National FFA Organization Records, 1916-2008


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ABSTRACT

The National FFA Organization, originally called the Future Farmers of America, was founded in 1928 as a national organization for boys in rural, farming communities.  Its original purpose, the education of youth in agricultural fields of study, is still recognized through its current programs.  Today, the mission of the National FFA Organization is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.  Through educational programs the FFA teaches students how to become active in their communities and successful in their occupation.  FFA membership includes junior high, high school, and college students and totals approximately 450,000.

This collection contains correspondence, minutes, newsletters, publications, reports, audio cassettes, video cassettes, and photographs.

ACCESS

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PREFERRED CITATION

Cite as: National FFA Organization Records, 1916-2008, IUPUI University Library Special Collections and Archives, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

ACQUISITION

Presented by National FFA Organization, June 1998-June 2000. A1997/98-026, A1999/00-002, A1999/00-013, A1999/00-023, A2000/01-012, A2002/03-029, A2003/04-025, A2004/05-007, A2005/06-001, A2005/06-016, A2006/07-026, A2007/08-015, A2007/08-029.

Processed by Debra Brookhart, September 2000 and September 2009.

Collection processed with funds provided by the Indianapolis Foundation.

HISTORICAL NOTE

Historical Timeline

1917

The Smith-Hughes National Vocational Education Act establishes vocational agriculture courses.

1925

Virginia Tech agricultural education teacher educators Henry Groseclose, Harry Sanders, Walter Newman, and Edmund Magill organize the Future Farmers of Virginia for boys in agriculture classes.  The Future Farmers of Virginia would later serve as the model for the Future Farmers of America.

1926

New Farmers of America, an organization for African-American boys interested in agriculture, is formed in Virginia.  It, like the FFA, was sponsored by the United States Office of Education and paralleled the FFA's programs and activities to the point that they offered many of the same programs under different names.  In 1965, the NFA merged into the FFA and ceased to exist.  

The American Royal Livestock Show invites vocational agriculture students to participate in National Livestock Judging Contests in Kansas City, Missouri.

1928

During the National Livestock Judging Contests, 33 students from 18 states establish the Future Farmers of America to provide leadership training for farm boys.  During this first annual convention, Leslie Applegate is elected president and dues are set at 10 cents annually.  The National Convention was held in Kansas City 1928-1998.

1930

At the 3rd National Convention, the issue of membership was clarified when the constitution was amended restricting membership to boys only under Article III, Section B.  Girls were restricted to activities at the state and local levels in the years following this decision.

The official creed and colors - national blue and corn gold - are adopted.  The creed, written by E. M. Tiffany, has been amended three times but still retains its original basic tenants.

1933

Fredericktown, Ohio, FFA members arrive at the National Convention in blue corduroy jackets with the FFA emblem on the back.  Official delegates vote to adopt the jacket as the organization's official dress.  Members still wear the nationally-recognized jackets today, honoring the tradition and history of the FFA. 

Members across the country celebrate the first national FFA Day.  In 1948 this celebration would be changed to FFA Week and celebrated during George Washington's birthday to recognize his pioneering contributions to American agriculture.

1944

The National FFA Foundation, Inc. was established in Washington D.C., to raise money for FFA programs and activities from business, industry, government, individuals, and foundation sponsors.  Today, the foundation is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, and raises more than $7.3 million annually.

1948

FFA members participate in the organization's first international exchange program with the Young Farmers Club of Great Britain.  This exchange launched a major international program that included internships for students and the establishment of future farmer organizations worldwide.  By 1996, the FFA would send more than 350 students to more than 25 countries annually.

1950

The U.S. Congress passes Public Law 81-740, which grants the FFA a Federal Charter and stipulates that a U.S. Department of Education staff member be the National FFA Advisor.  Today the FFA continues to be recognized by Congress as an intra-curricular part of the educational program.

1959

The FFA headquarters is established in Alexandria, Virginia, on land which was part of George Washington's estate.  The FFA had owned the land since 1939 and used it as a national camp. 

1965

The New Farmers of America, the organization for African-American agricultural students, merges with the FFA, adding 50,000 members. 

1966

The FFA National Agricultural Career Show, a trade show especially for students, exposes National Convention attendees to educational and career opportunities in agriculture.  By 1999, 350 exhibitors participate annually in the event.

1969

Women are allowed national membership making it possible for them to hold office and participate in competitive events at the regional and national level.  Prior to this amendment women were permitted membership only at the local and state level.  Today, 34% of FFA membership is female, while more than 50% of state leadership positions are held by women.

1971

The National FFA Alumni Association is founded, providing opportunities for former FFA members and other supporters to become involved with their local student chapters.  In 2000, the Alumni Association had 42,000 members.

1974

Fred McClure is elected Western Region Vice President, becoming the organization's first African-American National Officer.  McClure would later serve on President George Bush's staff in Washington, D.C.

1982

Jan Eberly becomes the first female National FFA President.

1988

Delegates to the National FFA Convention change "Future Farmers of America" to the "National FFA Organization" to recognize the growth of agriculture and agricultural education to encompass the more than 300 careers in the science, business, and technology of agriculture.  Delegates also opened FFA membership to middle school students.

1994

Corey Flournoy of Chicago, Illinois, is elected National FFA President, becoming the organization's first African-American president and first urban student leader.

1996

The National FFA web site, National FFA Online, goes live.  In 1999, there were more than 140,000 visitors per month.

1998

The National FFA Convention was held in Kansas City, Missouri, for the last time in November 1998; the convention set an attendance record, drawing 49,240 members, guests, and supporters. 

The National FFA Center moves to Indianapolis, Indiana, from Alexandria, Virginia.  The National FFA Center houses the National FFA Organization, the National FFA Foundation, and the National FFA Alumni Association.  Approximately 1,000 guests attended the dedication ceremonies on July 20, 1998.

1999

The National FFA Convention is held in Louisville, Kentucky, for the first time and will stay in Louisville through 2005; attendance was 46,918.

2000

FFA continues to expand opportunities for agricultural career preparation by introducing one new career development event, Agricultural Communications, and two demonstration events, Agronomy and Job Interview. 

2006

The National FFA Convention is held for the first time in Indianapolis, Indiana; attendance was 54,489.

FFA membership totals 451,997 in 7,268 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

Adapted from Key Moments in FFA History timeline on the National FFA Organization website, www.ffa.org

Organizational Structure

The mission of the National FFA Organization is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.  Through educational programs, the FFA teaches students how to become active in their communities and successful in their occupation.  Emphasizing agricultural education the FFA demonstrates its ideals through the FFA Creed.  The creed represents the beliefs all members of the organization are to hold.  FFA membership includes junior high, high school, and college students.

The FFA is organized in such a way that promotes active participation by members.  First and foremost the FFA is a student organization that actively seeks to educate students in agricultural fields of study.  Six students are elected annually to serve as the National FFA Officers.  These students are leaders and serve as representatives of the organization's membership.  The FFA was originally set up as an organization to be administered directly by the elected student representatives.  Adult advisors were elected by the students and served only as advisors to the governing body of student officers called the Board of Trustees.  The constitution made no mention of any other form of administration.  However, the expansion of the scope and programming of the FFA involved a great deal of financial and legal responsibility that minors could not effectively manage.  The strong ties to the state and national government and with school boards further complicated the issue.  After careful study of the problem, it was decided in1931 that an Advisory Council be created to oversee the activities of the National Student Officers and the positions of National Advisor and Executive Secretary to be positions filled by employees of the U.S. Office of Education rather than by elected officials.  Other members of the Council included state officers in agricultural education.  Originally, the Advisory Council had veto power over the students' decisions, but not a vote.  Their job was to observe and make recommendations to the students that helped them stay focused.  The Advisory Council also took responsibility for following the policies set forth by the national constitution.

The Advisory Council acted as consultants to the student board until 1950 when the FFA was federally chartered.  At this point the duties and responsibilities of the students and adults shifted.  The Advisory Council was renamed the Board of Directors and became the official governing body of the national organization.  The Board of Trustees was renamed the Board of Student Officers.  According to the charter, the official duties of the students were to advise and make recommendations to the Board of Directors with respect to the conduct of activities and business of the corporation.  The national student officers had the right to participate in the board meetings as voting members, but no longer were the sole authority.  They made motions to the board which were sustained by an adult member and participated actively in those meetings.   After the charter, the Board began to meet three times annually.  When the board is not in session, a governing committee composed of the board chairman (National FFA Advisor) and two members of the chairman's staff, has the authority of the board to make decisions that require immediate attention.  The board continues to operate in this manner.

The development of leadership skills in members is an important aspect of the educational programs sponsored by the FFA.  Leadership is encouraged through the election of student officers at the chapter, state, and national levels; participation in leadership conferences; international experience; and award programs that emphasize skill and leadership abilities.  Degrees earned recognize the increasing accomplishments of members at the local and state levels culminating in the American FFA Degree at the national level.  The FFA's programs are highlighted at the National FFA Convention through the presentation of awards and demonstrations of skill in chosen fields of study.

The National Convention is an annual event held by the organization.  The main functions of the convention are the presentation of awards and the conducting of organizational business.  FFA members are represented at the business sessions by delegates from each state.  These delegates are selected by the state organization and are given the authority to vote on matters affecting the organization.  Each state is allowed at least two delegates and may send more based on the size of the state association.  The business session of the convention is run by the student officers and operates by the rules of parliamentary procedure.  Delegates are divided into committees that discuss relevant issues and report their recommendations to the convention.  These items are discussed and voted on by the entire group.  All changes to the constitution must be ratified by the delegates and approved by the Board of Directors. Since the Board bears legal responsibility over the actions of the organization, it has the power of veto on all actions approved by the convention delegates.  The convention delegates also elect the national officers based on the candidates who meet the qualifications and are approved by the board.

The administration of the FFA is carried out at the National FFA Headquarters, the policy making branch, and the National FFA Center, the implementation branch.  Originally, the small staff of the organization allowed the center of operations to be housed in the U.S. Office of Education with the National Advisor and Executive Secretary.  As the organization began to grow and the Office of Education realized the need for the FFA to operate separate from the government office, a plan for a national center developed.  In 1959, the National FFA Center in Alexandria, Virginia, was dedicated and the FFA operations moved to the center. 

Currently, the National FFA Headquarters is located in Alexandria, Virginia, and has a direct connection to the U.S. Department of Education.  Three main purposes direct the activities of the National Headquarters: 1) to provide strategic direction, 2) fulfill certain legal requirements, and 3) to develop and oversee policy. The personnel at the headquarters responsible for carrying out these duties are the National Advisor and the Executive Secretary (See Appendix A for a complete listing of the leaders.).  The National Advisor is the chief administrator of the FFA and the National FFA Foundation.  Responsibilities of the National Advisor include chairing the FFA Board of Directors and the Foundation Board of Trustees; supporting and guiding the organization; advising student officers; and reviewing individually all applications for the American FFA Degree.  The Executive Secretary arranges all board meetings; plans and oversees the arrangements for the National Convention; keeps records of the corporation, boards, national officers, and convention delegates; issues charters to state associations; and assists the advisor in the guidance and policy development of the organization. 

The National FFA Center, relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1997, is responsible for the program development and implementation for the organization.   Divided into ten teams and administered by the Chief Operating Officer, it is the main resource for events and information about the organization.  All marketing, distribution, and student services originate at the center.  The Alumni Association and the National FFA Foundation also operate from the National FFA Center.

REFERENCES

National FFA Organization. "National FFA Organization Homepage," http://www.ffa.org.

"Federal Charter for the Future Farmers of America 1950," (P.L. 81-740), United States Statutes at Large. Stat. 2868.

Tenney, A. Webster.  The FFA at 50: 1928-1978.  Alexandria: FFA Supply Service, 1977. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.F8 T39)

RELATED MATERIALS

Agricultural Education. Danville: Interstate Printers and Publishers, 1934-1995. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S530.A3)

Agricultural Educators Directory. Greensburg: Charles M. Henry Printing Company, 1953-1997. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.A271)

American Farm Youth. Danville: Interstate Printers and Publishers, 1935-1961. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S1.A447)

Bender, Ralph E., Robert E. Taylor, Chester K. Hansen, and L.H. Newcomb.  The FFA and You.  Danville: The Interstate, 1979.  (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.F8 B4 1979)

Chapman, Paul W.  The Green Hand: A Story of the FFA.  Chicago: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1932.       (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL PS1292.C437 G7 1932)                    

Farrar, John.  FFA at 25.  Alexandria: FFA Supply Service, 1956.   (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.F8 F888 1956)

Fields, M.A. New Farmers of America: 25 Years of Accomplishment.  Washington D.C.: New Farmers of America, 1960. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.N49 F545 1959)

National FFA Organization. "National FFA Organization Homepage," http://www.ffa.org/.

New Horizons (previously National Future Farmer) Alexandria: National FFA Organization, 1952-2009. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S1.F97)

Ross, William Arthur. Forward FFA: Leadership for Future Farmers, Agriculturists and Advisors.  Baltimore: The French-Bray Printing Company, 1964.  (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.F8 R677 1964)           

Strickland, Cecil L., Sr.  New Farmers of America in Retrospect: The Formative Years 1935-1965.  Hempstead: Joyco Printing, 1994. (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S533.N49 S775 1995)

Tenney, A.W.  FFA in Action.  Washington D.C.: FFA, 1945.  (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S1 .F97 1945)

Tenney, A.W.  FFA in Action.  Washington D.C.: FFA, 1947.  (IUPUI University Library call number SPEC COLL S1 .F97 1947)

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The records of the National FFA Organization contain extensive documentation of the organization, its programs and activities, and its leadership.  Although the administrative records contain scattered internal information related to National Advisors and Executive Secretaries, the minutes of the Board of Directors is complete.  Other highlights in the collection include the records of the international programs documenting the growth of student exchange programs and future farmer organizations in other countries; public relations activities that include press releases, calendars, and FFA Week materials; and National Conventions that contain a complete set of proceedings from 1928-1998, press releases about award winners, and scripts of pageants performed at the conventions.   A sense of rural America is fostered through radio program scripts from the 1930s and 1940s and a massive collection of photographs documenting the growth and changes in rural agriculture in the United States from the late 1920s to the present, national award winners in FFA contests, National Student Officers, and adult leaders in the organization. 

Board of Directors Records, 1928-2005, consist of the newsletter, Board Issues, board minutes and index, and correspondence.  Board Issues is sent to members involved with the Board of Directors, the Board of National Student Officers, and the Foundation Board of Trustees.  It discusses issues from the meetings that directly affect the national organization. A complete set of the Board minutes, 1928-1996, document all major decisions within the National FFA Organization.  For Board minutes prior to 1957 there is an index available arranged by topic.  For more in depth information there are scattered committee reports located within this series.  Further information about the board and the decisions made by the student membership can be found in the National FFA Convention proceedings located in the National Convention records. 

National Officer Records, 1928-2004, consist of correspondence, biographies, and press releases.  These records document the activities of the six national officers elected annually.  The early files, 1928-1964, contain correspondence to and from the officers and fully document their activities during their terms.  Biographical information for these years can be found in press releases about the new officers and their outstanding accomplishments.  Later files contain less correspondence and more direct biographical information.  The Goodwill Tour Booklets are a mostly complete set, 1967-2000, of biographical information about each of the national officers.  The Goodwill Tour is a nation-wide trip by the national officers to thank supporters of the organization.

Administration Records, 1928-2008, contain correspondence, articles, publications, audits, and reports.  The administration files are divided into two main groups: administrative officers and office files.  The administrative officer files are the records of the National Advisors, Executive Secretaries, and other important officials who serve the National FFA Organization.  These files contain information about trips, responsibilities, and problems occurring during their tenure. The records in this series can also be used to find information regarding important people, events, and programs within the national organization. The records of only two of the Executive Secretaries, William A. Ross and William Paul Gray, are found in this collection.  A combination of the Executive Secretary, National Advisor, and other officers' records gives the researcher an overview of all major developments of the organization. The most extensive documentation is found in the files of E.J. Johnson, a program officer during the 1940s-1960s, and William Paul Gray.  Executive Secretary William Arthur Ross's files contain important information regarding the early organization and how its programs developed.  An important section to review is the memos written by Ross to his supervisor reporting on his activities.  This ten year run of records, 1929-1939, contains an index organized by date and title. 

The second group of records is the office files.  These records deal with how the whole organization operates rather than just the officers.  Contained in this series are the most complete financial and policy records as well as important legal battles that affected the way the FFA operates.  The National FFA Constitution and Federal Charter can be found with these records.

State Association Records, 1919-1998, consist of newsletters, correspondence, annual reports, written histories, state charters, and articles about the activities of the state FFA associations.  The records are arranged alphabetically by state.  The strength of these records are the information about state organizations and activities prior to 1960.   Another important state activity was the creation of scrapbooks.  The scrapbooks were submitted to the national organization by each state as a part of a national contest between the states and accurately demonstrate the activities of the chapters within the state associations.  The scrapbooks of Illinois and Nebraska are retained as a representative sampling.  The annual reports submitted in 1987-1990 are individual reports collected from each state.  The reports prior to 1960 are based on individual state reports, but are compiled into one large, national report on the states.  The records include all fifty states plus Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.  These records do not fully document the histories of the state organizations, but provide insights into how the national and state organizations interacted and how early state associations operated.

History Records, 1916-2003, contain biographies, histories, news clippings, and press releases important to the history of the national organization.  These records are organized by subject and name and arranged alphabetically.  These records are a quick source for biographical data on important leaders and background information on the traditions and movements of the organization.  The series offers a large variety of both current and historical names and events associated with the organization.  Information about national officers is not located in these records, but is found in the National Officer Records series. 

National Convention Records, 1925-2008, consist of correspondence, programs, proceedings, press releases, and other materials related to the National FFA Conventions.  The series is arranged chronologically starting with some records that predate the formation of the FFA but are related the National Congress of Vocational Agricultural Students, predecessor of the National FFA Convention.  The Agricultural Career Show records are also included.  The Career Show, similar to a job fair, is held annually in conjunction with the National Convention.  The records consist mainly of informational packets about the Career Show each year.  Each convention produces similar types of records that are organized under three main headings: clippings, printed materials, and scrapbooks.

The clippings section contains newspaper and magazine articles mainly from the Kansas City, Missouri area related to the events at the conventions.

The printed materials section contains all of the programs, proceedings, and booklets that are produced for the convention.  This collection contains a complete set of convention proceedings that are informative because they document every important event at the convention.  Retiring officer addresses, minutes of the business sessions, awards information, and, in the early years, the four public speeches were all printed in the proceedings.

The final section is the scrapbooks that contains press releases, correspondence, and informational hand-outs.  The scrapbooks also contain information about awards, general information such as convention summaries and highlights, scripts, and speeches.  Other information about the awards given at the convention can be found in the Foundation Series under awards, in the State Records, and in the Awards Series.

Award Records, 1926-2005, consist of handbooks, award books, award entries, and correspondence.  These records deal largely with contest descriptions, proposals, correspondence related to the founding of a contest, and published materials about the awards. The best place to find a list of award winners is at the end of this series under Winners-Compiled List for the years up to 1976.  Some information about specific winners can be found in the winner booklets, but complete lists of winners from every contest is published in the proceedings of the National Convention each year and in the Convention news releases, located in the National Convention Records.   Further information can also be found with the National Foundation Records.  These records include yearly lists of foundation award winners in the foundation annual reports, booklets about the award given by the foundation, and award allotments books. This series is arranged alphabetically by the name of the award.  In many cases, names of awards have changed and the records are generally filed under the current name with a notation of the earlier name.  

Program Records, 1926-2007, consist of correspondence, newsletters, brochures, radio scripts, other public relations material, and publications.  This section contains the records for the programs initiated by the National FFA Organization at the chapter, state, national, and international level.  Important features of this series include international files, the Building Our American Communities (BOAC) files, leadership files, and the public relations records.  The international files include the organization's correspondence with foreign countries relating to agricultural exchange programs for FFA members and relating to the formation of foreign future farmer organizations such as the Future Farmers of Japan and the Future Farmers of the Philippines.  The Building Our American Communities Program (BOAC) began in 1971 as a way to foster community development through FFA partnerships with local community groups.  National winners were recognized and awarded at the National Convention.   The BOAC files include information about the program as well as the winners of the awards.  The public relations files contain the official FFA Calendars, FFA Week publicity, and radio scripts from the 1930s-1940s.  These records contain phenomenal information about the programs the FFA uses, past and present, to foster public awareness.   Other items in this series include World War II programs that were designed to help win the war on the home front, career recruitment, FFA recruitment, and other programs designed to involve the community and elementary-aged children with the activities of the FFA. 

Publications, 1928-2008, consist of handbooks, manuals, newsletters, articles, books, theses and research studies published by and about the FFA.  The FFA's national magazine, New Horizons, previously titled The National Future Farmer, is individually catalogued (call number S1.F97) and located in Special Collections and Archives.  It also available online at https://archives.iupui.edu/handle/2450/2473.  Other magazines related to agricultural education and the FFA includes American Farm Youth (call number), Agricultural Education (call number), and the Agricultural Educators Directory (call number).

There are two different types of newsletters in this series: advisor and general.  The advisor newsletter is called FFA Advisors Making a Difference.  Prior to 1992 this newsletter was called Between Issues.  Originally the Between Issues newsletter was sent out between issues of the National Future Farmer.  It contained information about important events and activities.  The newsletter gradually evolved into an advisor's newsletter containing ideas and teaching tools.  The general newsletter, called Update, is a monthly informational newsletter about the FFA sent to members, advisors, government officials, and anyone involved or interested in the events and activities of the organization.  This monthly newsletter is a reminder of upcoming events sent monthly.

The FFA publishes an annual FFA Manual for its members, reflecting changes in the structure and procedures used by the organization.  The set of manuals in this collection is incomplete until 1961.  The handbooks are published for students, teachers, and officers in the organization.  They explain specific roles in the organization that a person may fill whether that be a national officer, a chapter reporter, or an FFA advisor.

The articles and magazines located in this series are published by other groups.  These articles have special FFA features and include anniversary celebrations and special recognition for the organization.  Time, Newsweek, and Farm Journal are among the magazines.

Alumni Association Records, 1969-2003, include meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, and publications.  The main function of the Alumni Association is to support the programs of the National FFA Organization.  The Alumni Association holds an annual convention, provides scholarships to FFA members, and raises awareness for agricultural education through auctions and other promotional activities.   A complete set of the Alumni Council minutes, 1970-1995, and its membership lists explain how the governing body works.  The newsletter, 1972-1995, is the best source for documenting their activities.  Also included with these records are the National FFA Center Affiliate Records, 1972-1980, which consist of minutes, membership lists, activity records, and a constitution.  The FFA Center Affiliate was created solely for the involvement of the National FFA Center staff.

National FFA Foundation Records, 1944-2005, consist of annual reports, audits, board minutes, donor lists, short histories, budget information, and papers documenting the foundation's incorporation.  The foundation was formed in 1944 to raise money for the National FFA Organization and to fund awards to its members.  The annual reports are a good source of information about foundation donors and award winners.  All but three (1970, 1989, and 1996) of the foundation annual reports are available.  It is probable that the foundation was unable to publish reports for those three years based on a note in the 1969 report explaining that the lack of funding would not allow an annual report to be published.  It may also be true for the other two years.  Reports between 1945 and 1965 contain information about both the FFA and the NFA awards. 

Other documents relating to the awards are the booklets produced describing various foundation awards.  Information on the finances of the foundation can be found in three different places: audit reports, budgets, and bulletins.  The bulletins are important not only for the budget information, but also because they describe the yearly requirements for the distribution of the foundation money.

Photographs, 1916-2007, are arranged in two different categories: magazine photographs and subject photographs.  The magazine photographs include images used in the FFA publications: The National Future Farmer/New Horizons and Between Issues/FFA Advisors Making a Difference.  These photographs are arranged chronologically by issue.  Photographs from the magazines are useful on a limited basis because there is no index to the magazine.  An image can only be found based on the issue or with basic knowledge about the time frame in which a specific event occurred.  The subject photographs are arranged alphabetically under a series of subject headings created by the National FFA Organization.  The headings represent the activities, programs, and personalities within the organization.  Photographs of the National Conventions, National Officers, and American Stars are the most valuable sources of information, contain the most complete sets of photographs, and are the best identified.  An index has been created to assist with the location of National Officers (see Appendix B).   Another complete and well-identified series is the staff photographs, including the National Advisors and the National Executive Secretaries.

Slides, 1952-1995, are from the national magazine, calendar, and slide shows often included as part of the National FFA Convention program.  Early slides often include only the magazine and calendar covers.  Paintings were commissioned annually by the National FFA Organization to be used as calendar covers and for other promotional activities during that year.   The magazine and calendar slides are arranged chronologically.  The most beneficial part of the slide collection is the slide shows, generally from the late 1970s-1980s.  The slides emphasize visually the programs, activities, and events sponsored by the National FFA Organization.  Although some presentations are missing pieces, most contain a script, set of slides and an audio cassette.  The slide shows are arranged alphabetically by title.

Audio-Visual Materials, 1935-2003, consist of audio cassettes, reel to reel recordings, video tapes, and films.  Oral history interviews, convention recordings, and promotional campaigns are included in this collection.  The collection includes a sampling of convention video sets, promotional videos such as commercials, historic videos, and classroom instructional videos.  A sampling of the convention videos is made based on milestone events occurring during that year.  For example, the 1987 National FFA Convention highlights major changes occurring within the organization.  The main portion of the collection is from the 1970s-1990s.  One of the oldest films, called The Greenhand, ca.1935, documents chapter activities and the initiation of new members.

SERIES LIST

CONTENTSBOXFOLDER
Board of Directors Records, 1928-2005  
 Board Issues, 1992-199511
 Committees  
  Finance Committee, 1970-1973, 198012
  Governing Committee, 1951-197113
  Public Relations, 196914
  Research Committee, 198015
  Study Committee, 1964-196516
 Correspondence, 1978-198918
 Meeting Packets, 20006912-13
 Minutes  
  1928-197119-24
  1971-199521-74
  1996-20006914
  2000-2005  Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/143)  
 Index to Board Minutes, 1930s-1960s275-76
National Officer Records, 1928-2004  
 Biography and Goodwill Tour Booklets, 1967-1990/91, 1992/93, 1994/95-2000/01, 2002/03-2005/0631
 Compiled List of Officers, 1928-196132
 Correspondence  
  1928/29-1957/5833-33
  1958/59-1967/68, 1971/72-1975/76, 1977/78-1978/7941-25
  1979/80-1991/92, 1993/93-1995/9651-18
  2000/01, 2002/036915
 Journals, 2001/02-2003/04 Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/149)  
 Press Releases, 1946-1970519-20
 Review Committee Report by National Officers, 1985521
Administration Records, 1928-2008  
 Executives Secretaries  
  William Arthur Ross  
   “Activity Guide,” 1930-1938522-24
   Circulars, 1930-1931, 1934525
   Memos  
    1929-1936526-30
    1936-193961-7
    Index to Memos, 1929-193968
   Service Letters, 1930-193969-10
   State Correspondence, 1939-1942611
   U.S. Army Band, 1931-1943612
  William Paul Gray  
   Agricultural Mechanics Class, 1956613
   Collegiate FFA Chapters, 1971614-16
   Convention Planning, 1958, 1960-1964617-22
   Correspondence  
    Board, 1969-1972623
    Circulars  
     1961-1964624-29
     1964-197271-17
    Convention, 1973718
    Don McDowell, Executive Director of FFA Foundation, 1972-1973719
    Foreign (by country)  
     1953-1973720-32
     1953-197381-3
    General (by state)  
     1963-196784-23
     1967-196991-20
     1970-1972101-22
     1972-1973111-18
     1973121
    Inter-Office Memos, 1964-1968, 1971-1973121-5
    Job Title, 1970-1973126
    Office of Education, 1972127
    State, 1963-1968, 1970-1971, 1973128
   Foreign Reports  
    A.W. Tenney Reports, 1956, 1965129
    E.J. Johnson Reports, 1957, 19611210-11
    Far East Report, Gray, 19591212
   Future Farmers of the Philippines, 19621213
   Information on Outstanding Former FFA Officers, 1961-19621214-15
 National Advisors  
  W. T. Spanton  
   Correspondence, 1927-1934, 1956, 19591216
   Scrapbooks, 19611361-2
  A.W. Tenney, 1946, 1962, 19641217
  H. Neville  Hunsicker  
   Activities, 1948-19491218
   Agriculture/Agribusiness News and Notes, 1974-19791219-20
   Articles, 1968-19741221
   AVA Award of Merit, 19821222
   Committees  
    Committee on Revision of P.L. 81-740, 1955-19731223
    National USOE/DVTE Committee, 19771224-25
   Conferences  
    General Seminars and Conferences, 1971-19751226
    National Seminar for Leaders in Post-Secondary Institutions, 1973-19741227
    North Atlantic Regional Research Conference  
     1955-19631228
     1963-1964131
    Regional Conferences, 1963132
   Correspondence  
    Board of Directors, 1968-1977133
    Foundation, 1968-1974134-5
    General, 1960-1965, 1969-1977136-7
    Legal, 1969-1979138
   District of Columbia Greenhouse Project, 1963-1967139
   Farm Labor and Minors, 1967-19691310
   FFA History, 1966-19761311
   FFA Libraries, ca. 19501312
   FFA Reorganization, 1967-1968, 19711313
   FFA Trucks, 19571314
   Office of Education Reorganization, 1963-19701315
   Past State Officers Club, 1953-19561316
   Post-Secondary Education, 19721317
   Retirement, 1979-19831318
   Speeches, 1960-19801319
   Statistical Information, 1960-19791320
   West Virginia FFA-FHA Camp  
    Articles, 1950-19701321
    Brochures, 1950-19701322
    Correspondence, 1952-19641323
  Byron Rawls  
   Leadership Structure for Vocational Agriculture  
    Correspondence, 1981-19831324-25
    Reports, 1982-19831326
   Publicity Touring Program, 19811327
  Larry Case  
   Ad Hoc Policy Committee Meeting, 19931328
   Agriculture Study of the National Academy of Sciences (diversity), 1984-19861329
   America 2000  
    1994-19951330
    1994-1995141
   Correspondence, 1983-1986, 1993142-16
   The Council, 1985-19861417
   FFA Center Relocation  
    Board Meeting, 19961418
    Correspondence, 19961419
    Reports, 19961420-21
   Long-Range Planning Committee  
    Consultants, 19941422
    Memorandum of Understanding, 19941423
    Minutes, 19941424
   Multicultural Task Force  
    A Report on State Minority and Majority Student Populations of FFA Chapters, ca. 1990s151
    Articles on Diversity, 1993-1994152
    Correspondence, 1992-1994153
    Report, 1992-1993154
   Policy Update Committee, 1993155
   Vision 2000  
    Action Plan, 1995156
    Conference, 1994157
    Correspondence, 1994-1995158
    Cultural Issues, 1991-1992159
    Strategic Plan, 19941510
    Task Force, 19941511
    Workgroup I, 19941512
    Workgroup II, 19941513
 Other Officers  
  W.P. Beard, Specialist in Agricultural Education, 1940-19411514
  Lennie Gamage, Manger, International Programs, 1973-19741515-26
  Elmer J. Johnson, Program Specialist in Agricultural Education, Federal Agent for the Agricultural Education Service, FFA Consultant, Archives Chairman  
   Advisory Committees, 1947-19621527
   Archives  
    Correspondence, 1966-1977161
    Reports, 1967-1968162
   Biographical Information, 1926-1970163
   Correspondence  
    Circulars, 1944-1963164-6
    Circulars - Awards, 1960-1965167-8
    Letters Received, 1942-1967169
    Memos, 1942-19651610-22
    Memo Index, 1942-1965171
    Notes to Staff, 1941-1942172
    Rumsfeld Correspondence, 1967-1969173
   Fort Morgan Colorado Chapter, 1967174
   Hawaii Summer School, 1956-1957175
   Leadership for FFA, 1950-1970176
   Nine Studies on FFA Foundation, 1966177
   Pacific Region  
    Annual Report, 1920-1921178
    Conference Reports, 1945-1946, 1953-1954, 1956-1958, 1960-1964, 1966-1967179-11
    Farm Mechanics Conference, 19461712
    Public Speaking Contest, 1933-1937, 1940-1964, 19681713-26
    Teacher Training Workshops, 19461727
   Peru Trip  
    Articles and Reports, 1957-19611728
    Correspondence, 1960-19661729
   Publications  
    Articles, 1930s-1960s1730-31
    Reports, 1940-19651732-34
    Speeches, 1947-1967181-2
    Vocational Education in Agriculture, 1960183-4
    W.T. Spanton Biographical Information, 1947-1971185
   Staff Conferences, 1935-1942186
   State Reports, 1960187
  D.L. MacDonald, Agent for the Agricultural Education Service, 1942188
  Duane Nielsen, Specialist in Teacher Training and Research, 1960-1964189
 Office Files  
  Audits and Finance  
   Audits, 1932-19961810-20
   Budgets  
    1954-1969, 1977-1978, 1980-19831821-24
    1983-1992191-3
   Consolidated Audits, 1964-1971194
   Correspondence Regarding Audits, 1964-1973195-6
   Financial Report, 1989197
  Automatic Data Processing Feasibility Study, 1980198
  Conferences  
   American Institute of Cooperation Summer Conference, 1965199
   Collegiate Agricultural Education Workshop, 1979-19801910-11
   Emphasis ‘76 Workshop, 19761912
   Farmfest, 19761913
   International Agricultural Education, 19851914-15
   National Conference for Leaders in Postsecondary and Adult Education in Agriculture, 19861916-20
   National Conference of Head State Supervisors of Vocational Education in Agriculture, 19601921
   National Conference on Building Partnerships for Quality Education in Rural America, 19841922
   National Conference on Children and Youth, 19701923
   National FFA Seminar, 19721924
   National Seminar on Agricultural Education, 19761925
   National Workshop for Professional Leaders in the FFA, 19691926
   National Youth Conference on Natural Beauty and Conservation, 19661927
   New Teacher Conference, n.d.6916
   Thrust ‘75 Workshop, 19751928
   Young Outdoor American Conference, 1954-19551929-30
   Young Outdoor American Conference, 1956201
  Endowment and Development Fund, 1975-1976202
  George Washington’s Grist Mill, 1940-1960203
  Key Messages of the National FFA Organization, 1996, 1998, 20006917
  Legal Files  
   Alumni Association, 1969-1970, 1975204
   Arizona Case, 1979-1980205-6
   Attorney Files, 1945, 1964, 1969-1982207-12
   Board of Directors, 1969, 1971-19722013
   Certificate of Incorporation and Legal Documents, 1928, 1951, 1957, 1977 (oversized)732
   Chapter Supply Company, 1951-19552014
   Civil Service, 19612015
   Conference Center, 1969-1970, 19742016
   Constitution  
    Amendment to FFA Constitution, 19882017
    Board of Incorporators, 1928-19492018
    Constitution/Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee Reports, 19662019
    Constitution and Revisions, 1928-19442020
   Copyright, 1937-1950, 19932021
   Custom Cal Company, 1952, 1955, 19652022
   Emblem Lawsuits, 1945, 1953-1955, 1961-1963211-2
   FFA Charter, 1929-1930, 1948-1952, 1969213-4
   Francis Reid Case, 1970-1971215
   Girl Membership, 1967-1970216
   Holt Case, 1970-1971217
   Interstate Commerce, 1949-1952218
   Legal Opinions, 1945-1977, 1979-1983219-11
   Legal Opinions Regarding Administration of Vocational Education and Vocation Rehabilitation Acts, 19392112-13
   Legislation, 1945-1950, 19772114
   Missouri Case, 1979-19802115
   Misuse of Name, 19752116
   Oregon Lawsuit, 1980-19832117
   Rumsfeld Case  
    Correspondence, 1967-19702118
    Response, 1967-19702119
   Sale of the FFA Lot, 1959-19642120
   Tax Issues  
    Chapter Tax Exemption, 1961-19642121
    FFA Reports on Chapter Status with the I.R.S., 1939-19802122-23
    Income Tax Returns, 1944-19762124-25
    I.R.S., 1970-1980221-2
    Tax Exemption, 1954-1971223
   Trademark, 1939-1947, 1957-1980224-5
   Walter B. Anderson Will, 1977226
  Mission Statement, 1992-1994227
  Multicultural Task Force Report, 1993228
  National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education (NASAE)  
   Administration, 1969-19996918
   Annual Meetings, 1987-1994, 1996, 1998-20046919-30
   Annual Reports  
    1970-1971, 1975-1977, 1979-19806931
    1981-1993701-4
   Articles of Incorporation, 1963 (oversized)735
   Constitution, 1963-1974, 1998705
   Correspondence, 1978-1979706
   Members, 1970-1974, 1998/99-2004707-11
   Minutes, 1963-1976, 1981-1982, 1986-19897012-14
   Newsletter, 1974-1979, 19817015
   Officer Analysis, 20037016
   Oklahoma Vocational Agriculture-Agribusiness and FFA Task Force, ca. 19877017
   Position Papers, n.d.7018
   Program of Work, 1989, 1991-1993, 1995-2003/047019
   Tactical Plan for Achieving the Mission, Goals, and Objectives of Agricultural Education, 19917020
   Western Region Conference, 19937021
  National Committee on Youth Organizations, 1974-1980229
  National FFA Agrimarketing Study Committee, 19872210
  National FFA Center  
   Dedication  
    19987022
    19981281
   Employee Handbook, 19997023
   Groundbreaking, 19977024
   History, 1967-19772211
   Interior Space Plan Design Concept, ca. 1980s2212
   Interns, 1982-19902213
   Job Descriptions, n.d.2214
   New Building, 1997 (oversized)OV4
   Office Newsletters  
    Weekly Bulletin, 1975-19812215-16
    Family Gram, 1981-19842217
    Weekly Memos  
     1991-19972218-20
     1998-19997025
     20001211
   Official Policies  
    1970-1971, 1976, 1978, 1984, 1986, 19912221-28
    2005-20081282-5
   Policy Administration Analysis, 19662229
   Program of Work, 1939-1943, 1945-1946, 1971, 1973-19792230-36
   Reinventing FFA Center Operations, 1991-1992, 19942237
   Relocation, 1993-19992238
   Relocation Publicity Materials, 1997 (oversized)733
   Resource Management Team Final Report, 19912239
   Retirement and Insurance, 1955, 1967-19682240
   Site Study Plan, n.d. (oversized)736
   Space and Personnel, 1951, 1967231
   Tours, ca. 19991212
   Washington Conference Center, 1969-1970232-4
   Who’s Who, ca. 1997235
  National Future Farmer/New Horizons Magazine Business Records  
   Annual Reports, 1954-1956, 1958-1961, 1964236
   Article Index, 1961-19651286
   Audits, 1953-1974, 1976-1978         237-9
   Economic Studies, 1952-19542310
   Future Farmers in Action, 19452311
   History, 19762312
   Magazine Feasibility Survey, 19522313
   Name Change, 19892314
   Promotion, 1952-19792315
   Publications, 19572316
   Surveys, 1954-1959, 1961-1962, 1964-1970, 1975, 1979-1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 19892317-20
  National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (NPASO)  
   Annual Reports, 1994-19962321
   Awards, 1985-19932322
   Board of Directors Meetings, 1980-19822323-26
   Charter, 1979 (oversized)735
   Conventions  
    1979-19972327-28
    2003, 20051287
   Correspondence, 1972-19862329-30
   General Information, 1981-19902331
   Handbooks  
    1981-1992, 1994-19952332-33
    1995-1997241
    2001-20021213
    2000/01, 2002/031288
   History, 1979-1997242
   Newsletters, 1980-1997, 2002-2003243
   PAL Project, 1981244-5
   PAL/PEER Project, 1981-1985246
   Programs, 1972, 1979-1980, 1984247
   Professional Leadership and Service - 1948-1973, 1974248
   Proposals, 1976, 1980249
  Organizational Objectives and Principles, 19712410
  Public Relations  
   America Salutes the FFA, 1986-19872411-12
   Brochures  
    1940s-20002413-14
    2000-20051238
   FFA Is…, 19961239
   FFA Today T.V. Show, 19892415
   Posters  
    1927-2006 (oversized)7310
    1999-2000, 2007 (oversized)OV1
   Press Releases  
    1946-19562416-28
    1956-1972251-23
    1972-1980261-22
    1981-1996271-27
    1998-200012310
   Secretary Riley Visit, 199812311
  Selected Statistics, 1970-1995281-4
  State Associations  
   Incorporation of States, 1979285
   Relationship to State Associations and Chapters, 1979286
  Staff Meeting, 1958-1959, 1969-1970287
  Student Ventures/Supply Service  
   Audits, 1948-1971288-31
   Catalogs  
    Agricultural Education Resources, 1996, 1999-20061214
    Blue Catalogs  
     2000-20051215
     2006-20071289
    Chapter Catalogs  
     1992/93-1997/98293
     1998/99-1999/001216
    Gold Catalogs  
     2000-20051217
     2006-200812810
    NVATA Catalogs, 1968, 1982294
    Student Catalogs, 1992/93-1996/97, 1998/99-1999/001218
    Supply Catalogs  
     1943-1946, 1948-1949, 1951-19862832-41
     1987-1992291-2
   Committee Minutes, 1947-1949295
   Contracts, 1928-1947296-18
   Correspondence, 1930-19652919-28
   Grants, 19512929
   History, 19672930
   Newsletter, n.d.2931
   Staff, 1947-19552932
  Tactical Plan for the Strategic Plan for Agricultural Education, 19902933
  U.S. Office of Education, 1959, 1970, 19792934
  U.S. Office of Education Policy on Agricultural Student Organizations, 1981 (oversized)735
 Annual Reports  
  1930, 1932, 1936, 1940-1944, 1951-1952 (oversized)711-10
  1931, 1939, 1944, 1947-19522935-43
  1932, 1934-1935 (oversized)OV1
 Charters, 1928-19762944-47
 Scrapbooks  
  1924-1928 (oversized)791-2
  1929-1935 (oversized)801-2
 State Advisors Meeting Minutes, 1941-19432948
State Association Records, 1919-1998   
 State Associations  
  Alabama  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19902949
   Clippings, 1940, 1942, 19742950
   Correspondence, 1931, 1933-1958, 19782951
   Newsletters, 1931-1932, 1934-1942, 1946-1947, 1987301-2
  Alaska  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990303
   Convention, 1976-1977304
  Arizona  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990305
   Correspondence, 1930-1932, 1934-1943, 1945-1960306
   Newsletters  
    1938-1939, 1956, 1971, 1997-1998307-8
    1985 (oversized)757
  Arkansas  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990309
   Correspondence, 1930-1942, 1944-1948, 1950-1955, 19583010
   Newsletters  
    1929-1938, 1969, 19973011
    1938, 1940, 1942 (oversized)757
   Publications, 19543012
  California  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903013
   Correspondence, 1931-19603014-15
   History, 19803016
   Newsletters, 1997-19983017
   Publications, 1947, 1953, 1959-1961, 1963, 1970, 1978, 19803018
  Colorado  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903019
   Correspondence, 1930-1933, 1935-1943, 1945-1946, 1948-1952, 1954, 1956-19603020
   Newsletters, 1932, 1934-19363021
  Connecticut  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903022
   Correspondence, 1930-1931, 1933-1938, 1940-1950, 1953-19603023
   Newsletters, 1938, 1940-1942, 19743024
  Delaware  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903025
   Correspondence, 1931-1937, 1939-1946, 1948, 1950-1951, 1953, 1955-1958, 19603026
   Newsletters, 1932, 1935, 1937, 1939, 19413027
  District of Columbia, 1967, 19853028
  Florida  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903029-30
   Clippings, 1946-1947, 19693031
   Correspondence  
    1930-19413032
    1941-1960311-2
   Newsletters, 1934-1942, 1946-1947, 1998313-6
  Georgia  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990317
   Correspondence, 1931-1958, 1960318
   History, 1979319
   Newsletters  
    1932-1942, 1945 (oversized)751-3
    1940, 1946, 1970, 1997-19983110
   Publications, 1967-19783111
  Guam, 1959-19673112
  Hawaii  
   Annual Reports, 19883113
   Clippings, 1964-19703114
   Correspondence, 1930-1950,1952-1953, 1955-19603115
   Newsletters, 1935, 19403116
   Publications, 1935, 1938-1940, 19423117
  Idaho  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903118
   Correspondence, 1930-19603119-20
   History, 19563121
   Newsletters, 1919, 1929-1931, 1936-19423122-25
  Illinois  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903126
   Correspondence  
    1945-19493127-29
    1950-1960321-5
   Foundation, 1948-1969, 1973, 1975326-8
   History, 1979, 1990329
   Newsletters, 1929-1936, 1938-1942, 1997-19983210-13
   Programs, 1928-1930, 19623214
   Publications, 1945, 1955, 1957, 1967, 1970-1971, 1979, 19923215
   Scrapbook  
    1930-1931, 1941-1942 (oversized)771-2
    1943-1946 (oversized)781-2
   Stephen Lee Sigler Notebook, 1962-19633216
  Indiana  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1988, 19903217
   Correspondence, 1930-19603218-19
   Newsletters, 1937-1939, 19973220
   Publications, 1970-1971, 19763221
  Iowa  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903222-25
   Correspondence  
    1930-19443226
    1945-1960331
   History, 1953, 1965, 1978332
   Newsletters, 1930-1942, 1955-1956, 1967-1970, 1997-1998333-8
   Publications, 1977-1978339
  Kansas  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903310-12
   Clippings, 1949, 19703313
   Correspondence, 1930-19603314-16
   History, 19433317
   Newsletters, 1936-1942, 19973318-22
   Publications, 1954, 19673323
   Shawnee-Mission Chapter, 1932-19773324-25
  Kentucky  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990341
   Clippings, 1970-1971342
   Correspondence, 1930-1960343-4
   Newsletters, 1939-1940, 1942345
   Publications, 1940, 1959, 1967, 1970346
  Louisiana  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990347
   Clippings, n.d.348
   Correspondence, 1930-1960349
   History, 19633410
   Newsletters, 1937-1942, 1971 (oversized)756
   Newsletters, 1945-1946, 19523411
   Publications, 19463412
  Maine  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903413
   Correspondence, 1931-1933, 1935-1946, 1948-1950, 1952-1956, 1958, 19603414
   Newsletters, 1937-1942, 19883415-16
  Maryland  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903417-19
   Clippings, 19713420
   Correspondence, 1947-19603421-23
   Publications, 1942, 1970, 19913424
  Massachusetts  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903425
   Correspondence, 1956-19603426
  Michigan  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903427
   Clippings, 1946, 19713428
   Correspondence, 1930-19603429-32
  Minnesota  
   Annual Reports  
    1963 (oversized)7110
    1987-19903433
   Clippings, 1969-1980, 19943434
   Correspondence  
    1930-19523435-36
    1953-1960351
   History, 1955, 1980352
   Newsletters  
    1938-1942, 1949, 1960, 1967, 1969-1970353-5
    1939 (oversized)758
  Mississippi  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990356
   Correspondence, 1932-1960357
   Newsletters  
    ca.1934 (oversized)758
    1938-1942358
   Publications, 1987359
  Missouri  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903510
   Convention, 19463511
   Correspondence, 1945-19603512-16
   History, 19783517
   Newsletters  
    1931-1946, 1994, 1997-19983518-19
    1978 (oversized)758
   Publications, 1938-1942, 1964-19873520-21
  Montana  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903522
   Correspondence, 1931-19603523-24
   Newsletters  
    1936-1942, 19803525
    1968-1970 (oversized)758
   Publications, 1953, 19703526
  Nebraska  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903527
   Clippings, 1941, 19753528
   Correspondence, 1930-19603529-30
   History, 1958, 19673531
   Newsletters  
    1930-19353532
    1936-1942, 1945, 1966-1969361-3
   Scrapbooks  
    1926-1929 (oversized)811
    1937/38  (oversized)134 
    1938/39 (oversized)135 
  Nevada  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990364
   Correspondence, 1930-1960365
   Newsletters, 1931-1945, 1968-1969, 1997366-9
   Publications, 19573610
  New Hampshire  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903611
   Correspondence, 1931-19603612
   Newsletters, 1932-19333613
  New Jersey  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903614
   Correspondence, 1930-19603615-17
   History, 19773618
   Newsletters, 1939-19423619
   Publications, 1922-19773620
  New Mexico  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903621
   Correspondence, 1930-19603622
   Newsletters, 1940-1942, 1966-19713623-24
  New York  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903625
   Correspondence  
    1930-19403626-27
    1941-1960, 1965371-7
   History, 1960, 1955, 1968378
   Newsletters, 1931-1942, 1945379
   Publications, 19683710
  North Carolina  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903711-12
   Newsletters, 1944-1945, 1948, 19973713
  North Dakota  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903714
   Correspondence, 1930-19603715-16
   Newsletters, 1931-19423717-21
  Ohio  
   Annual Reports, 1979, 1982, 1987-19903722-23
   Clippings, 1970-19783724
   Correspondence, 1930-19603725-29
   History, 1953, 1979381
   Newsletters, 1937-1942, 1968-1978, 1991, 1994, 1997-1998382-10
   Publications, 1958, 1960-1961, 1973, 1976, 1978-19793811
  Oklahoma  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903812
   Clippings, 1928-19893813
   Cooperative Activities of the Muskegee Chapter, ca. 19603814
   Correspondence, 1930-1960, 19703815-16
   History, 19553817
   Newsletters  
    1936, 1939, 1943-1946 (oversized)754-5
    1997-19983818
   Ponce City Chapter, 1940-19413819
  Oregon  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903820
   Correspondence, 1930-19603821-22
   History, 1930, 1934, 19383823
   Newsletters, 1930-19423824
  Pennsylvania  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903825
   Clippings, 1971-19813826
   Correspondence, 1947-19573827-29
   History, 19793830
   Newsletters, 1968-1969391
   Publications, 1946, 1974392
  Puerto Rico  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990393
   Correspondence, 1932-1960394
   Publications,  
    1977395
    1987, 199312811
  Rhode Island  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990396
   Correspondence, 1931-1960397
   Publications, 1962-1969398
  South Carolina  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990399
   Clippings, n.d.3910
   Correspondence, 1930-1960, 19833911
   Newsletter, 1966, 1997-19983912
  South Dakota  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903913
   Clippings, 19703914
   Correspondence, 1930-19603915
   History, 1968, 19703916
   Newsletters, 19423917
  Tennessee  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903918
   Clippings, 1932, 1962-19953919
   Correspondence, 1930-19603920-21
   Newsletters, 1935, 1967-1970, 1974, 19983922
   Publications, 1940, 19573923
   Publicity, 1971 (oversized)757
  Texas  
   Annual Reports, 1945-1946, 1987-19903924-34
   Clippings, 19363935
   Correspondence, 1930-19603936-39
   History, 19883940
   Newsletters, 1936, 1944-1946, 1951-1952, 1962, 1974, 1978, 1997-19983941-43
   Publications, 1941-19793944
  Utah  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19903945
   Correspondence  
    1930-19443946
    1945-1960401
   Newsletter, n.d.402
   Publications, 1960-1963403
  Vermont  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1988, 1990404
   Correspondence, 1931-1959405
   History, 1973-1980406
  Virgin Islands, 1963-1967407
  Virginia  
   Annual Reports, 1987-1990408
   Clippings, 1938-1970409
   History, 1927-19704010-11
   Newsletters, 1931-1937, 1967, 19974012
   Publications, 1938-19764013
  Washington  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19904014
   Correspondence, 1952-19584015
   History, 1946, 19564016
   Newsletters, 1967-1971, 1997-19984017
   Publications, 19594018
  West Virginia  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19904019
   Clippings, 1921-19854020
   History, 1963-1973, 1978-19824021-22
   Newsletters  
    1936 (oversized)758
    1951-19604023
   Publications, 19684024
  Wisconsin  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19904025
   History, 19764026-27
   Newsletters  
    19424028
    1974 (oversized)7110
   Publications, 1970-19784029
  Wyoming  
   Annual Reports, 1987-19904030
   Correspondence, 1954-19554031
   History, 19614032
   Newsletters, 19654033
History Records, 1916-2003  
 People  
  Alampi, Phil, 1968-19724034
  Amick, Ted, 1974, 19904035
  Anderson, Walter B., 19694036
  Andrews, Harry, 19844037
  Angerer, Clarence L., 1969-19704038
  Applegate, Leslie, 19724039
  Arnold, Walter, n.d.4040
  Augenstein, Lawrence, 1926-19824041
  Bass, Richard Edward, 19614042
  Bell, T.H., 19724043
  Benham, Jay, 1971-19764044
  Black, Julius, 1978-19794045
  Block, John R., 1980-19814046
  Book, Robert, 19904047
  Borlaug, Norman, 1970-19844048
  Brown, Bert, 19694049
  Brownback, Sam, n.d.4050
  Brunner, Henry, 19594051
  Bundy, Clarence, n.d.4052
  Bush, George, 19914053
  Butz, Earl, 1971-19724054
  Cale, Frank, 19584055
  Campbell, Julian Morris, 1968, 19824056
  Cappucci, Victor, n.d.4057
  Carlson, Richard, n.d.4058
  Carnes, Wilson, 1975-19924059
  Carter, Edward, 19744060
  Carter, Jimmie, 1975-19824061
  Case, Larry, 1984-19924062
  Clements, Dudley M., 1944-19744063
  Clements, Larry D., 1962-19704064
  Cornett, Leanza, 19934065
  Cox, Robert, 19764066
  Cuff, Ray, 19674067
  Danforth, Donald Jr., 1968-19694068
  Darby, Harry, 19714069
  Davis, L.W., 19684070
  Dean, Frank J., 1968-19694071
  Dean, R. Hal, n.d.4072
  Dennis, L.H., n.d.4073
  Dickerson, Max, 19824074
  Dickinson, Sherman, 19684075
  Downey, Joseph, 19864076
  Dubes, Cameron, 1981-19924077
  Duis, Harold, n.d.4078
  Dunham, Daniel, 19784079
  Edwards, Homer E., 1929-1930, 19684080
  Eisenhower, Dwight D., 19534081
  Ekstrom, George F., 1927-1970411
  Elam, William, 1960412
  Engle, R.W., 1975413
  Epsy, Mike, 1993414
  Erickson, Don, 1952-1990415
  Eudy, Jay, 1995416
  Famous FFAers, 1977, 1991-1992417
  Farrar, John, 1947-1969418
  Flournoy, Corey, 1994-1997419
  Floyd, Ross, 19684110
  Foltz, John, 1967-19694111
  Ford, Gerald, 19764112
  Gaar, Malcolm, n.d.4113
  Gaier, Ralph, n.d.4114
  Gamage, Lennie, n.d.4115
  Garvey, Harold, 19654116
  Gawkins, Edward, 1981-19824117
  Gerhardt, Carl, 19844118
  Glickman, Dan, 19954119
  Gray, William Paul, 1954-19904120
  Green, Steve, 19824121
  Groseclose, Henry, 1950-19954122
  Guilinger, Jim, 19954123
  Gum, Harold, 19694124
  Gunter, Bill, 19734125
  Harris, C. Coleman, 1977-19954126
  Havens, Kim, 19804127
  Hawkins, Edward and V. Stanely Allen, 1971-19724128
  Hendrickson, Roland, 1979-19814129
  Hollenberg, Alvin, n.d.4130
  Hoover, Herbert, 1929, 1932-1933, 1980       4131
  Horil, Tomotsu "Chick" 19694132
  Howard, Dowell, 1957-19784133
  Hoyt, Tony, 19774134
  Hufstedler, Shirley, 19804135
  Humphrey, Carl, 19774136
  Humphreys, LeGrande Rich, n.d.4137
  Hunsicker, H. Neville, 1965-1967, 19924138
  Johnson, A.W., 19704139
  Johnson, Edwin C., 1968-19704140
  Johnson, Elmer J., 1947-19894141-42
  Jones, Hilmer, 19844143
  Kemper, Crosby, 19744144
  Kirk, Percy, 19664145
  Kitts, Harry W., 19714146
  Kono, Takumi, 19684147
  Kortesmaki, Waino, 19774148
  Kraft, John, n.d.4149
  Lanphier, Robert C. III, 19854150
  Lebo, Lloyd, 1982-19834151
  Linke, John Austin, 1933-19414152
  Lintner, Julius, n.d.4153
  Litton, John, 1956-19764154
  Lund, Robert, 19794155
  McClay, David, 19594156
  McClelland, John B., 19674157
  McClure, Fred, 19724158
  McDowell, Donald, 1951-19774159
  McMurrin, Sterling, 19614160
  McPhee, Julian, 19674161
  McVie, A. Malcom, 19724162
  Magill, Edmund, 19404163
  Maltby, Robert, 1929-19684164
  Markwart, Andrew, 19864165
  Marland, Sidney P. Jr., n.d.4166
  Miller, David, 19834167
  Mitchell, W., 19904168
  Moffit, William, 1989-19904169
  Moore, L.W., 19654170
  Munsell, William (Bill), 19854171
  Natcher, William, 19924172
  Naugher, R.E., 1964-19724173
  Nelson, Clarke, 1977-19794174
  Newlin, Owen, 19804175
  Newman, Walter, 1930-19784176
  Nichols, Byron, 19664177
  Nichols, Mark, 19704178
  Nicholson, Virginia, n.d.4179
  Nielson, Duane, 19624180
  Nowels, K. Elliott, 1978-19814181
  O’Neil, M.G., 19674182
  Perky, James B., 19704183
  Phillipson, David, 19764184
  Pitzer, Jack, n.d.4185
  Plambeck, Herb, 19734186
  Pollom, Lester Boyd, 1918-19424187
  Pope, John, 19894188
  Rawls, Byron, 1979-19834189
  Reagan, Ronald, 19834190
  Reuwee, A. Daniel, 1975-19764191
  Riemer, Hugo, n.d.4192
  Rigney, Harlan, 19934193
  Ross, W. Arthur, 1926-19704194
  Rumpf, Edwin, 19764195
  Sampson, H.O., 19724196
  Sanders, Harry W., 1946-19844197
  Sargent, Dennis, 19744198
  Sargent, H.O., 1936-19954199
  Sasman, Louis, 1968-198341100
  Saunders, Elizabeth, 198241101
  Scott, George Washington, 196741102
  Seefeldt, Robert, 1989-199641103
  Shafer, Dennis, 198441104
  Shafer, Irene, 198141105
  Shaffer, William, 1936-199541106
  Smith, James V., 197341107
  Smith, Wenroy, n.d.41108
  Spanton, William T., 1919-197541109
  Sparkes, Samuel Lee, 196941110
  Stagg, William, 1980-198641111
  Staller, Bernie, 197941112
  Staritt, Wayne Ross, 196941113
  Stenholm, Charles, 1992-199341114
  Stewart, Rolland, 1943-197141115
  Stines, Fred, 197041116
  Stokes, John Jr. (Major General), 195541117
  Streetman, J.E., 197141118
  Swanson, H.B., n.d.41119
  Taft, Jesse, n.d.41120
  Taggert, Jessie, 197641121
  Tenney, A. Webster, 1961-1964, 198941122
  Tiffany, E.M., 1929-197741123
  Turnbull, Rod, 197041124
  Turner, Wade, 1930-199441125
  Tyler, Ellis, 198141126
  Underwood, Cecil, 1957-197341127
  Valencia, Richardo Lopez, 199541128
  Varnes, George, 197041129
  Verzagt, George Erwin, 197541130
  Wall, Lu Achilles, 198141131
  Wallace, George, 197341132
  Walston, Robert, 197341133
  Warner, R.B., 1970-197241134
  Waybright, Richard, n.d.41135
  White, Samuel Jr., 1960-197041136
  Wineinger, Earl, 197241137
  Wing, DeWitt, n.d.41138
  Winterton, Joyce, 199141139
 Subject  
  American Royal, 1961-198841140
  Chorus, 198041141
  Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 193541142
  Clippings, 1968-1982421
  Commemorative Marker, 1973-1978422
  Creed, 1928-1990423
  Drug Use, 1995424
  Emblem, 1929-1930425
  Employee’s Benefits, n.d.426
  Excerpts from Letters, 1962427
  FFA at 20, 1947-1948428
  FFA Facts, 1979-1984, 1992, 1996-1997, 1999, 2002-2003429
  First FFA Chapter - Weyers Cave, VA. 1971-19764210
  Future Indian Farmers of America, 1937-19424211
  Girls in FFA, 1931-19824212
  Histories, 1935-19954213
  Hotel President, n.d.4214
  Is Vo-Ag for Your Boy, 19664215
  Jacket, 1964-19924216
  Jefferson and Agriculture, 19434217
  Membership, 1928-19964218
  Membership Card, 19474219
  Music and Development in FFA, 19674220
  National Agriculture Hall of Fame, 1976-19924221
  National FFA Center - Mt. Vernon, 1933-1959, 1980-19814222-23
  National Future Farmer, 1952-19624224
  NFA/FFA Merger, 1964-19694225
  Plane Crash, 19874226
  Role of Virginia in the Development of the FFA, 1926, 1992, 19984227
  Silver Anniversary of Vocational Agriculture, 19474228
  Smith-Hughes Act, 19174229
  Songs, 1928-19934230
   FFA Music Review Compact Disk, ca.1999119 
  Stamp, 1951-1953, 1976-19774231
  Texas Pig Incident, 19954232
  Time Capsule, 19784233
  Vocational Agriculture in U.S., 1917-19744234-35
  War Relocation Centers, 1942-19444236
  Woodlawn Baptist Church, 19864237
  World War II and the FFA, 1940-19474238
  World War II News Clippings, 1942-19704239
National Convention Records, 1925-2008  
 Career Show, 1968-1972, 1976-1984, 1990-1992, 1994-19954240-44
 FFA Times, 19901219
 History, 19704245
 Informational Clippings, 1925-19274246-48
 1928 Convention4249
 1929 Convention  
  Clippings, 19294250
  Scrapbook, 19294251
 1930 Convention  
  Clippings, 19304252
  Scrapbook, 19304253
 1931 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19314254
  Scrapbook, 19314255
 1932 Convention  
  Clippings, 19324256
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19324257
  Scrapbook, 19324258
 1933 Convention  
  Clippings, 19334259
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19334260
 1934 Convention  
  Clippings, 19344261
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19344262
  Scrapbook, 1934431
 1935 Convention  
  Clippings, 1935432
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1935433
  Scrapbook, 1935434
 1936 Convention  
  Clippings, 1936435
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1936436
 1937 Convention  
  Clippings, 1937437
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1937438
  Scrapbook, 1937439
 1938 Convention  
  Clippings, 19384310
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19384311
 1939 Convention  
  Clippings, 19394312
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19394313
  Scrapbook, 19394314-15
 1940 Convention  
  Clippings, 19404316
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19404317
  Scrapbook, 19404318
 1941 Convention  
  Clippings, 19414319
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19414320
  Scrapbook, 19414321-23
 1942 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19424324
  Reports, 19424325
  Scrapbook, 19424326
 1943 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19434327
  Scrapbook, 19434328
 1944 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19444329
  Scrapbook, 19444330
 1945 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19454331
  Scrapbook, 19454332
 1946 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19464333
  Scrapbook, 19464334
 1947 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19474335
  Scrapbook, 19474336-38
 1948 Convention  
  Clippings, 19484339
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19484340
  Scrapbook, 19484341-44
 1949 Convention  
  Clippings, 19494345
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19494346
  Scrapbook, 19494347-49
 1950 Convention  
  Clippings, 19504350
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19504351
  Scrapbook4352
   19504352
   1950441-3
 1951 Convention  
  Clippings, 1951444
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1951445
  Scrapbook, 1951446-9
 1952 Convention  
  Clippings, 19524410
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19524411
  Scrapbook, 19524412-15
 1953 Convention  
  Clippings, 19534416-17
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19534418
  Scrapbook, 19534419-22
 1954 Convention  
  Clippings, 19544423
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19544424
  Scrapbook, 19544425-28
 1955 Convention  
  Clippings, 19554429
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19554430
  Scrapbook, 19554431-34
 1956 Convention  
  Clippings, 19564435
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19564436
  Scrapbook, 19564437-40
 1957 Convention  
  Clippings, 19574441
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19574442
  Scrapbook, 19574443-46
 1958 Convention  
  Clippings, 19584447
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19584448
  Scrapbook, 1958451-4
 1959 Convention  
  Clippings, 1959455
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1959456
  Scrapbook, 1959457-10
 1960 Convention  
  Clippings  
   1960 (oversized)743
   19604511
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19604512
  Scrapbook, 19604513-16
 1961 Convention  
  Clippings, 19614517
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19614518
  Scrapbook, 19614519-22
 1962 Convention  
  Clippings, 19624523
  Proceedings and Printed Materials ,19624524
  Scrapbook, 19624525-28
 1963 Convention  
  Clippings, 19634529
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19634530
  Scrapbook, 19634531-34
 1964 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19644535
  Scrapbook, 19644536-39
 1965 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19654540
  Scrapbook, 19654541-44
 1966 Convention  
  Clippings, 19664545
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19664546
  Scrapbook  
   19664547
   1966461-3
 1967 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1967464
  Scrapbook, 1967465-8
 1968 Convention  
  Clippings, 1968469
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19684610
  Scrapbook, 19684611-14
 1969 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19694615
  Scrapbook, 19694616-20
 1970 Convention  
  Clippings, 19704621
  National Chorus, 19704622
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19704623
  Scrapbook, 19704624-28
 1971 Convention  
  Clippings, 19714629
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19714630
  Scrapbook, 19714631-35
 1972 Convention  
  Clippings, 19724636
  Meeting with Kansas City Officials, 1972471
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1972472
  Scrapbook, 1972473-7
 1973 Convention  
  Clippings, 1973478
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1973479
  Scrapbook, 19734710-14
 1974 Convention  
  Chorus, 19744715
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19744716
  Scrapbook, 19744717-21
 1975 Convention4722
 1976 Convention  
  Awards, 197612812
  Clippings, 19764723
  National Chorus, 19764724
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19764725
  Scripts, 19764726
 1977 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19774727
  Scrapbook, 19774728-33
 1978 Convention  
  Clippings, 19784734
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19784735
  Scrapbook  
   19784736-38
   1978481-2
 1979 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1979483
  Scrapbook, 1979484-8
 1980 Convention  
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1980489
  Scrapbook, 19804810-13
 1981 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1981 (oversized)748
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19814814
  Scrapbook, 19814815-18
 1982 Convention  
  Clippings, 19824819
  FFA Times, 1982 (oversized)748
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19824820
  Scrapbook, 19824821-24
 1983 Convention  
  Clippings, 19834825
  FFA Times, 1983 (oversized)748
  Printed Materials, 19834826
  Proceedings, 1983 (oversized)746
  Scrapbook, 19834827-30
  Sessions, 19834831-35
  State Press Releases, 19834836
 1984 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1984 (oversized)749
  Printed Materials, 19844837
  Proceedings, 1984 (oversized)746
  Scrapbook, 19844838
  State Press Releases, 19844839-40
 1985 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1985 (oversized)749
  Printed Materials, 19854841
  Proceedings, 1985 (oversized)746
  Scrapbooks, 19854842
  State Press Releases, 19854843
 1986 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1986 (oversized)749
  Printed Materials, 19864844
  Proceedings, 1986 (oversized)746
  Scrapbook  
   19864845
   1986491-2
  State Press Releases, 1986493
 1987 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1987 (oversized)749
  Printed Materials, 1987494
  Proceedings, 1987 (oversized)746
  Scrapbook, 1987495-7
  State Press Releases, 1987498
 1988 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1988 (oversized)7410
  Printed Materials, 1988499
  Proceedings, 1988 (oversized)747
  Scrapbook, 19884910-13
  State Press Releases, 19884914
 1989 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1989 (oversized)7410
  Printed Materials, 19894915
  Proceedings, 1989 (oversized)747
  Scrapbook, 19894916-18
  State Press Releases, 19894919-20
 1990 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1990 (oversized)7410
  Printed Materials, 19904921
  Proceedings, 1990 (oversized)747
  State Press Releases, 19904922-23
 1991 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1991 (oversized)7410
  General Information, 19914924
 1992 Convention  
  “FFA - Kansas City,” 19924925
  Move to Kansas City, 19924926
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19924927
 1993 Convention4928
 1994 Convention4929
 1995 Convention  
  FFA Times, 1995 (oversized)7410
  General Information, 19954930
 1996 Convention  
  Move to Louisville, 19964931
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 19964932
 1997 Convention4933
 1998 Convention4934
 1999 Convention  
  Convention Directory, 1999 (oversized)7411
  FFA Today, 1999 (oversized)7411
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 1999501
  Scrapbook  
   1999502
   1999 (oversized)1206
 2000 Convention  
  Awards, 200012110
  Convention Directory, 2000 (oversized)7411
  FFA Today, 2000 (oversized)7411
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 200012111
 2001 Convention  
  Awards, 200112813
  Convention Directory, 2001 (oversized)7411
  General Information, 200112814
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 200112112
 2002 Convention  
  Awards, 200212113
  Placemat, 2002 (oversized)7411
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 200212114
 2003 Convention  
  Awards, 200312115
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 200312116
 2004 Convention  
  Awards, 200412117
  Proceedings and Printed Materials, 200412118
 2005 Convention  
  Awards, 200512119
  Printed Materials, 200512815
 2006 Convention12816
 2008 Convention12817
Award Records, 1926-2005  
 Achievement Awards, 1974-1975, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1986503
 Agri-Entrepreneurship Education Program, 1995-1997, 1999-2002504
 Agriscience Fair and Awards  
  Agriscience Fair, 1997-200012120
  Agriscience Student Recognition Program, 1988-200012121
  Agriscience Teacher of the Year, 1986-200012122
 American FFA Degree  
  Announcement, 1948-194912123
  Handbooks, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1990-20005012-13
  Recipients  
   1959-1981, 1983-1999505-11
   2000-200312124
   200512818
 Award Posters  
  1977-1989, 1997-2002 (oversized)OV1
  1970s-2004 (oversized)724
 Career Development Events/National Contests  
  Agricultural Mechanics  
   Contests, 1972-19825014
   Proposals, 1956, 1967-19685015
  Dairy Cattle, 1973, 1975, 1977-1978, 19805016
  Farm Business Management, 1976-1980, 19825017
  General Information, 1996-200012125-26
  Handbooks  
   1948-19935018-21
   1996-2000, 2002-200312127-29
   2001-200312819-20
  Horticulture and Floriculture, 1974-1978, 19805022
  Livestock, 1973-1975, 1977-19805023
  Meats, 1972-1975, 1977-1978, 19805024
  Milk Quality and Dairy Foods, 1957, 1971, 1973-1975, 1977-1980, 19825025
  Parliamentary Law Contest, 19915026
  Poultry, 1973-1975, 1977-19805027
  Practicums for Career Development Events  
   199912130
   19991221
  Public Speaking Contests  
   Extemporaneous Public Speaking, 1979-19805028
   Prepared Public Speaking  
    1930-19495028-33
    1950-1965511-4
   Regional Winners, 1930-1952515
  Tours, 20011222
  Written Exam, 1984516
 Chapter Contest  
  Announcement, 1931-1933, 1996-2005517
  Chapter Entries  
   Ames, Oklahoma, 1950518
   Camden, South Carolina, 1950519
   Camden-Wyoming, Delaware, 19515110
   Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1948-19495111
   Lanark, Illinois, 1949-19505112
   Midland, Michigan, 19505113
   Waverly, Nebraska, 19505114
   Yuma, Arizona, 19515115
  General Information, 1996-20001223
  Handbook, 1985, 1990-1994, 1996-20055116
  Winners  
   1989-1990, 1992-19935117
   1996-2000, 20031224
   200112821
 Commodity Challenge Award, 1993-19955118
 Computers in Agriculture, 1983-19925119
 Contest and Award Implementation Task Force, 19935120
 Contest Scoring Cards, ca. 19475121
 Creed Invitational, 19981225
 Farm and Home Improvement Award, 19445122
 Firestone Award (predecessor to Foundation Awards)  
  Correspondence, 1944-1947, 19725123
  Reports  
   1944-19475124
   1944-1947 (oversized)737
 H.O. Sargent Award, 1998-20051226
 Horse Judging, 1994-19951227
 Judging Contests  
  C.L. Angerer, 1927-19385125
  Cameron, Missouri Chapter, 1927-19385126
  Correspondence, 1926-19685127
  Eagleville, Missouri Chapter, 1933-19375128
  Gallatin, Missouri Chapter, 1927-19695129
  Judging Notebook, n.d.5130
 Miscellaneous Award Announcements, 1929-19315131
 Proficiency Awards  
  Award Consultant Committee, 19705132
  Description, 1995-19975133
  Handbook  
   1970, 1975, 1978, 19815134-36
   1985, 1990-1994, 1996-2000521
  News Media Kit, 1976, 1978, 1981-1982522
  Winner Biographies, 1984523
  Winners  
   1970, 1974, 1977-1981, 1983524-5
   2001-20041228
 Safety Contest  
  Handbooks, 1967, 1969, 1978, 1981, 1985-1989526
  Reports, 1973-1981527
 Scholarships  
  Booklets  
   1984-1992613
   1995, 1997-1998, 2000-2001, 2003-20041229
   200512822
  BRIDGE Scholarship, 1989614
  Caudill Scholarship, 2003-200412210
  Facts, 1988-1992615
  History, 200112211
  Montgomery Gentry Scholarship, 200012212
  Winners, 1984-1992616-7
 Star Awards, 1930-1932, 1977-1978, 1983, 1985-1988528-13
 State Association Awards  
  1931, 1940-19425214
  1931, 1940-1942 (oversized)745
 Winners - compiled list, 1930-19765215
Program Records, 1926-2007  
 10 - Plus Program, 1981-19845216
 Activity Guides  
  Chapter  
   1972-1977/78, 1981/825217-25
   1980/8112213-14
  National, 1979-1984, 1990-19915226-27
  State  
   19795228-29
   1980, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1991-1992, 1999531-9
 Ag Day 2000, 1999-200012215
 Ag Earth Day, 200012216
 Ag in the Classroom, 1985-19865310
 Agricultural Career Recruitment, 1960-19965311-14
 Agricultural Issues Forum, 1994-19965315
 Agri-Data Network, 1981-19925316-18
 Agriscience Careers for the 21st Century, 1997-20005319
 Band and Chorus, 1940-19655320
 Blue Jackets for America, 1971-19735321
 Building Our American Communities (BOAC)  
  Achievement in Volunteerism, 1982, 19855322
  Articles, 1971-19915323
  Banquet Programs, 1974-1975, 1978, 1980-1982, 1987-19885324
  BOAC Extra Newsletter, 1981-1983, 1986 (oversized)744
  Brochures, ca. 1980s5325
  Budget, 1982-19885326
  Bulletin, 1987-19905327
  Chapter Materials, 19875328
  Community Development Guide, 19735329
  Conference on Community Development  
   1983-19885330-32
   1989-1991541
  Congressional Award, 1981542
  Cooperative Agreement, 1978543
  Correspondence, 1980-1988544
  Handbooks, 1970-1973, 1975-1976, 1978, 1982-1984, 1987, 1989545-6
  Inservice Workshop on Community Development, 1980, 1984547-9
  Progress Report to Sponsor, 1971-19725410-11
  Proposal, 1965, 1977-19795412
  Reports, 1971-1974, 1976-1978, 1980-19865413-14
  R.J. Reynolds Industries, 1980-19835415
  Research Report, ca. 19865416
  State Inservice Workshops, 1984-1985, 19875417
 Chapter Resource System, 19845418
 Distance Learning, 200012217
 Faces of FFA, 199512218
 Farm on the Lawn, 1975-19815419-21
 Farm Veteran Training Program, 19465422
 Fellowship Program, 1962-19695423-28
 Food for America, 1978-1990, 1996, 19985429-30
 Food for America Game, ca.1974 (oversized)734
 Food Production War Training Program  
  An Appraisal of the Food Production War Training Program, 19465431
  Cannery Drawings, 1944 (oversized)742
  Equipment, 19445432
  Final Report, 19465433
  Food for Family Living Education, n.d.5434
  Instructions for Canning, 19445435
  Management, 1944-1947551
  Manuals, 1943-1946552
  School/Community Canneries, 1943-1946553-4
  Vocational Training Problems When the War Ends, 1943555
 Global Vision, 1996-199712224-25
 Hall of Achievement, 1978-1981556
 International Programs  
  Committee on International Educational Activities, 1967, 1970557
  Correspondence, 1942-1958, 1965-1971558-11
  Costa Rica Travel Seminar, 1997-200012226
  Countries  
   China, 1958, 19735512
   Denmark, 19695513
   Germany, 1960, 1967, 19715514-15
  Dave Dietz Far East Tour, 19705516
  Future Farmers of Australia, 19735517
  Future Farmers of Columbia, 1966, 1968, 19745518
  Future Farmers of Japan  
   Convention Proceedings, 1952-1957, 19595519-20
   E.J. Johnson Trip, 19575521-22
   General, 1951-19675523
   Publications, 1956, 1959-1960, 1979, 19875524-28
  Future Farmers of Mexico, n.d.5529
  Future Farmers of Panama, 1974, 19825530
  Future Farmers of Peru, 19555531-32
  Future Farmers of Philippines  
   Conventions  
    1958-19595533
    1958-1959, 1961-1962, 1964561
   Correspondence, 1957-1961, 1967562-4
   Handbook, 1977565
   Official Guidebook, 1961566
   Reference Materials for FFP Coordinators, 1962567
  International Agricultural Exchange Association (IAEA)  
   Annual Meeting, 1968568
   Correspondence, 1969569
   Foreign Students in the U.S., 1968-19695610-12
   Newsletters  
    1967-1968 (oversized)731
    1969-1970, 1976-1977, 19795613
   Study Tours  
    Around the World, 19695614
    General, 1967-19695615-16
    Participants, 19685617
    Trainees Tour, 19695618
    Australia/New Zealand, 19695619-22
    Central Europe, 19695623
    Northern Europe, 19695624
    Pacific, 19695625
    South America, 19695626
    U.S. Students in Foreign Country, 1968-19695627
  International Exchange  
   1948-1950, 1952-19575628-36
   1958, 1964-1967571-4
  Jamaican Pig Chain, 1972-1973575-6
  Joe Martinez South America Trip, 1968-1969577
  Lennie Gamage Pacific Tour, 1973 (oversized)738
  Lennie Gamage Tours, 1973578-14
  National Officer Tour - Japan, 19825715
  Peace Corps, 1961-19655716-17
  Proficiency Travel Seminar  
   1978-19965718-20
   200112823
  Program Information, 1965-1992, 1998-20005721-22
  Publications  
   “FFA - What it is; What it Does,” n.d.5723
   International Close-up, 1978-19795724
   International Relations Manual, 19925725
  Stars on Tour, 1989-19925726
  W. Paul Gray Pacific Tour, 19595727
  Work Experience Abroad (WEA), 1969-19725728
 Leadership Programs and Conferences  
  Chapter  
   Chapter Success Series, 1994-2000, 200412227-28
   MPower: An Officers’ Guide to Chapter Leadership, 200412229
   National FFA Leadership and Personal Growth Series  
    Advanced Leadership Development (ALD), 2002, 200512824
    EDGE Conference, 1999, 200212230
    Made For Excellence (MDE)  
     1989-1997, 2000-20015729-30
     1998, 1999/00, 2001/02-2002/0312825
  National  
   Former FFA Members in Leadership Positions, 19655731
   Leadership Training, 1939, 1942, 1944, 1953-1954, 1958-19655732-34
   Leadership Training for Future Farmers of the Philippines, 19605735
   Publications  
    Impact Leadership Video Series, ca. 200012231
    The Leader for FFA Officers, ca. 19685736
    Leadership Development Program Manual for Instructors, 19775737
    Leadership Development Program Student Handbook, 19775738
    Leadership Training Manuals, 1930-1935, 1940, 1962, 1968, 19825739
   Survey of Past Officers Regarding Leadership Training, 19715740
   Washington Leadership Conference  
    General Information  
     1959, 1963, 19685741-43
     1969-1970, 1976, 1980-1981, 2000581-7
     2001, 200312232-33
     200212826
    Posters, 2003-2004 (oversized)OV1 
    Programs, 1971-1972, 1974, 1976-1997, 2000588
  State  
   Blast Off for State Officers  
    2000-2001, 200312234-35
    2004-200512827-29
   International Leadership Seminar for State Officers  
    200112830-31
    2004, 2006-20071291-2
   Leadership Training for Kentucky FFA, 1957589
   Leadership Training for Michigan, 19545810
   National Leadership Conference for State Officers  
    2000, 200412236-37
    20031293
   New York Leadership Training Manual, 19565811
   Newsletters  
    Bright Ideas, 2000, 2002-2003, 20055812
    Leadership Connection, 1995-19995813
   State Leader’s Workshop, 19875814
   State President’s Conference, 1990-1991, 1998-200412238
 Local Program Success  
  Ag Teacher Shortage Research, 20001231
  Correspondence, 1996-2000, 20051232
  Guide to Local Program Success  
   1997, 19981233-4
   2002/03-2004/05 (CD)127 
  Proposals, 19981235
  Responding to the Ag Teacher Shortage, 19991236
  Success and Opportunities, 19991237
 Middle Grade Task Force, 19965815
 National FFA Camp, 1937-19585816
 New Member Kit Program, 19955817
 Operation Hay Lift, 1986-19875818
 Partners for a Safer Community, 1995-19975819
 Partners in Learning Support (PALS), 1993, 1998-1999, 20015820-22
 President’s Energy Challenge, 1980-19835823
 Public Relations  
  Calendar Program  
   Aims and Purposes, 19785824
   Calendars  
    1950-1985, 1990, 1993-19945825-30
    1958-1960 (oversized)OV3
    1962-1985 (oversized)721-3
   Chapter Action Guide, 1969-19705831
   Chapter Instructions, 1967-19755832
   Copyright, 1956-19605833
   Correspondence, 1967-19815834-35
   History, 1954-19765836
   Sales Information, 1959-19845837
   Themes and Stories, 1952-19841294
  Careers in Agriculture Big Coloring Book, 2003 (oversized)725
  Celebrate ‘76  
   Correspondence, 1972-1976591
   Newsletters  
    1972592
    1975 (oversized)7311
   Promotion and Brochures, 1976593
  Farmfest, 1976 (oversized)762
  FFA Week  
   General Information  
    1948, 1958-1997, 1999-2000594-47
    2001-200512219-23
    20061295
    2007  
     Program Materials, 20071295
     Planning Guide, 2007 (CD)127 
   Newspapers, 1972, 1975-1976 (oversized)763-7
   Placemats, 1960, 1962-1963, 1965, 1969-1978, 1981-1982, 1984, 2004 (oversized)7312
   Posters  
    1953, 1956-1967, 1969-1978, 1980-1987, 1991, 1993-1997, 1999-2001, 2003-2005, 2007 (oversized)7313-15
    1974, 1979-1981, 2003-2004 (oversized)OV1
   Promotional Material, 1962, 1964, 1966-1967, 1971-1972, 1981-1993 (oversized)741
  Growing of America, 19765948
  Hands Across America, 19865949
  Motion Picture Scripts  
   1952-1953, 1960, 19855950-52
   19821296
  Radio Broadcasts  
   Annual Report, 1936-19375953-54
   Broadcast Planning, 1930-19385955
   Correspondence, 1930-19465956-57
   Farm Radio Newsletter, 1935-1936 (oversized)761
   National Radio Broadcasts  
    1926, 1930-19325958-62
    1933-1945, 1948601-21
   Press Releases, 1930, 1935-19396022
   State Radio Broadcasts  
    1932-19516023-29
    1932-1951611
   World War II Broadcasts, 1942-1944612
 Reconnect Materials, 2003 (CD)127 
 Recruitment and Retention, 1996, 1998-200012312-13
 Slide Show Scripts, n.d.618
 Summit on Food, Fiber, and the Environment, 199812314
 Supervised Occupational Experience  
  1982 Workshop  
   Handbook, 1982619
   Programs, 19826110
   Record Books, 19826111
  1984 Workshop  
   Handbook, 19846112
   Programs, 19846113
   Record Books, 19846114
  Experiencing Agriculture  
   ca. 19926115
   199212315
  Handbooks, ca. 19851297
  Ideas, 19836116
  Orientation Program, n.d.6117
  Record Books  
   1964-1979, ca. 19846118-21
   1969-19781298
 Youth Co-Op Effort, 1972-19736122
Publications, 1928-2008  
 Articles  
  Articles Published About FFA  
   1928-19886123
   1954, 1996-200112316
  Magazines on FFA, 1953, 1955, 1959, 1963-19656124
 Bound Publications  
  A More Effective FFA (2 editions), 1956, 19696125-26
  Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications, 20041299
  Fun and Work for Future Farmers, 19346127
  The Future Cattleman, n.d.6128
  Future Farmers in Action, 192912910
  Improving Student Achievement, ca. 200312317
  Lessons Plans for Teacher Education, n.d.6129
  The New FFA Series, ca. 19716130
  Opening Doors, 200212318
  Parliamentary Guide for FFA, 19646131
  Perceptions of the Name Future Farmers of America, 198712911
  Practical Activities for Future Farmers, 19546132
  Programs for Future Farmer Chapter Meetings, 19386133
  Public Speaking for Future Farmers, 19396134
  Reporting FFA News, 19416135
  The Story of Farm Tools, ca. 1920s12319
  Strategies for Teaching Reading in Secondary Agriscience, ca. 200312320
  Teacher Packet, 1996-1997621
  Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Agriculture, 1937622
  What the FFA is Doing to Help Win the War, 1942623
  The What, Why, and How in Developing the FFA Program of Activities, 1956624
  Winning Future Farmer Speeches, 1939625
  Your Guide to Congress and Vocational Legislation, 1981626
 Handbooks  
  Advisor’s Guide to FFA Involvement for Members With Disabilities, 199612321
  Advisor’s Handbook  
   1969, 1975, 1986, 1991, 1995627-11
   1981, 200012322-23
   2003 (CD)127 
  Advisor’s Public Relations Handbook, 19926212
  Chapter Handbook, 19326213
  Chapter Reporter’s Handbook, 1980, 19906214
  Chapter Secretary’s Handbook, 1937, 1980, 19926215
  Chapter Treasurer’s Handbook, 19376216
  Get Connected - FFA Partners Handbook, 19996217
  Guide to Recruitment and Retention, 19996218
  Handbook on Speech for Future Farmers, 19596219
  National Officer’s Handbook, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1973-1975, 1991, 19956220-21
  National Program Catalogs, 1982-19846222
  Promoting Programs by Building Partnerships, 199312324
  State Leadership Resource Guide, 2001-2005 (CD)127 
  State Officer’s Handbook, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1986, 19906223-27
  Student Handbook  
   1977-1979, 1986, 1991, 1995631-3
   200012325
   2001 (Spanish)12912
   2001 (CD)127 
 Manuals  
  FFA Manuals  
   1929-1931, 1934, 1940, 1952, 1954-1955, 1957-1958, 1961-2001634-14
   2001/0212913
   2002/03-2004/05, 2007/0812326
  Farm Mechanics Manuals, 1949, 1951, 19526315
 Magazines  
  New Horizons/National Future Farmer, 1952-2009 (also available online at https://archives.iupui.edu/handle/2450/2473) S1 .F97
  Agricultural Education Magazine  
   1934-1996 (incomplete) S530.A3
   1983-2007 IUCAT
  American Farm Youth, 1935-1939, 1949, 1951, 1959-1961 (incomplete) S1.A447
  Agricultural Teacher Directory, 1953-1984, 1986-1995, 1997, 1999 (incomplete) S533.A271
 Newsletters  
  Between Issues  
   1956-1959, 1964-19926316-20
   1959-1964 (oversized)739
  FFA Advisors Making a Difference  
   1992-19956321-22
   1996-2000641-3
   2000-2006 (incomplete)12327-28
   2003-2005 Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/195)  
  Living the Legacy, n.d.12914
  Update  
   1971-1997644-10
   1998-200012329-31
   2001-2005 Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/147)  
 Research Studies  
  A Comparison of Agricultural Education Students to the “Typical High School Student” as Qualified in the State of Our Nation’s Youth, 200012332
  A List of References for the History of Black Americans in Agriculture, 19756411
  A Study of Supervised Occupational Experience Programs of Iowa Vocational Agriculture Students, 19776412
  Adapting the FFA to a Changing Program of Vocational Agriculture, 19666413
  Computer and Software - Market Analysis Report, 19936414
  Factors Affecting Past and Prospective Enrollments in Secondary School Agricultural Education Programs and FFA Membership, 19896415
  Forty Long Years - A Chronologue of Efforts to Secure Professional Status Employment for Negroes within Federal Agency Sponsorship of Vocational Education in Agriculture, ca.19796416
  Papers, 1962-19846417
  Perceptions of Alabama Superintendents and Principals of Vocational Youth Organizations, 19736418
  Relationship of Student Characteristics and Program Policies to Participation in FFA (graduate study), 19716419
  Role of the National FFA Organization in Assisting Local FFA Chapters, 19806420
 Theses  
  A Comparison Between Non-Farm and Farm Students in Relation to Course Enrollment and Involvement in Selected Activities in the Future Farmers of America, 19776421
  A Comparison of the Elgin FFA Chapter Members Obtaining the State Farmer Degree to those not Receiving the Degree Based on Occupation and Income, 19706422
  A Study of Former FFA Members and Former Chapter Presidents in Terms of Present Occupational Classification and High School Leadership Activities, 19696423
  A Study of Integrated FFA Chapters in Oklahoma, 19636424
  A Study of Selected Participants in Two State Junior Division Livestock Shows, 19706425
  A Study of Teaching Soils and Participation in the FFA-SWCD Program in Nebraska, 19666426
  A Study of the Influence that Participation in Shows and Fairs has had on the Establishment of Purebred Herds of Livestock and Dairy Cattle Among Former Members of the FFA, 19516427
  A Study of the Methods used in Financing Future Farmers of America Activities in Local Chapters of the Central Missouri Vocational Agriculture District, 19736428
  A Study of the Newspaper Publicity Given to Vocational Agriculture and FFA Activities in Oklahoma, 19536429
  A Study of the Relationship of the FFA Advisor Cognitive Knowledge and FFA Chapter Activeness, 1979651
  A Survey of FFA Radio Programs in Oklahoma, 1951652
  An Evaluation of Activities of the County FFA Association as Benefiting Lincoln County FFA Members, 1958653
  Characteristics Used by Outstanding FFA Vocational Agriculture Students in Identifying Ornamental Plants, 1982654
  Expressions of Appraisal and Attitude Regarding the Nature and Extent of Future Farmer Activities as Made by School Administrators, Teachers, Parents, and High School Students, 1960655
  Factors Associated with Membership and Non-Membership in FFA by Vocational Agriculture Students in Oregon, 1968656-7
  Factors Related to the Success of New Mexico Vocational Agriculture Teachers as FFA Advisors, 1976658-9
  The Image of the FFA as Perceived by Current Active Members and Advisors, 19736510
  The Leadership Attitudes of Former National FFA Officers, 19716511
  The National FFA Building Our American Communities Program: Characteristics of Selected 1983 BOAC Projects, Program Participants, FFA Chapters , Schools, and Communities, 19846512
  New Teachers’ Perception of the Pre-Service Agricultural Education Program at Oklahoma State University, 19736513
  Objectives for Collegiate FFA Chapters in Agricultural Education Programs, A Delphi Study, 19826514
  Opinions and Evaluations Expressed by Delegates, State Staff, and Visitors Regarding the 1968 National FFA Convention, 19706515
  Relationship of Student Characteristics and Program Policies to Participation in FFA (dissertation), 19716516
  The Relationship of Students Who Participated in the Oklahoma State FFA Interscholastic Contests During 1967-69 and Their Choice Field of Study at Trade, Technical, Junior College, College or University Level, 19706517
  The Role of the State FFA Executive Secretary, 19746518
  Selected Environmental Factors Which Appear to have Contributed to the Success and Future Plans of Future Farmers of America Who have Attained the State Farmer Degree, 19586519
  Teacher Perceptions of FFA Programs for Non-Farm and Other Students in Ten Urban Counties in Washington State, 19916520
  Vocational Education in Agriculture Departments without FFA, 19776521
Alumni Association Records, 1969-2003  
 Alumni Council  
  Members, 1973-19976522
  Minutes  
   1970-19746523
   1975-1995661-6
 Articles, 1969-1981667
 Audits, 1972-1974668
 Brochures, 1971-1975669
 Budget, 1970-19766610
 Charter, ca.1970 (oversized)735
 Constitution, 1970, 1972, 1974, 19806611
 Convention, 1972-1993, 1995, 20036614-17
 Correspondence, 1970-19766618
 Facts and History, 1972-19796619
 Information Letters, 1973-1976, 19836620
 Manual, 1982, 1985, 1989, 19936621
 “The National FFA Alumni Association” Play Script, ca. 19786622
 National FFA Center Affiliate  
  Activities, 1972-19806623
  Constitution, ca.19756624
  Meeting Minutes, 1975-19806625
  Membership, 1975-19776626
 Newsletter  
  1972-19976627-29
  2002-2003 Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/196)  
 Operational Procedures of the National FFA Alumni Organization, n.d.6630
 Press Releases, 1971-19836631
 Proposals for FFA Alumni Association, 1969-19706632
 Reports by Interns, 1980-19836633
 Reports to the House of Representatives, 19826634
 Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Booklet, ca. 19766635
National FFA Foundation Records, 1944-2005  
 Administrative Records  
  Audits  
   1944-1945, 1947-19596636-38
   1960-1987, 1992-1994671-5
  Budget, 1945-1948, 1951-1952, 1957-1959, 1961, 1965, 1967-1992676-12
  Bylaws, (original included) 1944-(?)6713
  Certificate of Dissolution, 19506714
  Certificate of Incorporation, 1944, 19476715
  Constitution and Bylaws, 19696716
  Correspondence, 1944-1945, 1950, 1968, 1972-19796717-20
  Income Tax Returns, 1944-19766721
  Loan Plan, 1945-19466722
  Policies, 19446723
  Registration of New York, 1970-19776724
  Simulated Commodity Marketing Activity, 19886725
  Special Projects, 197512915
  Tax Exemption, 19456726
 Awards                               
  Allotments, 1958-19626727
  Booklets, 1950-1978, 19846728-29
 Board of Trustees  
  Executive Committee, 1967-1968, 1970-19736730
  Governing Committee Minutes, 19516731
  Index to Minutes  
   1960s-1980s6732-34
   1960s-1980s681-11
  Members, 1944-19626812
  Minutes  
   1944-1945, 1950, 1957, 1959, 1964-20006813-21
   200012333-34
   2000-2005 Available in eArchives (https://archives.iupui.edu/dspace/handle/2450/145)  
 Donors/ Sponsor’s Board  
  Booklets  
   1953, 1960-1973, 1976-1977, 1987-1990, 1992, 19946822-24
   1996-1997, 1999-2001, 2003-200412335
  Correspondence, 1961-19636825
  Handbook, 19726911
  Memorandum of Understanding, 19776826
  Report, 200012336
  Sponsor List, 2000, 200312916-17
  Sponsoring Committee, 19766910
 General Information, 19826827
 Officers, 1999-200112221
 Press Releases, 1979-19806828
 Publications  
  Annual Reports  
   1945-1988, 1990-1995, 19976829-34
   1998-200412337
  Articles, 1947-1948, 19706835
  Brochures, 1948-2005691-2
  Bulletins, 1945, 1947, 1949-1958, 1960-1962693
  FFA Special Projects in Cooperation with the National Foundation, 1975694
  Foundation Facts and History, ca.1980695
  Foundation Facts Packet, 1978696
  National FFA Foundation - 1944-1986, 1986697
  Newsletter, 1990, 1997-2004698
  Speeches, 1947-1947, 1951-1952, 1973699
Photographs, 1916-2007  
 Magazine Photographs  
  Making a Difference/Between Issues, 1969-1971, 1973-1976, 1978-1992821-66
  New Horizons/National Future Farmer  
   1952-19578267-93
   1958-1963831-37
   1964, 1966-1972841-41
   1972-1978851-41
   1979-1985861-36
   1985-1992871-42
   1992-1995881-26
 Subject (filed alphabetically by subject heading)  
  Administration  
   FFA Center  
    1940s-19958827-30
    1998 (oversized)OV1
   National Leaders, 1928-present8831-35
   Staff  
    1930s-2003891-7
    ca. 1978-19831204
  Alumni, 1970-1995898-9
  Board of Directors, 1930s-19958910-15
  Chapter Activities  
   Awards Programs, 1967-19758916
   Camps, 19848917
   Chapter Meetings/Activities, 1921-19808918-19
   Chapter Operations, 1939-19748920
   Chapter Resources, 1973-19758921
   Classroom, 1970s-1980s8922
   Committee Meetings, ca.1976-19908923
   Field Trips, 19878924
   Program of Activities, 1970-19728925
   Public Relations, 1970-19758926
   Schools, 1944-19638927
   Teachers and Groups, 1970-19908928
  Contests and Awards  
   Agriscience, 1986-1992901
   American Farmers, 1930-1989902
   Awards (general), 1931-1990903-5
   Contests (general), 1925-1990906-9
   Hall of Achievement, 1970s-1980s9010
   Proficiency Award Program  
    1977-19939011-12
    2000-20041241-17
   Public Speaking, 1930-1973, 1981-19899013-33
   
   Risk Management Essay Contest Winners  
    1997/98, 2003/04, 2006/07 (oversized)OV1Mss35-000768, Mss35-000774, Mss35-000776
    1998/99-2002/03, 2004/05 (oversized) Mss35-000769-Mss35-000773, Mss35-000775
   Scholarship  
    1978-19919034
    200012338
   Star in Agribusiness  
    1969-19889035-53
    1989-1990, 1993, 1995911-4
   Star in Agribusiness Judges, 1969-1987915-6
   Star in Farming, 1931-1932, 1934-1991, 1993-1996917-68
   Star Judges  
    1935, 1937-1940, 1951-19729169-71
    1973-1984, 1986921-2
   Urban Ambassador of Agriculture, 1973923
  Convention  
   Band, Chorus, and Talent  
    1933-1997924-8
    2001-20031251
    1974, 1977 (oversized)1203
   Career Show  
    1970-1991929-12
    n.d. (oversized)1203
   FFA Times, 1980s-19959213
   Kansas City, n.d.9214
   General  
    1926-19489215-36
    1948-1953931-20
    1953-1968941-24
    1968-1982951-26
    1983-1986961-14
    1986-198812920-26
    1989-19931301-19
    1993-19961311-16
    199912417
    1937 (oversized)OV5
    1926, 1928, 1935, 1941-1942, 1945-1947, 1949, 1970, 1976-1979, 1991 (oversized)1201
   Miscellaneous Conventions, 1950s-1990s9615-17
   Pageants, 1940s-1960s9618
   Proceedings, 1962, 1964-19689619-24
   Proceedings, 1969-1972, 1978-1979, 1985, 1987, 1990-1992971-13
   Program, 19939714
  Famous People/Government Officials  
   1930s-19959715-21
   1937 (oversized)OV5
   1953 (oversized)1204
  Foundation, 1944-1995  
   Annual Report Photographs, 1983, 1985, 1991-19929722-26
   Board of Trustees, 1944-19959727-28
   Foundation Sponsoring Committee, 1944-1995981
   Foundation Sponsors, 1944-1995982-3
  Members  
   Disabled People, 1970-1991984
   Faces/Members, 1956-1993985-7
   Minorities, 1970-1990988
  National Officers  
   1928/29-1947/489819-33
   1947/48-1959/60991-29
   1960/61-1990/911001-51
   1990/91-1998/991011-13
   1999/00-2000/01,  2003/041252
   1951 (oversized)1204
   1934/35-1  935/36, 1937/38, 1941/42, 1957/58, 1959/60-196 1/62, 1964/65, 1966/67-1967/68, 1969/70, 1973/74, 1988/89, 1990/91, 1992/93-1993/94, 1995/96-1997/981207
  Programs  
   Ag Day 2000, 20001253
   Calendar, 1950-1980s10114
   Community Development (BOAC), 1972-1973, 1981-199110115-17
   Computers, 1984-199010118
   Computers in Agriculture, 1988-199010119
   Energy (President’s Challenge), 1980-198310120
   Farm on the Lawn, 1975, 1977-199010121-23
   FFA Day at the Dome, 2003 (CD)127 
   FFA Today, 198910124
   FFA Week, 1958-197510125
   Food for America, 1977-199010126-27
   International Programs  
    Future Farmers of the Philippines, 1957-196110128
    General, 1956-198210129
    International Exchange, 1955-1957, 1967-196810130
    Service, 1960s-1970s10131-32
    Tours, 1960-199310133-46
    Work Experience Abroad (WEA)  
     1979-199310147-48
     1979-19931021-3
   Leadership  
    1984-19911024
    19841335
    1959 (oversized)1204
   Miscellaneous Programs  
    1947-19861025
    1992-1994, 19961331-4
   National Seminar for Computers in Agriculture, 1983-19901026-7
   Patriotism, ca.1980s1028
   Program Promotion, 1981-19921029-10
   Project Growth, 199210211
   Project Pals, 1992-199310212
   PSA Campaign, 1984-199010213
   Recreation. 1940-1941, 1945, 199410214-15
   Safety, 1950s-1980s10216-17
   Washington Conference Program/Made for Excellence  
    1959-199510218-25
    199313117
    1993-1994, 19971321-5
   World War II and the FFA, 1940-194510226-30
  Public Relations  
   1948-199510231
   1948-19951031-4
  Publications  
   Advisor’s Guide, 1990-19911035
   Chapter Handbook, 1996-20001254
   FFA at 50, 1977-19781036-9
   Magazine and Calendar, 1959-198010310
   Reporter’s Handbook, 1987-198810311
   Student Handbook, 1988-198910312
   This is Vocational Education in Agriculture, 196110313
  States  
   Fairs, Shows, and Exhibits, 1930-198010314-15
   Public Speaking, 1953-1954, 1956-195910316-21
   State Conventions, 198410322
   State President’s Conference, 1980-199110323-29
   States (individual)  
    ca. 1920s-1990s10330-32
    ca. 1920s-20061041-50
    1934, 1940, 1969 (oversized)1202
  Supervised Experience  
   Ag Processing, 1987-199010451
   Animal Care, 1980-199010452
   Crops, ca. 1940s-1990s10453-54
   Equipment, 1980-199010455
   Forestry, 1946-19891051
   Horticulture, 1942-19901052
   Laboratory, 1984-19921053
   Livestock, ca. 1920-19901054-8
   Mechanics, ca. 1920-19901059-12
   Natural Resources, ca. 1980s10513
   Record Keeping, 1946-199010514
   Research, 1986-198910515
   Sales and Service, ca.1970-199010516
   SOE Seminar, 19841336
   Supervised Farming, 1945-199410517
   Unusual SOE Programs, ca.1980s10518
  Supply Service, 1948-1980s10519
Slides, 1952-1995  
 Calendar Slides, 1954-1984106 
 Convention Time…That Special Feeling, 198312918
 Magazine Slides, 1952-1995107-109 
 Slide Shows  
  A Close-up Look at FFA National  
   Cassette, n.d.11319
   Script and Slides, n.d.1101
  A Portrait of E.M. Tiffany  
   Cassette, n.d.11320
   Slides, n.d.1102
  Agriculture’s New Generation, 19771103
  BOAC Show, 19781104
  Building Tomorrows Today  
   Cassette, 198111321
   Script and Slides, 19811105
  Career Show  
   Cassette, ca.19851141
   Slides, ca.19851106
  Dodge truck Slide Show, 19871107
  FFA Tractor Safety Campaign  
   Cassette, n.d.11515
   Slides, n.d.1255
  FFA Unites Youth with Opportunities  
   Cassette, n.d.1142
   Script and Slides, n.d.1108-9
  FFA Week PSAs, 1969-1978, 1980-1982, 198411010
  Food for America  
   Cassette, n.d.1268
   Script and Slides, n.d.11012
  Future for America  
   Cassette, ca. 197611516
   Script and Slides, ca. 197611013
  Helping Special Needs Students Develop SOE Program   
   Cassette, n.d.1144
   Script and Slides, n.d.11014
  It’s a Small World  
   Cassette, n.d.1145
   Script and Slides, n.d.11015
  Journey to Safety: The FFA Safety Show, n.d.11016-17
  More Than Profit: FFA Proficiency Award Program  
   Cassette, n.d.1146
   Script and Slides, n.d.11018
  National Future Farmer Report, ca. 19781256
  Past National Officer Slides, 197211019
  Planning for a Successful Chapter Banquet  
   Cassette, n.d.1147
   Script and Slides, n.d.11020-22
  Preparing for Progress  
   Cassette, 19791148
   Script and Slides, 19791111
  Raising the FFA’s 50th Anniversary Flag  
   Cassette, 197712610
   Script and Slides, 19771112
  Safety Makes Sense: The FFA Safety Award Program  
   Cassette, n.d.11410
   Script and Slides, n.d.1113
  Salute to the American Vocational Agricultural Instructor  
   Cassette, n.d.11411
   Script and Slides, n.d.1114-5
  Scrapbook - FFA at 50  
   Cassette, 197712611
   Script and Slides, 19771116
  Sights and Sounds of the 46th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197311413
   Script and Slides, 19731117
  Sights and Sounds of the 47th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197412612
   Script and Slides, 19741118
  Sights and Sounds of the 48th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197512613
   Script and Slides, 19751119
  Sights and Sounds of the 49th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197612614
   Script and Slides, 197611110
  Sights and Sounds of the 50th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197712615
   Script and Slides, 197711111
  Sights and Sounds of the 51st National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197812616
   Script and Slides, 197811112
  Sights and Sounds of the 52nd National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 197912617
   Script and Slides, 197911113
  Sights and Sounds of the 53rd National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 198011420
   Script and Slides, 198011114
  Sights and Sounds of the 54th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 198111421
   Script and Slides, 198111115
  Sights and Sounds of the 55th National FFA Convention, 198211116
  Sights and Sounds of the 56th National FFA Convention  
   Cassette, 19831151
   Script and Slides, 198311117
  SOE Series  
   Cassettes, n.d.1152-6
   Script, n.d.618
   Slides, n.d.11517-20
  Stars Over America 197812919
  Stars Over America 1980  
   Cassette, 198012618
   Script and Slides, 198012418-19
  V.P Cursor and the Modem Chapter  
   Cassette, n.d.1157
   Script, n.d.618
   Slides, n.d.11521
  Vocational Agriculture - Growing for America, 198111118-19
  Your National FFA Organization  
   Cassette, n.d.1158
   Script and Slides, n.d.11120
  Youth With a Purpose  
   Cassette, n.d.1159
   Script and Slides, n.d.11121-22
 Washington Leadership Conference, 19881257
Audio-Visual Materials, 1935-2003 - immediate access may not be available on some materials
 Audio Recordings  
  46th National FFA Convention, 19731161
  50th National FFA Convention, 19781163
  A Closeup Look at the FFA National, n.d.11319
  A Portrait of E.M. Tiffany, n.d.11320
  All Things Considered, FFA Interviews on NPR, n.d.1121
  Terence Bell, Secretary of Education Address, 198411510
  Building Our American Communities Regional Winners, 197311511
  Building Tomorrows Today, n.d.11321
  Secretary Butz to State Presidents, 197511318
  Career Show, ca.19851141
  Chapter Resource System, n.d.1266
  Convention, 1977-19781123-19
  Convention News Reports by News/Sports Radio Network  
   198111220-21
   19811131-4
  Discover the Power Theme, 2000127 
  FFA Music Review, ca.19991194
  FFA Presenters, n.d.11512
  FFA PSAs “Agricultural Promos,” 19811164
  FFA – The Extra Teacher, n.d.11513
  FFA – Reach Out, n.d.1267
  FFA Tractor Safety Campaign, n.d.11515
  FFA Unites Youth With Opportunities, n.d.1142
  FFA Week  
   1972, 1975, 1977, 19781165-9
   1981-19821171-5
   1972-1978, 19801195-15
  Food for America: The FFA Tells the Story, n.d.1268
  Gerald Ford Address, 19741136
  Future for America, ca. 197611516
  Helping Special Needs Students Develop SOE Programs, n.d.1144
  How to Plan and Produce a Successful FFA Banquet, n.d.1137
  Interviews  
   Ray Cuff  
    1967 (reel to reel)1188
    1967 (audio cassette)11517
   G. F. Ekstrom  
    Cassette, 19681139-11
    Script, 1968618
   Founding of the Future Farmers of Virginia, 19681138
   Great Leaders  
    19681177-8
    19681181-7
   Carl Humphrey, 19671176
   J.H. Lintner on FFA Jacket, n.d.11312
   William Shaffer, ca.199511313
              It’s a Small World, n.d.1145
  John Deere/ FFA Partnership with NASCAR Interview Questions, 1990s11518
  John Deere/ FFA Partnership with NASCAR Promotional Announcement, 1990s1269
  Jerry Litton Address  
   1958, 19731189-10
   197311315
  Fred McClure Address, n.d.1135
  More than Profit: FFA Proficiency Award Program, n.d.1146
  National FFA President, Bobby Tucker, 19761191
  National Officer Report, 1973-197411316-17
  Planning for a Successful Chapter Banquet, n.d.1147
  Plowshares – Songs for Seed, n.d.127 
  Preparing for Progress, 1979.1148
  Proficiency Awards Program, n.d.1261
  Public Service Announcement, 19861262
  Public Speaking Contest, 19731263
  Raising the FFA’s 50th Anniversary Flag, 197712610
  Safety Makes Sense: The FFA Safety Award Program, n.d.11410
  Salute to the American Vocational Agriculture Instructor, n.d.11411
  Scrapbook - FFA at 50, 197712611
  Sights and Sounds of the National FFA Convention  
   197311413
   1974-197912612-17
   1980-198111420-21
   19831151
  SOE – Teacher Perspective, n.d.1264
  SOE Series, n.d.1152-6
  Stars Over America, 198012618
  Uniting the World With Agriculture, n.d.1265
  V.P Cursor and the Modem Chapter, n.d.1157
  Your National FFA Organization, n.d.1158
  Youth With a Purpose, n.d.1159
 Video Recordings  
  30 Years of Women in FFA, 1999 V013
  A Conflict of Interest (commercial), n.d. V001
  Agricultural Biotechnology: A World of Opportunity, 1996 V016
  Agricultural Education: Investing in Our Future, 1993 V015
  The Agricultural Issues Forum, 1993 V018
  Agriculture: The 21st Century and You, 1997 V017
  Agriculture’s New Generation, ca.1977 F001
  Agriculture’s New Professionals, ca.1980 F002
  Agriculture’s New Professionals, 1989  
   1989 V014
   1989 F038
  BOAC (Building Our American Communities), 1971 F003
  CBS Morning News with Corey Flournoy, 1995 V019
  Case of the Sneaky Snack, 1987 V098
  Challenge Ahead, 1990 F038
  Chapter/Member Opportunities, ca. 1993 V090
  Chapter Officer Development, n.d. V091
  Commodity Marketing Activity, 1996 V020
  Consider the Possibilities, ca.1980 F004
  Convention  
   1987 V021-038, V092
   1992 V102-119
   1997 V120-129
   2002 V130-145
  Convention Announcement, 1996 V040
  Convention Highlights, 1993 F039
  Convention Highlights, 1995-1996 V039, V041
  Convention News Coverage, 1997, 2000 V042, V084
  Convention Time - FFA, 1980 F005
  Convention Time - That Special Feeling, 1982 F006
  Costa Rica Travel Seminar, 1998 V093
  Discover the Power, 2000 V085
  Everyone’s a Winner, 1985 F007
  The Faces of FFA, 1995 V043
  Farmer of Tomorrow, 1952 F008
  FFA: An Investment in the Future, 1995 V044
  FFA: Building Tomorrow, 1996 V045
  FFA Dedication Day Air Checks, 1997 V047
  FFA: Education Materials Trailer, 1996 V046
  FFA Lobby Video, 1995 V049
  FFA Today, 1989 V048
  Floriculture: It’s About Growth, 1999 V050
  Focus on Forty, 1967 F009
  Food for America  
   n.d. V051
   1970 F010
  Forging a Brighter Future, 1987 F040
  Foundation Capitol Campaign Contributors, 1998 V052
  Foundation Sponsor Recognition, 1998 V053
  Future Farmers of America, Today Show, 1995 V054
  Global Vision - The Council, 1997 V055
  The Greenhand, ca.1935 V080
  Groundbreaking Ceremony Panel, ca.1997 V056
  Headquarters Construction Video, 1997 V057
  Headquarters Groundbreaking Ceremony, n.d. V058
  Here and There with the FFA, ca.1955 F011
  Hometown America, ca.1975 F012
  I am FFA, 2002 V146
  Impact!  Leadership, 1996 V094
  Impact!  Teamwork, 1995 V095
  Inheritors, 1970 F013
  Jerry Litton Story - Happy are Those Who Dare to Dream Dreams, 1983 V002
  Leadership for a Lifetime, n.d. V059
  Learning and the Land - 50 Years of the FFA, 1977 F015
  Made for Excellence, 1996 V060
  Make it Happen....Join FFA, 1994 V061
  Make it Happen....Student, 1995 V062
  Make it Happen....Teacher, 1995 V063
  Move to Louisville News Coverage, 1999 V064
  National FFA Center Groundbreaking, 1997 V066
  National FFA Horse Judging Career Development Event, 1994 V065
  National FFA and Indianapolis, ca.1997 V067
  National Officers Compilation Video, n.d. V096
  New Century Farmer, 2001 V097
  On the Road to Louisville, 1998 V068
  Over 200 Careers, 1985 V069
  PALS: New Chapter Training, 1995 V070
  Partners for a Safer Community, 1996 V071
  Patriotic Video, 2000 V086
  Public Service Announcements, 1984-1988, 1990-1991 V003-009, V098
  Recruitment/Promotion Compilation Video, n.d. V099
  Ronald Reagan Message to National Convention, 1988 V010
  SAE: Experience It, 1999 V072
  SAE: Its More than You Think, n.d. V073
  Silver Anniversary, 1953 F016
  SOE (Supervised Occupational Experience) Bridging the Gap, 1987 F017
  Star Academy, Manual High School, 1996 V074
  Stars Over America  
   1958-1962, 1964-1968, 1972-1974, 1976, 1987-1988, 1990-1993 F018-033, F041-044
   1981, 1988-1989, 1991-1992, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002-2003 V011-V012, V075-079, V087, V0100-101
   2004127 
  The Teacher Difference  
   1990 F045
   1990 V088
  Tenth Convention, 1937 F034
  Today’s FFA: It’s You!, 1992 V089
  U.S. Secretary of Education Riley Visits National FFA Center, 1998 V081
  Video News Release, 1996 V082
  Vocational Agriculture - Your Land Your Future, 1979 F035
  We are the Future, 1988 V083
  We’re on Our Way, ca.1960s F036
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