Heart of America Carnival Glass Association

HOACGA Souvenir History

Heart of America Carnival Association (HOACGA) has commissioned  souvenirs to help the club raise funds to support the continued education of carnival glass.  The souvenirs were typically sold at the annual conventions, and were ordered in limited quantities.

The list of the souvenirs , by year, with the name of the maker (company) is below:

No Souvenirs made in 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2012 and later.

1974  Red                 Water Pitcher                                                          Maker – Indiana Glass Co.

1975  Red                 Tumblers for 1974 Pitcher                                   Maker – Indiana Glass Co.

1976  Red                 Whiskey Decanter & 6 Shot Glasses                Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1977  Red                 Hatpin Holder, 2 Hatpins                                  Maker – Smith Glass Co.

1978  Red                 Corn Vase                                                                Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1979  Red                 Loving Cup                                                              Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1980  Ice Green      Hatpin Holder                                                       Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1981  Red                 Candle Lamp                                                          Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1982  Ice Blue         Corn Vase                                                                Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

This Corn Vase was not a good seller so the remaining vases were returned to the Fenton factory and the Horseshoe had a gold gilding applied to it. Several of these did not sell either. The unsold was returned to Fenton and light amethyst stain was applied to the vase. So, the Ice Blue Corn Vase can be found with three different things that was applied in order to sell all of the vases.

1983  MMG            Loving Cup                                                              Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1984  Red                 Fernery (Butterfly & Berry)                                Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1985  Red                 Bell (featured Harry Northwood)                    Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1986  Green Opalescent Bell(featured Frank L. Fenton)             Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1987  Cobalt Blue   Bell(featured John L. Fenton)                         Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1988  Marigold       Bell (featured Edward Muhleman)                 Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1989  Teal                Bell(featured Thomas E. A. Dugan)               Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

Frank L. Fenton and John L. Fenton were brothers and Frank M. Fenton was the Son of Frank L. Fenton.

1990 No Souvenir – Educational Series, Book I –    Articles written by John and Lucile Britt.

1991  Red                 Peacock & Dahlia 6” Plate                                 Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

This was an original Fenton pattern – the back pattern was the Imperial Glass Co. “Lustre Rose pattern.

1992  No Souvenir – Educational Series, Book II –   “Tumbler” Articles written by John and Lucile Britt.

1993  Red                 Good Luck 6” Plate                                               Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1994  No Souvenir made.

1995  Plum              Good Luck Hat Pin                                              Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

1996  No Souvenir – Educational Series “Book III” – Articles written by John & Lucile Britt, Dean & Diane Fry & Chuck Kremer

1997  No Souvenir made.

1998  White            Orange Tree Loving Cup                                    Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

This was in commemoration of HOACGA’s 25th Anniversary

1999  No Souvenir made.

2000  Cobalt Blue               Imperial Pansy plate                             Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

2001  Vaseline Opalescent – Hatpin Holder                                   Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

2002  Emerald Green        Hatpin Holder                                         Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

2003  No Souvenir made.

2004  Cobalt Blue –           Guest Set (Pitcher & Tumbler)            Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

2005  Cobalt Blue –           Guest Set (Pitcher & Tumbler)            Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

This was painted to recognize Fenton’s 100th Anniversary

2006  No Souvenir made.

2007  No Souvenir made

2008  Indigo Blue – Dancing Ladies Vase(various top shapes)  Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

Some sets were decorated (various decorations) by J.K. Spindler

2009 Peach Opal – Dancing Ladies Vase(various top shapes)  Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

Some sets were decorated (various decorations) by J.K. Spindler

2010 Lime Green Opal–Dancing Ladies Vase(various top shapes) Maker-Fenton Art Glass Co.

Some sets were decorated (various decorations) by J.K. Spindler

2011 Blue Opal – Good Luck Plate (6-7 inch)                                Maker – Fenton Art Glass Co.

Several Whimsey shapes were made

 

NO SOUVENIRS MADE SINCE 2011. – FENTON WENT OUT OF BUSINESS