Guide to the Alabama Cattleman’s Association, RG 683
Date Span: 1944-1993
Biographical Sketch: Statewide organization of beef cattle producers whose purpose is to promote and develop the industry through public relations, education, research, marketing, and legislation. Organized 1944; by 1983, claimed a membership of 15,000 in all Alabama counties.
Scope / Content: Consists of minutes of Executive Committee and
Board of Directors meetings, annual reports, press releases, financial
audits, legislative bulletins, and promotional material. Includes material
on the women's auxiliary, the Alabama Cow Belles. Also, tapes and transcripts
of oral history interviews.
SERIES 1: Records and Minutes--3 microfilm reels: negative; 35 mm., of eight volumes of association records and minutes.
Reel 1: 1944-1958
Reel 2: 1959-1970
Reel 3: 1971-February 1980
SERIES 2: Interviews
Tapes and transcripts w/Ham Wilson, former director of the ACA, regarding his relationship with that organization during 1952-1993.
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