New magic history website

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New magic history website

Postby Gary Hunt » November 1st, 2009, 4:56 pm

Just put up a new website focused on magic history and research. Named it Magic Footnotes because I wanted to have a place to put the little bits of information that are usually relegated to brief footnotes, if even there. I also wanted to start a place to put up information on internet resources related to researching magic history. This is very much a work in progress, so do not mind the dust. <g> Looking for feedback on style, structure, readability and just plain is it any good. Don't worry I have no pride in authorship. So take a look at www.magicfootnotes.com and let me know what you think.

Hope to see some of you at this week's LA Conference on Magic History. It should be a blast.


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Re: New magic history website

Postby Richard Hatch » November 1st, 2009, 5:12 pm

Excellent article on C. A. George Newmann and the investigation of the American Protective League. Looking forward to reading the other articles and watching the site grow!

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Re: New magic history website

Postby Joe Pecore » November 1st, 2009, 8:02 pm

Great stuff! I look forward to more.
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 1st, 2009, 8:08 pm

Gary, an excellent site off to an excellent start! See you in LA.
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Jim Martin » November 1st, 2009, 9:44 pm

Thanks for putting this together Gary - great content and it looks outstanding, too.
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Gordon Meyer » November 2nd, 2009, 12:13 pm

Very nice, thanks for putting this together. Looking forward to seeing it grow.

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Re: New magic history website

Postby Jonathan Townsend » November 2nd, 2009, 1:10 pm

Clipping pagese to assemble books - copyright issues?
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 2nd, 2009, 1:47 pm

Jon, what makes you think he's copying and pasting from copyrighted materials?
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Jonathan Townsend » November 2nd, 2009, 2:20 pm

The part of the article when they found the guy, describing his notebooks containing clippings and articles from publications. Does that makes his notebooks something we can't review via publication for copyright reasons?

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Re: New magic history website

Postby Marco Pusterla » November 2nd, 2009, 5:12 pm

Great resource! Many thanks!
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Re: New magic history website

Postby Magic Newswire » November 3rd, 2009, 8:16 pm

Nicely done!

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Re: New magic history website

Postby magicam » November 9th, 2009, 4:53 pm

Gary, power to your project! And thank you for helping to keep magic history alive and dynamic in the 21st century. Good to see you in L.A., but sorry the visit was so short.


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