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, California. 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.

See 1942 Worldcon Site Selection

The 1947 Worldcon Site Selection was held there.

Forrest J Ackerman]'s Pacificon I Reminiscence.

Program Book scan (IA)

From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
from Convention Pacificon (no pun intended) happened under LASFS auspices; attendance was disappointing on account of bungled publicity. The announcement of the formation of the Fantasy Foundation was made, Rothman Liebscher and Perdue improved the occasion with pianistics, and Ackerman had a nervous breakdown from overwork. A wire to Dunkelberger informed him that the N3F had been dissolved when a quorum of the members met at the con (probably the only time a quorum of N3F members has ever met face to face since the first year of the group's existence; Dunk hollered foul, hired a lawyer, and got ready to fight the battle of the century before EEEvans exposed the hoax.
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.

Denvention I Worldcon Bidding,  Hugos Philcon I
first LA Worldcons Solacon
Reasonator 1946
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