Slide Library Programs

Darrell & Ronna Watkins
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S5 MINERALS
Views of various minerals 91 Slides Script - 2 pages Cassette - 18 minutes.

S6 THUNDEREGGS, NODULES AND AGATES
Views of material from various locations. 90 Slides Script - 4 pages Cassette - 22 minutes.

S8 PETRIFIED WOOD AND PICTURES IN STONE
Views of materials from various locations. 90 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S11 THE RICE COLLECTION
Pictures of minerals, crystals, wood, etc. from this outstanding collection. 98 Slides Script only - 6 pages Approx 40 minutes.

S14 SALUTE TO NATURE - IN SOME WESTERN STATES
From the gentle greenery of Oregon to the visible forces of nature in Yellowstone, to the dry windswept beauty of Zion, Bryce and the Badlands. Rewritten in 1981. Slides donated by J. Lewis Renton. 100 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 25 minutes.

S15 FIELD TRIP TO LAST CHANCE CANYON
From the California Federation 72 Slides Script - 4 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S17 VIEWS OF AGATES AND MINERALS FROM VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Views of minerals and agates by location. Last part is early Oregon material. Slides by J. Lewis Renton and Ray Schneider. 1981 149 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 27 minutes.

S20 LIFE REVEALED IN THE ROCKS
Produced by Albert J. Keen, Portland, OR. The story of the flows of life through the ages. 88 Slides Script - 14 pages Cassette - 14 minutes.

S22 MINIATURES AND CARVINGS
Miniatures and carvings of Claire Kennedy, Portland, OR. Gives a description of how some of this work is done. 74 Slides Script - 4 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S24 THE MIHELCIC COLLECTION
Donated by John and Lillian Mihelcic and shows minerals from their collection which contains many specimens no longer available. 89 Slides Script - 3 page) Cassette - 25 minutes.

S27 THE FOSSIL WORLD OF CLARNO
Produced by Thomas J. Bones, Vancouver, WA. The program covers part of his extensive collection, the finest in existence of this material. Seeds, nuts, fruits, wood sections and limbs from this famous Oregon locality. 76 Slides Script - 4 pages Cassette - 18 minutes.

S28 STONE AGE ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER
Produced by author Emory Strong. Many of the sites shown are now under water, covered by the lakes created behind the dams. Updated 1994. 78 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 23 minutes.

S45 FIELD TRIP TO TOM MINER BASIN
Second place winner in the 1961 Slide Program Contest. Presented by the Montana Society of Natural and Earth Sciences, Bozeman, MT. This trip takes you to the spectacular mountains of southern Montana. Beautiful petrified wood, agate, and amethyst crystals. Large stumps of petrified wood in place. 90 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S47 JEWELRY AND SILVER SERVICE
Presented by Lloyd and Lula Roberson. The program explains step-by-step procedures for working with silver and making jewelry. Shows tools, materials and techniques. 72 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 31 minutes.

S48 HISTORY AND LEGENDS OF THE HIMALAYA MINE
Via California Federation. Early mining operations as well as present day methods for uncovering tourmaline crystals. Many slides of natural tourmaline and numbers of cut stones. 127 Slides Script - 17 pages Cassette - 52 minutes.

S49 MINERALS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLECTION
Via Rocky Mountain Federation. Slides of many fine minerals, most from Arizona. 59 Slides Script only - 7 pages Approx 30 minutes.

S50 AROUND THE WORLD IN CALCITES
Shows the mineral calcite in a wide variety of forms and locations around the world where they were found. 121 Slides Script only - 9 pages Approx 45 minutes.

S51 UTAH TRIPS AND TREASURES
First place winner in 1962 NFMS Slide Program Contest. Presented by the Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society, Ogden, UT. A truly wonderful trip into the wonderland of Utah. 121 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 34 minutes.

S52 ONE HUNDRED MILES OF AGATES
Second place winner in the 1962 NFMS Slide Program Contest. Presented by the Tualatin Valley Gem Club, Forest Grove, OR. An entertaining trip of one hundred miles along Oregon’s spectacular coast. 91 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 18 minutes.

S53 PRIDAY RANCH CARAVAN
Presented by the Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Portland, OR. A trip into Central Oregon to visit the famous Priday Ranch. Thundereggs, nodules and agate. 103 Slides Script - 9 pages Cassette - 28 minutes.

S54 NFMS SHOW AT SPOKANE, WA - 1962
Highlights of the 1962 Federation Show. Pictures of most of the special exhibits and some of the individual club displays. 89 Slides Script only - 5 pages Approx - 35 minutes.

S55 THE ADOLPH KEITZ COLLECTION - PART 1
Presented by Adolph Keitz, Des Moines, WA. Many fine specimens of carvings, jewelry, and minerals from various parts of the world. 91 Slides Script only - 4 pages Approx - 30 minutes.

S56 THE ADOLPH KEITZ COLLECTION - PART 2
A continuation of Program S55. 90 Slides Script only - 4 pages Approx - 30 minutes.

S57 A GLIMPSE OF ALASKA
Presented by Ford and Alice Wilson, Chugach Gem and Mineral Society, Anchorage, AK. This program presents Alaska as seldom seen by the average traveler. 140 Slides Script only - 6 pages Approx - 45 minutes.

S58 STONES IN RELIGION
Produced by Russell Kemp, Midwest Federation. Pictures of stones which have religious significance. Stones in famous Grotto, garden and church windows. 95 Slides Script only - 13 pages Approx - 35 minutes.

S59 MOTHER EARTH’S ROCK FAMILY
Presented by Clementine Glismann and her 4th grade students of the Wasatch School, Ogden, UT. Program originated with the teacher and her class. This program should be of particular interest to Junior Rock Club members. 105 Slides Script only - 7 pages Approx - 25 minutes.

S60 JUNK TO JEWELRY
Presented by the Boeing Employees Mineralogical Society, Seattle, WA. Program shows how scrap and surplus materials are used to make usable machines for the rock cutter and jewelry maker. 110 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 40 minutes.

S62 COLORFUL ARIZONA
Via Rocky Mountain Federation. An interesting tour of Arizona, including copper mines, cotton fields, Indian Ruins, cactus stands, wildlife, mineral specimens and other points of interest. 80 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 35 minutes.

S65 NFMS GEMORAMA AT TWIN FALLS, ID - 1963
Pictures of special exhibits and most of the competitive exhibits which won blue or red ribbons for individuals and societies. 76 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 29 minutes.

S66 MONTANA INVITES YOU
An invitation to attend the NFMS show in Butte, MT in 1964 by the Montana Council of Rock and Mineral Clubs. Pictures of scenery, wildlife, and parks are shown. 88 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 30 minutes.

S67 CALCITES
Features diagrams of various calcite crystal forms with picture examples of each. 25 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 21 minutes.

S68 WALLOWA WONDERLAND
Presented by the Stonecrafters, Enterprise, OR. Scenes of the Wallowa and Clue Mountains and examples of some of the materials found there. 79 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 15 minutes.

S69 ANIMALS OF THE ANCIENT SEA
Produced by Cecilia E. Dulak. Via Midwest Federation. A program of marine fossils. 125 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 45 minutes.

S70 MICROMOUNTS AND MICROMOUNTING
George and LaVerne Williams tell how to micro mount minerals and how to display them. Specimens photographed through the microscope. 108 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 37 minutes.

S71 NFMS SHOW BUTTE, MT - 1964
Pictures of the 24th annual Federation Show with highlights of the winning exhibits and special displays. 102 Slides Script only - 8 pages Approx - 35 minutes.

S72 PETRIFIED WOOD
Via Midwest Federation. Produced by June and Albert Zeitner. The program features petrified wood from all the 50 states and tells the story of how it was formed. 68 Slides Script - 9 pages Cassette - 25 minutes.

S73 A STORY OF FLUORESCENCE IN GEMS AND MINERALS
Presented by Boeing Employees Mineralogical Society, Seattle, WA. The program demonstrates the dramatic changes that occur in some minerals when illuminated by ultraviolet light. 53 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S75 LUHR JENSEN COLLECTION - PART 1
Presented by Luhr Jensen, Woodburn, OR. This program is entirely devoted to the many variations of Priday Plume Agate. 94 Slides Script - 3 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S76 LUHR JENSEN COLLECTION - PART 2
Presented by Luhr Jensen, Woodburn, OR. Beautiful sagentie and plume agates from famous locations such as Nipomo, CA; Deming NM; etc. 84 Slides Script - 12 pages Cassette - 12 minutes.

S80 NFMS AND AFMS SHOW - YAKIMA, WA - 1965
Program shows most of the award winning cases and many of the non-competitive and special exhibits. 94 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 27 minutes.

S81 GROVER AND FRANKIE ROBERSON COLLECTION
Presented by Arrowhead Mineral Club, Great Falls, MT, and the Whoop-up Trail Rockhounds, Fort Benton, MT. Carvings and collection of Grover and Frankie Roberson. Tells the story behind the well known creations. 130 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 30 minutes.

S82 HOW TO MAKE A CABOCHON
Presented by Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Salem, OR. This program is primarily for the beginner in lapidary. It shows step-by-step in words and pictures, one of the methods used to make cabochons. 73 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 24 minutes.

S84 NECESSITY PLUS “ODDS AND ENDS” EQUALS MACHINERY
One of the winners in the 1967 slide contest. Presented by Jean and Helena Case, Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society, Ogden, UT. Shows and explains many lapidary machines that have been built from odds and ends, and some of the beautiful jewelry made on these machines. 89 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 41 minutes.

S85 A FIELD TRIP TO THE COPPER COUNTRY - McCARTHY, AK
Produced by Ivan and Ora Stewart, Chugach Gem and Mineral Society, Anchorage, AK. History of the area with beautiful scenery, wildlife, and some of the material found. 72 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 13 minutes.

S86 A FIELD TRIP UP THE LITTLE NELCHINA RIVER FOR FOSSILS
Produced by Ivan and Ora Stewart, Chugach Gem and Mineral Society, Anchorage, Ak. An exciting 80 mile round trip by swamp buggy showing wildlife, scenery and fossils found. 81 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 14 minutes.

S87 A TRIP TO GOLD COUNTRY - FLAT ALASKA
Third place winner in 1967 Slide program contest. Produced by Ivan and Ora Stewart, Chugach Gem and Mineral Society, Anchorage, AK. Enjoyable 300 mile trip by air to the interior of Alaska, where gold is still found, and proof is found in nugget jewelry pictures. Flora and fauna are also shown. 74 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 15 minutes.

S88 MOTHER NATURE’S FUNNIES
Produced by Henry Pope, Loma, MT. Figures carved by the elements, found off the beaten trail in the Badlands, and pictures found in stones. Almost every collection has some of Mother Nature’s Funnies and it is interesting to watch for them. 83 Slides Script - 6 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S89 CABOCHONS BY STEPS
First place winner in 1967 Slide Program contest. Produced by Chester and Doreen Miller, Tualatin Valley Gem Club, Forest Grove, OR. Takes you step-by-step via excellent pictures and drawings to the finished cabochon. 70 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 28 minutes.

S90 RUFF ROCKS TO GLORY
Presented by the Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Portland, OR. Photographed by Pete Dyck, with Tony Schneider, Claire Kennedy, and Henry Heikkola. Through pictures each offers tips in their special field, using tools in their individual workshop to produce quality articles to give viewers the benefit of their experience. 72 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S92 TREASURE CHEST
Winner of the 1968 NFMS Slide Program contest. Presented by Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Portland, OR. Photographed by Carl Fink. A step-by-step procedure for making one’s favorite gem material into a beautiful little treasure chest with straight lines and polished surfaces. 67 Slides Script - 18 pages Cassette - 22 minutes.

S94 HIGH DESERT COUNTRY
Winner of the 1969 Slide Program contest. Produced and presented by the High Desert Gem and Mineral Society, Bend, OR. Program shows some of the beautiful scenery, gem hunting areas around Bend, and fine specimens of Oregon material. 92 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S95 JADE COUNTRY
Produced by Ivan and Ora Stewart and members of the Chugach Gem and Mineral Society of Anchorage, AK. A field trip into the Alaskan Jade Country. 101 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 28 minutes.

S98 INTARSIA, AN ANCIENT ART REVIVED
Via California Federation. Produced by the San Francisco Gem and Mineral Society. An instructive program in the art of intarsia. 61 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S99 RAINBOWS IN THE DARK
Produced by A. V. Mullaly and R. G. Mullaly. Minerals that are fluorescent. 98 Slides Script only - 6 pages

S100 GEMS FOR FUN IN 1971 - NFMS AND AFMS SHOW - SEATTLE, WA
General views of the show, people, and some of the cases. 50 Slides Script - 3 pages Cassette - 12 minutes.

S102 METAL CASTING BY THE LOST WAX METHOD
A “how to” program by the Gem Collectors Club of Seattle. 72 Slides Script - 15 pages Cassette - 24 minutes.

S104 WYOMING ROCKHOUNDING
Via Rocky Mountain Federation. Scenery and famous Wyoming materials and locations. 106 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 19 minutes.

S105 AGATE HUNT ON THE YELLOWSTONE
Winner of the 1975 NFMS Slide Program contest. Entered by Yellowstone Agate Club, Miles City, MT. Tips on hunting locations, safety precautions, and examples of the famous dendritic agate in jewelry. 56 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 15 minutes.

S107 AMERICAN MINERAL HERITAGE
1974 AFMS and Mideast Federation Show featuring first day of issue US Mineral Heritage Stamp. Program also includes gems and minerals on stamps of other countries. Views of some official state rocks. 82 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 23 minutes.

S108 MODERN TECHNIQUES OF FACETING (1977)
Donated by Fac-ette Mfg Co., Seattle, WA. A “how to” program showing step-by-step cutting and finishing of a faceted stone. 77 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 33 minutes.

S109 MAKING CONSTRUCTED SILVER JEWELRY
A winner of the 1977 AFMS Slide Program contest, produced by Marge Collins, member of the Plymouth Rock & Mineral Society, Plymouth, MI. An easy instruction to the art of making silver jewelry. Step-by-step we are led through to the completion of 3 pieces of jewelry. 83 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 40 minutes.

S110 MORE RARE THAN DIAMONDS - HISTORY OF A FOSSIL LOCATION
A winner of the 1977 AFMS Slide Program contest entered by the Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Portland, OR. History of the Clarno Fossil Plant location in Oregon and the contribution to scientific knowledge made by Thomas Bones. 94 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S111 PEWTER PUTTERING
Via Midwest Federation. An introduction and instructions in the many uses of that beautiful, easily worked, reasonably priced metal - Pewter. 100 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 24 minutes.

S113 “77" EMPIRE OF GEMS - 1978
Compiled by the Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society, Ogden, UT. By means of this program we attend special events, meet celebrities, visit the show, and view some cases at the AFMS & NFMS 1977 show in Ogden, UT. 101 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 33 minutes.

S116 INTRODUCTION TO FACETING
Winner of the 1978 AFMS Slide Program Contest. Entered by the Columbia-Willamette Faceter’s Guild, Portland, OR. Shows step-by-step how to facet a stone and explains how facets and reflected light affect brilliance. Various factors that determine the quality of a gem are explained. 73 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 47 minutes.

S117 CREATIVE LAPIDARY WITH REFORZADO
Winner of the 1978 AFMS Slide Program Contest. Entered by Les Petery, member of the Gem City Rock Club, Quincy, IL. Step-by-step instructions for an original lapidary idea in which different kinds of material are epoxied to a backing plate for making jewelry and other items. 93 Slides Script - 14 pages Cassette - 47 minutes.

S118 INTROCUTION TO THE STUDY OF FOSSILS - 1978
Via California Federation. B. Benson of the Ventura Gem and Mineral Society gives an explanation of how imprints and fossils are formed. Illustrated with fossils of various types of marine life, land vegetation, bugs, and prehistoric animals through the geological ages. 82 Slides Script - 12 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S119 THE CARVINGS AND CRAFTSMEN OF IDAR-OBERSTEIN, GERMANY - 1979
Via Midwest Federation. By Ross Kemp for the Lizzardro Museum of Lapidary Art. Some history, views of early stonecutting equipment of present day, and many beautiful examples of carvings by these famous craftsmen. 99 Slides Script - 15 pages Cassette - 45 minutes.

S120 THE MONSTER DIG
Via Midwest Federation. Story of the Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Lincoln, NE, correctly removing and preparing for display in the museum, a fossil skeleton of a large, extinct reptile in hundreds of jig-saw pieces, while fighting winter weather. 74 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 37 minutes.

S122 A FIELD TRIP TO OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
Winner of the 1979 AFMS Slide Program contest. Entered by members of the Florida Panhandle Gem and Mineral Society, Inc., Pensacola, FL. Shows the collecting of selenite “hourglass” crystals, barite roses in Oklahoma and cutting materials in Texas. 75 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 18 minutes.

S123 THE QUARTZ FAMILY
Winner of the 1979 AFMS Slide Program contest. Entered by Howard R. Freeland, geologist and member of the Appomattox Rock and Mineral Society of Richmond, VA. This program explores the common crystal habits, color, inclusions, pseudomorphs, and other types of silica such as opal, prase, jasper, etc. 73 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 32 minutes.

S124 PHOTOGRAPHING MINERALS - 1979
An outstanding “how to do it” program showing the step-by-step technique to take good mineral pictures, prepared by Mrs. Katherine Jensen. 109 Slides Script - 16 pages Cassette - 54 minutes.

S125 THE NEW LOOK IN INDIAN JEWELRY - 1979
Donated by the Yellowstone Agate Club, Inc. of Miles City, MT. Beautiful slides of Indian Turquoise jewelry as shown in the Arizona Highways magazine. This program carries a specific restriction that it is not to be used in any way in connection with money making activities. 63 Slides Script only - 8 pages Approximately 25 minutes.

S126 THE LAPIDARY ARTIST - 1980
An inspiring program of outstanding carvings displayed at major Federation Gem and Mineral shows throughout the country. Photographed by Mrs. K. Jensen of the Eastern Federation. 80 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 36 minutes.

S127 A 4-PART “HOW TO” PROGRAM - 1980
Donated by the Midwest Federation. (1) Collecting flint, making People Watchers and Cabochons from it. (2) A method for drilling turquoise and making a necklace. (3) Making a liquid silver and turquoise Heishe necklace. (4) One way to make a sterling silver heart. 82 Slides Script - 5 pages Cassette - 17 minutes.

S128 THE GEM ROOM OF THE HEADLEY MUSEUM - 1980
Via the Midwest Federation. Views of unique gem objects and compositions of gold and precious stones, some designed by Mr. Headley himself, and crafted by US and European artisans. Some of the pieces incorporated an antique relic. 82 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 28 minutes.

S129 THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF MINERALS - 1980
This program explains and illustrates how the physical properties of minerals provide a set of simple tests for recognizing most minerals. Produced by David E. Jensen, mineralogist, and photographed by Katherine H. Jensen. 64 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 39 minutes.

S130 GEMS AND ORNAMENTAL MINERALS - 1980
Program consisting of views of materials in the rough or crystal forms and the gem stones (mostly faceted) cut from the same material, with educational information about each Synthetic, altered and artificial stones are also explained. Produced by Katherine H. Jensen of the Eastern Federation. 117 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 47 minutes.

. S131 FIVE SHORT “HOW-TO” PROGRAMS - 1981
Winner of 1980 AFMS Slide program contest. Entered by the Tuscarera Lapidary Society of Media, PA. Program covers making a sphere with home-made equipment, doublets and triplets, a ring, a carving and an intarsia. 117 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 43 minutes.

S132 HELPS FOR MAKING SLIDE PROGRAMS
Donated by Kay and David Jensen of the Eastern Federation, to help make slide programs. Explains how to organize and make a slide program, and gives hints on how to put a professional polish on your program. 78 Slides Script only - 10 pages Approximately 30 minutes.

S133 TYPES OF GEMSTONE CARVINGS - 1981
Donated by Kay and David Jensen of the Eastern Federation. Views of outstanding carvings of many kinds from many types of material. Some carved in the Orient and Germany. 101 Slides Script only - 12 pages Approximately 40 minutes.

S134 THE STORY OF GLACIERS
Education Division winner of 1981 AFMS Slide Program contest. Entered by Frances and Frank Rusche, members of Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Portland, OR. “A glacier has been defined as a “rock of the simplest sort” undergoing deformation before our eyes.” This program is truly a study of glaciers in their many forms, undergoing their many changes. 127 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 34 minutes.

S135 LET’S MAKE A CABOCHON
Winner of the “how’To” division of the 1981 AFMS Slide Program Contest. Entered by the Tuscarera Lapidary Society, Media, PA. This program takes us from and introduction to the equipment, through easy steps to the completion of the polished cab. 50 Slides Script only - 6 pages Approximately 20 minutes.

S136 IVORY AND IVORY SUBSTITUTES FOR CARVING AND SCRIMSHAW
Winner of the 1982 Slide Program Contest. By Robert L. Mount, Elmhurst, IL. Midwest Federation. 68 Slides Script only - 18 pages Approximately 50 minutes.

S137 COLORADO ALABASTER
Winner of the 1982 Slide Program Contest. By Michael and Phyllis Madlen, Cheyenne, WY, members of the Rocky Mountain Federation. 59 Slides Script only - 7 pages Approximately 30 minutes.

S138 HOW INDIANS MADE STONE TOOLS
Winner of the 1982 Slide Program Contest. By John A. Pawloski, New Milford, CT, member of the Danbury Mineralogical Society. 76 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 18 minutes.

S139 THE GEOLOGY, MINERALS, AND FOSSILS OF VIRGINIA
Winner of the 1983 Slide Program Contest. By Howard R. Freeland, Colonial Heights, VA, member of the Appomattox Rock and Mineral Society. 96 Slides Script only - 11 pages Approximately 45 minutes.

S140 A VISIT TO SELECTED WULFENITE AND VANADINITE LOCATIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST
Winner of the 1983 Slide Program Contest. By Wolfgang Mueller. 112 Slides Script only - 17 pages Approximately 45 minutes.

S141 MINES AND MATERIALS OF RUSH, ARKANSAS
Winner of the 1983 Slide Program Contest. By members of the Ozark Earth Science Club, Mountain Home, AR. 92 Slides Script only - 8 pages Approximately 30 minutes.

S142 LAVICSIDING - MOJAVE DESERT - JASPER AND AGATE
Winner of the 1984 Slide Program Contest. By Mrs. Pat Monahan of the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society, California Federation. 140 Slides Script only - 14 pages Approximately 45 minutes.

S145 THE MINERALS OF INDUSTRY (PART 2 OF 2)
63 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 26 minutes.

S146 GINKGO PETRIFIED FOREST First Place winner in the 1986 AFMS Slide Program Contest. By Frank and Frances Rusche, members of the Oregon Agate and Mineral Society. 100 Slides Script - 17 pages Cassette - 35 minutes.

S147 LAKE SUPERIOR AGATE NATURALLY
Second Place winner in the 1986 AFMS Slide Program Contest. Photography and script by Peter Rodewald. Advisory assistance - F W Zimmerman, Adine Zimmerman, Wayne Sukow, Ione Anderson, Esther Rodewald, and the St. Croix Rockhounds. 140 Slides Script - 26 pages Cassette - 34 minutes.

S148 JADE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
By Harold Sutten, 1979. Obtained in a trade with the Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada. This is the story of Jade in British Columbia from the point of view of the British Columbia Rockhounds. 80 Slides Script - 17 pages Cassette - 21 minutes.

S150 A METAMORPHOSIS - WINGS FROM STONE - 1987
By Howard Jungbluth, Cincinnati Mineral Society. Photography by Kim Simmons of Frankenfield and Assoc., Cincinnati, OH. Program designed by Harry Reisiger. How to make stone butterflies. 42 Slides Script - 4 pages Cassette - 10 minutes.

S151 BIJOU BASIN AND BIG SANDY CREEK - 1987
Produced by the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society Camer Club. This program includes some geology, history of the early settlers, flora, fauna and the occurrence of petrified wood in place and examples of it’s many uses. 86 Slides Script - 7 pages Cassette - 15 minutes.

S152 BADLANDS BONANZA: a Nebraska field trip - 1987
Created by the Grand Island Earth Science Society, Grand Island, NE, by Barry and Dolores Rose. 125 Slides Script only - 16 pages Approximately 20 minutes.

S153 SNOW CRYSTALS
By Norma F. Faxel, Baltimore Mineral Society. Depicts the various crystal structures formed by snow. 73 Slides Script only - 11 pages Approximately 20 minutes.

S154 BEGINNING LAPIDARY
By the Stillwater Mineral and Gem Society, Sillwater, OK. The equipment used and the various stages of preparation to take a cabochon from the rough rock to the final polish. 66 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 45 minutes.

S155 WELCOME TO OREGON - 1989
By Frances Rusche. Depicts many of the landmarks and historical sites throughout the state of Oregon. 140 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 45 minutes.

S156 CREEPY CRITTERS
By Carol Anderson, a member of the Neville Public Museum Geology Club, Green Bay, Wisconsin. The making of simple rock and shell critters. 40 Slides Script only - 6 pages Approximately 15 minutes.

S158 THE PAWNEE NATIONAL GRASSLANDS
Presented by the Longmont Gem and Mineral Club. Experience the beauty and wonder of the northeast corner of Colorado. Includes artifacts, fossils, minerals, agate, jasper, and beautiful petrified wood common to the area. 126 Slides Script - 13 pages Cassette - 35 minutes.

S159 THE ILLINOIS FLUORITE STORY - 1987
By Catherine A. Palm-Gessner, Dean A. Stone, Rovert V. Gessner, Susan Stone and Christopher F. Jagielo. This slide program covers the history of mining fluorite in Hardin County, Illinois. Many slides of beautiful specimens and early mining history. 87 Slides Script only - 14 pages Approximately 30 minutes.

S160 CREEPY CRITTERS - 2 SHELLS - 1991
By Carol Anderson, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Program demonstrates making everything from simple birds to motorcycle riders from a basic collection of shells. 46 Slides Script only - 7 pages Approximately 15 minutes.

S161 THE TYRRELL MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY
By Emmette Wallace, Temple, Texas. Shows land formations and dinosaurs discovered at Drumheller, Albert, Canada and now on display at the Tyrrell Museum. 60 Slides Script only - 9 pages Approximately 15 minutes.

S162 MICROMOUNTING
The Micro mineralogists of the National Area present, collecting the wee crystals. How to prepare specimens for mounting, equipment, and useful tips. 80 Slides Script only - 8 pages Approximately 35 minutes.

S163 OUR CHANGING LAND
By Jennie R. Smith, Northern Virginia Mineral Club. Shows examples of how unseen forces are constantly changing our land. 60 Slides Script only - 10 pages Approximately 20 minutes.

S164 THE MASTODON FACTORY
First Place in the Club Slide Program Competition went to the Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society, Springfield, IL. A good basic paleontology program as well as an eye-opener about what goes on behind the scenes in putting together a vertebrate fossil exhibit. 80 Slides Script only - 14 pages Approximately 35 minutes.

S165 THE ILLINOIS FLUORITE STORY II - 1991
First Place in the Individual Slide Program contest went to Dean Stone and Christopher Jagielo, Macomb, IL. Informative, yet sad story of the demise of what once was a very active fluorite mining and field tripping area. A follow up of slide program S159. 113 Slides Script only - 12 pages Approximately 40 minutes.

S166 DID YOU EVER PICK UP A ROCK?
By Shirley Greenberg. A basic Junior Program showing equipment used for rockhounding, where to go, arrangement, storage and other basic tips. 33 Slides Script only - 7 pages Approximately 15 minutes.

S167 INSIDE THE NFMS - 1992
By Bill Echert. A program introducing and discussing the different functions and committees of the Northwest Federation. This program shows how the NFMS operates and serves its members. 51 Slides Script - 11 pages Cassette - 30 minutes.

S168 MINNESOTA’S CHATOYANT BEAUTY - BINGHAMITE
By Gary Witcher. Many scenic pictures of the area with samples of Binghamite. 65 Slides Script - 10 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S169 THE MINERALS OF SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN, BETHLEHEM, NH First Place winner in the 1992 AFMS Slide Program Contest. By members of the Nashua Mineral Society of Nashua, New Hampshire. Program shows the variety of minerals to be found within the miarolitic cavities of New Hampshire’s Conway Granite. 63 Slides Script - 8 pages Cassette - 20 minutes.

S170 SOUTH DAKOTA SAMPLER
First Place winner in the 1995 AFMS Slide Program Contest for Field Collecting. By Gary Witcher of the Coteau des Plaines Gem and Mineral Society, Watertown, South Dakota. Program takes you on a field trip to several collecting sites around the state of South Dakota. 119 Slides Script - 18 pages Cassette - 24 minutes.

S171 GOLD
First Place winner in the 1995 AFMS Slide Program Contest for the Educational Class. By Jennie R. Smith. Program discusses the physical properties, where found, and shows examples of different shapes and types of Gold. 60 Slides Script only - 11 pages Approximately 30 minutes.

S172 THE GEOLOGY OF THE ALASKA HIGHWAY
First Place winner in the 1995 AFMS Slide Program Contest for the Educational Class. By Margaret M. Pearson. Program shows the various geological formations found along the Alaska Highway. 81 Slides Script only - 17 pages Approximately 50 minutes.

S173 THOMSONITE
Second Place winner in the 1995 AFMS Slide Program Contest. By Joe Heininger and Wayne Nelson of the Minnesota Mineral Club. Program explains where Thomsonite is found with many slides of beautiful and striking specimens. 80 Slides Script only - 4 pages Approximately 20 minutes.

S174 MINERAL COLLECTING AT THE BAY PORT QUARRY
First Place winner in the 1996 AFMS Slide Program Contest for Field Collecting. By Robert J. Frost, St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Program shows how to get to the Quarry, basic mineral collecting equipment, and minerals collected, especially micro minerals. 89 Slides Script only - 17 pages Approximately 55 minutes.

S182 AGATES OF THE NEW WORLD
“4 Star Winner” AFMS Program Competition 1999, Educational Category. By Doug Moore and Don Kelman of the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society. Overview of Agates from around the world. 140 Slides Script only Approximately 50 minutes.

S183 BUTTERFLIES IN STONE
First Place winner AFMS Program Competition 1999. By William Stehouwer, Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society. A “how-to” program on making gemstone butterflies. 50 Slides Script only Approximately 30 minutes.

S184 DIAMONDS
First Place with Highest Honors AFMS Program Competition 2000, Educational Category. By Paul and Jennie Smith, members of Micromounters of the National Capital Area, EFMLS. Micro diamonds are used to tell the story - how they form, where deposits are found, crystal structure, the rainbow of colors, etc. 79 Slides Script only Approximately 40 minutes.

S185 PSEUDOMORPHS: GHOSTS OF MINERALS PAST
First Place with Highest Honors AFMS Program Competition 2000, Educational Category. By Michael Shaw, Stillwater Mineral & Gem Society RMFMS. Pseudomorph means false shape and refers to the interesting mineralogical oddities that occur when one mineral replaces another - in the shape of the original mineral. 50 Slides Script only Approximately 30 minutes.

S186 HOW SWEET IT IS, A TRIP TO THE SWEETWATER LEAD MINE
First Place winner AFMS Program Competition 2000, Field Collecting. By Sharon Waddell, member Ozark Earth Science Club, MWF. The Sweetwater Mine is one of the many mines in the area, but opportunities to visit them are rare. We are given a look inside this location and see the process by which minerals are extracted from the ore. 100 Slides Script only Approximately 45 minutes.

S187 MOUNT ST HELENS: A CHANGING LANDSCAPE
Presented by USDA Forest Service, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. An educational program presented in 4 modules, Geology, Survivors, Disperal and People. Purchased by AFMS Endowment Fund, 2000. This program also includes additional teaching aid type material (geared for a classroom environment), only the script will be sent unless the other material is specifically requested. 80 Slides Script only Approximately 45 minutes.

S188 SUNDOGS AND RAINBOWS - A SKY SHOW
By Rob Kaleel, produced by the Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society, Springfield, Illinois. A wonderful program covering the beauty of the Earth’s atmospheric phenomena. Obtained via the AFMS Endowment Fund, 2000. 79 Slides Script only Approximately 50 minutes.

S189 LAPIDARY MATERIALS OF OREGON
By Norman McKay, Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club, Durango, Colorado. A view of the beauty of Oregon gemstones. AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2000. 140 Slides Script only Approximately 65 minutes.

S190 THE MAIN INGREDIENTS: ROCK FORMING MINERALS
Produced by JLM Visuals, Grafton, WI. An overview of the basic rock forming minerals. Obtained via the AFMS Endowment Fund, 2000. 48 Slides Script only Approximately 35 minutes.

S191 ROCKHOUNDING IN UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN AND ONTARIO
By Jody Fronk, Central Illinois Gem & Mineral Club. First Place in the 2001 AFMS Program Competition. This program recounts the events of a trip to the historic copper mining area in upper Michigan and then on to Bancroft and Cobalt, Ontario. Numerous locations and specimens found in these areas are shown, with some historical background and collecting tips included. This is a good overview of each area and a great preparation for anyone planning to visit these areas. 102 Slides Script only Approximately 40 minutes.

S192 DATOLITE: CRYSTALS, DIVERSITY & COLOR
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2002. By Wayne Sukow. Terrific program on the mineral Datolite, chock full of great information and photos. 64 Slides Script only Approximately 30 minutes.

S193 IN SEARCH OF SOUTH DAKOTA’S FAIRBURN AGATE
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2002. By Doug Moore and Don Kelman, Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society. An overview of the famous South Dakota Fairburn Agate, from museum to field. Many excellent photos of agate specimens. 140 Slides Script only Approximately 50 minutes.

S194 RECOVERY OF THE HYDE PARK MASTODON
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2002. By Jay Tinker. An interesting and informative presentation on the recovery of a wonderfully preserved Mastodon - from a backyard pond! This program is also available on a VHS video and a CD-ROM Power Point Presentation. 72 Slides Script only Approximately 20 minutes.

S195 AGATE UBER ALLES - AGATE ABOVE ALL
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2003. By Doug Moore and Dr. Don Kelman, of the Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society. An excellent presentation of the wonderful world of agates. Also available in PowerPoint presentation. 140 Slides Script only Approximately 40 minutes.

S196 DATOLITE NODULES - COPPER COUNTRY COLOR
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2003. By Wayne W. Sukow. Very educational and informative presentation on the mineral Datolite. 94 Slides Script only Approximately 30 minutes.

S197 ILLINOIS FLUORITE - REMEMBER THE PAST
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2003. By Dean Stone. An interesting and informative presentation on the history of Fluorite mining in Illinois. 110 Slides Script only Approximately 35 minutes.

S198 DOGGONE SAFETY’S IMPORTANT
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2003. Transcribed by Martha Miss on behalf of Rocky and Nika. A humorous but important look at safety for rockhounds - an excellent program to show at the start of the field trip season! 65 Slides Script only Approximately 20 minutes.

S199 RECENT COLLECTING, AT THE PHILADELPHIA MINE
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2004. By Ed Hakesley. The zinc mines near Rush, Arkansas, produced very fine specimens of Smithsonite - notably the “turkey fat” variety. The now abandoned mines are off limits for collecting due to Park status. The author received permission to explore and collect at this mine outside the Park and recovered many fine specimens. 61 Slides Script only Approximately 20 minutes.

S200 THOSE FABULOUS THUNDER EGGS, PART 1
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2003. By Doug Moore, Don Kelman and others. “Once you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all” applies to thunder eggs only in one sense - when you can recognize these nodules as distinct from other types, you’ll begin to appreciate the variety found around the globe. Examples from worldwide locations are included with information about how and where they form. Also available as a DVD. 111 Slides Script only Approximately 35 minutes.

S201 EXPLORING METEORITE AND TEKTITE MYSTERIES
Gift from AFMS Endowment Fund, 2005. 80 Slides Script only Approximately 30 minutes.

S202 THE MYSTERIES OF FOSSIL PRESERVATION
AFMS Program Competition Winner, 2004. 62 Slides Script only Approximately 25 minutes.

S203 SEDIMENTARY AND VEIN AGATES
AFMS Program Competition Winnder, 2005. By Doug Moore, Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society (Wisconsin). Beautiful program with lots of nice agate pictures. Also available in Slides and PowerPoint formats. Approximately 45 min S204 WONDER-FULL FOSSILS
By Connie Snepp, Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society. All fossils are full of wonder and rare because fewer than one percent of plants and animals that ever lived have been preserved as fossils. S205 LAKE SUPERIOR AGATES - COLOR, COPPER, PLUMES, AND IRIS
By Wayne W. Sukow. First Place Award was earned by this presentation in the 2006 AFMS Program Competition. “Lake Superior Agates .. New Look”, includes agates from throughout the Lake Superior Basin and from glacial tills in areas to which these agates were carried by ancient glaciers. S206 JEWEL CAVE
By Judith Washburn, Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society. Thirteen miles west of Custer, SD, buried beneath the Black Hills is the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave. For years, this National Monument has delighted, perplexed, and continued to lure countless number of explorers. 54 Slides Approximately 35-40 minutes.