Milwaukee Astronomical Society

 

Historic Members

Here are just some of the historic members of the MAS.

Luverne Armfield
Luverne Armfield (photo taken in 1948)
Ed Halbach in Armfield's backyard

Ed Halbach in Armfield's backyard recording a variable star observation.

Edwin Arthur de la Rulle

Edwin Arthur de la Rulle - First MAS President, Early 1930's

Joseph Loepfe

Joseph Loepfe with his inexpensive 6 inch reflector

Harlow Shapley

1935, Dec. Group picture in Armfield's backyard with visiting Harlow Shapley. Photo by Ed Halbach.

1935-Dec. Group picture name key.

1935-Dec. Group picture name key.

1934 MAS Picnic

1934 MAS Picnic. Photo taken by Ed Halbach.

1934 MAS Picnic.  Group picture key.

1934 MAS Picnic picture key.

Coordinated Meteor Watching - Halbach, Armfield, Liebscher, & Cooke

1935. Coordinated meteor observing in Armfield's backyard. From left: Halbach, Armfield, Liebscher, & Cooke

Working on the AAAA newsletter.

1935 - Working on the AAAA newsletter. From left: Carolyn Nickels (later Kliman), Ed Halbach, Elizabeth Wight, H. William Liebscher, & A.K. Fisher

Herbert Grunwald

Herbert Grunwald (1933)

Art Boyd

Art Boyd (1933)

Ray Cooke

Ray Cooke (1933)

Julius Mueller

Julius Mueller (1934)

Dorothy Armfield with her 4-inch reflector

Dorothy Armfield (1933)

Carolyn (Nichols) Kliman

Carolyn Nickels (later Kliman) (1934)

Ray Cooke

Ray Cooke (1932)

Ray Cooke - Filming the 1935 Solar Eclipse

Ray Cooke (1935)

Cornelius Prinslow

Cornelius Prinslow (1936) First Observatory Director.

Ed Halbach

Ed Halbach (1936)

1938 - John Ball

John Ball (1938)

A.R. (Ray) Ball

A. R. (Ray) Ball (1941

Milton Lange

Milton Lange (1941)

1955 Africa Ecllpse Group

1955 Solar Eclipse Group. From left: Ed Halbach, Bill Konig, John Uporsky, Bill Albrecht, Richard Fink.

1955 Africa Eclipse Group

1955 Solar Eclipse Group. From left: Bill Albrecht, Roy Lee, John Uporsky, Ed Halbach, Richard Fink, Bill Konig.

Walter Scott Houston

Walter Scott Houston (1950's)

Cora Zemlock

Cora Zemlock (1956)

1954 Eclipse Expedition - Bill Albrecht, David Knaup, John Neff, Richard Fink, Bill Konig

1954 Eclipse Expedition Group - Bill Albrecht, David Knaup, John Neff, Richard Fink, Bill Konig