This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...others, whom we see fit to
admit to our convention, would be considered merely as visitors,
with no connection whatever to our society, as they are ineligible
to membership. I would further suggest that the fiscal year for all
sections, as well as the state organization, begin May 1st, at
which time the new board take office and the annual dues and all
moneys for the conducting of our next convention become due from
that day on. Another matter of importance is the active management
of the affairs of our society. The active man, whether president or
secretary of our organization, is annually put to considerable
expense by way of engaging a stenographer, traveling expenses,
etc., which he should not be expected to hear alone. I would
suggest that an appropriation of some amount be set aside for this
purpose. Generally, when you pay him for his services, small as the
remuneration would be, you can expect results without any excuses,
and better conventions will follow. If my plan of increasing the
revenue of this society is carried out, you will have sufficient
additional funds to meet these additional expenses, and the
association will profit by it very materially. Another very
important department of our society which seems to have been
overlooked at all photographic conventions, even the national, and
I attribute this oversight as much as any other one thing to the
lack of advancement of our profession, and that is, proper
publicity. All successful enterprises, like all successful crafts,
have their publicity bureau but ours. I feel that this society
should have a publicity board--a committee composed of literary
men, who can give out information pertaining to the interests of
photography generally. Educate the public to understand and...
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