2022 05-07

New collection: David Charles Cummer

My old friend David Cummer died quite unexpectedly early in March. Thanks to some work by Ann Totusek with his family, I got a plastic bag with about 1500 snapshot prints (and a few sets of negatives) to scan what I couldRead More

2022 04-12

Official Launch

The Minn-Stf Fan Photo Archive, and hence this web site, will be formally launched at Minicon 55. I’m giving a presentation at 4pm Friday, 15-Apr-2022 in the Park 1 room. Sorry, it does require Minicon membership to attend. Since we’ve been operatingRead More

2022 02-22


I’ve been experimenting with putting geolocation information (GPS coordinates, basically) into photos. I’ve only done a few hundred, but you can already see clusters of images at different locations in Minneapolis. And I finally got the plugin to display this information inRead More

2021 09-26

Mystery Photos

I’ve put up three galleries of mystery photos from DavE’s collection. Anything people can figure out about when or where (and there are some open “who”, too) would be useful. A collation, A fallcon, and a Bozo Bus party.

New Photos, 2007

I’ve added Minicon 42, Marscon 2007, and Doug Friauf’s memorial, among other things, to the site from Dave Romm’s collection.

2021 09-25

WordPress Themes–—Bah, Humbug!

Oh, there are probably many wonderful ones. But the process of finding them is deeply ugly. For this site, I’m looking for a theme that supports a homepage image that’s not on the other pages, that supports featured images in both pagesRead More

2021 09-24

Known Problems

Current Problems Fixed Problems I believe these problems, previously reported here, are fixed. No way to register Until just now, there was a problem that the top-level WordPress site was requiring logins and not allowing new registrations. I believe that is fixed.Read More

New Images Collected for Minicon 50

The old images that I collected from a number of photographers for Minicon 50 (not of Minicon 50! They’re all much older than that) are up on the site. The photographers were Garth Danielson and Joseph M. Fishbein. Anthony Tollin provided usRead More

2021 09-23

Soft Launch!

Possibly this site has enough content for it to be time to get some outside opinion on it. So, welcome to the “soft launch” of the Minnesota Science Fiction Society Fan Photo Archive. (Since that’s such a mouthful, mostly I will referRead More