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1996 Convention - Des Moines, Iowa

The twenty-second annual NDGA Convention was held at the Des Moines Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The Convention was Des Moines Convention Center sponsored by the Iowa Depression Glass Club, of Des Moines, and the Convention Co-Chairs were Kathryn Orr and Jeff Settell. The Saturday night banquet was held at the Holiday Inn, downtown.

List of Seminars and Speakers for the 1996 Convention

There were five seminars presented in Des Moines, three on Saturday and two on Sunday. Speakers and topics were:

List of Dealers who exhibited at the 1996 Convention

We currently do not have a list of the dealers that set up at the 1996 Des Moines 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.

List of Displays for the 1996 Convention

Click on the thumbnail picture in the table below to see a larger version of the same shot. We apologize for the quality of some of the photographs - the background and lighting were not exactly designed for studio-quality picture taking. But the displays were spectacular when seen in person!

Name(s) Display Title Thumbnail
Larry Cook & Llynn Thompson New Year's Day, crystal Royal Lace Royal Lace crystal
Jeff Settell Valentine's Day, pink American Sweetheart American Sweetheart pink
Judy & Bob Schmidgall St. Patricks Day, green Tea Room Tea Room green
Jane & Don Rogers Various Cambridge colors Cambridge colors
Kathryn Orr Easter, pink Dogwood Dogwood pink
Jean & Lee Spalding Mother's Day, amethyst & blue Tulip Tulip blue and amethyst
Bob McGinnis Summer - rare Cameo pieces Cameo rare pieces
Linda & Steven Jensen June Bride, Della Robbia Della Robia
Pat & Dick Spencer, Deborah Ochenfels
and Carol & Julian McEwen
4th of July Red, white and blue American Sweetheart
Jeff Settell Last Rose of Summer, pink and green Thistle Thistle green and pink
Susan James & Sandra Schroder Fall - green Block Optic Block Optic green
Edna & James Phillips School Days, Franciscan Apple Franciscan Apple
Carol & Julian McEwen Halloween, black Cloverleaf Cloverleaf black
Donna & Jay Upham Thanksgiving, Hall Silhouette (Tavern) Hall Tavern
Linda & Jerry Gordy Winter - Silvercrest Fenton Silver Crest
Barb & Larry Taylor Christmas, pink Floral Floral pink