Guide to the Alabama Cattleman’s Association, RG 683

Listed by: Brenda Prather
Date: 8/20/99

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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