Los Angeles, CA was one of the first centers of fannish activity, with Chapter 4 of the SFL established there on October 27, 1934. It was soon energized by the young Forrest J Ackerman, so that upon the demise of the SFL, the LASFL reorganized itself as LASFS on March 27, 1940.
During the War...
Under the heading LA, Fancy 1 said:
|From Fancyclopedia 1 ca 1944|
|Los Angeles, dummkopf.|
|Also involved: A Change of Hobbit - APA-L - APA-NYU - ARS - Alan Dean Foster - Alicia Austin - Allan Rothstein - Barney Bernard - Barry Gold - Bill Ellern - Bjo Trimble - Bokanalia Foundation - Bruce Pelz - Bruin Science Fiction Club - Central L. A. Club - Charles Burbee - Christian McGuire - Christopher Paolini - Daryl F. Mallett - David Wayne Keller - Don Simpson - Eric Gerds - Fantasy Artist Network - Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. - Frank Riley - Fred Patten - Futurians - GUTS - Gene Roddenberry - HFL - Harlan Ellison - Henry Kuttner - Hippicaloric - Janice Gelb - John Hertz - Jordan Brown - Joyce Potter McDaniel Jumper - Julian May - Kay Shapero - Ken Rudolph - Kim Marks-Brown - Larry Niven - Larry Shaw - Lee Gold - Leo Margulies - Nargothrond - Pogo - Ray Bradbury - SAPS - Shangri-LA|
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