illo by Sheryl Birkhead
from Rich and Nicki Lynch, P.O. Box 3120, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20885, U.S.A.
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Mimosa is a fanzine very much devoted to the preservation of the history of science fiction fandom. The non-electronic version of this 20th issue was published in May 1997 and is ©1997 by Nicki and Richard Lynch, with individual rights reverting back to contributors after this one-time use. 'Worldcon' and 'Hugo Award' are service marks of the World Science Fiction Society. All opinions and versions of events expressed by contributors are their own.

illustration by Sheryl Birkhead

Cover: The World of Rome in the Incredible Year MMM A.U.C. by Kurt Erichsen 1
Opening Comments: A Brief Lesson in Kitchen Table Anthropology by Richard 3
A Short History of Baltimore Fandom (Part 1) by Jack Chalker 4-8
Rotsler Traces -- An Appreciation of Bill Rotsler in Words & Pictures
   Beginnings by Alexis Gilliland
   The Last Time I Saw Rotsler by Steve Stiles
   My Dinner with Rotsler by Teddy Harvia
   Vintage Rotsler by Sheryl Birkhead
   (Interlude 1) with Brad Foster
   (Interlude 2) with Kurt Erichsen
   (Interlude 3) with Joe Mayhew
   Along the Limpopo With Canoe and Felt-Tip by Ian Gunn

I Spy With My Little Eye by Ron Bennett 15-17
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life #14 by Sharon Farber 18-22
I Remember Me by Walt Willis 23-25
Chat cartoon by Teddy Harvia 25
Through Time and Space with Forry Ackerman (Part 5) by Forrest J Ackerman 26-29
Farewell, Teens, Farewell by Dave Kyle 30-34
It Pays to Advertise? by Guy H. Lillian III 35-39
Lynn As I Remember Him by Roger Sims 40-41
Mimosa Letters 42-50
Closing Comments: No Apostrophes Please, We're Fannish by Nicki 51
Back Cover: More of the World of Rome by Kurt Erichsen 52

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