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Gay Faire Records Coll2012.124
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Description
Flyers, organizational correspondence, financial documents, contracts, event planning documents, news releases, legal documents, clippings, meeting notes, grant disbursal and participant lists, and notes documenting the administration of the Gay Faire, 1977-1983. Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization.
Background
Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization, 1977-1983. According to the Faire proposal, "the purpose of the event shall be to support the concept of human rights for all persons, particularly by supplying visibility of the Gay community to the straight community." Profits from Gay Faire were distributed as small grants to social service and other organizations representing the Southern California gay and lesbian community.
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0.2 linear foot. 1 archive carton.
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