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Porter #1

L to R, Anne Dietz (n rear), Robin White, Ted White, Lester and Evelyn del Rey, Dannie Plachta, at 1967 Philcon. Photo by AP.

Porter #2

L to R: John D. Berry, Ray Fisher, Ben Solon, Unknown, NYCon 3.
Photo by Andrew Porter

Porter #3

L to R: Mike Glicksohn (in hat), mostly unknown, Eddie Jones w/cigarette, John Trimble at right (balding head), NYCon 3. 
Photo by Andrew Porter.

Porter #4

L to R: Lenny Bailes, Steve Stiles, Norm Clarke, Gina Clarke, Arnie Katz, Alan Shaw, NYCon 3.
Photo by Andrew Porter

 

Porter #5

Ackerman, right, and Robert A. W. Lowndes at 1939 worldcon 

Porter #6

Forrest J Ackerman & Isaac Asimov
Andrew Porter notes: Forrest Ackerman at 1953 Worldcon banquet holding first Hugo (Hugos in front of him on table); Isaac Asimov in background.

Porter #7

Forrest J Ackerman and friends
Andrew Porter notes: Cylvia Margulies (front and center with handbag) with, left to right) H.L. Gold, Tigrina, Bill Rotsler, Wendayne Ackerman, Forrest Ackerman, A.E. Van Vogt. Ackermansion photo by Walt Daughery.

Porter #8

At 1968 worldcon: L to R: kneeling unknown, Leigh Brackett, Ray Bradbury, Mrs. Bradbury, Edmond Hamilton
Photo by Andrew Porter.

Porter #9

[Caption by Forry] "A slightly blurred photo of Phil Bronson and room and me [Forry Ackerman] and equipment. I look like hell."

Porter #10

Vincent Clarke, Arthur Thomson, Avedon Carol, early 1990s, London?
Photo by Andrew Porter.

Porter #11

I ran this in Science Fiction Chronicle once.
L to R: Art Saha, unknown, unknown, Walt Dunkelberger, E. Everett Evans. Late 1940s in South Dakota? When was that portfolio of Hannes Bok prints published?

Porter #12

Caption by 4E: "Walt Daugherty in the famous Thousand Dollar Costume (spaceman's shoulder pads & helmet were of plastic, a very expensive substance at the time just coming in) at the Masquerade of the Denvention, 3rd Worldcon. Possibly Erle Korshak behind in Skull Mask."

Porter #13

Marjii Ellers and Sam Merwin, left, at 1957 Westercon.  [June Moffat says this is from SolaCon, the 1958 Worldcon which was combined with the 1958 Westercon.]

Porter #14

Forrest J Ackerman as Sgt. Ack-Ack
Andrew Porter Notes:
Front: Beverly Bronson, Forry in uniform, Milton Rothman in uniform.
Rear: T. Bruce Yerke, Phil Bronson.
(Beverly Bronson subsequently married into Ida Lupino's family, fwiw.) 

Porter #15

Fanoclasts, 1966.
L to R: Arnie Katz, Ted and Robin White, Jim Sanders (with pipe, not a Fanoclast), Dave Van Arnam, Cindy Heap, Andy Porter (seated). In Ted White's Brooklyn apartment.
Photo by Andrew Porter's camera with timer.

 

Porter #16

John Russell Fearn, 1935

Porter #17

Karen Anderson in her original Vampire Garb at a Worldcon

Porter #18

Photo by Andrew Porter.
L to R: Bob Tucker, Barbara Silverberg, Bill Rotsler, Lee Hoffman. 

Porter #19

rich brown, left, and Ted Johnstone

Porter #20

1961 worldcon (same source): L to R: Andy Main, Boyd Raeburn, Scotty Tapscott, Sylvia Dees, Ted White

Porter #21

L to R: Kneeling: Paul Freehafer, Peggy Crawford, Walt Daugherty, Forry Ackerman, unknown (caption says Technocrat).
Standing: Helen Finn, Dorothy Finn (later Mrs. Henry Hasse), Eleanor O'Brien (Daugherty's first wife), Morojo (Myrtle R. Douglas), Arthur Louis Joquel II, Eddie Chamberlin, unknown, Henry Hasse. Photo circa 1939.

Porter #22

Photo by Andrew Porter. After a 1966 LASFS meeting. Clockwise from upper right: Elmer Perdue (w bheer), Dian Pelz (w/nursing baby), Jack Harness, unknown, Chuck Crayne, Bruce Pelz, Ellie Turner.
     [I think the "unknown" is Gail Knuth Thompson, now Gail Whiskin. This was in the dining room of the Labyrinth Duquesne -- Barry Gold]

Porter #23

Photo by Andrew Porter.
Early 70s Lunacon, at the Statler-Hilton. L to R: Ray Ridenour, Frank Lunney (hidden behind Bill Kunkel), Dan Steffan.

Porter #24

Photo by Andrew Porter.
Bob Madle, left, and John V. Baltadonis at Philcon, 1970s

Porter #25

Photos by Andrew Porter.
Left photo: L to R: Milt Stevens, John D. Berry, Lesleigh and Hank Luttrell.
Right photo: NYCon 3 registration desk. Seated, l to r: Ross Chamberlain, Barbara Main, John Boardman; standing, Alan Shaw. Visible behind Shaw, Phoebe Gaughan.

Porter #26

Rich Lynch and Dave Kyle, 1995 worldcon (Conspiracy)
Photo by Andrew Porter.

Porter #27

Sid Coleman, Dave Kyle, James White, 1987 worldcon.
Photo by Andrew Porter.


 

Porter #28

Morojo (Myrtle Douglas), taken in 1940

Porter #29

Bruce Pelz in costume. Kar Komak, to go with Dian Pelz's Thuvia of Ptarth costume (from Thuvia, Maid of Mars, the fourth Barsoom novel, by Edgar Rice Burroughs).

Porter #30

At the PokPic, picnic held at Dick and Pat Lupoff's house in Poughkeepsie, NY, 1967.
L to R: Bhob Stewart, Chris Steinbrunner, Jack Gaughan, George Earley
Photo by Andrew Porter

Porter #31

"Rog Phillips" (Roger P. Graham) left, and Ray Palmer, right, Cincinnati, Sep. 1949

Porter #32

Sadie Shaw, left, and Ella Parker, right, at Petercon, 1964, in Peterborough, UK

Porter #33

Ken Slater in uniform

Porter #34

Rick Sneary, June 1948



Porter #35

Will Sykora, left, and Willy Ley, right, at 1948 Queens SF League dinner

Porter #36

L to R: Frank Robinson, Bob Tucker, Mari-Beth Wheeler, Walter Dunkelberger.

Porter #37

L to R: Bob Tucker, Walt Daugherty, Mari-Beth Wheeler, Virginia Laney (later Mrs. Daugherty).

Porter #38

Tricon, 1966. L to R: Alan Shaw, Boyd Raeburn, John Koning, Mike McInerney (back of head), Unknown.
Hugo banquet tickets, $5; that's $85 in today's money (2009 comment)..
Photo by Andrew Porter

Porter #39

Photo by Andrew Porter. NYCon 3, 1967, L to R: Unknown, Unknown, Roger Zelazny, Robert Silverberg

 Kathleen Sky, Owen Hannifen

Porter #40

Photo by Andrew Porter, Baycon, 1968
L to R: Unknown, Kathleen Sky, Owen Hannifen

Porter #41
Forry Ackerman, left, and A.E. Van Vogt at podium at unknown function. Photo courtesy Forrest Ackerman
Porter #42
Bulletin board at the Metropole Hotel during the 1987 worldcon in Brighton, England. Photos by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #43
Another shot of the Metropole bulletin board
Porter #44
Ackerman, left, and Unknown at Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel, mid-1950s.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman
Porter #45
Arthur K. Barnes, dining room west. Unknown in rear, in mirror.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #46
Isaac Asimov and Harlan Ellison at NYCon 3, 1967. Photo by Andrew I. Porter; all rights reserved.
Porter #47
Top, left to right: Tony Thomas; Diane and John Bangsund; John, Elizabeth and Miranda Foyster.
Bottom: Leigh Edmonds; Paul Stevens; Mervyn Binns. Ferntree Gully, January 1968.
Photo courtesy John Bangsund.

Porter #48

"Pioneer Stf authoress Clare Winger Harris."
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
 

Porter #49

Earl Binder in 1939.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
 

Porter #50
Promo photo for HELP! and FAMOUS MONSTERS at unknown convention. Girl unidentified.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #51
Henry Hasse. Photo by Forrest Ackerman.
Porter #52
Jack Binder.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #53
Kirk Allyn, 1975.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #54
L to R: Lise Eisenberg, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Moshe Feder, Hank Davis at NYC Corflu. Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #55
L to R: Lise Eisenberg, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Moshe Feder, Hank Davis at NYC Corflu. Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #56
L to R: Cy Chauvin, Unknown, Randy Bathurst, Unknown, Unknown at Autoclave, 1976.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #57
Jack Harness at LASFS.
Photo from a Cult FR.
Porter #58
Clockwise from lower left, Sidonie Rogers, Andy Main, Ted White, Len Moffatt, Alan Shaw, Robin White, Roger and Judy Zelazny, Samuel R. Delany, either Alva Rogers or Jack Harness. Roger is wearing Tricon name tag, and SFWA logo below that.
Photo by Jay Kay Klein at 1966 worldcon, Tricon.
Porter #59
Leslie F. Stone and her dog, Funny Face, early 1930s.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #60
Wilbur S. Peacock, editor of PLANET STORIES.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #61
Bryce Walton and Ross Rocklynne.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #62
Randall Garrett and lobster.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #63
Vernell Corriell and his Big Heart Award, received at Dum-Dum at ConFederation, 1986 Worldcon.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #64
Sewell Peaslee Wright, flourished in ASTOUNDING STORIES from 1930 till early 33. Principally remembered for his ten Commander John Hanson series, including "The Forgotten Planet", "The Man from 2071", "The Ghost World", and "The God in the Box". Pseudonyms: Thomas Andrews, Leigh Cameron, Parke Spencer.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #65
Mike Glicksohn and Susan Wood Glicksohn, Toronto, 1970.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #66
Elmer Perdue at NYCon 3, 1967.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #67
Susan Wood on John Miesel's lap, Sandra Miesel, I think at Midwestcon.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #68
Robert Arthur, left, and Robert A. Madle, right.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #69
E.J. "Ted" Carnell.
Date stamp on back Aug. 30 1952.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #70
William F. "Four Sided Triangle" Temple, left, and Leigh Brackett (Hamilton), right. Photo couresy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #71
L to R: A.E. Van Vogt, Chad Oliver, Wendayne Ackerman.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Chad Oliver's badge says Westercon VI Science Fiction Convention. Los Angeles, Calif., May 30, 31, 1953
Porter #72
L to R: Bill Rotsler, Luise Perrin, Ellie Turner, Unknown in doorway, Ron Ellik, Lee Jacobs, Roy Lavender.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #73
L to R: Dick Spellman, Art Widner, Bruce Pelz at 1990s Midwestcon.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #74
Donald A. Wollheim, left, and Karl Edward Wagner at the American Booksellers Assn convention.
Shame how my camera focused on the images in the mirror.
Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #75
Betsy Wollheim in mask, her dad, Donald A. Wollheim, looks on, little Heidi Saha well before puberty, Forrest Ackerman kneeling, Oswald (Ozzie) Train at 1963 Worldcon in DC.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman?.
Porter #76
George Langlaan, author of THE FLY. Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.
Porter #77
Gerald Heard.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman

Porter #78
A. Glasser, left, and Mort Weissinger, right.
Photo courtesy Forry Ackerman.


Porter #79
1953 Worldcon. Forry Ackerman at Banquet podium holding Hugo Award, with Isaac Asimov at rear. Rest of those on podium unknown. Photo by Ben Jason.
Porter #80
1953 Worldcon, Willy Ley at podium accepting his Hugo for "outstanding fact article or article series". The woman to Ley's left is his wife, Olga Ley.  Isaac Asimov stands in rear. The woman sitting in front of him looks like Gertrude Asimov, Isaac's first wife.  The rest of those on head table unknown. Photo by Ben Jason.
Porter #81
L to R: Dave Rike, F.M. Busby. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, from 1958
Porter #82
L to R: F.M. Busby, Pete Graham, Jack Harness. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, from 1958.
Porter #83
Ray Schaffer. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1957
Porter #84
L to R: Lars Bourne, John Champion. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1957.
Porter #85
Dick Eney at costume ball, 1965 Worldcon, Loncon II. Photo courtesy George Scithers.
Porter #86
Larry McCombs. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1962.
Porter #87
Jim Caughran. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1958.
Porter #88
L to R: Karen Anderson, Ted Johnstone [Dave McDaniel], Dian Girard, Kevin Langdon. Photo courtesy Metcalf and Brown, taken late 1962 or early 1963.
Porter #89
L to R: Bob Lichtman, Calvin W. Demmon, Don Fitch. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1962.
Porter #90
Bruce Pelz. Photo courtesy Pelz.
Porter #91
L to R: Alva Rogers, Norm Metcalf. Photo courtesy Metcalf & Brown, taken late 1962 or early 1963.
Porter #92
L to R: Les Nirenberg, Walter Breen, Andy Main. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1962.
Porter #93
L to R: Bill Donaho, Fred Patten, Bruce Pelz. Photo courtesy Metcalf & Brown, taken late 1962 or early 1963.
Porter #94
L to R: Don Fitch, Gretchen Schwenn. Photo courtesy Bruce Pelz, date unknown.
Porter #95
Dian Pelz. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby. Date unknown.
Porter #96
Wrai Ballard. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1957.
Porter #97
Lee Jacobs. Photo courtesy F.M. Busby, taken 1958.
Porter #98
Art by Frank R. Paul. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #99
Frank R. Paul. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #100
Mary Gnaedinger, editor of Famous Fantastic Mysteries
Porter #101
John W. Campbell. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #102
Donald A. Wollheim, Stirring Stories. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #103
Robert W. Lowndes, Tales of Tomorrow. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #104
Frederik Pohl, Astonishing Stories, Super Science Novels. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #105
John B. Michel, Julius Unger, Bob Studley. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #106
Abraham Merritt, From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #107
Louis R. Chauvenet. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #108
Hannes Bok. From Fantasy Fiction Field Vol 2 #17, Denvention Issue, Whole #40, 1941.
Porter #109
Invader Jack [Haldeman], Invader Joe Haldeman [behind Gay], Invader Gay Haldeman, Invader Alice Haldeman at Masquerade, NYCon 3, 1967. Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #110
L to R: front: Bob Madle, Lee Hoffman, Rusty Hevelin. Rear: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Lou Tabakow, at TriCon, 1966 Worldcon. Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #111
L to R: Lee Jacobs [at rear], Lee Hoffman, Wilson "Bob" Tucker at NYCon 3, 1967 Worldcon. Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #112
L to R: Dave Van Arnam and Lee Hoffman, outside Ted White's Chevy Greenbrier during the Fanoclasts' 1966 trip to the West Coast while bidding for the 1967 Worldcon.  Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #113
L to R:  John-Henri Holmberg, Wilson Tucker, Lee Hoffman at Nycon 3, the 1967 Worldcon.  Photo by Andrew I. Porter.
Porter #114
L to R: Barbara Silverberg, Bill Rotsler, Lee Hoffman, part of John Trimble at Baycon, 1968 Worldcon. Photo by Andrew I. Porter
Porter #115
L to R: Al Ashley, Abby Lu Ashley, Darlene Ashley, Abby Lu's son, Thelma Morgan, Ross [no last name], Walt Liebscher, Jack Weidenbeck, E. Everett Evans, in front of Michigan Slan Shack. Photo courtesy Howard DeVore [from a photocopy].
Porter #116
Philip K. Dick at 1972 World SF Convention, L.A.Con, with unidentified belly dancer. Photo by Don Fanzo, courtesy Forry Ackerman.

Porter #117

Phoebe Gaughan, left, and Lee Hoffman at Poc-Pik, picnic and gathering at Pat & Dick Lupoff's home in Poughkeepsie NY, 1967.

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