The Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association: Nonprofit group for collectors, historians and dealers interested in all china produced by Homer Laughlin, which was established in 1871 in the Ohio Valley. HLCCA produces a full-color, quarterly magazine called The Dish. It also holds an annual convention and offers an online store, a blog and more at www.hlcca.org. Membership is $30 for a single, $45 for a couple.

Collectible Medium Green: An online community of collectors of Homer Laughlin dinnerware. Chat, learn, view photos and connect. Go to http://mediumgreen.proboards. com/index.cgi.

Facebook: The "Fiesta Ware Is Amazing" Facebook group has nearly 800 members and hundreds of colorful photos.

Books: For two handy guides, consider "Fiesta, Harlequin, & Kitchen Kraft Dinnerwares: The Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association Guide," a collaborative effort by members of the HLCCA (Schiffer Publishing, 2000, $39.95), and "Collectors Encyclopedia of Fiesta," by Bob and Sharon Huxford (Collector Books, 2005, $24.95).

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