Joint Auxiliaries Council

Scope and Content

This sub-series contains minutes and accounts. The Joint Auxiliaries' Council (JAC) was initially set up as the Co-operative Auxiliaries Bazaar, which was disbanded and reformed as the JAC. The objectives of the JAC were to encourage and develop a spirit of co-operation among co-operative auxiliary groups through the promotion, publicity and co-ordination of Auxiliary group activity. The Committee was made up of members of the Society's Education Committee, Youth Club, Horticultural Society, League of Co-operators, Women's Guild and Woodcraft Folk. The JAC was not under the direct control of the Education Committee, however it often used its premises for their meetings and received grants of money from them. Also several members of the Education Committee were present at JAC meetings. The meetings were held for the organisation of social events, involving the various co-operative organisations