Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club Records, 1980-1986 Coll2011.089

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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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

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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