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The Next PROG Meeting: May 19, 2015


Pattern of the Month:
”American” by Fostoria Glass Company
100 Years of Fostoria American
Presented by: Susan Conroy.

Susan will discuss the history, marketing and manufacture of American. American was Fostoria's most successful pattern and is the oldest continually made pattern in the glass industry.

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Program of the Month:    Spatter Glass

    Presented by: Carole Bess White

A new topic for PROG: we will explore End-of-Day Glass, aka Spatter Glass. Carole will show examples from her collection of Czechoslovakian glass. We will discuss: HOW WAS IT MADE? WHO MADE IT? WHY IS IT CALLED END-OF-DAY?



    Our Next Meeting: Tuesday May 19, 2015 -- doors open at 6:00 pm

    Program of the Month: End of Day or “Spatter” Glass

        Presented by Carole Bess White

    Pattern of the Month: 100th Anniversary of Fostoria American

        Presented by Susan Conroy

    Parking is available on Schuyler Street and across the street in Zeller’s parking lot.


We have monthly meetings (except August) at Central Lutheran Church located at 1820 NE 21st Avenue in Portland. It is located at 21st and NE Schuyler, one block north of Broadway. There is on-street parking and a small parking lot behind the church building (to the east). Enter at the back door.

To help get our meeting started on time at 7:00 pm, we ask that you arrive early to help setup. Limited parking is available in the parking lot and on nearby streets.

Portland’s Rain of Glass (PROG) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), educational membership organization that was started  in 1978 to inform and educate individuals who have an interest in collectible glass. Every meeting, we have a time set aside to help with glass identification. Our extensive library of reference books is available to our members. We have several public glass displays each year and we have seminars and classes to educate our members and the community at large. PROG is Oregon’s oldest and largest Depression and Elegant Glassware organization.

If you enjoyed visiting our website and reading our newsletters, please consider making a donation to our club which is striving to preserve historical pieces of glass and souvenirs and to educate others about the history of glass around the world. We appreciate your support.


Portland’s Rain of Glass, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization -- a member of the Oregon Cultural Trust.

Last updated 05-18-15

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