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Blackler, Molly

Collection | Ref # MS-Papers-2576 | Held by Alexander Turnbull Library

What is it?

Title:

Blackler, Molly

Creator:

Blackler, Molly

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1 folder (4 leaves)

Reference number:

MS-Papers-2576

Former NRAM reference number:

W5

Description:

Historical Notes

The Women's Division Federated Farmers (WDFF), or the Women's Division of the Farmers Union as it was named until 1947, was a non-party, non-sectarian society set up in 1925 by a group of farmers' wives to better conditions for rural women and children and to encourage the cooperation of women within farming organisations.
Services set up included the emergency bush housekeeper scheme, and the provision of rest and holiday homes throughout New Zealand.

Makarewa is in the Southland district, near Invercargill. The Makarewa Branch of the Womens Division of Federated Farmers was formed in 1932.

Scope & Contents

The paper is a history of the Makarewa Branch history up to 1982, produced for its 50th jubilee.

History of Makarewa Branch Women's Division Federated Farmers

Dates covered:

1982 - 1982

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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SOUTHLAND District

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