Honorary Members

Sec. 3. Eminent photographers of other countries, inventors and other scientific men, who may be thought worthy of the distinction, may be elected honorary members. They shall not, however, be required to contribute to the funds, nor shall they be eligible to hold office or to vote.

Life Members

Sec. 4. All past presidents shall be life members and shall enjoy all privileges of active members.

American Congress of Photography Sec. 5. Each State Association within the boundaries of America shall at the time at which its officers are chosen select one representative for each 50 or less of its members, who shall serve until the dissolution of each particular Congress, and one alternate, who shall serve in the absence of the regular delegate. The President of the P. A. of A., shall upon notification of the selection of the delegates and alternates by the President of the State Association, forward the necessary credentials at least six days prior to the annual meeting.

Article IV. Dies

Sec. 1. Active members - Initiation fee, $3.00; dues, $2.00.

Sec. 2. Associate members - No initiation fee; dues 82.00.

Sec. 3. Honorary members - No initiation fee; no dues.

Sec. 4. Life members - No initia-tion fee; no dues.

Sec. 5. A yearly per capita tax of 25 cents from State members shall be paid into the National Treasury in lieu of initiation fee.

Sec. 6. The annual dues shall be paid on January 1st of each year. A member being in arrears for two years' dues shall be notified by the Treasurer and on failure to pay such indebtedness before the next annual meeting his name shall be dropped.

Sec. 7. The 25 cents per capita tax of State Associations shall be paid into the Treasury of the National on or before the first day of the annual Executive Board meeting.

Sec. 8. Members of the Congress shall pay to the Treasurer their annual dues of $-2.00, as an individual member of the P. A. of A.

Article V. The American Congress Of Photography

Sec. 1 The American Congress of

Photography shall constitute a deliberative body to discuss all matters suggested by the President of the P. A. of A., and other matters for the good of the profession.

Sec. 2. All matters passed upon by the American Congress of Photography shall be submitted to the Executive Board for final approval. Such matters as are rejected by the Executive Board may be submitted to an open meeting of the Convention.

Article VI. Standing Committees

Sec. 1. Auditing Committee which shall consist of members of the Executive Board.

Nominating Committee, appointed by the President.

Committee on Resolutions, appointed by the President.

Committee on Progress of Photography, appointed by the President.

Article VII. Duties Of Officers

Sec. 1. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Executive Board and the annual meeting of the Association.

Sec. 2. In the absence or inability of the President to preside the 1st Vice President shall assume the duties of the office.

Sec. 3. The 1st Vice President shall have charge of the exhibit of photographs at the annual convention, and such other duties as may be required of him by the Executive Board.

Sec. 4. The duties of the 2nd Vice President shall be determined by the Board.

Sec. 5. The duties of the Secretary shall be to keep a fair and correct minutes of the proceedings of the meetings and carefully preserve on file for five years essays and papers received by the Association, and he shall receive 5 per cent, of the gross receipts during his term of office as full compensation for his services. Any moneys collected by the Secretary shall be immediately turned over to the Treasurer, taking his receipt for the same. He shall make an accurate detailed report of the business of his office in time to be audited at the regular meeting of the Executive Committee.

Sec. 6. The Treasurer shall pay no moneys unless by order of the President and the Secretary. He shall present a statement of his accounts at each regular meeting of the Executive Committee. He shall receive 5 per cent, of the gross receipts during his term of office as full compensation for his services. In the absence of the Treasurer, he shall appoint a deputy, with power of attorney, to fulfill his duties. The Treasurer shall be required to give an indemnity bond, equal to the amount of cash on hand on the 1st day of January of each year; said bond to be purchased by the Association.

Sec. 7. The meetings of the Congress shall be called to order by the President of the P. A. of A., who shall act as temporary Chairman, until such time as this body shall elect its own officers, which shall constitute the first order of business. These officers shall be a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and a Secretary.

Duties Of Officers. American Congress Of Photography

Sec. 8. The Chairman of the American Congress of Photography shall preside at all sessions of the Congress.

The duties of the Vice Chairman shall be to preside in the absence of the Chairman.

The duties of the Secretary shall be to keep a correct record of the meetings and report all matters to the Executive Board of the P. A. of A., as directed by the Congress.