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1986 Convention - Springfield, Missouri

The thirteenth Annual NDGA Convention was held in Springfield, Missouri, at the University Plaza Hotel on July 12-13, 1986. Show Springfield crowd Chairman was John Scott, and co-Chairman was Gene Loveland from the Heart of America Glass Collectors. The Annual Meeting of the NDGA was held on Friday night, July 11, and it was followed by a "Get Acquainted Party".

Seminars and Speakers

There were four seminars presented at Springfield. The speakers and their topics were:

Glass and Pottery Displays

There were eleven displays, coordinated by Gene and Marilyn Loveland. If anyone has color photographs from this event and would be willing to share them, please contact the Click on the display title to see the black and white photographs taken from the September 1986 News & Views. The displays were:

Cambridge Etchings Bill & Phyllis Smith
Heisey Dawn Dick & Pat Spencer
Farber Brothers Gene & Helen Allen
Fostoria American Western Reserve D.G. Club of Cleveland, OH
Parrot green Bill & Pat Rose
Caprice pink Gene & Marilyn Loveland
Lavender (various companies) Heart of America Glass Collectors, Kansas City, MO
Iris crystal Harold & Jackie Clevenger
Paden City Glass (red & cobalt) Tom Limback
Tumble-Ups Carol McEwen
Colonial green John & Peggy Scott

List of Participating Dealers

We currently do not have a list of the dealers at the Springfield Convention. If any member has a program for this Convention, please make a copy and send it in to the P.O. Box, attention Webmaster.