New Orleans in '73

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The aborted "New Orleans in '73" Worldcon bid. The Shriners booked the "city" for their 1973 convention on the Labor Day weekend leaving us without a hotel. The Worldcon that year was won by Torcon 2.

See Tom Feller's NOLAzine -- A Retrospective for some contemporary comments on the race.

bid flyers (IA)


1973 Site Selection Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1973

Also involved: - Big D in '73 - Dave Kyle's Nolacon II Reminiscence - New Orleans Science Fiction Association - New Orleans Worldcon Bids - New Orleans in 1973 - New-orleans-in-1973 - New-orleans-in-73 - Return With Us Now 1969 - Return With Us Now: 1968 - Torcon II - Worldcons by Area

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