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Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY) Records, 1983-1998 Coll2012.027
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Description
Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, organizational lists, publicity releases, flyers, bylaws, event schedules, financial records, project proposals, real estate contract, and other material documenting the founding and subsequent activities of the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (LGCSC) in New York City, 1983-1998. Founded in 1983, the LGCSC began as a coalition of lesbian and gay charitable organizations who negotiated the purchase of a municipal building to serve as a centralized site for provision of health care, counseling, as well as cultural and social services to New York's lesbian and gay community.
Background
Founded in 1983, the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York) began as the AIDS crisis impelled a coalition of gay and lesbian charitable organizations to negotiate the purchase of a municipal building (a former trade high school located in Greenwich Village) to serve as a centralized site for provision of health care and counseling, as well as cultural and social services to New York's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Steve Ault is among the Center's founding members.
Extent
1.0 linear foot. [1 archive box.]
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