Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Evelyn Freedman writings
Bulk Dates: 1980-1985
Collection number: Coll2008-066
Collection Size: 1 archive carton + 1 oversize
box. 0.8 linear foot.
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives.
Los Angeles, California 90007
Abstract: Writings by journalist Evelyn Freedman between
1981 and 1985, including lengthy interviews of Troy Perry, Gore Vidal, John
Rechy, Christine Jorgensen, and Charles Pierce published in
Stallion magazine, as well as copies of
her social columns, "Around Town" (published in
The Voice in 1980-1981) and "Out &
About Los Angeles" (published in
Update from 1981 to 1985), detailing
activities of Los Angeles GLBT clubs and organizations and the gay social
Languages: Languages represented in the
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access
Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in
writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner.
Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in
the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant
copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright.
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for
all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).
Evelyn Freedman writings, Coll2008-066, ONE National Gay and Lesbian
Archives, Los Angeles, California.
Gift of Evelyn Freedman Sutton, 2005 and 2006.
Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer,
November 21, 2008.
Processing this collection has been funded
by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records
To be provided later.
Scope and Content of Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of writings by Evelyn Freedman
between 1981 and 1985. These include lengthy interviews of major GLBT figures
such as Troy Perry, Gore Vidal, John Rechy, Christine Jorgensen, and Charles
Pierce, published in
Stallion magazine, as well as another
interview with Rechy published in the
New York Native, and three short articles
Frontiers. The writings also include copies
(as well as a few drafts and notes) of her social columns, "Around Town"
The Voice) and "Out & About Los Angeles"
Update), detailing activities of Los Angeles
GLBT clubs and organizations and the gay social scene. The personal files
include typed notes for a curriculum vitae, and handwritten notes from a
two-day consciousness-raising workshop. The correspondence file includes a
handwritten note from actor Ed Asner. The motorcycle clubs file contains
materials relating to the Senate, a league of motorcycle and social clubs, and
color photographs taken of a November 1980 run by an unnamed Los Angeles
motorcycle club, most probably the Centurions. The photographs, all found in an
envelope dated November 17, 1983, from American Theatre Arts, include Oren
Curtis & Steve Yudson in the play "Sherlock Holmes"; Jim Kepner receiving a
check from Gene's TV; Michael Goodwin (both a 1978 photograph and an original
drawing, "Discover the Brotherhood of man"); two members of Frontrunners Track
Club at a Christopher Street West run; a publicity shot for a June 1983
CameraVision show; and an advertisement for an exhibition of the erotic
photography of Doug Hinckle.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Gay motorcycle clubs