Minicon 12 was held 8–10 April 1977 at the Leamington Hotel (Minneapolis). It had a membership of about 500. The guests of honor were Ben Bova (pro), and Buck Coulson and Juanita Coulson (fans). Joe Haldeman was toastmaster. The executive committee was Dave Wixon, Margie Lessinger, Jan Appelbaum and Denny Lien.
David Emerson, Publications Jim Odbert, Art Show Dave Merz, Films Jerry Stearns, Parties Scott Imes, Video
Here is the program book in PDF (13 MB).
Scans are available here in a range of qualities and file sizes. Most people want the middle column, in which the files have been substantially cleaned up to remove the grain of the paper, bleed through from adjacent pages, etc., but are still high resolution.
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Midwest Side Story
Notably, Midwest Side Story was performed Saturday night at Minicon 12. We will soon have the script for it here. It came with a fake crudzine called IDEA #1.
Midwest Side Story was reprised at Minicon 33.