 1964
19 ND Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives project proposal, 2003
20 Certificates, 1940-1992
21 Public relations – media proposal and news releases, 1989-1992
22 News clippings and published articles, 1994-2009
23 Financial – ND State Planning Division, 1970
24 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
25 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
26 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
27 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s

Box 2:
1 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
2 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
3 Printed material and ephemera for promotion and education, ca. 1960s-2000s
4 Dairy conventions and dairy shows, 1951-1985
5 Dairy conventions and dairy shows, 1986-1989
6 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1990
7 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1991
8 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1992
9 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1993
10 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1994
11 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1995
12 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1996
13 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1997
14 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1998
15 Dairy convention and dairy show, 1999
16 Dairy convention and dairy show, 2000
17 Dairy convention and dairy show, 2001
18 Dairy convention and dairy show, 2002
19 Dairy convention and dairy show, 2003
20 Dairy conventions and dairy shows, 2004-2007
21 Dairy conventions and dairy shows, 2008-2010
22 George Fisher Memorial – product judging, 1992
23 Dairy princess contest programs (and list of princesses, 1947-1995), 1948-2008
24 Dairy princess contest public relations, 1961-1972
25 Dairy princess contest rules, contestant information, miscellaneous, 1986-1997
26 Dairy princess contest scholarship, 1978-1998

Box 3:
1 North Dakota Butter Industry Committee records, 1940
2 North Dakota Dairy Products Association records, 1940-1944
3 North Dakota Dairy Products Association records, 1940-1944 (continued)
4 North Dakota Dairy Products Association records, 1940s
5 North Dakota American Dairy Association (ND ADA) bylaws and articles of incorporation, ca. 1946-1960s
6 ND ADA minutes, 1946-1949
7 ND ADA minutes, 1950-1959
8 ND ADA minutes, 1960-1974
9 ND ADA resolutions, 1980-1981
10 ND ADA audit reports, 1940-1966
11 ND ADA audit reports, 1966-1972
12 American Dairy Association/Diary Council of the Upper Midwest (ADA/DC) - planning for merger, 1992
13 ADA/DC - planning for merger, 1992
14 ADA/DC consolidation committee, 1992-1993
15 ADA/DC – founding documents, policies, 1993
16 ADA/DC contracts, 1990s
17 ADA/DC – staff, 1990s
18 ADA/DC – financial, 1993
19 Milk Producers’ Association (MPA) founding documents, 1966-1994
20 MPA – local promotions, policies, 1989-1990
21 MPA board and miscellaneous, 1980-1985
22 MPA board and miscellaneous, 1986-1989
23 MPA board of directors meetings (and reports, annual meeting minutes), 1990-1998
24 MPA board and miscellaneous, 1999-2007
25 Livestock Alliance (NDSU), 1993-1994
26 Dairy Supply Handbook. 1963-1967
(loose)  Glenn Olson portrait (manager NDDPC, 1959-1975)
(loose)  Gene Pelton portrait (manager NDDPC, 1975-1978)

Box 4:    VHS Tapes:
“A Trip through Wells County,” Holmboe, n.d.
“Wrong Side Up: North Dakota Dairy History” (several editions), n.d.
“Got Milk” commercials, n.d.
“America Sends its Very Best,” n.d.
Dairy convention, 1991
American Dairy Association/Dairy Council of the Upper Midwest annual report, 1994

Box 5:    Slides: Dairy princess, Food publicity, Grocery store dairy cases, Slides from “Wrong Side Up”
dairy history video

Box 6:    Negatives:
30849-001 Boys with cotton candy at fair wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts, ca. 1950s (digitized)
30849-002 Group having picnic wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts, ca. 1950s (digitized)
30849-003 Children on carousel wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts, ca. 1950s
30849-004 Boys wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts on fair ride, ca. 1950s
30849-005 Boys wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts on an automobile ride at the fair, ca. 1950s
30849-006 Group in Camp Grassick t-shirts being served in a picnic line, ca. 1950s
30849-007 Group in Camp Grassick t-shirts being served in a picnic line, ca. 1950s
30849-008 Woman on float in parade, ca. 1950s
30849-009 Band playing in parade, ca. 1950s
30849-010 View of Ferris wheel at fair, ca. 1950s
30849-011 Boys in Camp Grassick t-shirts with women at the fair, ca. 1950s
30849-012 Boys in Camp Grassick t-shirts on swings at park, ca. 1950s
30849-013 Group at park wearing Camp Grassick t-shirts, ca. 1950s
30849-014 Boys in Camp Grassick t-shirts playing at the park, ca. 1950s

Box 7:    Prints: Dairy princess contest photos, 1991 & 1993

Box 8:    Prints: Dairy princess color photos, 1993-2007

Box 9:    Prints: Dairy princess candidates, all counties, 1960-1994

Box 10: Prints: Dairy Princesses, 1970 and earlier

Box 11: Prints: Dairy Princesses, 1947-1974

Box 12: Prints

Box 13: Prints

Box 14: Prints

Box 15: Prints

Box 16: Prints

Box 17: Prints

Box 18: Prints

Box 19: Negatives and contact prints

Box 20: Negatives

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