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Derek Liecty papers
2002-12  
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Description
The Derek Liecty papers document his work and that of others in the organization of the first-ever AIDS Bike-A-Thons (1986-1994) promoted by the Different Spokes/San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Bicycling Club. Other documents include several years of Newsletters of the club and his service as Men's Outreach Co-Chair and Director of the club (1983-2003) Other papers document his attempt along with others to organize a cross-country bicycle tour promoting AIDS awareness called Cycle For Life (1986). The papers include organizational records, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, outreach materials, and press releases.
Background
Derek Liecty was a soccer star at Stanford University, a charter Federation of Gay Games director, winner of the 2006 Tom Waddell Award and a lifelong bicycling advocate.
Extent
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to the GLBT Historical Society.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).