Group photograph and unbound scrapbook leaves
containing clippings, photographs, flyers, letters, writings, personal
anecdotes, publicity materials, and printed materials which record, describe
and discuss the performances, rehearsals and experiences of the Great American
Yankee Freedom Band from August 1978 to December 1979.
Originally founded in 1978 to lead the annual Gay Pride Parade, the
Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles is an adult community
marching band made up solely of volunteers. Its mission is to bring together
the diverse communities of Southern California (including lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgendered and straight) through education, rehearsal and
performance of music and other performing arts-and to provide a rewarding
experience for its members. It is the second oldest musical organization of its
kind in the world. The group has performed locally, nationally and
internationally in concert, at street fairs, and community service organization
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