Links-American Museums & Organizations

West Virginia Museum of American Glass - The West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. is a museum with a mission to share the diverse and rich heritage of glass as a product and historical object as well as telling of the lives of glass workers, their families and communities, and of the tools and machines they used in glass houses.

Early American Pattern Glass Society - The Early American Pattern Glass Society was founded to foster and encourage the collection, appreciation, study and documentation of early American Pattern Glassware (EAPG), its makers, and its place in American life, past and present.

This link will take you to the most accurate and largest pattern identification resource available today.  The searchable database currently identifies 2,100 patterns and is supported by a photo library of over 15,000 images.  Search by manufacturer, pattern name (including OMN and AKA), motif and shape.