Woman's National Farm and Garden Association

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The WNFGA was founded in 1914 as the Women's National Agricultural and Horticultural Association, to promote agricultural and horticultural interests among women throughout the country; they changed their name to the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association in 1916.

From the guide to the Records of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, 1913-1980, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

The following information is from the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association (WNFGA) website http://www.wnfga.org/index.html (July 2009). The WNFGA was established in 1914 to connect women from around the country who shared a love of gardening and agriculture. Louisa King, the main force behind WNFGA's founding, served as president (1914-1920), and, "during her presidency the broad purposes of the organization found expression in education and scholarship; the setting of high marketing standards and in conservation. It also saw the establishment of Woman's Land Army Units (The Farmerettes) of World War I fame."

Today, the WNFGA is "an environmental group comprised of branches, garden clubs and special interest environmental organizations. We gather for an Annual Meeting to share ideas on growth, program speakers and activities, learn about new environmental issues and seal friendships with other organizations and their members."

From the description of Additional records of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, 1913-2008 (inclusive), 1934-1998 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 496029388

The following information is from the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association (WNFGA) website http://www.wnfga.org/index.html (July 2009).

The WNFGA was established in 1914 to connect women from around the country who shared a love of gardening and agriculture. Louisa King, the main force behind WNFGA's founding, served as president (1914-1920), and, "during her presidency the broad purposes of the organization found expression in education and scholarship; the setting of high marketing standards and in conservation. It also saw the establishment of Woman's Land Army Units (The Farmerettes) of World War I fame." Today, the WNFGA is "an environmental group comprised of branches, garden clubs and special interest environmental organizations. We gather for an Annual Meeting to share ideas on growth, program speakers and activities, learn about new environmental issues and seal friendships with other organizations and their members."

For more information about the past, present, and future of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, see A Chronicle: History of Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, Incorporated, 1914-1984, by Martha Nolan.

From the guide to the Additional records of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, (inclusive), (bulk), 1913-2008, 1934-1998, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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associatedWith Associated Country Women of the World. corporateBody
associatedWith Bailey, Henry Turner person
associatedWith Barbier, Mrs. Truman person
associatedWith Country Women's Council of America corporateBody
associatedWith Eisenhower, Mamie (Doud), 1896-1979 person
associatedWith Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950. person
associatedWith Frysinger, Grace E person
associatedWith Frysinger, Grace Elizabeth, 1885- person
associatedWith Gilbreth, Lillian (Moller), 1878-1972 person
associatedWith King, Francis, Mrs., 1863-1948. person
associatedWith King, Louisa (Yeomans), 1863- person
associatedWith Loines, Hilda person
associatedWith New England Farm and Garden Association corporateBody
associatedWith New England Farm and Garden Association. corporateBody
associatedWith New England Farm and Garden Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Nolan, Martha. person
associatedWith Roberts, Mrs. J C person
associatedWith Tyson, Sarah Bradley person
associatedWith U.S. Liaison Committee (see Country Women's Council of America) corporateBody
associatedWith Vosler, Mrs. Earl person
associatedWith Ware, Charlotte Clement (Barrell) person
associatedWith Warren, Gertrude L person
associatedWith Woman's Land Army of America corporateBody
associatedWith Woman's National Farm and Garden Association. Maine Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Woman's National Farm and Garden Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Women's National Agricultural and Horticultural Association, 1914-1919 corporateBody
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United States
Subject
Horticulture
Gardeners
Agriculture
Women--Societies and clubs
Women farmer
Women gardeners
Education of women
Women in agriculture
Agriculture--Societies, etc
Gardening--Societies, etc
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Active 1913

Active 2008

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