Gay Faire Records Coll2012.124

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
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Title: Gay Faire Records
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.124
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot. 1 archive carton.
Date (inclusive): 1977-1983
Abstract: 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.
creator: Gay Faire.

Historical Note

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.

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Box #, folder #, Gay Faire Records, Coll2012.124, 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 2012. Date spans were given whenever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Scope and Content

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. 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."

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States Mission.
Festivals--California--Los Angeles
Gay community
Gay pride festivals