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October 2022

Vol. 50, No. 5

The History of Bird Observer - Chapter 4: A Mild Start, A Tumultuous Ending

William E. Davis, Jr.

The journal moved smoothly along in 1988 with Harriot Hoffman presiding and Dorothy Arvidson as editor. There was the usual fluster about getting new ads and retaining old ones, the gyrations involved in keeping our subscriber rate above 700, advertising Bird Observer everywhere possible, running programs for subscribers, and keeping the computer hardware working and the software up to date. To keep the staff happy, there was a combined party and business evening in January as well as a glorious summer party.

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