Fonds red-2666 - Alberta Teachers' Association, Red Deer City Local No. 60 fonds

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Alberta Teachers' Association, Red Deer City Local No. 60 fonds

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Alberta Teachers Association, Sublocal No. 60 fonds

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RED red-2666

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  • 1954-1970 (Creation)
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    Alberta Teachers' Association. Local No. 60 (Red Deer, Alta.)

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36 cm of textual records

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School teachers in the Red Deer region became members of the Alberta Teachers' Association with the proclamation of the Teaching Profession Act (1935) and soon set up a local association which encompassed public and separate school teachers in the Red Deer region. There may have been an earlier local in Red Deer of the Alberta Teachers' Alliance, ca. 1917-1934. The Red Deer Local appears to have been divided initially into 2 sub-locals to represent the diverse interests of teachers of the public and separate school systems. In Sept. 1954, a new sub-local was established to represent the elementary and junior high school teachers in Red Deer Public School District No. 104. In 1958, the sub-local was converted into Red Deer City Local No. 60. It represents the interests of teachers within the City of Red Deer. The Red Deer District Local No. 24 represented the teachers in the surrounding rural districts. The teachers of Red Deer Separate School District No. 17 became a sub-local of Local No. 60 in 1968 (they received their own local, Red Deer Separate School Local No. 80 at a later date). Red Deer City Local No. 60 of the Alberta Teachers' Association continues to operate

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Records maintained in the office of the Local. After the loss of the office by fire in 1970, the surviving records of the Local were salvaged and preserved by the Red Deer Public School District No. 104, then given to Michael Dawe in 1979

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The fonds consists of minutes of the city sub-local of the Red Deer Local of the Alberta Teachers' Association (1954-1958), minutes of Red Deer City Local No. 60 (1958-1969), constitutions and amendments (1958-1965), salary agreements (1961-1970), correspondence (1968-1970), subject files pertaining to the activities of the Local (1961-1969), and teacher experience reports (1969-1970)

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Records fire and water damaged

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Gift of Michael Dawe, 1979

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  • English

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Access restrictions apply to personnel reports in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;Copyright restrictions apply

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See also Red Deer Public School District No. 104 fonds (MG 227)

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No further accruals expected

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No records of any Red Deer locals of the Alberta Teachers' Association and its predecessor organization, the Alberta Teachers' Alliance are extant before 1954. The records in this fonds represent that portion recovered after the destruction of the office of the Local in the fire of 28 Apr. 1970 that destroyed the "Castle" school building. Further flood damage has destroyed later records of the Local<br><br>Record No. MG 190<br><br>

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