Committee for APS-68 has been planning the Rochester convention of the American Philatelic Society for
about two years. From left in back are chairman Gordon Morison, Norman P. Stevenson, Raymond W. Stone,
Fred A. Jacob, Dr. Leslie Roll, James Englert, G. James Papin, Warren C. Stevens; seated Mrs. Dorothy
Smith, Mrs. Bonny Yurchison and Dr. E. W. Hainlen. Absent when the photo was taken were Dr. Helmut
A. Zander, Mrs. Helen Nolle, Jacob J. Legeer, Eugene M. Rice, Mrs. Jean Giambra, Mrs. Mary V. Morison, Mrs.
Nellie Cattanach, Miss Suzasnne Meyn and Thomas Cross.
Programs for collectors and non-collectors have been arranged by the exhibition committee for APS-68 in
Rochester, NY, September 19-22. These members of the Rochester Philatelic Association have been planning
the event for about two years. From left in front are chaiman Gordon C. Morison, 1967-68 RPA president G.
James Papin and Dr. E. W. Hainlen; center row Raymond W. Stone, Dr. Leslie Roll, Mrs. Dorothy Smith; back
row Norman P. Stevenson, Fred A. Jakob, Mrs. Bonnie Yurchison, James Englert and Warren C. Stevens. Not
present were Dr. Helmut A. Zander, Mrs. Helen Nolle, Jacob J. Lageer, Eugene M. Rice, Mrs. Jean Giambra, Mrs.
Mary V. Morison, Mrs. Nellie Cattanach, Miss Suzanne Meyn and Thomas Gross.
Part of the Arrangements Committee for APS-68 takes time out for a photo. Fron left, standing, are Raymond
W. Stone, Gordon C. Morison, Warren C. Stevens, Fred A. Jakob, Norman P. Stevenson, Dr. Leslie Roll, James
Englert; seated are G. James Papin, Mrs. Dorothy Smith, Mrs. Bonny Yurchison and Dr. E. W. Hainlen. Not shown
are Dr. Helmut A. Zander, Mrs. Helen Nolle, Jacob J. Lageer, Mrs. Jean Giambra, Eugene M. Rice, Mrs.
Mary V. Morison, Mrs. Nellie Cattanach, Miss Suzanne Meyn and Thomas Gross.
Jacob J. Legeer of 511 Beechwood Dr., East Rochester, is director of one of the major sections in the largest
stamp exhibitions ever held in upstate New York. Scheduled for September 19-22 in the Sheraton Hotel, the
postage stamp show will be open to the public. Mr. Legeer is in charge of the Champion of Champions Class
which brings together the grand award winners of 14 national stamp exhibitions to compete here in the "World
Series of Philately."
Mrs. Dorothy Smith of 472 Lake Road, Webster, is director of the philatelic literature competition to be held in
conjunction with one of largest postage stamp shows ever held in upstate New York. The exhibit will take place
September 19-22 at the Sheraton Hotel, Rochester. The national philatelic literature competition is the first
one of its type ever held in the United States. The stamp show will be open to the public, and the United Nations
will issue two new postage stamps for World Weather Watch at the Sheraton on the opening day of the exhibit.
Two Fairport residents have major positions on the Arrangements Committee for one of the largest postage stamp
exhibitions ever held in upstate New York. Warren C. Stevens, 10 Hillcrest Drive, Fairport is director of staging
for the show scheduled at the Sheraton Hotel September 19-22, and Mrs. Bonnie Yurchison, 102 Crossover Road,
Fairport, is director of specialist society relations. The exhibition will be in conjunction with the 82nd annual
convention of the American Philatelic Society, which has more than 19,500 members on its rolls. The United Nations
will issue two new postage stamps at the show which will be open to the public.
Two Irondequoit residents have major positions on the Arrangements Committee for one of the largest postage stamp
exhibitions ever held in upstate New York. Dr. Leslie Roll, left, of 4389 St. Paul Blvd. and Fred A. Jakob of 64
Briar Lane have been working on the program for almost two years to bring this exhibit to the Sheraton Hotel
September 19-22. Dr. Roll is in charge of the competitive display which will include more than 4,000 album pages
entered by collectors from throughout the country. Mr. Jakob is handling stamp dealer relations. The exhibition
will be in conjunction with the 82nd annual convention of the American Philatelic Society, which has more than
19,500 members on its rolls. The United Nations will issue two new postage stamps at the show which will be open
to the public.
Fred A. Jakob reviewing a large sheet of forign stamps.
Downtown Rochester is a busy developing city. Xerox Tower, just opened, towers over nearby Midtown Plaza, the
unique downtown shopping area with one-acre covered, temperature-controlled mall. Shopping in this city will be
made easy by the close proximity of the Sheraton Hotel, APS-68 headquarters. Special rates are available at the
hotel for those signifying they are with APS-68.
M'Lady Mini-Visits during APS-68 will take convention goers to Kodak Park to see the manufacture of film and other
photo supplies. Eastman Kodak Company is the largest company in Rochester, NY, and is one of the highlight stops
for those attending the 82nd annual convention of the American Philatelic Society September 19-22.
Model of Xerox Square and Xerox Tower, tallest building in Rochester, NY.
Xerox Square is just a short walk from convention headquarters for the American Philatelic Society. The Xerox
Building has ice skating rinks patterned after Rockefeller Center in New York City, an exquisite Shakespearean
Room for dining and offices for one of the world's fastest growing companies.
M'Lady Mini-Visits, highlight for non-collectors who attend the 82nd annual convention of the American Philatelic
Society September 19-22 in Rochester, NY, will take visitors to the George Eastman House, once home of the founder
of Eastman Kodak Company and now a photographic museum. This museum with lovely gardens adn many art objects is
just one of the mini-visits on the four-day convention program.
Side view of the George Eastman House and grounds.
Cacheted envelopes depicting the World Weather Watch theme of APS-68 can be ordered for 25 cents each and four for
one dollar, cancelled with the US postal substation indicia. Orders should go to Mrs. Nellie Cattanch, 12 West
Main Street, Macedon, NY 14502.
First-day ceremonies for two new United Nations stamps for World Weather Watch will be held in Rochester, NY
Spetember 19 in conjunction with the opening of the 82nd annual convention of the American Philatelic Society.
This stamp and the 20 cent stamp will first go on sale at a special UN postal station at the Sheraton Hotel in
Rochester and at the United Nations building in New York City. Mail deposited in Rochester September 19 in the
UN mail box will receive the official first-day cancellation of United Nations, New York.
Pretty Penny Pankratz admires the grand award for the APS-68 open competition September 19-22 at Rochester, NY.
The Taylor Stormoscope Barometer is styledin solid mahogany with solid brass trim and eagle finial. It gives
temperature and relative humidity readings. The theme of APS-68 is the World Weather Watch. Taylor Instrument
Companies is a major Rochester industry.
This beautifully designed and crafter pendant barometer is the Federalist Stormoscope Barometer that has a
Uni/Mag movement for 2 1/2 times more pointer motion. Styled in solid mahogany with solid brass trim and eagle
finial, this instrument gives temperature and relative humidity readings. The panel into which the humidity
indicator is mounted is gold-embossed leatherette.
When the national postage stamp exhibit opens at the Shearaton Hotel, Rochester, NY Spetember 19, all exhibits
will be protected by microfilming. Gordon C. Morison, left, general chairman of the four-day event, and G.
James Papin of the Rochester Philatelic Association, who arranged with Eastman Kodak Company to do the
microfilming, operate the Recordak microfilming machine.
The mounting begins.
Cindy Rosen of the Rochester Convention Publicity Bureau welcomes visitors to the show.
APS officials outside the show room.
Rochester Mayor Frank Lamb, center, with show dignitaries at the ribbon cutting opening ceremony.
Lineup at the registration table on opening day of the 82nd annual convention of the American Philatelic
Society in Rochetser, NY, was indicative of the large attendance at the four-day show.
Cindy Rosen types name badges for show attendees at the APS table.
APS-68 hospitality hostess Jeanne Giambra (standing) is seen here assisting Cindy Rosen distribute literature on
the American Philatelic Society table for the line of visitors. At the end of the table is Tom Cross, director
of finance for the Rochester, NY show.
Nellie Cattanach, director of sales, doing yoeman duty at the Rochester Philatelic Association's sales table.
Cacheted envelopes, seals, psotcards and other items were available for visitors to the show.
The show floor before opening near the start of the exhibit frames.
Interest in the various exhibits was high. More than 4,200 pages were exhibited in SIPEX 1966 frames purchased
by the Rochester Philatelic Association.
Chairman Gordon Morsion describing details of the UN's stamp and World Weather Watch displays before the
first day ceremony.
UN first day ceremony, Rochester mayor Frank Lamb's opening remarks.
A large turnout at the first day ceremony heard R. W. Maxwell, chief of the UN Postal Administration, speak.
From the far left is Edward L. Willard, APS president, and Milton Cotzin of the Rochester Post Office,
Dr. Robert M. White, premanent representative of the US to the World Meteorological Organization, next spoke.
Here R. W. Maxwell, chief of the UN Postal Administration, presents a World Weather Watch album to Edward L.
Willard, president of the APS. Milton Kotzin of the Rochester Post Office is seated looking over his album.
Chief of the UN Postal Administration, R. W. Maxwell, presents another World Weather Watch album to Dr.
Robert M. White, US representative to the World Meteorological Organization.
David Lidman of the New York Times reviews one of the entrants in the national literature competition held
in conjunction with APS-68 in Rochester, NY.
Thursday evening's excursion to Batavia Downs for dinner and harness racing.
G. James Papin holds one of the auction lots on Friday night, carried put by Larry Manno of
Frontier Auctions, Buffalo, NY.
Convention attendee photograph.
Awards dinner opening remarks by chairman Gordon Morison, Saturday, September 21, 7:30 PM at the Rochester Club.
Introductions of the Table of Honor guests.
A few of the Rochester show committee members in attendance.
A number of "Champion of Champion" exhibitors stand to be recognized.
Dr. Robert M. White, keynote speaker at the banquet dinner.
Dr. Robert M. White, keynote speaker, with G. James Papin, immediate RPA past president.
The exhibit awards table, including a Steuben crystal bowl for the "Champion of Champions" winner,
a barometer for the show's Grand Award winner, and a variety of specialty society awards. Specially
designed medals were provided to award winners and a silver tray given to each "Champion of Champions"
Edward L. Willard, APS president, and Jim DeVoss, APS Executive Secretary oversee a signatory of the Luff scroll.
Anna and Paul Plant receive the Luff Award for outstanding service to the American Philatelic Society.
The APS-68 exhibit judging panel. In alphabetical order, they included Ezra D. Cole, Richard P. Hedley, Ernest A. Kehr,
David Lidman, William H. Maisel, William Reiner-Deutsch and Svend Yort, with two apprentices, Kenneth H.
deLisle and Hans Steinhardt.
The "Best in Show Award", the barometer donated by the Rochester Philatelic Association, went to "Postal History
of Waterbury, Connecticut" by Glenn E. Jackson of Watertown, Connecticut, receiving the award by chairman Gordon Morison.
The "Champion of Champions Award" went to Robert Cunliffe of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for his exhibit, "A Comprehensive
Selection, 19th Century U. S. Revenues." He is receiving a Steuben crystal bowl from APS president Edward L. Willard.