Home of the Original Helicopter Beanie
Michigan, where fanartist Ray Nelson invented the propeller beanie, Detroiter George Young first wore it, and faned Art Rapp published Spacewarp, a fanzine featuring Nelson's cartoons of fans wearing them.
|From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959|
|The Michigan area. The MSFS-DSFL. Ray Nelson discovered it to fandom here, George Young wore it to conventions, and Art Rapp's SPACEWARP ran Nelson's cartoons popularizing it.|
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