Issue 12 (November 1983)

8 pages + insert


  • Help! We Need It Now! by Michael Shall (call for more volunteers)
  • Self Introduction by Ted Bond, editor
  • Getting To Know Each Other by Florence Temko (how to form origami clubs)
  • Mid Winter Origami Mini Conference 1984: Fact Sheet & Registration Form Insert
  • Paper Magic Set To Open November 23, 1983 at Newark Museum
  • Booklet #1 Being Prepared (how to fold flower arrangements by Alice Gray and Joan Appel)
  • Previous Convention Programs For Sale
  • many other brief news items and announcements

Issue 11 (approx. June 1983)

6 pages


  • The Friends Find A Home (AMNH provides FOCA an office for five years in exchange for volunteer services)
  • New Home Brings New Needs by Lillian Oppenheimer
  • The Friends Continues To Grow (membership is now 470)
  • Thank You, British Origami Society (for diagram contributions to the FOCA Convention '83 Program)
  • Mini-Conference Cities Sought
  • Convention '83 . . . A Major Success by Natalie Epstein
  • Origami Flower Arrangements' Workshops Scheduled For The Fall
  • Origami in Princeton, New Jersey
  • British Origami Society Spring Convention . . . An American Report by Paul E. Rohrlich
  • British Origami Society Magazine Publishes 100th Issue
  • more brief items

Issue 10 (March 1983)

8 pages


  • Members Will Elect New Board of Directors by Robert Neale, President of the Board
  • Friends Brochure In The Works
  • Origami By Children Exhibition - Moving Right Along (five more exhibitions)
  • Origami Convention '83 - Soon
  • Origami In Education: Sixth Graders Fold 1,000 Cranes by Jason Tuchin
  • Photo of cranes hanging in classroom by Alan Kaplan
  • With Humility and Gratitude (Alice Gray thanks anonymous donor for her Friend For Life membership)
  • A Personal Tribute to Ritva Manninen by Lore Schirokauer
  • Active Folder in Northern California (Robert Lang's call to organize west coast folders)
  • Museum "Members' Origami Day" Great Fun
  • Origami Birds As Centerpieces
  • more brief items