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Golden State Cowboys Collection, 1969-1976 Coll2011.061*
Coll2011.061*  
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Constitution, bylaws, correspondence, flyers, insignia, notes, and meeting notes documenting activities such as rodeos, of the Golden State Cowboys, 1969-1976, a membership organization of gay men whose stated purpose was to "expose and maintain a fitting and proper representation of the 'American cowboy' to society, and provide reason for all to respect our individual habit of living."
Background
Founded in 1969, the Golden State Cowboys were a membership organization of gay men whose stated purpose was to "expose and maintain a fitting and proper representation of the 'American cowboy' to society, and provide reason for all to respect our individual habit of living." Members attended meetings and events in dress "consistent with the image of the American cowboy." The GSC often organized rodeos as well.
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0.1 linear foot. [1 folder]
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