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BSFS 50th Anniversary Party, Caption info from multiple sources, send improvements on...

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1. Cover of invitations sent out for the party. pictures/bsfs50thA-2.jpg
2. The cake created by the Bel Air Bakery when Dale Arnold challenged them to make an ostentatious 3D cake for 100 people.
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3.The cake as exhibited at the party. pictures/bsfs50thA-4.jpg
4. Martin Deutch, BSFS President, opened the festivities.
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5. Dave Etlin, spoke about the founding. pictures/bsfs50thA-6.jpg
6. Dave was joined by Ron Bounds, the other surviving founder of BSFS.
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7. More Ron and Dave. pictures/bsfs50thA-8.jpg
8. Alexander Harris gave an impassioned speech about the grand future of BSFS.
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9. Michele Rosenberg read a proclamation of congratulations from the Baltimore City Council. pictures/bsfs50thA-10.jpg
10. The crowd watches the speakers. Patti Kinlock's slide show about BSFS runs projected on wall in the background.
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11. John Zaharick, Sara Pinsker, Alexander Harris and Ben Wang. pictures/bsfs50thA-12.jpg
12. The front of the room was set with cakes and punch.
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13. Above it all the Dalek contemplated its humiliating status as a holiday decoration and dreamed of extermination. pictures/bsfs50thA-14.jpg
14. Crowd shot from the stairs.
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15. Another crowd shot from the stairs. pictures/bsfs50thA-16.jpg
16. Yet another crowd shot from the stairs.
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17. Panorama crowd shot. pictures/bsfs50thA-18.jpg
18. Another crowd shot with Hugo winner Alexis Gilliland in the center.
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19. There was a Ravens game going on and some folks watched it in the front room. pictures/bsfs50thA-20.jpg
20. More folks watching the game in the front room.
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21. Dr. Yoji Kondo (aka author Eric Kotani) and Ursula Kondo. pictures/bsfs50thA-22.jpg
22. Author L. Jagi Lamplighter, author Catherine Asaro and author Brenda W. Clough.
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23. Steve Stiles, Unknown, Elaine Stiles, Dave Ettlin and Bonnie Schupp. pictures/bsfs50thA-24.jpg
24. Author T.J. Perkins in foreground and Author Rebecca York in background.
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25. Author John C. Wright and his Wife author L. Jagi Lamplighter. pictures/bsfs50thA-26.jpg
26. Saraya and Max, Children and Grandchildren of BSFS members.
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27 Jonette Butler and Seth Rosenberg and Max pictures/bsfs50thA-28.jpg
28. Eta Hack and Ruth Boehme
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29. Beecker Greenman and Mark Roth. pictures/bsfs50thA-30.jpg
30. Liz Lewis, Perrianne Lurie, Sarah Pinsker
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31. Eric Gasior, Ruth Boehme,Art Blumberg, Jul Owings pictures/bsfs50thA-32.jpg
32. Pati Kinlock and Dr. Gandalf in camera mode.
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33. Ground level crowd shot pictures/bsfs50thA-35.jpg
34. Shirley Avery, Lee Ann Dinkin and Thomas Horman
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35. Jul Owings, Eileen Shaivitz pictures/bsfs50thA-37.jpg
36. A discussion about the nature of the universe begins.
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37. Nora Echeverria and Eric Fleischer pictures/bsfs50thA-39.jpg
38. Brian Butler and Jonette Butler
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39. Paul O'Neil and Karlo Yeager pictures/bsfs50thA-42.jpg
40. Stephanie Galacci and Saraya
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41. Ron Bounds and Marty Gear pictures/bsfs50thA-44.jpg
42. Eva Whitley and Ted Rosenberg
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43. Eva, Jack Chalker's widow, holds the cake decoration about the Jack L. Chalker Young Writer's Contest. pictures/bsfs50thA-46.jpg
44. Ron Bounds and Mike Walsh, Publisher of Old Earth Books.
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45. Ron Bounds; Dave Ettlin; Tom Beck, Chief Curator Special Collections Albin O. Kuhn Library; Bonnie Schupp pictures/bsfs50thA-34.jpg
46. Patti Kinlock and Jul Owings
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47. That debate on philosophy continues... pictures/bsfs50thA-50.jpg
48. Leo Sands and Ellen Montgomery
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49. Dana Carson pictures/bsfs50thA-52.jpg
50. Many of the BSFS Membership contributed to the party, but Ann Rudolpf [in red] coordinated and purchased the budgeted stuff and prep-ed most of the food.
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51. Ann Rudolpf carves the 3D cake. pictures/bsfs50thA-54.jpg
52. Reverse side of 3D cake.
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53. Mark Roth cuts the cake he made and donated to the festivities. pictures/bsfs50thA-56.jpg
54. Towards the end of the party someone brought out a game.
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55. Closeup of cake details. pictures/bsfs50thA-58.jpg
56. The Dalek, still decorated from the holiday season, looked on.
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57. Con-Suite like food was at the back of the room. pictures/bsfs50thA-60.jpg
58. One of the BSFS members, Mark, brought another cake.
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59. More food at the back of the room. pictures/bsfs50thA-62.jpg
60. Punch

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