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Finding Aid to the Marjorie Rushforth Papers Coll2013.042
Coll2013.042  
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Description
The Marjorie Rushforth papers include a limited number of records from the Friends of the EAGLES Center, a continuation school of the Los Angeles Unified School District options program, Emphasizing Adolescent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES). The collection also includes a file on the representation of Morris Kight concerning his residence at 1447 North Martel Avenue, Los Angeles along with personal correspondence, and reference materials on advertising, media, and sex. As a lawyer, Marjorie Rushforth was known for representing gay men and HIV positive individuals. She served on the executive boards of the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County and Friends of Emphasizing Adolscent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES) Center, Los Angeles, California.
Background
As a lawyer, Marjorie Rushforth was known for representing gay men and HIV positive individuals in discrimination lawsuits. Rushforth's work may be best known for her representation of Orange County teacher, Vincent Chalk. She was a founding member and served on the boards of AIDS Services Foundation Orange County and Friends of the EAGLES Center of Los Angeles, Incorporated.
Extent
0.2 linear feet.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.