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Heisey Ad 1944

Indiana Glass Co., 1941

Indiana Ad 1941

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Moondrops Ad 1933

Tiffin Glass Co, 1949

Tiffin Ad 1949

National Glass Clubs

There are many National organizations which are dedicated to the study of either a single manufacturer or a specific type of glassware. If your collection is rather specific, tending toward a single manufacturer or a special type of glass, you should consider joining one (or more) of the organizations listed below.

For any National organization not listed, we welcome your information and will post it below for you. Collectors, these organizations typically offer you a regular newsletter, an annual convention, and many of them sponsor a museum dedicated to the specific company they represent. If your collecting passion is centered on a single company you should join the national organization related to that manufacturer. You won't be disappointed.

Canadian Depression Glass Association
P.O. Box 41564, Brampton
Ontario L6Z 4R1 Canada
Early American Pattern Glass Society
PO Box 266
Colesburg, IA 52035
Fenton Art Glass Collectors of America, Inc.
P.O.Box 384,
Williamstown, WV 26187
Info: 304-375-6196
Fostoria Glass Society of America
PO Box 826,
Moundsville, WV 26041
Info: 304-845-9188
H. C. Fry Glass Society
PO Box 41,
Beaver, Pa. 15009
Heisey Collectors of America
HCA Museum, 169 W. Church St,
Newark, Ohio 43055
Info: 740-345-2932
Mt Washington & Pairpoint Glass Society
10 Seminole Rd
Canton, MA 02021
Museum of American Glass
in West Virginia

Main Avenue and Second Street,
Weston, WV 26452
National American Glass Club
PO Box 489
Milburn, NJ 07041
National Cambridge Collectors, Inc.
P.O. Box 416,
Cambridge, Ohio 43725-0416
Info: 740-432-4245

National Duncan Glass Society, Inc.
PO Box 765
Washington, Pennsylvania 15301
Info: 724-225-9950

National Fenton Glass Society
PO Box 4008
Marietta, OH 45750
Info: 740-374-3345
National Greentown Glass Association
PO Box 107
Greentown, IN 46936
National Imperial Glass Collectors Society
P.O. Box 534
Bellaire, OH 43906
Info: 740-671-3971
National Milk Glass Collectors Society
c/o Helen Engel
32 Brown Dr
Oswego, NY 13126
National Reamer Collectors Association
c/o Joan Ellen Nawrocki
Info: 708-447-6978
National Toothpick Holder Collector's Society
PO Box 852
Archer City, TX 76351
National Westmoreland
Glass Collectors Club

PO Box 100
Grapeville, PA 15634
Old Morgantown Glass Collector's Guild
P.O. Box 894,
Morgantown, WV 26507-0894
Pacific Northwest Fenton Association
P.O. Box 3901
Hillsboro, OR 97123
contact: Debbie Coe (503) 640-9122
Phoenix/Consolidated Glass Collectors Club
Tom Jiamachello
Membership Chair and Newsletter Editor
41 River View Road,
Essex Junction, VT 05452

Promotional Glass Collectors Association
Annual Meeting in May of each year
Columbus, OH and regional meetings
during the year
Info: Brian Callahan--317-345-4547

The Akro Agate Club, Inc.
236 Brinker St.
Bellevue, OH 44811
Info: 419-483-0502

The Glass Museum of Dunkirk
309 S. Franklin St
Dunkirk, IN 47336
Info: 765-768-6872
The Stretch Glass Society
PO Box 947
Medford, MA 02155
*NDGA Member Club*
Tiffin Glass Collectors Club
P. O. Box 554
Tiffin, OH 44883
Vaseline Glass Collectors, Inc.
14560 Scheisman Rd
Corona, CA 92880
Wave Crest Collectors Club
1010 Woodlawn Ave
Iowa City, IA 52245

Directory of NDGA Member Glass Clubs

The NDGA is an organization for individual collectors and also for clubs which relate to Depression-era glassware. One of the benefits of a local club joining the NDGA is the listing in both the News & Views newsletter, and inclusion in the table below. In addition, member clubs receive a free quarter-page advertisement once a year in the NDGA Newsletter to advertise a club show or fund-raiser. Clubs which sponsor an NDGA Convention in their city are granted lifetime membership in the NDGA. For information regarding enrollment of your club in the NDGA, contact our Membership Chairman at

All of the hard work to put on the Convention can be credited to the members of these clubs. Perhaps your club would be willing to sponsor a future NDGA Convention. If so, contact the NDGA President or any Board Member. It's a lot of work, but well worth the effort. And it's a chance for your members to share some of the wonderful glass from their private collections with the rest of us.

Arkansas Glasshoppers
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month
at 7:00 pm
at Fletcher Library
H & Buchanan St
Little Rock, AR
For More Info;
Peggy Seamon--501-765-4645
Collectors of Depression Glass Club
Meets 4th Monday of each month at 7:00pm
Northeast Florida Safety Council Building B
1725 Art Museum Drive,
Jacksonville, FL
Info: Elaine Palmer - 904-268-5550

Crescent City Depression Glass Society
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Lions Club Building
1624 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA
For More Info;

Depression Era Glass Society of Wisconsin
Meets the 2nd Sunday
August thru May at 1:00 pm
Mayfair Shopping Center
Community Room
Milwaukee, WI
For More Info;
Glen Victorey--414-483-7356
Fostoria Glass Society of Tennessee
Meets 3rd Sunday each month
(except January, February, June & July)
in members homes
For More Info: 615-856-4259
Email: or
Gateway Depressioneers Glass
Club of Greater St Louis

Meets 4th Thursday each month at 7:30pm
Kirkwood Community Center
111 S Geyer Rd, Kirkwood, MO.
(Aug & Dec - locations vary)
Info: Marilyn Kreutz 314-894-3359
Glass Collectors Club of Houston
Meets monthly in member's homes or at local antique malls
Info: Dean Lowry at
Greater Tulsa
Depression Era Glass Club

Meets 3rd Tuesday each month at 7:00pm
Public Library
2601 S. Garnett RD., Tulsa, OK.
Info: Larry Boxum at 918-810-6259
Heart of America Glass Collectors
Meets 4th Tuesday of each month 7:30pm
at Community of Christ Church
801 SW 19th St.,
Blue Springs, MO.
Info: 816-373-6354 or 816-361-8792
Hoosier Glass & Pottery Club
Meets 2nd Monday of each month
6:30 pm at Warren Library
9201 East 21st St.,
Indianapolis, IN
Info: Brian Callahan 317-345-4547
Houston Glass Club
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm
at Gethsemane United Methodist Church
Activities Building,
6856 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX.
Info: 281-240-0382
International Depression Glass Club
Contact: Dottie Cotham
PO Box 100, Roseville CA 95678
Info: 916-987-3515
Iowa Depression Glass Club
Meets at various locations.
Lincoln Land Depression Glass Club
Meets 1st Monday each month at 7:00pm
Lincoln Library - South Carnegie Room
326 S 7th St,
Springfield, IL
Info: 217-546-4790
Midwest Glass & Pottery Club
Meetings held at various members' homes
For More Info;
North Texas Cambridge Study Group
Meets most months at various members' homes
Northwest Ohio Glass Association
Info: Thomas Mailberger
345 Hedges St., Tiffin OH 44883

Peach State Depression Glass Club
Meets 2nd Tuesday each month
(except Dec) at 7:00pm (Social at 6:30 pm)
at Marietta Museum of History,
1 Depot St. Marietta, GA
Info: Peri Haynes at 770-475-1213

Pikes Peak Depression Glass Club
Meets 3rd Thursday each month
(except Jul, Aug, Dec)
at 7:00pm at Pikes Peak National Bank,
2401 W. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO
Info: Les Stewart: 719-598-1424
Portland's Rain of Glass Club
Meets 3rd Tuesday each month
(except Aug)
at 7:00pm at Central Lutheran Church
1820 NE 21st Ave,
Portland, OR.
Info: 503-282-3838
Rocky Mountain Depression Glass Society
Meets 3rd Tuesday each month
(except Aug, Dec)
at 7:30pm
at Epiphany Lutheran Church,
790 S Corona,
Denver, CO
Info: 303-973-5287
South Florida Depression Glass Club
Meets 3rd Tuesday each month
(except Dec) at 7 pm
Hollywood Multi-Purpose Adult Center,
2030 Polk St,
Hollywood, FL.
Info: Jim Medeiros- 954-584-1848
Three Rivers Depression Era Glass Society
Meets first Monday of the month at
Peter's Place Restaurant
1199 Washington Pike,
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Holidays may impact schedule, so call
412-276-1328 before you come.
Wichita Glass Gazers Club
Meets 3rd Thursday each month
at 7:00pm
at Andover Mall, Wichita, KS
(Nov, Dec, date & location vary)
Info: 316-684-6019
Depression Glass Club of Greater Rochester
Usually Meets 4th Thursday Each Month, 7:15 PM
Eisenhart Auditorium, Rochester Museum & Science Center Campus
Rochester, New York 14607
Info: 585-288-4290

Other Regional and Local Glass Clubs

While the National Depression Glass Association is intended for collectors from everywhere in the country (and folks outside the USA are welcome, too), we all recognize that there are organizations located all across the country which are also dedicated to the study, preservation and celebration of the wonderful glassware we all love. The NDGA encourages its members to join a local organization and participate in the meetings and activities sponsored on a local or regional basis.

ON-LINE Glass Discussion Groups

New things come up all the time. Now, YAHOO has provided the means for groups to set up on-line discussion groups. Several folks have set up discussion groups as listed below. Maybe you have set up another group for a different topic related to Depression-era Glass. We'll add them to the list as you make them known to us: