Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers [RG0914.AM]


RG0914.AM:  Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers

Records:  1947-1987; mostly 1975-1984
Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box and 1 reel of microfilm


The National Flying Farmers Association (NFFA) was formed in Oklahoma in 1945.  The purpose was to bring aviation-minded farmers together.  The Nebraska Chapter of the organization was established in 1946.  The NFFA is now known as the International Flying Farmers (IFF).  The goal of the IFF is to promote the practical use of airplanes in the agricultural industry.


This collection consists of one box and one reel of microfilm containing records of the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers.  The records include minutes of meetings, officers’ reports, calendars of events, Newsletters, convention programs, etc.  The materials date from 1947-1987.  The first two volumes are available on microfilm only.


Microfilm reel 1 (#16,252)

  1. Treasurer’s Report, 1959-1976
    State Officers (Presidents and Queens) Awards
  2. Secretary’s records, 1947-1976

Box 1

  1. Minutes and reports, 1975-1980
  2. Calendars of events, 1975-1984
  3. Annual convention programs, 1972-1981
  4. Newsletters, 1976-1978
  5. Newsletters, 1979-1982
  6. Newsletters, 1983-1987
  7. Miscellaneous

Subject headings:

Aeronautics — Nebraska
Agriculture — Nebraska
Farmers — Nebraska
Farmers — Societies, etc.
Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers

DHH/cat                   03-28-1977
Revised TMM          10-04-2016

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