Photographic History Society
of New England
Last modified page---12-28-2001
This is not an official site of PHSNE, it is only one of the 4 founders
posting early history information of the organization 27 yrs later. 5-5-2000
Link To Official PHSNE
Photo of PHSNE 100 Charter Members
1st Row: l-R: Henry Wisenberger;
Mrs. Grube, Herb Grube, Valery Craig, John Craig, Patric from VT ?, Dick
2nd Row: ?, ?, ?, ? ,? Matt Isenburg,
Mrs. Sharon Isenberg ( 2nd Mrs Isenberg) , Larry Rochette, Mrs. Rochette.
3rd Row:: #8--Dick
Bolt #9(MD Now)-? #10-Mike Kessler( California Professional
Row 4: ???????
Missing from Photo was Jackie Bolt-Mrs. Bolt #1
Group photo taken by Charles DeBois
Hodges of Agawaum MA
Announcement of a possibly starting a New England based Photo History
Group at NY Show ( Photographic History Society of America) in 1973 or
1973 . I was sick of having to go to NY City and find NE items being sold!
Announcement was made by Eaton Lothrop ( think he was Pres. then)
during PHSA banquet at request of Dick Bolt. At side meeting was Matt Isenberg
and others. I do not think it was a novel idea, but it was time someone
got one going!
Three Boston area camera collectors work hard to get a meeting ready at
Announcement of !st meeting of new group in Framingham , MA --April 8th,
Newsletter #2 Pg1
PHSNE Newsletter #2 Pg2
Larry Rochette sends Dick Bolt copies of by-laws of other photo history/camera
collector groups in US.--April 13, 1973
Dick Bolt sends 5 letters out asking persons & groups in Photo History
for speakers to our new group.--July 12th , 1973
First Formal PHSNE Board Elected ---?? John Craig President
First PHSNE Show & Trade Fair--Aug 1973--Newsletter #3
Page 1 Page
Newsletter #6 Page
1 ( only pg 1 shown here!)--Dec 1973
PHSNE Board Issues new "Auction Rules"--Nov 1974
PHSNE Show in Hartford CN---Mar 1975
April 2000 Photo of Dick
Sanford & Dick Bolt
at Dick S's home in Palm Bay FL. Another
of 1/2 of founders!
Sanford & Wife in FL
Newsletter of Dec 12, 1969 "Power Plant" Dick Bolt & Camera Collection
When was first Charter Group Photo taken ?
I will post photo when found & scanned
Same for listing of first 100 or Charted Members.
Dick Bolt firstname.lastname@example.org