National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection, 1973-1988 Coll2011.078*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.078*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [4 folders]
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1973-1974
Date (inclusive): 1973-1988
Abstract: Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.
creator: National New Orleans Memorial Fund.

Historical Note

The National New Orleans Memorial Fund was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection, Coll2011-078, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Scope and Content

Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. Documents from the 1980s refer to activity during the years 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bars (Drinking establishments)
Gay activists
Lesbian activists--United States
New Orleans (La.)