Newark SFL

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(1) An Early Club[edit]

A short-lived chapter of the Science Fiction League in Newark, NJ. Per Immortal Storm Chapter VIII, it was

organized in May, 1935 by Robert Bahr, Charles Purcell and Sam Moskowitz, and later augmented by John Maderas, William Weiner and Otto Schuck.  It never amounted to much because it broke up over arguments as to what activities to engage in.  Little of consequence was accomplished in the three or four meetings held, and the group finally broke up because of a controversy as to what type of activity to engage in.  At no time did the members think of contacting the nearby New York or Jersey City chapters, oddly enough, and thus attain some share of mutual progress.

Later in Chapter 20, it also says "Moskowitz had helped organize the Newark SFL chapter in July, 1935" (sic).

(2) A Later Separate Club[edit]

From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
An offshoot of the QSFL, with members also drawn from the Solaroid Club. Formed in 1939 of New Jersey fans including Moskowitz, Crain, Osheroff, de la Ree, Gaetz, and others. It did not become important as an organization.

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