Pacificon I

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The 1946 Worldcon and first in LA, Pacificon I was held August 30 — September 1 at the Park View Manor in Los Angeles, CA. GoHs: A. E. Van Vogt and E. Mayne Hull, Chaired by Walter J. Daugherty

Pacificon had been planned for 1942, but World War II forced its postponement.

Bidders: ?? See 1942 Site Selection results

1947 Site Selection results.

Forrest J Ackerman's reminiscence of Pacificon from the Noreascon Three PB.

from Fancyclopedia 1 ca. 1944
(Ackerman) - The proposed 4th World Convention in LA in 1942. Tho it was postponed, the name Pacificon Jr. was given to an extra-large meeting of the LASFS late in 1942, when Rothman and many other immigrants and transients were there.
Pacificon flyer
Pacificon1f1-01.jpegProgram BookCover
Pacificon1pb-fc.jpeg (IA) Program Book scan

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