Finding aid to the Philidelphia gay wedding photographs Coll2012-034

Kyle Morgan
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2012
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title: Philadelphia gay wedding photographs
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012-034
Identifier/Call Number: 287
Physical Description: 21 photographs. Black-and-white photographic prints
Date (inclusive): circa 1957
Abstract: Black and white photographic prints, circa 1957, of two gay male wedding ceremonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Container: 1

Preferred Citation

Philadelphia Gay Wedding Photographs, Coll2012-034, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

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Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

An employee of a Philadelphia photo-lab made and retained an unauthorized copy of the photographs. It is thanks to this anonymous person that we have a record of two marriages of male couples in 1950s Philadelphia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Same-sex marriage -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia


Philadelphia gay wedding photographs circa 1957

Philadelphia Gay Wedding photographs, sample