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Title: North Dakota Congress of Parents’ and Teachers’ Associations Records

Dates: 1949-1981

Collection Number: 10282

Quantity: 7 feet

Abstract: Records consist of by-laws, minutes, correspondence, subject files, resolutions, reports, membership lists, constitutions, scrapbooks, audits, bulletins, photographs, convention materials, and printed materials. Records relate primarily to administration, scholarships, educational issues, school legislation, and the state conventions.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the North Dakota Congress of Parents’ and Teachers’ Associations. Records from Priscilla Paul, Director of the North Dakota Congress of Parents’ and Teachers’ Associations, in August 1982. Additional items were transferred to the collection from the State Archives Publications in October 2009. Emily Ergen prepared the inventory of the collection in November 2009.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements are needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

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BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

BOX 1

1 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1949-1961
2 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1961-1964
3 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1964-1968
4 Minutes, 1949
5 Convention, 1954
6 Convention (Jamestown, ND), 1955
7 Convention (Williston, ND), 1956
8 Convention plans, 1957
9 State PTA Convention (Bismarck, ND), 1958
10 Minutes, 1961
11 Minutes, 1962
12 Minutes, 1963
13 Minutes, 1964
14 Minutes, 1965
15 Minutes, 1966
16 Minutes, 1967
17 Minutes, 1969
18 Minutes, 1970
19 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1966-1970
20 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1957-1972
21 Minutes, conventions, correspondence, treasurer’s reports, by-laws, 1976-1980
22 Convention, 1971
23 Minutes, 1977
24 Minutes, 1976
25 Minutes, 1975
26 Minutes, 1974
27 Minutes, 1973
28 Minutes, 1972
29 Minutes, 1971
30 Minutes, 1969
31 Minutes, 1968
32 State Chair handbook
33 By-laws, 1960s

BOX 2

1 PTA by-laws
2 District Conference Report and annual state summary of local units
3 Convention (Bismarck, N.D.), 1972
4 Board of Managers meeting (Mandan), 4/16-17/1971
5 Executive Committee meeting (Mandan), 4/16/1971
6 Executive Committee meeting (Jamestown), 2/5-6/1971
7 Post convention Board of Managers meeting (Minot), 10/24/1970
8 Board of Managers meeting (Minot), 10/22/1970
9 Executive Committee meeting (Minot), 10/22/1970
10 Executive Committee meeting (Fargo), 6/25-26/1970
11 Board of Managers Spring meeting (Bismarck), 4/10-11/1970
12 State Convention Minutes (Minot), 10/23-24/1970
13 Executive Meeting (Winter) (Minot), 2/16-17/1970
14 Minutes - Post-Convention Board of Managers Meeting, 10/11/1969
15 Minutes - State Convention (Valley City), 10/10-11/1969
16 Executive Committee - Minutes - Board of Managers Meeting (Bel Air Motel, Valley City), 10/9/1969
17 Wesley Acres Agenda - Board of Managers and Minutes, 9/11-13/1969
18 Minutes - Executive Committee Meeting (Bismarck), 8/7-8/1969
19 Minutes - Board of Managers Meeting (State Office), 4/11/1969
20 Minutes - Executive Committee Meeting, 4/11/1969
21 Minutes - Executive Committee Meeting (State Office), 1/30/1969
22 Post-Convention - Board of Managers Meeting (Williston), 10/12/1968
23 Board of Managers and Executive Minutes (Williston Convention), 10/10/1968
24 Minutes of Williston State Convention, 10/11-12/1968
25 Lowell’s Post-Convention Agenda (Williston), 10/10-12/1968
26 Pre-Convention Agenda, room reservation, Notice of meetings (Williston Convention), 10/10-12/1968
27 Agenda and Notice of Meetings - Executive and Board Members, 8/1-2/1968
28 Minutes - Executive Committee (Bismarck), 8/2/1968
29 Budget worksheet - Actual, 1967-1968, Budget 1968-1969
30 Treasurer’s Report and budget, 1966-1967 and 1967-1968
31 Agenda - Executive and Board Meeting (Bismarck), 3/29-30/1968
32 Minutes - Board of Managers Meeting (fiscal), 3/29-30/1968
33 Minutes - Pre-Post convention Executive and Board Meeting (Fargo) - 10/5-7/1967
34 Meeting Executive Committee (State Office), 8/11-12/1967
35 Minutes - Executive Committee, 3/31/1967
36 Mailing of Minutes - Executive and Board Mem., 3/31/1967
37 Minutes - Board of Managers, 3/31/1967
38 Notice of Meeting, Executive and Board Meeting Agenda, 3/31/1967
39 Meeting - Executive Committee (Colonial Motel), 1/16/1967
40 Post-Convention, Board of Managers Meeting - 10/8/1966
41 Minutes of the State Convention (Bismarck), 10/7-8/1966
42 Executive Committee Meeting (State Headquarters), 10/6/1966
43 Board of Managers Meeting, Pre-Convention Meeting, 10/6/1966
44 Minutes - Winter Executive Meeting (Bismarck), 1/8/1966
45 Post convention - Board of Managers Meeting (Grand Forks), 9/11/1965
46 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (State Office), 8/3-5/1966
47 Minutes - Executive Committee Meeting (State Office), 3/24/1966
48 Minutes - State Convention (Grand Forks), 9/10-11/1965
49 Minutes - Pre-Convention Meeting of Executive and Board Managers (Grand Forks), 9/9/1965
50 Minutes - Special Meeting Executive Committee (Grand Forks), 7/28/1965
51 Notices - Meetings of District President Budget Committee (Bismarck), 4/2-3/1965
52 Minutes - Spring Executive Meeting (Bismarck) (and notices), 4/3/1965
53 Minutes - Spring Meeting Board of Managers (Bismarck) (and notices), 4/3/1965
54 Minutes - Winter Executive Meeting (Dakota Hotel, Grand Forks), 1/15-16/1965
55 Minutes - Special Board of Managers Meeting (Bismarck), 8/29/1964
56 Minutes - Special Executive Committee Meeting (Bismarck), 8/28/1964
57 Minutes - Board of Managers Meeting (State Office), 3/25/1966
58 President
59 First Vice-President
60 Second Vice-President
61 Third Vice-President
62 Secretary
63 Treasurer
64 District 1
65 District 2
66 District 3
67 District 4
68 District 5
69 District 6
70 District 7
71 District 8
72 District 9
73 District 10
74 District 11
75 Williston Convention Packet, 1968
76 Convention mailing, 1970
77 Mimeoed copies in convention packet (Fargo), 1967
78 Convention - notice of meetings, agenda, room reservation (Fargo), 1967
79 Membership mailing, 9/3/1967
80 Convention mailing, 8/26/1968
81 Program mailing, 8/12/1968 1969
82 Treasurer Mailing, 9/3/1968
83 Convention mailing, 1967
84 Program mailing, 1967

BOX 3

1 Packet - by-laws, 1969
2 Sandvik Elementary School (Bismarck), 1966-1980
3 State Secretary manual, 1977-1978
4 Auditors report, 3/31/1971
5 Auditors report, 3/31/1970
6 Auditors report, 3/31/1969
7 Auditors report, 3/31/1968
8 Auditors report, 3/31/1967
9 Auditors report, 3/31/1973
10 Auditors report, 3/31/1972
11 Auditors report, 4/1/1956-3/31/1957
12 Auditors report, 4/1/1955-3/31/1956
13 Auditors report, 3/31/1955
14 Auditors report, 4/15/1950-4/15/1953
15 Auditors report, 6/1/1947-6/8/1950
16 Auditors report, 3/31/1966
17 Auditors report, 3/31/1965
18 Auditors report, 3/31/1964
19 Auditors report, 3/31/1963
20 Auditors report, 3/31/1962
21 Auditors report, 3/31/1961
22 Auditors report, 3/31/1960
23 Auditors report, 3/31/1959
24 Auditors report, 3/31/1958
25 Auditors report, 3/31/1974
26 Scholarship endowments
27 Scholarship, Cindy Braaflat, 1976
28 Scholarship, Kevin Erickson, 1976-1977
29 Letters on request for scholarship, 1974-1946
30 Scholarship, Deanne Schneider, 1976
31 Scholarship, Debra Ann Monger, 1975-1976
32 Scholarship, Nancy Connor, 1975-1976
33 Scholarship, Cheryl Ann Meier, 1975-1976
34 Scholarship, Vivian Anne Nicks, 1975-1976
35 Scholarship, Kathryn Stronstad
36 Scholarship, Jane Lommen (Devils Lake)
37 Scholarship, Rebecca Rendel (Noonan)
38 Scholarship, Lee Ann Jorgenson (Devils Lake)
39 Scholarship information sheets
40 Scholarship correspondence, 1962-1975
41 Reports in PTA bulletin
42 Scholarship, Peggy Elaine Richter
43 Scholarship, Peggy Smetana
44 Memorials and correspondence
45 Scholarship file completed
46 Scholarship
47 Scholarship reports
48 Scholarship plan
49 Scholarship, Edith L. Bjornstad
50 Scholarship, Faye Koenig
51 Scholarship, Ioane Siverston (Newburg)
52 Scholarship, Janice Sherlock
53 Unfinished correspondence
54 Scholarship, Kathleen A. Berg
55 Scholarship, Arlene Beaver
56 Scholarship, Mary Hetherington
57 Scholarship, Becky Weiss
58 Scholarship, Celinda Belford
59 J. M. Kanwischer (PTA application)
60 Scholarship, Swanna Osteroos
61 Scholarship, Miss Edythe Schwalbe
62 Scholarship, Mabel Wainio
63 Scholarship file current
64 Life memberships
65 “A Tool Kit for PTA Unit Helpers in the ADAPTA Project (Adapting Dynamic Action to the PTA)
66 Training manual and tool kit books
67 “A Management Handbook for use in Training Volunteer PTA Unit Helpers in Project ADAPTA”
68 “A Tool Kit for PTA Unit Helpers in the ADAPTA Project (Adapting Dynamic Action to the PTA)
69 “Training Manual for Use in Training Volunteer PTA Unit Helpers in Project ADAPTA”
70 “District Presidents’ Guide for use in Training Volunteer PTA Unit Helpers in Project ADAPTA”
71 “Follow-on Training Training Manual for Trainers for use in Training Volunteer PTA Unit Helpers in Project ADAPTA”
72 “Unit Helpers’ Guide to Follow-on Training in the Project ADAPTA”
73 New officers, 1976-1977
74 Officers, 1980-1981
75 Officers, 1977-1978
76 Address changes to national
77 Officers, 1979-1980

BOX 4

1 History Committee, 1931-1952
2 Headquarters Committee site, 1956
3 Bulletin Pictures - General
4 Bulletins - September 1954-1969
5 Bulletins, September-May, 1953-1954
6 Bulletins, September-May, 1952-1953
7 Bulletins, 1951-1952
8 State Board Pictures and miscellaneous
9 Bulletin, Master file, 1950-1951
10 Bulletin, Extra copies, 1945-1950
11 Convention management
12 Press releases
13 Founder’s day photographs
14 Photographs - national
15 Newspaper articles, 1965
16 Program - Dedication of M. Beatrice Johnstone State PTA Headquarters Building, 4/16/1961; “Thirty Thousand Call her Sweetheart” by Ernest L. Grinnell, M.D., Senior Citizen May 1959; Announcement - Mrs. A. A. Gaustad (Jamestown) elected President, 1961
17 Publications, 1967-1968
18 Photographs
19 Audit report, 3/31/1968
20 Audit report, 3/31/1967
21 Audit report, 3/31/1966
22 Audit report, 3/31/1965
23 Audit report, 3/31/1964
24 Audit report, 3/31/1964
25 Treasurer’s report and budget, 1965
26 Taxes
27 Scrapbook, headquarters history, 1960s-1971
28 Bulletin, 1964-1970
29 Binder - training manual
30 Convention Registration summary, 1964

BOX 5 - Subject Files, 1960-1974

1 Correspondence, District President #1, Reverend Robert Gillquist, 1960
2 #1 General correspondence
3 Correspondence, District President #2, Mrs. James Pederson
4 #2 General correspondence
5 Correspondence, District President #3, Mrs. L. Witham
6 #3 General correspondence
7 Correspondence, District President #4, Mrs. Gerald Barud
8 #4 General Correspondence
9 Correspondence, District President #5, Reverend Norman Anderson
10 #5 General Correspondence
11 Correspondence, District President #6, Clarence Dohrmann
12 #6 General Correspondence
13 Correspondence, District President #7, Mrs. D. Sutherland
14 #7 General Correspondence
15 Correspondence, District President #8, Frank Zent
16 #8 General Correspondence
17 Correspondence, District President #9, Mrs. L. Malinski
18 #9 General Correspondence
19 Correspondence, District President #10, Mrs. C. Moe
20 #10 General Correspondence
21 Correspondence, District President #11, Hazel Lewis
22 #11 General Correspondence
23 Correspondence, District President #12
24 #12 General Correspondence
25 Correspondence, District President #13
26 #13 General Correspondence
27 Correspondence, District President #14
28 #14 General Correspondence
29 Correspondence, District President #15
30 #15 General Correspondence
31 Correspondence - General
32 First Vice President
33 Second Vice President
34 Third Vice President
35 Audio - Publicity Chairman
36 By-Laws Chairman Procedure-Historian
37 Character & Spiritual Life Chairman
38 Citizenship - International Chairman
39 Congress Publications Chairman
40 Health - Dr. Alice Chairman
41 Legislation Chairman
42 Membership - Goals
43 Programs - Founders Day Chairman
44 Reading-Library Service Chairman
45 Safety-Recreation Chairman
46 School Education-Scholarships Chairman
47 The PTA Magazine
48 Bulletin Editor
49 Annual District Summaries
50 Films Schedules, 1968-1969
51 Virginia Mem. List
52 Jewelry Orders - received
53 Treasurer’s Reports and budgets for 1957-1967
54 Correspondence - Miscellaneous (out of state), 1966-1967
55 Letters in State
56 Letters out of state
57 Bylaws, 1969
58 Budget - PTA
59 Convention - PTA state
60 Correspondence - In
61 Correspondence - Out
62 Directory - ND State PTA
63 District boundaries - map
64 Education USA
65 Executive Board Meeting ND State PTA
66 Legislation Information
67 Legislation PTA - national
68 Minutes
69 By-laws
70 PTA magazine
71 Media-directory communications
72 Membership State PTA information
73 Newsletter PTA office
74 National PTA bulletin
75 News - out
76 Newsletters, etc. miscellaneous
77 Publications, national PTA
78 Platform
79 Policies and Practices State PTA
80 President State PTA information
81 Projects National PTA
82 Scholarship Plan
83 State Chairmen and District Presidents
84 Audio-Visual Publicity
85 By-laws Procedure Historian
86 Character-Spiritual Life
87 Citizenship-Civil Defense Inter Relations
88 Congress Publicity (Ruth)
89 Health - mental and exceptional child
90 Legislation
91 Membership
92 Jewish Pro. Parent-Family Education
93 Programs - Founders Day
94 Reading Arts & Library service
95 Safety - Recreation
96 School Education cooperative with colleges
97 Smoking and health mailing list
98 Florence copies
99 Charters and Bylaws information
100 Office regulations
101 Field Representatives
102 Jewelry price list
103 PTA leadership
104 Parliamentary Procedures
105 Plays
106 Policies and practices
107 PTA projects
108 PTA vs. PTO
109 PTA songs
110 Board Members “autobiography”
111 Membership Reports Quarterly to National, 1965-1969
112 Membership Reports (Quarterly), 1961-1966
113 Board members photographs
114 Membership quarterly report

BOX 6 - Subject Files, 1967-1975

1 National Correspondence from different offices
2 Audio-Visual Services
3 Bulletin edition
4 Character and Spiritual Education
5 Citizenship
6 College cooperation
7 Cultural Arts
8 Exceptional child
9 Founders Day
10 Health
11 High School Service
12 Human relations
13 International Relations
14 Juvenile Protection
15 Legislation
16 Membership
17 Mental Health
18 Miscellaneous
19 National PTA Publications
20 PTA Magazine
21 Parent and Family life education
22 Preschool Service
23 Program Service
24 Public Relations
25 Reading and Library Service
26 Recreation
27 Rural Service
28 Safety
29 School education
30 Smoking and health
31 Urban Service
32 Miscellaneous National
33 National - State Office and Editor and State President
34 National - Audio-Visual Service
35 National - Character and spiritual education
36 National - citizenship
37 National - co-operation with colleges
38 National - cultural arts
39 National - exceptional child
40 National - Founders Day
41 National - health
42 National - High School service
43 National - International Relations
44 National - Juvenile Protection
45 National - Legislation
46 National - Parent and family life
47 National - PTA magazine (miscellaneous)
48 National - Mental Health
49 National - Preschool Service
50 National - Program Service
51 National - PTA Publications Price List
52 National - publicity
53 National - Reading and Library Service
54 National - Recreation
55 National - Rural Service
56 National - Safety
57 National - Scholarships
58 National - School education
59 National - Urban Service
60 National - Conferences-Organizations
61 National - Critical Issues
62 National - Leadership training
63 National - Scholarships
64 PTA Self Study
65 Johnston, M. Beatrice
66 Officers, 1972-1973
67 Officers, 1975-1976
68 Officers, 1973-1974

BOX 7

1 Credential Committee Report by Ken Geiger (Bismarck convention), 1966
2 Agenda - Post-Convention Board of Managers meeting, 10/8/1966
3 Agenda - Executive Committee meeting (State Office), 10/6/1966
4 Call - State Convention (Rules-Housing) (Betty Eckelberg) (Bismarck), 10/7-8/1966
5 State Convention (Notice of meeting, agenda, room reservation) (Bismarck), 10/6/1966
6 PTA State Convention Committee (Bismarck), 10/7-8/1966
7 Minutes - State Convention (Bismarck), 10/7-8/1966
8 Mimeographed copies in convention packet, 10/1966
9 September mailing - by-laws, convention call - housing, credential cards, 1966
10 Mimeographed sheets contained in State Convention packet (Bismarck), 1966
11 State Convention (Grand Forks) miscellaneous mimeographed sheets from convention, 1965-1966
12 Samples - nominations
13 Samples - platforms
14 Samples - ballots
15 Convention information, 1964-1965
16 Platform - current resolutions, 1967-1968
17 Samples - resolutions
18 Platform and Resolutions - convention (Grand Forks), 9/10-11/1965
19 Resolutions (Fargo, Grand Forks) - dues and school lunch programs, 1966-1967
20 Proposed Revision of Bylaws, 1966-1967
21 Do’s Williston Convention Report, 10/10-11/1968
22 Unit President and Board Membership Organization, Training Session, 1/1969
23 Taped speeches from J. P. Conference, 1/1967
24 State President’s Reports
25 Packet, 44th Annual Convention (Minot), 1970
26 State PTA Convention, 1971
Convention material, 1960s-1970s (loose - approx. 0.50 ft.)
27 By-laws, 1927
28 Convention programs, 1923?, 1934, 1938, and 1951

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