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Finding aid of the Lillene H. Fifield Papers
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Box 1 : 1 - 12

Series 1.  Writings 1975-1987

Physical Description: 12 folders

Series Scope and Content

The bulk of this series consists of Fifield's published study of alcoholism in the gay and lesbian community, On My Way to Nowhere (1975); a condensed edition, Alcoholism and the Gay Community (1977); several conference papers derived from the study; and several speeches on alcoholism given by Fifield between 1980 and 1987.
Box 1 : 1 - 4

Fifield, Lillene. On my way to nowhere; alienated, isolated, drunk. An analysis of gay alcohol abuse & an evaluation of alcoholism rehabilitation services for the Los Angeles gay community July 10, 1975

Box 1 : 1 - 2

Copy 1 (annotated) July 10, 1975

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1 : 3 - 4

Copy 2 July 10, 1975

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1 : 5

Fifield, Lillene, and Latham, J. David. Alcoholism and the gay community (preliminary draft). Paper presented at California State Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles March 1977

Box 1 : 6

Fifield, Lillene. Alcoholism and the gay community (preliminary draft). Paper presented at the National Drug Abuse Conference, San Francisco 1977

Box 1 : 7 - 8

Fifield, Lillene; Latham, J. David; Phillips, Christopher. Alcoholism in the gay community. The price of alienation, isolation, & oppression . Los Angeles: Gay Community Services Center 1977

Box 1 : 7

Printed edition 1977

Box 1 : 8

Typescript edition 1977

Box 1 : 9

Fifield, Lillene; DeCresenzo, Teresa A.; Latham, J. David. Alcoholism and the gay community. Journal of Homosexuality 1978

Box 1 : 10

Alcoholism chapter for book No date

Box 1 : 11

Miscellaneous writings No date

Box 1 : 12

Speeches 1980, 1985, 1987

Box 2 : 1 - 3 : 7 ; 7 : 1 - 3 (oversize)

Series 2.  Alcoholism 1974-1984, 2003

Physical Description: 22 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of reports, drafts, conference and workshop materials, correspondence, photocopies, and other materials created and acquired by Fifield in the course of her research on alcoholism in the gay and lesbian community. Of particular interest are materials relating to Fifield's work on the California Women's Commission on Alcoholism, 1974-1977, and her work with the Gay Community Services Center's Alcoholism Program for Women (APW), which later became the independent Alcoholism Center for Women.
Box 2 : 1 - 2

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) 1983-1984

Box 2 : 1

Miscellaneous 1983-1984

Box 2 : 2

Jael Greenleaf seminar 1983

Box 7 : 1 (oversize)

Alcoholism in the gay community -- California 1976-1980

Box 2 : 3 - 5

Articles No date

Box 2 : 3

Alcoholism No date

Box 2 : 4

Alcoholism in the gay community No date

Box 2 : 5

Women & alcoholism No date

Box 2 : 6

Benton County Alcoholism Treatment Program No date

Box 2 : 7

California Alcoholism Foundation (CAF) 1974

Box 2 : 8 - 9 ; 7 : 2 (oversize)

California Women's Commission on Alcoholism 1974-1977

Box 2 : 8

Miscellaneous 1974

Box 2 : 9 ; 7 : 2 (oversize)

The treatment needs of the woman alcoholic: a survey of alcoholism agencies in California 1977

Box 2 : 9

Draft 1977

Box 7 : 2 (oversize)

Final 1977

Box 2 : 10

Correspondence 2003

Box 2 : 11 - 3 : 3 ; 7 : 3 (oversize)

Gay Community Services Center 1975-1981

Box 2 : 11

Alcoholism Needs Assessment Project (ANA) 1975

Box 2 : 12 - 3 : 3 ; 7 : 3 (oversize)

Comprehensive Program of Cummunity Services for Alcoholic Women (APW, later Alcoholism Center for Women) 1974-1981

Box 2 : 12

Miscellaneous 1974-1981

Box 3 : 1 - 3

Funding proposal (United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare) February 26, 1974

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 3 : 1 - 2

Copy 1 February 26, 1974

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 3 : 3

Copy 2 (annotated) February 26, 1974

Box 7 : 3 (oversize)

Forms circa 1974-1975

Box 3 : 4

Los Angeles County Alcoholism Advisory Board 1976-1977

Box 3 : 5

National Association of Gay Alcoholism Professionals (NAGAP) 1980

Box 3 : 6

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism. Alcohol Abuse & Women: A Guide to Getting Help 1978

Box 3 : 7

Replication study. Morales/Graves, Substance Abuse: Patterns & Barriers to treatment for gay men & lesbians in San Francisco 1983

Box 3 : 8 - 4 : 2 ; 7 : 4 - 5 (oversize)

Series 3.  Gay Community Services Center 1972-1996

Physical Description: 7 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of materials relating to Fifield's work with the Gay Community Services Center outside its alcoholism program. The bulk of the materials consists of funding proposals submitted to Los Angeles County healthcare agencies. Other documents include Fifield's 1983 evaluation of the Center's Community Employment Services program, and flyers and other materials relating to the Center's early history. The Miscellaneous folder also contains an article published in Lesbian News in 1996, describing Fifield's pivotal role in the early years of the Center.
Box 7 : 4

Miscellaneous 1972-1974, 1992, 1996

Box 7 : 5

Background & introduction 1973

Box 3 : 8

Revenue Sharing proposal (not identified) after July 1973

Physical Description: vol. 2 of 2
Box 3 : 9

Los Angeles gay community drug abuse services, 1974-1975. Proposal submitted to the Los Angeles County Department of health Services September 1973

Box 3 : 10

Staffing grant proposal (National Institute of Mental Health) March 15, 1974

Box 4 : 1

Primary prevention in drug abuse: a pioneering program for gay people. Funding proposal to the Los Angeles County Central Health Services Region October 29, 1976

Box 4 : 2

Community Employment Services (CES). Evaluation Report 1983

Box 4 : 3 - 10 ; 7 : 6 - 11 (oversize)

Series 4.  Research circa 1974-1995

Physical Description: 14 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of notes, workshop materials, photocopied articles, and other materials collected by Fifield in the course of her work, but, with one exception, not related to her work on alcoholism in the gay and lesbian community.
Box 4 : 3 ; 7 : 6 (oversize)

Articles No date

Box 4 : 3

Feminist No date

Box 7 : 6

Gay No date

Box 4 : 4

Articles of incorporation, bylaws 1984

Box 7 : 7 - 8 (oversize)

Bibliography No date

Box 7 : 7 (oversize)

Gay No date

Box 7 : 8 (oversize)

Women & lesbians No date

Box 4 : 5

Computer data processing code book design No date

Box 4 : 6

Content analysis No date

Box 4 : 7 ; 7 : 9 (oversize)

Evaluation component 1974, No date

Box 7 : 9 (oversize)

Gay Community Services Center. Comprehensive community services for alcoholic women {APW, later Alcoholism Center for Women) 1974

Box 4 : 7

General No date

Box 7 : 10 (oversize)

Evaluation materials -- Proposal aids No date

Box 7 : 11 (oversize)

Evaluation workshop No date

Box 4 : 8 - 9

Homosexuality: A comprehensive bibliographic search of Psychological Abstracts 1979

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 4 : 10

Institute of Gay & Lesbian Education 1994-1995

Box 4 : 11 - 5 : 7 (oversize)

Series 5.  International Women's Year 1977

Physical Description: 10 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of notes, planning documents, clippings from newspapers and the popular press, conference packets, and other materials relating to Fifield's participation in the International Women's Year California State Meeting in June 1977, and the California delegation's activities at the National Women's Conference in Houston in November 1977.
Box 4 : 11 - 12

International Women's Year California State Meeting June 16-19, 1977

Box 4 : 11

Miscellaneous June 16-19, 1977

Box 4 : 12

Final report June 16-19, 1977

Box 4 : 13

National Organization of Women (NOW) 1977

Box 5 : 1 - 7 ; 8 (rolled)

National Women's Conference. Houston November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 1

Papers November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 2

Binder materials November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 3

California delegation November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 4

Daily Breakthrough November 18-21, 1977

Box 8

Lillene Fifield planning sheet 1977

Note

Rolled.
Box 5 : 5

Miscellaneous November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 6

Newspaper clippings November 18-21, 1977

Box 5 : 7

Time / New York Times Magazine November-December 1977

Box 5 : 8 - 9 ; 7 : 12 (oversize)

Series 6.  Daphne Hatfield 1973-circa 1980

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises a small number of items, including an award plaque and pocket calendar/appointment book for 1973, relating to the work of Fifield's partner, Daphne Hatfield, with the Gay Community Services Center.
Box 5 : 8

Award plaque from Gay Community Services Center circa 1975

Box 7 : 12 (oversize)

Miscellaneous No date

Box 5 : 9

Pocket calendar/appointment book 1973

Box 8

Series 7.  Photographs 1977, undated

Physical Description: 2 photographs (rolled)

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of two rolled items: (1) an undated color photocopy of a photograph, marked "LAWCC", and (2) a photograph taken at the National Women's Conference at Houston in November 1977.
Box 8

LAWCC No date

Note

Rolled.
Box 8

National Women's Conference. Houston November 1977

Note

Rolled.
Box 6 : 1 - 10

Series 8.  Printed Materials 1969-2003

Physical Description: 10 folders

Series Scope and Content

This series consists primarily of a small number of Lesbian newsletters, zines, and literary publications. The newspaper clippings comprise several stories of gay and lesbian interest from 1977, and an obituary of Morris Kight, 2003.
Box 6 : 1

Newspaper clippings 1977, 2003

Box 6 : 2

Amie. The Hourglass 1978

Note

Poetry.
Box 6 : 3

Benston, Margaret. The political economy of women's liberation. Monthly Review September 1969

Box 6 : 4

Come out comix (Mary Wings) 1977

Box 6 : 5

Dynamite damsels (Roberta Gregory) 1976

Box 6 : 6

Grahn, Judy; Cadden, Wendy. The common woman No date

Box 6 : 7

Lesbian voices, vol. 2, no. 1 Winter 1975/76

Box 6 : 8

Ms. mystic, nos. 1-3 1987-1988

Box 6 : 9

Own newsletter, vol. 3, no. 4 Winter 1979

Box 6 : 10

Prickly pear [California State College, San Bernardino]. Poems & stories by: 11 + 12 = 1978

Note

Signed by Charlene Hoskins.
Box 9

Series 9.  Audio & Visual Materials 1973-2001

Physical Description: 1 archive carton

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of audio tapes, most if not all from the collection of Daphne Hatfield, of lesbian music, and of videotapes on the 1987 March on Washington and on the life of Morris Kight (including interviews with Kight and Torrie Osborn).
Box 9

Audio 1973-1974

Box 9

Daphne Hatfield, Tape 1: "Tapdance"; "Beautiful woman"; "Service station"; "Best friend"; "House". KPFK April 23, 1973

Physical Description: 1 7-inch, open reel audio tape
Box 9

Gay Liberation -- Out of the Closet interview. KNBC; Gay Songs July 1, 1973

Physical Description: 1 audio cassette
Box 9

Vicki Randle, music by Margie Adam: "You took me for a ride"; "Images"; "The time has come"; "Prepare for landing" November 24-25, 1973

Physical Description: 1 7-inch, open reel audio tape
Box 9

Margie Adam, Songs, Part 2: "Hey in there"; "Something just begun"; "Lost in inner space"; "Come out, come out, wherever you are!"; "Woman of my heart". KPFK April 28, 1974

Physical Description: 1 7-inch, open reel audio tape
Box 9

Daphne [Hatfield]. Gay Community Services Center circa 1974

Physical Description: 1 7-inch, open reel audio tape
Box 9

Video 1974-2001

Box 9

It takes all kinds -- Men. CBS 1974

Physical Description: 1 1-inch, open reel video tape
Box 9

It takes all kinds -- Women. CBS 1974

Physical Description: 1 1-inch, open reel video tape
Box 9

Historic march on Washington. Lifestyle Update Productions October 1987

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 9

Part of the USA! National march on Washington for lesbian & gay rights; the official videotape October 11, 1987

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 9

Life and times profile: Torrie Osborn & Morris Kight No date

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 9

Morris Kite [sic] & Torrie Osborn interviews (VHS) No date

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 9

Morris Kite [sic] interview No date

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette, marked NBA #6
Box 9

Personal best with Morris Kight March 19, 2001

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 9

Life and times of Morris Kight--Liberator No date

Physical Description: 1 VHS video cassette
Box 10

Series 10.  Ephemera, Memorabilia, and Artwork circa 1975-1978

Physical Description: 1 archive carton

Series Scope and Content

This series contains 2 mugs; buttons, a bumper sticker, ribbons and armbands, and a t-shirt relating to the Women's National Convention at Houston in 1977; a t-shirt from Christopher Street West, 1975; and two additional t-shirts on Lesbian themes. The series includes a cartoon of Justin Smith from early January 1978, given by Smith to Fifield before his death in 1986.
Box 10

Bumper Sticker: "A Dollar A Woman To HOUSTON" 1977

Box 10

4 buttons: (1) "California Women / Houston IWY 1977"; (2) "..to form a more perfect union" (1977); (3-4) "Pro Plan / Keep Agenda Moving / Let Every Issue Be Heard" 1977, No date

Box 11

Cartoon of Justin Smith (1921-1986) January 1978

Note

Given by Smith to Fifield before his death and given by Fifield to ONE, October 22, 2005.
Box 10

2 mugs (1 blue, 1 crimson) for Artemis Café No date

Box 10

Ribbons, armbands, ID, International Women's Year / Women's National Convention, Houston 1977

Box 10

T-shirt: "It's A Gay, Gay World" (Christopher Street West) 1975

Box 10

T-shirt: "Women On The Move" (International Women's Year logo) 1977

Box 10

T-shirt: "Lesbian National Forest" No date

Box 10

T-shirt (athletic, ribbed): "Califia Community" No date