Cinvention

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The 1949 Worldcon held September 3-5 at the Hotel Metropole in Cincinnati, OH. GoH Lloyd A. Eshbach and FGoH Ted Carnell. Attendance: about 190.

Don Ford carried out the duties of Chairman, but was officially Secretary-Treasurer; Charles R. Tanner had the honorary title of Chairman. Ted Carnell, the Fan GoH, was also toastmaster with the title "Entertainment Master of Ceremonies". He was brought to North America by the Big Pond Fund.

Bidders: ?? See 1949 Worldcon Site Selection.

1950 Worldcon Site Selection

See the Cinvention Program, the Cinvention committee, the Cinvention Daily, and The Cincy Report.

Lloyd Arthur Eshbach wrote a remembrance of Cinvention for the Noreascon Three PB.



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Also involved: 1953 Worldcon Site Selection - Bea Mahaffey - Beanie Brigade - Big Pond - Bob Tucker - CFG - Capicon in '50 - Central New York Science-Fantasy Society - Cincinnati in '49 - Cinvention Committee - Torcon
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