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American Begonia Society Slide Library

RENTAL INSTRUCTIONS

Charge is $15.00, plus your cost to return slides/ videos to the Slide Library. Make checks payable to the American Begonia Society.

Please order a 1st choice, 2nd choice and 3rd choice when ordering. Programs are rented quite often, giving several choices will ensure you a program rental. Order by Slide/ Video number and name/description of the program. Order well in advance in order to allow traveling time and to view slides/videos prior to showing them to your group.

Slide/Video programs are to be shipped First Class Mail and insured for $100 dollars.

All Request for slide/video programs and checks (made payable to the American Begonia Society) are to be sent to:

Charles J. Jaros, ABS Slide Library Chairman
106 Pine Valley Ct.
DeBary, Fl 32713
407 687-5621
Email Charles Jaros

 

A2.

Miscellaneous Begonias, 85 slides.  Includes printed list with basic descriptions.  Excellent.

A3.

Miscellaneous Begonias, growing in California.  86 slides with typed program.  Excellent program.  Slides are identified.

A4.

1975 ABS National Convention, ribbon and trophy winners, 44 slides.  Unnamed and no order.  Fine photography by Gene Daniels.

A5.

Miscellaneous Begonias, 99 slides with typed program, all named.  Excellent, but slides are faded.

A6.

From the Seattle and Ventura Begonia shows, 1970-73, 36 slides.  No order, no tape or printed sheet.  Some slides not identified.

A7.

“The Development of Tuberous Begonias”, narrated by Patrick Worley.  Tape cassette and excellent slides, including many of Reinelts  “Pacific” strain blossoms.  Professional photography.

A8.

Miscellaneous Begonias, all types, including species, 117 slides.  Also California gardens.  No order, no typed program or tape.  Much used –worn condition, but very good.

A9.

Miscellaneous Begonias, ferns and other plant families, 33 slides.  All named, no order, no typed or printed sheet.  Slides in fair condition.

A10.

“General Begonia Talk” by Ed & Millie Thompson.  128 excellent slides with typed commentary.  One of the best.

A11.

Begonia Festival at Santa Cruz, California.  Beautiful slides of “floats” on the river in 1963.  Excellent photography.  No script.  Includes slides of Reinelt’s best tuberous blossoms with printed historical and cultural information.

A12.

“Begonia Material Collecting as a Hobby” by Rudolf Ziesenhenne.  Includes printed lists with description.  This program is about collecting Begonia related items, including antique prints, paintings, majolica and other begonia memorabilia.  An interesting program.

A13.

“Rhizomatous Begonias”.  This is a program on rhizomatous begonias presented by Millie Thompson.  Millie starts the program by discussing rhizomatous on tape and leads into the presentation of beautiful begonia slides with comments.  This is followed by slides and comments about the Thompsons growing area and gardens.  Program is about 1 ½ hr long with 200 slides including a typed list of slides.

A14.

A program of Japanese Cultivars grown in the United States, 127 slides.  A taped program by Millie Thompson, also a printed list.

A15.

“Begonias in their Natural Habitat” by Scott Hoover.

A half hour discussion and 26 slides of begonias in Mexico.
The next half hour is a description of begonias in Guatemala and there are 17 slides.
The next 40 minutes are about Venezuela and about 28 slides.
8 slides from Colombia and 11 from Ecuador with tape.
9 slides from Papua/New Guinea and Jamaica with tape.

A16.

“The Tropical Rain Forest” by Scott Hoover, 78 slides.  About 45 minute tape narrated by Scott Hoover.  The collecting of Begonias in Colombia and Ecuador in 1984.  This tape and slides are also about the destruction of the tropical rain forests.  The slides have been taken by Scott Hoover and donated by Daniel Haseltine.  A printed list of slides is furnished to help follow the tape.

A17.

Set up and show of the Barkley Branch, 1982 donated by the Barkley Branch, 77 slides.  A printed list included.  This shows part of setting up and organizing of the show.  Slides are of some of the people and show areas and plants.

A18.

“The Living Museum of Begonias”.  This fabulous place was owned and operated by the Thompsons.  There are 173 slides and a 50 minute tape by Millie Thompson.  Also available is a printed list of the slides to help follow the tape.  The slides and tape are by the Thompsons and was donated by the Thompsons and Daniel Haseltine.

A21.

“Begonias”, 98 slides, typed list.  A program of good slides showing variation in color and growth of the same begonias.  There are also begonias in arranged plantings.

A22.

“Begonias Galore”, 123 slides.  A program showing Show Plants from 1980 & 81.  Views of Kartuz Greenhouses, Mabel Corwins yard and Jackie Davis’s plants.

A23.

“50th Annual ABS Convention, Santa Cruz, California”, 137 slides, typed list.

This program is from slides collected from various members.  It includes some of the people present, show plants, a tour to Jackie Davis’s home, Antonelli and Brown Bulb Farms and Begonia Floats on Sequil Creek.

A24.

“How Not to Grow a Begonia”, typed list.  A humorous look at how not to grow a begonia, presented at the 1985 ABS Convention held in Miami, FL.  If you want a fun meeting and a good chuckle this is the program to rent.  Donated by the Miami Branch.

A25.

“1990 ABS Convention, San Antonio, Texas”,  printed list.  A look at the fabulous show Plants at the 1990 Convention.

A26.

“Begonia dregei, Study in South Africa”, printed list.  Dr. Tracey McLellan’s expedition into South Africa to study B. dregei.   A fascinating look at the different variations of this semi-tuberous begonia.

A27.

“Scotland & England, Begonia Highlights”, printed list.  A glorious look at Kew Gardens including the Princess of Wales Conservatory where the Begonia collection is housed, the Glasgow Botanical Gardens and the Ayr Flower Show with their outstanding tuberous begonias.  Donated by Charles Jaros.

A28.

1996 ABS Convention “Begonias in Paradise”, Hollywood Beach, FL., April 25-28, 1996 and Harmony Foliage Farms Nursery of Sorrento, FL.  59 excellent slides and printed commentary.  Donated by Charles Jaros.

A29.

“The 1995 Martin Johnson Memorial Botanical Expedition to Indonesia” by Scott Hoover.  This program was presented at the 1996 ABS Convention.  There are over 100 slides and a 1 ½ hr tape commentary describing the slides.  No written commentary.  A good program.

A30.

“Begonia Species from A to D”, 81 quality slides with a typed commentary.  An outstanding slide program of Begonia Species, alphabetically arranged.  This program is from the slide library of Millie & Ed Thompson and was graciously donated by them.

A31.

“Begonias of Indonesia” by Scott Hoover.  This was Scott’s second trip to the jungles of Sumatra and Suluwesi and he presented this program at the 1998 ABS Convention.  45 slides and a written commentary.  A great program.  Donated by Scott Hoover.

A32.

“Begonia Species from D to G”, 80 quality slides with a typed commentary.  This is the second installment of the Begonia Species programs being alphabetically arranged.  An outstanding slide program.  This program is from the slide library of Millie & Ed Thompson and was graciously donated by them.

A33.

1999 ABS Convention “Begonia Kaleidoscopes”, Los Angeles,California, September 1-5, 1999.  Two excellent slide programs of this fabulous convention and show.  Printed commentary.  Donated by the Theodosia Burr Shephard Branch and the 1999 ABS convention.

A34.

“Begonia Classification”, a detailed look at the 8 different classifications of begonias. Great photos by Mary Bucholtz.  140 slides and text.  A great program, highly recommended.

A35.

“Alluring Begonia Species of the World” an informative look at begonia species from around the world.  Also pictures of  the exciting new begonias that were assigned “U” numbers at the 2004 ABS Convention.  This program was presented by Charles Jaros at the 2004 ABS Convention in San Diego, California.  172 slides and text.  Photos are from Mary Bucholtz, Johanna Zinn, Charles Jaros and Maxine Zinman.  A great program, highly recommended.

A36.

“African Begonia Species” - An educational look at African Species.  Plants are grouped according to their sections.  74 beautiful slides reveal this fascinating group of plants, the current name, date of description and identifier are included with a typed commentary.  Copies of the commentary can be provided to each member to follow along.  This program is also available through a CD, commentary included.   This wonderful slide and CD program was graciously donated by Mildred Thompson, co-author with her late husband Edward of Begonias - The Complete Reference Guide

RENTAL INSTRUCTIONS

Charge is $15.00, plus your cost to return slides/ videos to the Slide Library. Make checks payable to the American Begonia Society.

Please order a 1st choice, 2nd choice and 3rd choice when ordering. Programs are rented quite often, giving several choices will ensure you a program rental. Order by Slide/ Video number and name/description of the program. Order well in advance in order to allow traveling time and to view slides/videos prior to showing them to your group.

Slide/Video programs are to be shipped First Class Mail and insured for $100 dollars.

All Request for slide/video programs and checks (made payable to the American Begonia Society) are to be sent to:

Charles J. Jaros, ABS Slide Library Chairman
106 Pine Valley Ct.
DeBary, FL  32713
Phone: 407-687-5621
Email Charles Jaros

 

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