Pacific Coast Association of Magicians
The Pacific Coast Association of Magicians is an American association of illusionists. It was founded in 1933; the first president was Lloyd E Jones. It has chapters in Japan, Hawaii, California, and western Canada, and holds an annual convention. The third of these, in 1935, was held at the Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood, and was attended by Bess Houdini, widow of Harry Houdini. In 2018 the convention was held in Bakersfield, California.
- Stefani Dias (9 August 2018). Magic the gathering: Convention brings conjurers to Bakersfield. The Bakersfield Californian. Archived 9 August 2018.
- Hadley Meares (19 June 2015). Off the Boulevard of Broken Dreams: The Knickerbocker Hotel's Haunted History. KCETLink Media Group. Accessed August 2018.
- Tim Johns (11 August 2018). Bakersfield hosts magician convention for first time in 30 years. BakersfieldNow. Accessed August 2018.