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Steve Ginsburg papers
1990-17  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Steve Ginsburg papers
    Dates: 1972-1974
    Collection Number: 1990-17
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .1 linear feet (2 folders)
    Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
    Abstract: The Steve Ginsburg papers document his activities as a founder of Chutzpah (later Achvah), the first gay Jewish group on the West Coast , and as Parade Co-Chairperson of the 1973 Gay Freedom Day Committee. The collection includes flyers, newsletters from both groups, his letter of resignation from the Gay Freedom Day Committee and photographs of the 1973 and 1974 parades.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Steve Ginsburg papers. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Steve Ginsburg in 1990.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Steve Ginsburg papers document his activities as a founder of Chutzpah (later Achvah), the first gay Jewish group on the West Coast , and as Parade Co-Chairperson of the 1973 Gay Freedom Day Committee. The collection includes flyers, newsletters from both groups, his letter of resignation from the Gay Freedom Day Committee and photographs of the 1973 and 1974 parades. In addition to his activism in San Francisco, Ginsburg founded P.R.I.D.E. (Personal Rights in Defense of Education) in Los Angeles in May 1966 in response to a police raid on a gay bar. Ginsburg died in 2007.

    Indexing Terms

    San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade and Celebration
    Jewish gays--United States.