American Legion Auxiliary of Minnesota Ninth District (S230)

  • 1928-1948 

    Historical Sketch

    The American Legion Auxiliary of Minnesota was organized November 1920. This women’s patriotic organization was organized to promote Americanism, community service, national defense, and child welfare. The Ninth District is made up of fifty units in northwestern Minnesota. The annual poppy sale funded many of their community service projects, such as sponsoring a crippled children’s clinic, Christmas gifts, transportation funds for rides to the hospital and many more. 

    Collection Description

    The records of the Ninth District of the American Legion Auxiliary are arranged in chronological order. American Legion Auxiliary bulletins, meeting minutes, summaries of Americanism activities are included in these records. The volume consists of an American Legion Auxiliary handbook, a scrapbook (1932 newspaper clippings), annual reports, convention programs and reports. 

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Bulletin. 1938-41
    • District Executive Board Meeting Minutes, Fergus Falls. 1941
    • Memorial Service Program/Correspondence. 1935; 1940
    • Meeting Minutes. 1922-62
    • Newspaper Clippings. 1931-32; 1940; 1942
    • Professor Quiz
    • State and National Convention and Conference Report. 1931-32; 1935; 1939-40
    • Summary of Americanism Activists. 1941-42; 1947-48 
        

    Box 2

    • Vol. 1 - Handbook. 1928
    • Vol. 2 - Scrapbook. 1932
    • Vol. 3-11 - Auxiliary of Minnesota Annual Reports. 1930-31; 1934-41
    • Vol. 12 - Program Ninth District Convention, Warren, Minnesota. 1932
    • Vol. 13 - Program Forty and Eighty, Duluth, Minnesota. 1934
    • Vol. 14 - Program Ninth District Convention, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. 1934
    • Vol. 15 - Ninth District Program, Bagley, Minnesota. 1935
    • Vol. 16 - Program Convention for the Ninth District, Fergus Falls, Minnesota. 1936
    • Vol. 17 - Ninth District Convention Program, Moorhead, Minnesota. 1938
    • Vol. 18 - Program Ninth District, East Grand Forks, Minnesota. 1939
    • Vol. 19 - Annual Fall Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1939
    • Vol. 20 - Minnesota State Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1939
    • Vol. 21 - Program Convention for Ninth District, Breckenridge, Minnesota. 1940
    • Vol. 22 - Minnesota State Convention Program, Hibbing, Minnesota. 1940
    • Vol. 23 - Annual Fall Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1940
    • Vol. 24 - Program Convention for Ninth District. 1944
    • Vol. 25 - Minnesota State Convention, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1941