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Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club Records, 1980-1986 Coll2011.089
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  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights
  • Access
  • Scope and Content
  • Historical Note

  • Title: Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.089
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1986
    Abstract: Meeting minutes, flyers, press releases, meeting agendas, election endorsements, correspondence, questionnaires, bylaws, member list, and other material documenting activities of the Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club, 1980-1986. The organization was founded in Los Angeles in 1980 to "work with the Democratic Party to bring Gay and Lesbian rights to the forefront of political campaigns, work on local community issues, register voters and lobby for legislation which upholds the rights of Lesbians and Gays throughout our communities."
    creator: Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club.

    Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Preferred Citation

    Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club Records, Coll2011-089, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Scope and Content

    Meeting minutes, flyers, press releases, meeting agendas, election endorsements, correspondence, questionnaires, bylaws, member list, and other material documenting activities of the Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club, 1980-1986. The collection includes voter and candidate questionnaires, judgeship evaluations, and candidate endorsements issued by the Harvey Milk Democratic Club.

    Historical Note

    The Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club was founded in 1980 to "work with the Democratic Party to bring Gay and Lesbian rights to the forefront of political campaigns, work on local community issues, register voters and lobby for legislation which upholds the rights of Lesbians and Gays throughout our communities."

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay activists
    Gays--Political activity
    Homosexuality--Political aspects
    Lesbian activists