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Blast from the Past: The AAVSO in 1966

 

These pictures were taken by Walter Scott Houston at the 55th Annual Meeting of the AAVSO held at the Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket, MA. Thank you to Matthew Templeton for digitizing the pictures.

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Arthur Stokes, foreground, facing camera
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Casper (Cap) Hossfield (L) and Herbert Luft (R)
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?, Barbara Welther, Art Stokes, Susan Hess
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Mrs. Good, Mrs. Emily Fernald, Marjorie Williams, ?
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?, Newton Mayall, Marjorie Williams, Dorrit Hoffleit (back to camera), ?
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Richard (Dick) Davis (speaker)
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James English, David Dunham, Elmer Wright, ?, Henry Specht
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Owen Gingerich (speaking)
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Clint Ford, ?, ?
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Ed Oravec, Clint Ford, Margaret Mayall, Diane Lucas(?)
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Cyrus Fernald, Ed Oravec, ?
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John Ruiz, Ralph Buckstaff, Percy Witherell, (George Diedrich?)
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Dick Davis, Owen Gingerich (back), Cap Hossfield
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Michael Mattei, William Shawcross
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Art Stokes, R. Newton Mayall (center), Margaret Snow Houston (long hair)
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Dick Davis (L), Herbert Luft (R)
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foreground: Herb Luft, Newton Mayall, ?, Henry Specht (Dorrit Hoffleit in back)
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Cap Hossfield (L), Clint Ford (R)
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Robert Adams (L), John Bortle (R)
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Owen Gingerich (L), Barbara Welther (C), Dorrit Hoffleit (R); in back: Mrs. Good (L), Mrs. Emily Fernald (R)
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?, Susan Hess, Robert Adams, Newton Mayall
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David Dunham (cut), Bill Shawcross
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Florence Bibber
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Ralph Buckstaff
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Dick Davis(L), Herb Luft(C), Cap Hossfield (R, behind pillar)
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Ralph Buckstaff
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fore: DeKinder, P. Bibber, Hoffleit, Florence C. Bibber, back: Newton Mayall, Margaret Mayall
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Herb Luft, ?
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Cap Hossfield, ?, ?
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Miriam, Kay, and Margaret Houston
 
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