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Finding aid of the Edward Westrick Collection on Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality
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Box 1 : 1 - 38 ; 2 : 1 - 46 ; 3 : 1 - 4 ; 7 : 1 - 11 ; 10 : 1

Series 1.  Veterans CARE administration 1975-1998

Physical Description: 3 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series is arranged in three subseries: (1.1) Board of Directors, (1.2) Los Angeles Veterans CARE Council and (1.3) Other Veterans CARE Councils.
Box 1 : 1 - 11 ; 7 : 1 - 3

Subseries 1.1.  Board of Directors 1984-1996

Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises incorporation papers, bylaws, election ballots, manuscripts and correspondence of the Veterans CARE Board of Directors, including the organization's founder, Jim Highland. In 1985, Bill Lake succeeded Highland as Commanding Officer. Edward Westrick was eventually elected the organization's Commander for several years.
Box 1 : 1

Founding papers 1984-1986

Box 1 : 2

Incorporation papers and the Franchise Tax Board 1984-1986

Box 1 : 3

Bylaws of Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality, Inc. April 1989

Box 1 : 4

Bylaws (never used) 1989

Box 1 : 5

Election of officers 1985-1994

Box 1 : 6 ; 7 : 1 - 2

Highland, Jim - founder 1984-1986

Box 7 : 1 - 2 (oversize)

General 1984-1986

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 6

Untitled manuscript, by Jim Highland 1985-1986

Box 1 : 7

Bine, Leon 1985-1986

Box 1 : 8 - 9 ; 7 : 3

Lake, Bill 1985-1990

Box 7 : 3 (oversize)

Correspondence circa 1985-1990

Box 1 : 8

Manuscripts circa 1985-1988

Box 1 : 9

Notes circa 1985-1990

Box 1 : 10

Post, Ray - secretary 1994

Box 1 : 11

Scott, James - secretary 1996

Box 1 : 12 - 38 ; 2 : 1 - 32 ; 7 : 4 - 9 ; 10 : 1

Subseries 1.2.  Los Angeles Veterans CARE Council 1984-1998

Physical Description: 2.1 linear feet.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership information, flyers, brochures, press releases and other records related to the general administration of the Los Angeles Council of Veterans CARE, which also served as the Veterans CARE national headquarters. In 1991, the Los Angeles Council became a Los Angeles chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).
Box 1 : 12

Los Angeles Council of Veterans CARE charter 1985

Box 1 : 13 - 22

Minutes and agendas 1984-1994

Box 1 : 13

1984

Box 1 : 14

1985

Box 1 : 15

1986

Box 1 : 16

1987

Box 1 : 17

1989

Box 1 : 18

1990

Box 1 : 19

1991

Box 1 : 20

1992

Box 1 : 21

1993

Box 1 : 22

1994

Box 1 : 23

Award plaque: Presented to Veterans Care, The Dynasty Angel Empress XVII Miss Vikki November 1987

Box 1 : 24

Awards and recognitions 1985-1998

Box 1 : 25 - 38

Banking and treasury 1985-1997

Box 1 : 25

1985

Box 1 : 26

1986

Box 1 : 27

1987

Box 1 : 28

1988

Box 1 : 29 - 30

1989 (Steve Warren - treasurer)

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 31

1990

Box 1 : 32

1991

Box 1 : 33

1992

Box 1 : 34

1993

Box 1 : 35

1994

Box 1 : 36

1995

Box 1 : 37

1996

Box 1 : 38

1997

Box 2 : 1 - 9 ; 7 : 4 - 8

Correspondence 1984-1997

Box 2 : 1

General 1985-1996

Box 7 : 4 (oversize)

Ben-Shalom, Miriam 1987-1993

Box 2 : 2

Edge 1989-1992

Box 7 : 5 (oversize)

Facsimiles 1993

Box 2 : 3

Frontiers 1989-1990

Box 2 : 4

Letters from the field 1993

Box 7 : 6 - 8 (oversize)

Membership 1984-1997

Physical Description: 3 folders.
Box 2 : 5

Partipack mailers #1 - 6 1990-1992

Box 2 : 6 - 7

Politicians 1989-1995

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 8

Reactions 1991

Box 2 : 9

Other organizations 1988-1993

Box 2 : 10

Ethics in fundraising 1990

Box 2 : 11

Grant writing 1990

Box 2 : 12 - 15

Informational materials 1984-1995

Box 2 : 12

Brochure design 1986-1989

Box 2 : 13

Brochure for Pasadena / Antelope Valley outreach circa 1992-1994

Box 2 : 14

Information brochure 1992

Box 2 : 15

Leaflets circa 1984-1995

Box 2 : 16

Internet activity 1996

Box 2 : 17

Letterhead circa 1985-1995

Box 2 : 18

Logo re-design circa 1985-1995

Box 2 : 19

Manuscript, unidentified circa 1990-1995

Box 2 : 20 - 24

Membership 1984-1996

Box 2 : 20

Applications and questionnaires circa 1984-1994

Box 2 : 21 - 22

Mailing lists circa 1984-1996

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 23

Membership forms and renewals circa 1984-1996

Box 2 : 24

Prospective members circa 1994

Box 2 : 25

Merchandizing 1990-1994

Box 2 : 26 - 27

Names and addresses circa 1984-1996

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 28

Our dearly departed 1988-1997

Box 2 : 29

Outreach 1993-1996

Box 2 : 30 - 31

Press releases and classified ads 1984-1995

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 32

Religious right 1992-1994

Box 10 : 1 (oversize)

Signage circa 1985-1995

Box 7 : 9 (oversize)

Telephone records 1992-1993

Box 2 : 33 - 46 ; 3 : 1 - 4 ; 7 : 10 - 11

Subseries 1.3.  Other Veterans CARE Councils 1975-1995

Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises minutes, bylaws, correspondence, membership information, financial records, flyers, press releases and other records documenting the activities of two other Veterans CARE councils in San Francisco and the Redwood Empire, in Rohnert Park, CA. Veterans CARE also attempted to organize councils in Long Beach, Sacramento and San Diego.
Box 2 : 33

Long Beach chapter formation meeting 1985

Box 2 : 34 - 36

Redwood Empire Council of Veterans CARE 1985-1995

Box 2 : 34

Bylaws 1985

Box 2 : 35

Correspondence 1986-1995

Box 2 : 36

Membership circa 1985-1988

Box 2 : 37

San Diego chapter formation meeting 1985

Box 2 : 38 - 46 ; 3 : 1 - 4 ; 7 : 10 - 11

San Francisco Council of Veterans CARE 1975-1986

Box 2 : 38

Charter 1985

Box 2 : 39

Minutes and reports 1985

Box 2 : 40

American Legion War Memorial Commission 1985

Box 2 : 41

Applications circa 1985

Box 2 : 42

Correspondence 1984-1985

Box 2 : 43

Financial records 1985

Box 7 : 10 (oversize)

Handouts circa 1985

Box 2 : 44

Lesbian and Gay Freedom Day Committee 1985

Box 2 : 45

Letterhead circa 1985

Box 2 : 46

Membership list circa 1985

Box 3 : 1

News clippings and press releases 1985-1986

Box 3 : 2

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Bay Area Veterans Liaisons Group, Will Dotson Chair 1985

Box 3 : 3

Opinion of City Attorney 1975-1985

Box 3 : 4

United Veterans Council reports and minutes 1985

Box 7 : 11 (oversize)

War Memorial Board of Trustees 1985

Box 3 : 5 - 28 ; 7 : 12 - 14

Series 2.  Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA) 1991-2002

Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises articles of incorporation, bylaws, correspondence, informational materials, paper from national conventions, notes, and various records related to the national gay veterans' organization, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA), founded in 1991 by Miriam Ben-Shalom and representatives of dozens of gay veterans' groups throughout the country.
Box 7 : 12 (oversize)

Constitution, articles of incorporation and bylaws 1993

Box 3 : 5

General information 1992-1995

Box 7 : 13 (oversize)

Articles to newsletter circa 1991-1993

Box 3 : 6

Chapter starter kit 1994

Box 3 : 7

Correspondence 1992-1997

Box 3 : 8

Fundraiser at Griff's 1993

Box 3 : 9

Membership forms 1994

Box 3 : 10 - 12 ; 7 : 14

National conventions 1995-2002

Box 7 : 14 (oversize)

1995 convention, West Hollywood, California March 1995

Box 3 : 10

The Challenge of '95: Defending Our Service With Pride logo 1995

Box 3 : 11

1997 convention, Corpus Christi, Texas 1997

Box 3 : 12

2002 convention, San Diego, California 2002

Box 3 : 13

Teleconference July 1994

Box 3 : 14 - 24

Local chapters of GLBVA 1991-1997

Box 3 : 14

Baltimore meetings 1992

Box 3 : 15

Chicago chapter 1994-1997

Box 3 : 16

Rocky Mountain (Denver, CO) chapter; James Redman 1995-1997

Box 3 : 17

Florida Gold Coast chapter 1993-1994

Box 3 : 18

Long Beach / Orange County chapter 1993-1997

Box 3 : 19

Southeast Michigan chapter 1995

Box 3 : 20

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of Greater New York 1994-1995

Box 3 : 21

Palm Springs 1993-1994

Box 3 : 22

Puget Sound chapter 1991-1992

Box 3 : 23

Gold Coast (Ventura County, CA) chapter; Tom Swann 1993-1997

Box 3 : 24

Vermont State chapter 1992

Box 3 : 25 - 28

Southwest regional 1994-1996

Box 3 : 25

Conference 1995

Box 3 : 26

Mack Thomas, Regional VP 1994

Box 3 : 27

Meeting 1996

Box 3 : 28

Regional newsletter planning circa 1994-1996

Box 3 : 29 - 53 ; 4 : 1 - 74 ; 7 : 15 - 23

Series 3.  Events and activities 1984-1997

Physical Description: 2.2 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises correspondence, flyers, programs, photographs, clippings, a computer diskette, and other material related to the events and activities that the Los Angeles Veterans CARE organized, or in which it participated. These activities included annual fundraising events, parades, the 1987 and 1993 Marches on Washington, the West Hollywood Veterans Day Parade, surveys, petitions, political campaigns, conferences, memorials and other activities.
Box 7 : 15 (oversize)

Event flyers circa 1984-1997

Box 3 : 29

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival 1984-1985

Box 7 : 16 (oversize)

Test survey study of gay / lesbian American service veterans 1985

Box 3 : 30 - 31

1st Anniversary of Veterans CARE July 5, 1985

Box 3 : 30

Awards banquet planning July 5, 1985

Box 3 : 31

Awards banquet guestbook July 5, 1985

Box 3 : 32 - 36

West Hollywood Veterans Day Parade November 1985

Physical Description: 5 folders.
Box 3 : 37 - 38

Vietnam Memorial Wall March 1986

Box 3 : 37

General information March 1986

Box 3 : 38

Speech March 1986

Box 3 : 39

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1986

Box 3 : 40

Summer '86 benefit circa June 1986

Box 3 : 41

No on LaRouche Initiative (California Proposition 64) November 1986

Box 3 : 42 - 45 ; 7 : 17

March on Washington October 1987

Box 3 : 42

Los Angeles committee October 1987

Box 3 : 43

Media coverage October 1987

Box 3 : 44

Vet conference October 1987

Box 3 : 45

Weekend events October 1987

Box 7 : 17 (oversize)

Wreath laying planning October 1987

Box 3 : 46

National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Veterans October 1987

Box 3 : 47

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1989

Box 3 : 48

All American Man Contest September 1989

Box 3 : 49

Declarations Concerning Military Policy on Homosexuality circa 1990-1995

Box 3 : 50

Coalition of California Gay & Lesbian Veterans Organizations March 1990

Box 3 : 51

Beer Bust May 1990

Box 3 : 52

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1990

Box 3 : 53

To Hell With Helms October 1990

Box 4 : 1 - 2

About Face: Combatting ROTC's Anti-Gay Policy, National Organizing Conference November 1990

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 4 : 3

Christmas party fundraiser December 1990

Box 4 : 4

Reading of "Therapy," by New Sun Productions February 1991

Box 4 : 5

Memorial Day Beer Bust May 1991

Box 4 : 6

Beer Bust circa May 1991

Box 7 : 18 (oversize)

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1991

Box 4 : 7

Beer Bust September 1991

Box 4 : 8

Creating Change Conference; media seminar October 1991

Box 4 : 9

Holiday party and VA hospital trips December 1991

Box 4 : 10

Miriam Ben-Shalom's visit January 1992

Box 4 : 11

Uniform Stand-up Inspection and Beer Bust April 1992

Physical Description: 6 photographs : col.
Box 4 : 12

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1992

Physical Description: 4 photographs : col.
Box 4 : 13

Memorial Day Beer Bust May 1992

Box 4 : 14

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1992

Box 4 : 15

Labor Day Beer Bust September 1992

Box 4 : 16

National Creating Change Conference November 1992

Box 4 : 17

Los Angeles Unified School District project 1992-1993

Box 4 : 18

Bay Area Military Freedom Project; Lift the Ban 1993

Physical Description: 1 computer diskette ; 3 1/2 in.
Box 4 : 19

End Military Discrimination petition 1993

Box 4 : 20

National Mobilization Against the Ban 1993

Box 4 : 21

Tom Swann 1993-1997

Box 4 : 22

Allen Schindler Memorial March March 1993

Box 7 : 19 (oversize)

Gays in the Armed Services Educational Conference April 1993

Box 7 : 20 (oversize)

An Honorable Tradition, A Proud Record: A History of Homosexual Service in the Military April 1993

Box 4 : 23 - 25 ; 7 : 21

March on Washington April 1993

Box 4 : 23

National steering committee April 1993

Box 7 : 21 (oversize)

Events April 1993

Box 4 : 24

Planning April 1993

Box 4 : 25

Button design April 1993

Box 4 : 26

West Hollywood Proclamation. Greater Los Angeles Sports Association Day May 1993

Box 4 : 27

Rally and Remembrance on Memorial Day May 1993

Box 4 : 28

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1993

Box 4 : 29

Softball Tournament Opening Ceremonies May 1993

Box 4 : 30

Griff's Memorial Day Beer Bust May 1993

Box 4 : 31

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1993

Box 4 : 32

San Diego Gay and Lesbian Pride July 1993

Box 4 : 33

Los Angeles Coalition for Military Service. Lesbian and Gay Community Roundtable August 1993

Box 4 : 34

Sunset Junction Street Fair August 1993

Box 7 : 22 (oversize)

Blue Max Motorcycle Club 25th Anniversary Run August 1993

Box 4 : 35

Griff's Labor Day Fundraiser September 1993

Box 4 : 36

National Coming Out Day. Pasadena event October 1993

Box 4 : 37

Thanksgiving Party November 1993

Box 4 : 38

Freedom Project / Los Angeles 1994

Box 4 : 39

Lawrence Meholick Case 1994

Box 4 : 40

Wolf's Fundraiser February 1994

Box 4 : 41

Driveshaft Fundraiser May 1994

Box 4 : 42

Faultline Fundraiser May 1994

Box 4 : 43

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1994

Box 4 : 44

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1994

Box 4 : 45

Gay Games IV June 1994

Box 4 : 46

Stonewall 25 June 1994

Box 4 : 47

Stonewall Veterans 25 Coalition June 1994

Box 4 : 48

10th Anniversary Planning July 1994

Box 4 : 49

Wolf's Fundraiser July 1994

Box 4 : 50

Orange County Pride Festival August 1993

Box 4 : 51

World War II Veterans Commemoration 1994-1995

Box 4 : 52

Fighting the Right. Lawyers for Human Rights Conference January 1995

Box 4 : 53

Dusty Pruitt Ceremonies, Memorial Day Weekend May 1995

Box 4 : 54

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1995

Box 4 : 55

A Report on Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans' Problems at Veterans Administration Medical Centers May 1995

Box 4 : 56

Christopher Street West 25 June 1995

Box 4 : 57

2nd International Peace Officers' Convention program ad September 1995

Box 4 : 58

Antelope Valley Pride (never got there) October 1995

Box 4 : 59

Glendale World War II Parade October 1995

Box 4 : 60

Palm Springs Lesbian and Gay Pride November 1995

Box 4 : 61

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1996

Physical Description: 4 photographs : col.
Box 7 : 23 (oversize)

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1996

Box 4 : 62

Washington D.C. Pride Festival and Parade June 1996

Box 4 : 63

San Diego Gay and Lesbian Pride July 1996

Box 4 : 64

Hawaii Witch Hunt Campaign August 1996

Box 4 : 65

March for Tolerance, Long Beach August 1996

Box 4 : 66

Protest G.O.P. August 1996

Box 4 : 67

Creating Change Conference November 1996

Box 4 : 68

Anti-Helvey Campaign, name collecting 1996-1997

Box 4 : 69

Filipino World War II Veterans Cause; Regaining Their Benefits 1997

Box 4 : 70

William Joiner Conference for the Concerns of Veterans May 1997

Box 4 : 71

Long Beach Lesbian / Gay Pride May 1997

Physical Description: 1 photograph : col.
Box 4 : 72

Christopher Street West Parade and Festival June 1997

Box 4 : 73

Orange County Pride Festival August 1997

Box 4 : 74

Sunset Junction Street Fair August 1997

Box 5 : 1 - 26 ; 6 : 1 - 9

Series 4.  Newsletters 1984-1998

Physical Description: 1.4 linear feet

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises resource materials and issues of the Los Angeles Veterans CARE newsletter, Aware, as well as newsletters from other Veterans CARE councils, GLBVA chapters, and veterans' and gay and lesbian veteran organizations.
Box 5 : 1 - 21

Los Angeles Council of Veterans CARE 1984-1997

Box 5 : 1

Vet Net: Veterans Network News 1984-1985

Box 5 : 2

Newsletter of Veterans CARE 1985

Box 5 : 3 - 21

Aware: Newsletter of the Los Angeles Council of Veterans CARE 1986-1997

Box 5 : 3

1986

Box 5 : 4

1987

Box 5 : 5

1988

Box 5 : 6 - 7

1989

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5 : 8

1990

Box 5 : 9 - 10

1991

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5 : 11 - 13

1992

Physical Description: 3 folders.
Box 5 : 14 - 16

1993

Physical Description: 3 folders.
Box 5 : 17 - 18

1994

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5 : 19

1995

Box 5 : 20

1996

Box 5 : 21

1997

Box 5 : 22 - 23

Veterans CARE Redwood Empire Chapter Newsletter 1988-1994

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5 : 24 - 25

American Legion Alexander Hamilton Post #448. Post Intelligencer 1990-1998

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 5 : 26

Federation of U.S. Gay & Lesbian Veterans. The Citadel Courier May 1987

Box 6 : 1 - 4

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America. 1993-1997

Box 6 : 1

Chicago. Vet Pride: Newsletter of the Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Veterans of America, Chicago Chapter 1994-1997

Box 6 : 2

New York. On Alert: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of Greater New York 1994-1995

Box 6 : 3

Orange County and Long Beach. Reveille!: Newsletter of the Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Veterans of America, Orange County / Long Beach Chapter 1993-1996

Box 6 : 4

Palm Springs. The Gay Guidon: Newsletter of the Palm Springs Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America 1994-1997

Box 6 : 5

Lavender Veterans for Peace May 1988

Box 6 : 6

National Lawyers Guild Military Law Task Force. On Watch 1990-1996

Box 6 : 7

San Diego Veterans Association Newsletter 1985-1994

Box 6 : 8

Twin Spirits Veterans Association Newsletter 1993

Box 6 : 9

Vet Center. Salute 1984-1986

Box 6 : 10 - 36 ; 7 : 24 - 29

Series 5.  Other organizations and resource material 1983-1998

Physical Description: 1 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises clippings, correspondence, flyers, articles, newsletters, pamphlets, and other printed material relevant to Veterans CARE's research and activities. The bulk of this series is informational material from gay and lesbian and/or veterans organizations such as Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, the American Legion and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Box 6 : 10

American Federation of Veterans 1994-1995

Box 6 : 11

American Legion, Alexander Hamilton Post #448 1990-1997

Box 6 : 12

Brochures, flyers and press releases 1984-1995

Box 6 : 13

Brotherhood Rally of All Veterans Organizations (BRAVO) 1984-1989

Box 6 : 14

Campaign for Military Service 1993

Box 7 : 24 - 26 (oversize)

Clippings circa 1984-1998

Physical Description: (3 folders)
Box 7 : 27 (oversize)

Fort Irwin murder / suicide 1990-1991

Box 6 : 15

Gay Veterans Association, Inc. 1985

Box 6 : 16

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund 1994-1997

Box 6 : 17

Legal cases 1986-1992

Box 6 : 18

Los Angeles County Veterans Coordinating Council 1995

Box 6 : 19

Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center circa 1985-1993

Box 6 : 20

Metropolitan Community Church of Long Beach 1991

Box 6 : 21

National Conference of Openly Lesbian and Gay Elected Officials, press statement November 1985

Box 6 : 22 - 24

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force 1990-1996

Box 6 : 22 - 23

General 1990-1996

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 6 : 24

Anti-Gay Violence: Causes, Consequences, Responses 1986

Box 6 : 25

National Lawyers Guild Military Law Task Force 1995-1996

Box 7 : 28 (oversize)

New England Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Veterans 1989-1990

Box 7 : 29 (oversize)

Pearl Harbor Remembered: USS Arizona Memorial 1991

Box 6 : 26

Resource information for veterans 1983-1998

Box 6 : 27

San Diego Veterans Association 1985-1993

Box 6 : 28 - 30

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) 1993-1997

Box 6 : 28

General 1993-1997

Box 6 : 29

Conduct Unbecoming: The Third Annual Report of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue. 1997

Box 6 : 30

Fundraiser with Keith Meinhold 1996

Physical Description: 2 photographs : col.
Box 6 : 31

Texas Gay Veterans 1990

Box 6 : 32

United States General Accounting Office (GAO). DOD's Policy on Homosexuality 1992

Box 6 : 33 - 34

Veterans Affairs, Department of. 1986-1997

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 6 : 35

Veterans' newsletters 1988-1997

Box 6 : 36

Video project: "To Protect and Defend" 1993

Box 6 : 37 - 43 ; 7 : 30

Series 6.  Edward Westrick 1982-1996

Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises the personal papers of Edward Westrick, particularly his graphic design projects he did for the International Gay & Lesbian Archives, where he was a volunteer.
Box 6 : 37

Personal 1990-1996

Box 6 : 38

James Scott 1995-1996

Box 6 : 39 - 43 ; 7 : 30

Design projects 1982-1995

Box 6 : 39

Christopher Street West 1982-1995

Box 6 : 40

Illustrations No date.

Box 6 : 41

International Gay & Lesbian Archives brochure 1989

Box 6 : 42

International Gay & Lesbian Archives exhibit timelines circa 1990-1995

Box 7 : 30 (oversize)

John O'Brien pin collection circa 1990-1995

Box 6 : 43

Unidentified No date.

Box 6 : 44 - 55

Series 7.  Photographs 1920-1996

Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises photographs, photocopies of photographs, negatives and one contact sheet documenting Veterans CARE members and activities. Included are photographs of Veterans CARE members in parades and events, as well as images of Veterans CARE founder Jim Highland.
Box 6 : 44

Contact sheet. Veterans CARE circa 1985

Physical Description: 1 contact sheet.
Box 6 : 45

Negatives No date.

Physical Description: 12 negatives : col.
Box 6 : 46 - 53

Photographs 1920-1996

Box 6 : 46

Eu, March Fong circa 1984

Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w.
Box 6 : 47

Highland, Jim and Veterans CARE circa 1950-1985

Physical Description: 8 photographs : b&w , col.
Box 6 : 48

Martinez, Luke Anthony 1996

Physical Description: 1 photograph : col.
Box 6 : 48

Reed, Joseph Mike 1971

Physical Description: 1 photograph : col.
Box 6 : 49

USS Arizona Memorial 1994

Physical Description: 7 photographs : col.
Box 6 : 50

Veterans CARE parades and meeting 1987-1995

Physical Description: 3 photographs : col.
Box 6 : 51

Westrick, Edward circa 1985-1995

Physical Description: 2 photogrpahs : col.
Box 6 : 52

Unidentified man circa 1960-1980

Physical Description: 3 photographs : b&w , col.
Box 6 : 53

Unidentified military photograph from Frederick-Burkett Foto Service circa 1920-1940

Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w.
Box 6 : 48

Unidentified circa 1975-1995

Physical Description: 4 photographs : col.
Box 6 : 54 - 55

Photocopies 1947-1985

Box 6 : 54

Jim Highland and Veterans CARE 1947-1985

Box 6 : 55

Unidentified man No date.

Box 9 : 1 - 4

Series 8.  Sound recordings 1985-1993

Physical Description: 4 sound cassettes.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises two audiotapes of songs from the "Operation Lift the Ban" Campaign; and two audiotapes from 1985 meetings of the Redwood Empire Council of Veterans CARE.
Box 9 : 1 - 2

Songs for Operation Lift the Ban 1993

Physical Description: 2 sound cassettes.
Box 9 : 3 - 4

Veterans CARE (Redwood Empire) meetings 1985

Physical Description: 2 sound cassettes.
Box 9 : 3

Pat Howard, Jack Harris, Chuck May 3, 1985

Physical Description: 1 sound cassette.
Box 9 : 4

Herb Miles, Swords to Plowshares, keynote speaker June 7, 1985

Physical Description: 1 sound cassette.
Box 8 : 1 - 17 ; 9 : 5 - 18 ; 10 : 2 - 5

Series 9.  Textiles and memorabilia 1984-2002

Physical Description: 3.1 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises buttons, flags, banners, a hat, a t-shirt, dog tags, a brief bag, a matchbox cover, and a license plate frame used in Veterans CARE or GLBVA activities, such as parades, marches and conventions. In particular, the t-shirt, donated by Paul Winders, was originally made for Veterans CARE charter members.
Box 8 : 1 - 2

Banners 1986-1995

Box 8 : 1

A Grateful Nation Remembers World War II 1991-1995

Physical Description: 1 banner.
Box 8 : 2

Official Sponsor, Liberty 1886 - 1986 1986

Physical Description: 1 banner.
Box 10 : 2

Brief bag. 2002 GLBVA Convention, Operation: Lift the Ban, April 11 - 14, San Diego, California 2002

Physical Description: 1 black brief bag.
Box 9 : 5 - 14

Buttons 1993-2002

Box 9 : 5 - 6

California's Gay and Lesbian Veterans Came to March on Washington circa 1993

Physical Description: 2 buttons.
Box 9 : 7

GLBVA, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America circa 2002

Physical Description: 1 button.
Box 9 : 8 - 9

March on Washington 1993; Taking Our Pride to the Commander-in-Chief 1993

Physical Description: 2 buttons.
Box 9 : 10

Sept. 11, 2001, County of Los Angeles Employees Hearts United 2001

Physical Description: 1 button.
Box 9 : 11 - 12

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network 1996

Physical Description: 2 buttons.
Box 9 : 13 - 14

Support the Rights of Lesbian and Gay Veterans Around the World, March on Washington April 1993

Physical Description: 2 buttons.
Box 9 : 15 - 16

Dog tag. Recruited to End Discrimination; Orange County / Long Beach GLBVA circa 1993

Box 8 : 3 - 12 ; 10 : 3 - 4

Flags 1993

Box 8 : 3 - 12

American flags No dates.

Physical Description: 10 flags.
Box 10 : 3 - 4

March on Washington; April 25, 1993 April 1993

Physical Description: 2 plastic rainbow flags with yellow text.
Box 8 : 13

Hat. Veterans C.A.R.E. Redwood Empire circa 1985-1994

Physical Description: 1 hat.
Box 10 : 5

License plate frame. I Support All Veterans; www.lifttheban.com circa 2002

Physical Description: 1 plastic license plate frame.
Box 9 : 17

Match box. Bourbon Street, 4612 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116 circa 2002

Physical Description: 1 match box.
Box 8 : 14 - 17

Plastic stars circa 1990-2000

Physical Description: 4 stars.
Box 9 : 18

T-shirt. Veterans C.A.R.E. Charter Member, Est. July 4, 1984 1984

Physical Description: 1 white t-shirt.