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Website Updates

This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.


September  18, 2012

Updated Board of Directors, Commemoritives and Convention information.

May 8, 2012

  • The NMGCS website is now Mobile Friendly.

January 4, 2012

  • Added a popup advertisment (post-it note) for promoting membership in the NMGCS.

December 31, 2011

  • Added an advertisment (page peel) for remaining commemoratives and special issuses.

October 18, 2011

  • Added article: A Chronicle of the Double Hands Dish

October 16, 2011

  • Added movie clip of Ed Kuhlman in action.

October 14, 2011

  • Updated the 2011 Convention pictures.
September 11, 2011
  • Website conversion to the Joomla! content management system is complete. Site went live at 8:43:24 PM ET

February 2, 2011

  • Updated the 2010 Convention Pictures & Commemorative

October 8, 2009

  • Updated the 2009 Convention Pictures

September 2, 2009

  • Added a notice to members for the Amended And Restated By-Laws of National Milk Glass Collectors Society

August 31, 2009

  • Updated the 2009 Auction Preview

March 9, 2009

  • Updated the 2009 Convention information.

November 17, 2008

  • Finally, the 2008 Convention Pictures are posted!
  • Updated Commemorative page with the 2008 Frog.
  • Updated Board of Directors.

July 03, 2008

  • Updated Board of Directors.

June 19, 2008

  • Added a map of Malls & Shops in Ohio for the 2008 Convention

April 9, 2008

  • Added the Harriet Ward Milk Glass Auction information.

January 30, 2008

  • Updated the 2008 Convention information
  • Updated the Opaque News Index 1985-2007

November 9, 2007

  • Added the 2007 Convention pictures.
  • Updated Board of Directors.
  • Updated Commemorative page with the 2007 Horse.
  • Updated the Special Issue page with the 2007 Large Rabbit
  • Added Prices Realized at auction page.

March 4, 2007

  • Updated the Reference Books Updates
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February 17, 2007

  • Updated the 2007 Convention information page.
  • Added new book "Glass Hen on Nest Covered Dishes" by Shirley Smith to the References page.

October 28, 2006

  • Link for Summit Art Glass was removed since they are out of business.

June 22, 2006

  • Updated the 2006 Convention photos page.

June 16, 2006

  • Updated Board of Directors page.

June 11, 2006

  • Updated the commemorative page the the 2006 Cow.

May 29, 2006

  • NMGCS Forums added.

May 24, 2006

  • Added the Challinor, Taylor Steer’s Head #251 to the Auction Preview pictures for the 2006 Convention.

May 10, 2006

  • Added Naughty Lady #96 to the Auction Preview pictures for the 2006 Convention.

May 6, 2006

  • Updated the Auction Preview pictures for the 2006 Convention.

May 5, 2006

  • Added the  NMGCS Convention Questionnaire.

February 14, 2006

  • Updated the Reference Book Updates by Barton Gardner, including new Downloads.

January 26, 2006

  • Updated the West Virginia Museum of American Glass link.

January 25, 2006

  • Added the Paden City Glass Society to the Links page.

November 9, 2005

  • Updated the Convention page and forms.
  • Updated link to National Fenton Glass Society

July 8, 2005

  • Updated the 2005 Convention pictures.
  • Updated the Commemoratives page.
  • Updated the Board of Directors page.
  • Updated information in Gallery 2.
  • Minor updates to the About Us - Our History page.
  • Updated Reference books pictures and text.

June 8, 2005

  • Updated the Opaque News Index download.
  • Added another picture to the Auction Preview.

May 29, 2005

  • Added the 2nd Jewelry Gallery.

May 25, 2005

  • Added the Auction Preview for the 2005 Convention.

April 14, 2005

  • Added four new links to the Links page.

February 26, 2005

  • Updated the Gallery Features with Napoleon's Funeral Coach.

February 25, 2005

  • Added Convention registration forms for the 2005 Convention. 
  • Added Hotel reservation forms for the 2005 Convention.
  • Added Commemoratives order forms for the 2005 Convention.

November 30, 2004

  • Added Hen on a Nest - Studying a Glass Collection, a presentation by Shirley Smith.

November 18, 2004

  • Added a new Jewelry Gallery.
  • Updated the 2004 convention page.

July 8, 2004

  • Added new section for the 2004 Convention pictures.
  • Updated the Commemorative section.
  • Added the new 2004 Commemorative page.
  • Updated Board of Directors page.
  • Updated the next convention page.

June 26, 2004

  • Re-added the 1999 and 2000 convention pictures since we have more disk space now.

June 25-26, 2004

  • Made Anti-Spam email changes site wide.

May 11, 2004

  • Added the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Society to the Links page.

March 11, 2004

  • Corrected 2004 Convention Schedule to June 17 (from June 16).
  • Updated pricing on the 2004 NMGCS Commemorative Order Form.

March 3, 2004

  • Added new updated 2004 Convention Schedule.

February 11, 2004

  • Added a link for the National Imperial Glass Museum to our Links page.

February 10, 2004

  • Update the Photo Gallery Featured Item page.

January 3, 2004

  • Added new section called Special Issue. This is where you will find any special pressings of of milk glass by the NMGCS.

October 23, 2003

  • Updated Convention 2004.
  • Added photo of Ed Kuhlman making glass (bottom of page).

August 13, 2003

  • Update link to the new Spanish museum FundacIón Centro Nacional Del Vidrio.

July 17, 2003

  • Added a link to the The Glass Maven Haven on the Links page. This website is a forum especially for glassware & pattern identification from the 19th-20th century.

July 7, 2003

  • Added pictures of the  2003 Hen to the Commemoratives page.
  • Added pictures of the 2003 Convention at Wheaton Village with pictures of the T. C Wheaton Glass Works and the Museum of American Glass.
  • Updated Board of Directors page.
  • Added Shirley Smith's Gran's Place- Glass Hen on a Nest Index to the Links page.

June 20, 2003

  • Added the The Pied Piper Vase as the new Gallery Feature.

June 17, 2003

  • Added a notice to the front page for Greentown collectors and the NGGA and the Woody Dyers auctions.

May 29, 2003

  • EAPG INC. was renamed to PatternGlass.com on  the Links page.
  • Corrected spelling of "lily" in all Cross-Reference pages and downloads.

May 14, 2003

  • Added the Greentown Glass Company to the Links list.  They are a small publisher of historical information primarily regarding the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company.

May 14, 2003

  • Updated the post office address of where to send NMGCS membership applications.

May 6, 2003

  • Updated the 2003 convention information.

March 22, 2003

  • The website won another award. This one is from ADSoft.

November 20, 2002

  • Updated the link to the now combined National Westmoreland Glass Collectors Club and the  Westmoreland Glass Society, Inc. website: Westmoreland Glass Clubs.

November 8, 2002

  • Updated links to Microsoft Word Viewers in Downloads section.

October 26, 2002

  • Added link to 1st.Glass.
  • Updated Gallery Feature with the Smiling Sun Bottle.
  • Added the Opaque News Index in the download section.

September 20, 2002

  • Updated the link to the Heisey Collectors of America, Inc. (HCA) .
  • Added a link to the National Heisey Glass Museum which is owned and operated by the Heisey Collectors of America (HCA).

August 2, 2002

  • Added the 1999 Convention to the website.
  • Added links from the Gallery pages to Past Conventions because of all the auction and dealer photos.

July 31, 2002

  • Updated all the photos from the 2002 Convention.
  • Added Past Conventions section mainly to show additional photos of milk glass in our auction and dealers' tables.

April 5, 2002

  • Added Collectors.Org to Publications and References on our Links page.

April 3, 2002

  • Updated the Photo Gallery #1 description of the "Leaf Pattern Arched Twin Candleholders".  Thanks to Ken Hartwell and the information he provided.

March 25, 2002

  • Added a link to the Antique Publications who is going out of business soon.

March 14, 2002

  • Added a link to the One hundred years press glass - 1840-1940.

February 19, 2002

  • Updated the Convention 2002 information.

December 19, 2001

  • Updated the link for the National Greentown Glass Association (www.greentownglass.org).

October 30, 2001

  • Added the NMGCS to "YOUR KEY TO COLLECTIBLES" Club Page.

September 14, 2001

  • Registered with and added link to Collectics Antiques & Collectibles website.

July 1, 2001

  • Added pictures from the 2001 Convention.

June 3, 2001

  • Added Pairpoint Crystal Company to the Links page.

May 25, 2001

  • A new payment page for PayPal has be implemented using PayPal Web Accept.
  • Added notice for PayPal International Locations.

May 2, 2001

  • Updated new President and Board of Directors.
  • Updated new Membership Dues.  Removed multi-year discounted memberships.  All existing multi-year memberships will continue to be honored.  Just no new ones.  Associated Members can be added to the Family Memberships.
  • New welcome message from the president on the About page.

April 12, 2001

  • Added updates to the Reference Book Update section.

March 27, 2001

  • Added the 2001 commemorative cat to the Commemoratives page.

February 13, 2001

  • Added more information to the 2001 Convention page.

February 6, 2001

  • Changed Membership information to reflect new dues.
  • Corrected Links page for Corning's new Museum of Glass website.

January 27, 2001

  • Added TWO new Photo Galleries, a gallery featured item, and new screensavers.

January 23, 2001

  • Added information for the 2001 Convention.

July 8, 2000

  • Updated the Convention 2000 section with pictures of all three days of events.

May 6, 2000

  • PayPal added for new memberships and renewals.
  • Board of Directors page shows new board members, past presidents, and Web team members
  • The Glass Circle of London, England has a new home at www.glasscircle.org.

April 9, 2000

  • Updates to the Commemoratives page to show the year 2000 white rabbit covered dish.

March 6, 2000

  • Fenton Fanatics Home Page added to Links Page.

February 24, 2000

  • Correction to Convention 2000 Marriott room dates.  The $79.00 rate is good only to April 16.

December 12, 1999

  • Year 2000 Convention information updated with the convention schedule, room reservations, convention registration, and the commemorative for this year.  Also, please be sure to read the notice posted on the convention page.
  • New for members only!  You may update your membership information online using the Membership Update form. Did your address change, phone number, email address? This is the place to get it updated.

December 4, 1999

  • Dynamic multilingual page translations added.
  • French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese supported courtesy of GO.COM.
  • Awards and Recognition page added.

October 17, 1999

  • Added Opaque News article Did Westmoreland Make Opaque Glass in the 19th Century? by Chas West Wilson
  • Added Opaque News article The Auction Piece by Jeanne Martz
  • Variants of the Robin on Pedestal Base Covered Dish by Frank Chiarenza
  • Obtaining Back Copies of Opaque News.

September 19, 1999

  • New Section - Reference Book Updates - These pages provide updates and corrections to the standard reference books.
  • You may also Download the Reference Book Updates in Microsoft Word.
  • Added Ed Kuhlman Auction Services page for the benefit of both members and Web site visitors.

September 12, 1999

  • New sites added to the Links page and AltaVista Translations suggested for the non-English speaking Web sites.
  • Some performance improvements to the Convention 2000 page.

August 21, 1999

  • Convention 2000 information added to the site.

August 10, 1999

  • Added link to Antique & Collectors Reproduction News (ACRN) to our Links page
  • Corrected the spelling of Adam Fikso.  Adam is a photo contributor in our Convention sections: The Members and Other Events.

August 8, 1999

  • Minor correction to L. G. Wright Moulds Auctioned Off page.  Changed "we auctioned off" to "were auctioned off".
  • Identified NMGCS representatives in picture on NMGCS Makes Front Page.

July 23, 1999

  • L. G. Wright auction information and photos section.
  • Page added on our auctioneer Ed Kuhlman.
  • Included Photo Credits to bottom of pages where members have contributed pictures.
  • Photos added to main Convention page including Frank Chiarenza's plaque.
  • Links page updated, new Greentown Web site updated.

July 16, 1999

  • Added "The Members" section to Convention pictures.
  • Added book signing pictures to Convention pictures.
  • Added Presentations photos to Convention pictures.
  • Links added to this page to help you find the updated pages faster.
  • Book Reference page updated with addition photos.

July 9, 1999

  • The NMGCS Website was moved from Atlanta to Seattle, Wash., home of Hypermart's new parent company, Go2Net.  The result of this move will be an increase in both reliability and performance.
  • 07/09/99 03:08 AM - Server8 move.  The move (of www.nmgcs.org) has been successfully completed.

June 23, 1999

  • Added article and photos from the 1999 Convention in Indianapolis.
  • Information on the McKee Fake Pieces that was presented at the convention.

May 27, 1999

  • NMGCS Purchases L. G. Wright Moulds

May 15, 1999

  • New Board of Directors page.
  • Corrected problem with screen saver.
  • Added copyright page.

April 16, 1999

  • National Milk Glass Collectors Society's Web site officially on-line, announced at 1999 Convention.

March, 1999

  • NMGCS Web site team was announced in Opaque News.  The Web Team consisted of Larry Sacherich (chairperson), Bart Gardner, and Dee Sacherich.  (Opaque News - March 1999)
Added Naughty Lady #96 to the Auction Preview pictures for the 2006 Convention.