Patrons of Husbandry


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She describes the organizationAEs origins, founding by Oliver Hudson Kelley, purposes, and structure; the legislation and case law related to transportation and grain storage issues of concern, including railroad regulations and monopoly; the private cooperative efforts of the society, in relation to centralized purchasing, manufacturing, and sales; the Minnehaha Grange and its involvement in issues like education, gender equity, the safety of electrical appliances, and the problems of oleomargarine; and the legacies of the Patrons of Husbandry.
The Grange, founded in 1867 and officially referred to as The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, fraternal organization that advocates for rural America and agriculture.
Farm families--who paid the same postage rates as the rest of the nation--began to complain as well, and the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry came to their aid, advocating for rural mail delivery on their behalf.
He noted the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry requires that 13 people sign up before a local branch is certified, and he was confident that number can be attained within a year.
The Indiana Farmer opposed the call "to purify the country" through "an uprising of the people without regard to former parties" and the Patrons of Husbandry, "as an Order, were in no way responsible" for it ("The Tenth of June" 1874).
26) Thus, the formation in 1867 of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, the first secret society to admit women to full and equal membership, played a significant and symbolic role in the lives of many women, allowing them to participate intellectually and socially in a community organization alongside men.
The Grange itself - its full name is The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry - meets in the hall once a month.
10: Any grange of the patrons of husbandry desiring hereafter to incorporate may incorporate and become bodies politic in this state.
THE LEADERSHIP of the Patrons of Husbandry and the Patrons of Industry in late 19th-century Ontario offered ideological visions of class harmony, the promise of united political action through antipartyism, and the assurance of material prosperity to Ontario's farmers, the history of agrarian protest can be viewed as one of broken promises and unfulfilled expectations.