John Fadner Papers, 1910-1993 Coll2011.092

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: John Fadner Papers
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.092
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot. [1 archive carton.]
Date (inclusive): 1910-1993
Abstract: Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service.
creator: Fadner, John

Historical Note

John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service. Fadner was the "earliest applicant for ONE's Social Services Division"; he remained closely connected to ONE until his death in 1993.

Preferred Citation

Box #, folder #, John Fadner Papers, Coll2011-092, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

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.

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Scope and Content

Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service. Fadner was the "earliest applicant for ONE's Social Services Division"; he remained closely connected to ONE until his death in 1993.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

ONE, Inc.
Gay military personnel--United States
Gays in the military