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Aarons (Leroy) Papers

Grant documents, financial records, correspondence and e-mail, notes, published reports, organizational membership lists, publicity documents, newspaper and magazine articles, lecture drafts, course syllabi, journalism resources, subject files, floppy disks, images from newspapers and magazines, flyers, survey and content audit forms,...

 
ACT UP/Los Angeles Records

The collection consists of the administrative records, documentation of actions, and resource materials of the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power/Los Angeles (ACT UP/LA).The records include minutes, financial records, photographs, press releases, membership materials, newsletters, clippings, fliers, and subject files. Active...

 
Adorno (Nino) Puerto Rico Gay Pride Photographs

Nino Adorno photographs of an undated gay pride event at Condado Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 
Advocate Experience Records

The collection consists of event materials, participation lists, address labels, forms, photographs, correspondence, promotional fliers, certificates of appreciation, clippings, sketches, and newsletters of the Advocate Experience, 1979-2001. The Advocate Experience was created by David Goodstein and Dr. Rob Eichberg in...

 
Advocate Records

The records, 1953-2001, comprise the editorial and administrative records of the , 1967-2001, with the bulk from 1967-1974 when it was under the direction and editorship of Dick Michaels and Bill Rand. The records include article drafts, clippings, artwork and...

 
Age of Consent collection

Notes, press material, flyers, correspondence, and clippings, circa 1980-1989, from gay rap group Age of Consent (AOC), led by John Callahan with members David Hughes and Thea Other. The collection includes lyrics and original notes for AOC's songs, many of...

 
Agrama (Jehan) Collection on the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles (GLAAD/LA)

Correspondence, agendas, notes, minutes, programs, reports, and materials collected by Jehan Agrama in her role as Co-President and as member of the Board of Directors of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles (GLAAD/LA), 1989-1994. The collection includes...

 
AIDS History Project Collection

Materials relating to the AIDS epidemic, with special emphasis on Los Angeles County. The collection includes records of the various Los Angeles City and County government departments, agencies, and task forces involved in the fight against AIDS, in particular the...

 
Airwaves (Charlie) Los Angeles Christopher Street West Gay Pride Parade Photographs

Charlie Airwaves photographs of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride parade, 1970-1978.

 
Alcoholics Together Records

Building committee minutes, financial statements and related documents, Internal Revenue Service correspondence and Federal tax returns along with general correspondence, 1971-1985 of Alcoholics Together (AT), a Los Angeles gay and lesbian alcoholics meeting formed in 1969 which follows the tenets...

 
Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists (AGLA) records

Meeting minutes, event records, promotional material, clippings, photographs, correspondence, membership records, newsletters and other material, 1980-1992, from the Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists in the Entertainment Industry (AGLA), formed to encourage the responsible portrayal of gays and lesbians in...

 
Amador (Don) Papers

Clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, publicity, academic papers, political flyers, newssheets, photographs, organizational lists, notes, and college course materials, 1976-1983, documenting the educational and political activities of Don Amador.

 
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Lesbian & Gay Rights Chapter Records

This collection comprises minutes, meeting agendas, financial records, correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, newsletters, publications, legal papers, subject files, notes, photographs, ephemera, and a videocassette relating to the on-going activities of the Lesbian & Gay Rights Chapter of the American...

 
American Civil Liberties Union Orange County records

Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, written testimony, a flyer, and a clipping, 1971-1972, from the Orange County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. The materials document the chapter's attempt to form a Rights of Sexuality Committee in response to increased...

 
American Library Association Gay Task Force and Social Responsibilities Round Table Collection

Correspondence, pamphlets, press releases, newsletters, flyers, contact lists, postcards, clippings, and bibliographic materials documenting the founding and subsequent activities of the Gay Task Force of the American Library Association's Social Responsibility Round Table. The Gay Task Force was estabished in...

 
Ames (Bob) Scrapbook

Bob Ames' scrapbook primarily consisting of centerfold clippings from erotic periodicals such as as well as collages of clippings from fashion, erotic, and mainstream periodicals.

 
Anderson (Michael) Portrait Photographs

Michael Anderson portrait photographs of Gil Barker, Michael Crawley, Chris Lundy, and Ralph McKenna, undated.

 
Angels' Talk Project Collection of Astrology Charts of Persons with AIDS

Astrology charts, notes, a questionnaire, correspondence and miscellaneous typescripts related to Angels' Talk, a medical astrology project begun in 1987 to determine any correlation between astrology and persons with AIDS. The collection contains astrological profiles for 105 individuals who lived...

 
Asian/Pacific Lesbians and Gays (A/PLG) Records

Newsletters, newsletter distribution records, meeting files, membership records, photographs, correspondence, receipt books, and press and promotional material of Asian/Pacific Lesbians and Gays (A/PLG), 1977-2012. A/PLG was created in 1980 to meet the needs of gay men and women of Asian...

 
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Bak (Sunny) Photography Collection

The collection includes Bak's medium format color transparenices/unmounted slides of Ashley Herrin and Catherine Angiel and alternative layouts for the June 21, 1993, cover story, "Lesbians Come Out Strong." The collection also contains Bak's images of lesbian women and couples...

 
Ballard (Paul C.) papers

Minutes, correspondence, bylaws, proposals, reports, financial records, publicity material, clippings, photographs, microcassettes, and other material documenting the activities and history of the gay and lesbian student organization at the University of Southern California, 1971-1993, from former president and alumni advisor...

 
Bard (Leland) Collection on Michael Seyfrit

Musical compositions and published writings by composer Michael Seyfrit (1947-1994), including four instrumental compositions, a guide to the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at the Library of Congress, and the piano and vocal scores and other materials relating to the...

 
Barela (Tim) Leonard and Larry comic strips

Original ink comic strips and cover art from , 1983-2003, a gay comic strip created and written by Tim Barela. debuted in the pages of in 1984, and was regularly featured in the (1988-1990) and (1990-2002) magazines.

 
Barnes (B.W. Grant) papers

Reports and administrative files from the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), subject and research files, and personal papers (bulk, 1970-2000) from Attorney B.W. Grant Barnes. The collection includes extensive subject files pertaining to Barnes' research in international human rights...

 
Barr (James) Papers

Manuscripts, correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to gay author James W. Fugaté (1922-1995), who under the pseudonym James Barr, wrote the groundbreaking novel, (1950), as well as other gay-themed works, including a volume of short stories, (1951), and a play,...

 
Barta (F. Kenneth) papers

Clippings, brochures, administrative records, theater programs, notes, and a poem, circa 1954-1975, from Reverend F. Kenneth Barta, former member of the Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile (SCCRH). The collection includes administrative records from SCCRH, and subject files...

 
Bartmess (Kenneth) masks and photographs

Four flower masks, one Don Kilhefner mask, and photographs of Radical Faeries gatherings from gay activist and craftsman, Kenneth Bartmess, circa 1979-1985.

 
Bartron (Harry) Papers

Writings, manuscripts, publications and photographs documenting the life of pantomime artist and poet Harry Bartron from 1927 to 2006. The bulk of the collection dates from 1978 to 2005 and consists of poetry exploring in particular Bartron's Roman Catholic faith...

 
Beaudin (Christy L.) dissertation research material

This collection (1988-1999) is made up of research materials including newspaper clippings and health reports used for Christy Beaudin's 1997 dissertation, "Determinants of utilization in a community-based AIDS service organization." Christy Beaudin's professional life has been devoted to promoting quality...

 
Beck (Brian Kevin) papers

Information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. Included are articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of...

 
Belanger (J. J.) Papers

The papers comprise the subject files; audiotapes and photography; and correspondence, notes and other personal records of Joseph John Bertrund Belanger, known as J. J. Belanger, 1937-1994. Belanger was a military serviceman in the 1940s and 1950s, member and officer...

 
Bendick (Walter) West Hollywood Veterans Day Parade Photographs

Photographs of the Veterans Day Parade in West Hollywood, 1985. Walter Bendick is noted on the back of a selection of photographs, implicating him as either the photographer or photography owner. Images include Fong Eu, California State Secretary, and the...

 
Bennett (Ken) San Francisco Pride Parade Photographs

Ken Bennett photographs of the San Francisco pride parade, undated.

 
Bentley (Ester F.) photographs and papers

Photographs, negatives, correspondence, awards, clippings, audiocassettes, a videocassette, buttons, a banner, and memorabilia, circa 1940-2003, from lesbian activist, community organizer and social worker, Ester F. Bentley. The collection documents Bentley's professional career in community organizing in Kentucky and California, often...

 
Berman (Steve) Papers

The Steve Berman papers are a collection of notes, correspondence, and personal information created and maintained by the psychologist and activist in the 1970s and 1980s. The bulk of the collection, from 1980-83, chronicles Berman’s life during and after college...

 
Berzon (Betty) Papers

Manuscripts, correspondence, organizational records, research materials, photograph albums, audiovisual items, clothing, trophies and other materials from lesbian activist, writer and psychotherapist, Betty Berzon (1928-2006). Included in this collection are manuscripts and resource materials for Berzon's published and unpublished books; records...

 
Beth Chayim Chadashim Records

The collection consists of administrative records, membership records, financial records, outreach and event records, religious service texts, publications, subject files, photographs, and other materials used and/or created by Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC), 1948, 1967-2013. Founded in 1972 as the world’s...

 
Black and White Men Together Records

The collection consists of the organizational records of the International Association, National Association, and regional chapters of Black and White Men Together, 1981-2006. Most of the records comprise those compiled by Charles Stewart as co-chair of the International Association, 1982-1983,...

 
Block (Martin F.) Papers

Materials documenting Martin F. Block's activities as a writer, founder and first editor of , and as a board member of the Celebration Theatre, Hollywood, in the 1980s. The collection includes unpublished poetry and prose 1938-1953 and 1982-1984, by Block,...

 
Blumoff (Walt) Photographs

The Walt Blumoff photographs, 1971-1975, include images of a school bus with religious text, the SPREE (Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts) float in the 1974 Los Angeles Christopher Street West Parade, Ann Nobel receiving a SPREE award, assorted street...

 
Bodybuilding Photographs

The collection consists of 35mm slides and photographic prints of Mr. America, Mr. California, and other bodybuilding events in Southern California and Tijuana, Mexico, circa 1970-2000.

 
Booth (Colin) Photographs

Photographs of Colin Booth in and out of drag, undated.

 
Bottini (Ivy) Papers

Journals, correspondence, contracts, clippings, notes, minutes, fliers, pamphlets, photographs, audiovisual material, etchings, t-shirts, buttons, and other material from comedian, artist and lesbian feminist, Ivy Bottini. One of the founding members of the National Organization for Women (NOW), Bottini was a...

 
Boutell (Cleve) papers

Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and other materials from lesbian writer Cleve Marie Boutell (1918-2011). The bulk of the collection is drafts of fictional works by Cleve Boutell. There is also correspondence with her lesbian sister Hortense "Bo" Boutell (1913-2006),...

 
Boydell (Fred) Papers

Recollections and other autobiographical materials by Fred Boydell (1906-1987), recounting his experiences growing up gay in Scotland, his emigration to California in 1969, and his life as an older gay man in Hollywood.

 
boyFrank (Manuel) Papers

Correspondence, writings, and subject files of Manuel boyFrank, 1916-1984. Manuel boyFrank was a military serviceman, ONE Incorporated board member, unpublished writer, and gay activist. The collection includes his 1940s correspondence with early gay activist pioneers Henry Gerber and Frank McCourt...

 
Bradbury (Bruce E.) Papers

Photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to the life and family of Bruce Bradbury (1923-1992). The documents include family correspondence, photographs, and 8-mm home movies. Other photographs, correspondence, and materials document Bradbury's service in the United States Merchant Marine, his...

 
Bricker (Eugene) Photographs

The Eugene (Gene) Bricker photographs include images of Harry Hay, Jim Kepner, Stuart Timmons, Mike Reynolds, Kevin Gardner, assorted transgender women, and the 1982 Los Angeles Christopher Street West (CSW) pride parade.

 
Bromilow (Peter) collection on gay motorcycle clubs

Event flyers, paste-ups, programs, notes and membership certificates from Southern California gay motorcycle clubs, 1967-1994, collected by Peter Bromilow. The collection documents Bromilow's participation in several gay motorcycle clubs, dating back to the 1960s.

 
Bronstein (Sidney) papers

Manuscripts, notebook journals, photographs, correspondence, drawings, poetry and other material, 1939-1968, from gay artist and poet, Sidney Bronstein. Though little is known about Bronstein, materials in the collection document his contributions to gay and lesbian publications, as well as his...

 
Brown (Arch) Collection

The collection consists of flyers, press materials, playbills, advertisements, reviews, and occasional administrative records for Arch Brown's films and plays, 1973-2007. Arch Brown has published and/or produced award-winning plays and film, written theater criticism and essays on media and the...

 
Bulletin (Long Beach, Calif.) Records

Correspondence, sales reports, receipts, invoices, financial documents, distribution lists, advertiser account lists, clippings, and news releases documenting , a gay publication in the 1980s and based in Long Beach, California, that appeared as a monthly magazine and bi-monthly tabloid format....

 
Burckhardt (Richard) Houston Gay Pride photographs

Richard Burckhardt photographs of the 1981 Gay Pride Week in Houston, Texas.

 
Burdick (Lynda) Photographs

Lynda Burdick photographs include images of Jack Campbell, TJ Murphy, and Rick Morrison, undated. The other photographs document unidentified LGBT events and demonstrations.

 
Burns (Ken) awards collection

Four awards, 1955-1998, given to Ken Burns, former President of the Mattachine Society during the 1950s. Included is a Mattachine Society honorary membership plaque given to Burns in 1955.

 
Burns (Ken) Photographs

Ken Burns photographs of gay family life in the 1950s and 1960s as well as one photograph of cross-dressing fraternity members from the 1920s.

 
Burns (Ray L.) Burns and Art Miyashima Photographs and Postcards

Postcards and photographs documenting the life of Ray Burns and Art Miyashima, 1967-2001. Burns and Miyashima's photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife.

 
Busendorfer (Albert P.) papers

Manuscripts, scripts, notebooks, clippings and magazines, anthologies, organizational flyers and other material, 1986-2009, from gay writer, Albert P. Busendorfer. The collection includes Busendorfer's published and unpublished short stories, poetry and novels. Materials also document his involvement in senior citizen organizations.

 
Button (John) Nude Male Drawings

The collection consists of drawings of nude men made by John Button in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Button's nude drawings are documents of his connections with gay culture which included his presence in the initial stages of the...

 
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Cabaret (Dennis) papers

Organizational records, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, correspondence, political campaign records, bylaws, clippings and other material, 1986-1993, from Orange County AIDS activist, Dennis Cabaret. The collection includes material from the Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), the...

 
California Democratic Council Collection

Meeting minutes, memos, correspondence, membership lists, bylaws, resolutions, reports, pamphlets, articles, newsletters, news releases, clippings, flyers, notes, and other material documenting the activities of the California Democratic Council (CDC), 1976-1981, mostly in regard to its Gay and Lesbian Caucus. The...

 
California Human Rights Advocates Records

California State Legislature bills and resolutions, politician biographies, board of directors meeting minutes and agendas, press releases, bylaws, articles of incorporation, budget records, correspondence, job descriptions, contracts, fundraising records, reports, petitions, lobbying and mailing lists, position statements, clippings, lobby and...

 
California March on Sacramento for Lesbian and Gay Rights Records

Records created or collected by the Los Angeles Committee for the March on Sacramento regarding the California March on Sacramento for Lesbian and Gay Rights on January 13, 1980. The march goals focused on the passage of employment protection legislation...

 
Call (Harold L.) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, financial records, family papers, notes, clippings, paste-ups, legal papers, flyers, erotica, photographs, slides, home movies, videotapes, memorabilia and other material created or collected by gay activist, publisher, and businessman, Harold (Hal) Leland Call. One of the founding members...

 
Camp Camp records

Correspondence, steering committee records, photographs, negatives, clippings, publicity material, evaluation forms, floppy disks, and other material, 1996-2007, from "Camp" Camp, an annual one-week summer camp in Maine for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults. Founded in 1996 by William Cole,...

 
Canalli (John) photographs and video recordings

Photographs, video recordings, and personal papers, circa 1978-2010, from gay independent filmmaker John Canalli. The bulk of the photographs documents Canalli and his friends attending drag queen events in San Francisco. The video recordings include DVDs and videocassettes of Canalli's...

 
Cantwell (Alan) Papers

Correspondence, articles, books, clippings, ephemera and audiovisual materials collected and created by Alan Cantwell during the course of his research relating to the theory that the AIDS epidemic is a man-made creation, its link to cancer bacteria, and the Hepatitis...

 
Capobianco (William) papers

Correspondence, screenplays, drafts, clippings, photographs, health records and other personal documents relating to gay screenwriter William J. Capobianco (1947-1992), who co-wrote (date unknown) and (1978). The collection includes other screenplays and short story drafts, as well as correspondence with Joe...

 
Carrel (Jack) Papers

Meeting minutes, membership records, fliers, programs, correspondence, bylaws and constitutions, clippings, handbooks, organizational guidelines, calendars, financial records, reports, grant records, publicity photographs, and notes of the Altanta Gay Center and Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity created and/or collected by Jack...

 
Carrier (Joseph M.) Papers

Correspondence, surveys, questionnaires, interviews, research notes, journal reviews, conference materials, and published reference materials documenting Carrier's anthropological field research, particularly in the years 1970-1990, on homosexual behaviors of men of Spanish and Indian ancestry in Mexico and of Hispanic and...

 
Cavener (Jim) papers

This collection primarily consists of Jim Cavener's reviews of theater, artists and art exhibits, music, and community news and events of the Greater San Bernandino Area from 1987-1997. Clippings from , , and as well as performing arts clippings comprise...

 
Ceci (Lou) March on Washington Photographs

Lou Ceci hotographs of the 1987 March on Washington, including images of the AIDS quilt display.

 
Celebration Theatre Collection

Early executive committee minutes, performance budgets, programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, including reviews, documenting the activities of the Celebration Theatre, 1982-2006. The collection consists of materials from the collections of Jim Kepner, the first Vice Chairman,...

 
Charnow (David) Upper Westsider papers

Electronic bulletin board printouts from The Backroom, 1987-1990, a New York-based computer bulletin board service (BBS) co-moderated by David Charnow. Known as the Upper Westsider, Charnow was instrumental in establishing and maintaining "Survivors," a section of the The Backroom BBS...

 
Childhood Play Activities Questionnaires

Completed questionnaires of childhood play behavior as reported by adult male homosexuals and heterosexuals, and female homosexuals and heterosexuals, circa 1977. These completed questionnaires formed the basis for the study "Childhood Play Activities of Male and Female Homosexuals" by Edward...

 
Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (New York, N.Y.) Collection

Clippings, news releases, flyers, newsletters, event calenders, articles, correspondence, photographs, negatives, organizational lists, meeting minutes, reports, and other material documenting the activity of the Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (CSLDC), 1970-1985. The Committee organized the first gay pride events in...

 
Christopher Street West Association Records

Photographs, slides, clippings and analyses of press coverage, fliers, resolutions, certificates, and award plaques from the Christopher Street West Association (CSW). Formed in 1970 CSW was the first pride organization in the United States to obtain a city permit for...

 
Coalition for Human Rights (Los Angeles) Records

Flyers, organizational statements, meeting minutes, organizational correspondence, newsletters, clippings, and mailing lists documenting the founding and activities of the Coalition for Human Rights (Los Angeles). The Coalition was formed in 1977 largely in response to anti-gay and anti-feminist initiatives by...

 
Coalition for Human Rights (San Francisco) Records

Publicity, meeting minutes, clippings, flyers, newsletters, organizational statements, correspondence, notes, and member lists documenting the Coalition for Human Rights (San Francisco), founded in 1977 to "represent the community of lesbians and gay men" toward the end of building a society...

 
Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York) Records

Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, articles, meeting minutes, organizational forms, legal documents, legislation drafts, city council member lists, meeting rosters, clippings and other material documenting the activities, 1977-1990, of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York). Between 1977 and 1986,...

 
Coast to Coast Times Records

Typescripts and editorial content, correspondence, advertising information, personnel records, distribution records, financial records, notes, negatives, and publicity material, 1972-1979, from the bi-monthly gay and lesbian newsmagazine, and its predecessor , based in West Hollywood, California.

 
Cole (Rob) Papers

The collection consists of materials relating to the life of Rob Cole, in particular his career as editor of the (1970-1974), as unnamed contributor to the (1974), and as founder and first editor of (1975). The documents, including correspondence, draft...

 
Collins (Don) Photographs

Don Collins photographs include images of Ray Broshears at the Christopher Steet West pride parade, June 1972, and of Phillip Burton, William E. Beardemphl, William Milliard, Eldo Powell, and John Foran speaking at candidates night at the Gay Voters League,...

 
Committee for Homosexual Freedom (San Francisco) Collection

Press statements, seminar outline, correspondence, photographs, clippings, flyers, legal documents, notes and other material documenting the activities of the Committee for Homosexual Freedom (CHF) in San Francisco, 1969-1980, which protested employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The collection...

 
Comprehensive Bibliography of Homosexuality Work Papers

Photocopy typescript and bibliographic cards for the , projected but never completed by W. Dorr Legg (1904-1994) and Wayne R. Dynes (1934-), and intended to supersede Vern L. Bullough, Barrett W. Elcano, W. Dorr Legg, and James Kepner, ed., (1976).

 
Concerned Americans for Individual Rights (CAIR) Records

Position papers, correspondence, financial reports, planning papers, press releases and other materials relating to Concerned Americans for Individual Rights (CAIR), an organization of moderate to conservative gay and lesbian members of the Republican party formed by Bruce Decker to work...

 
Conrad (Douglas) collection

Photographs, a transcript, typescripts, clippings, and promotional flyers and pamphlets documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Hungary, Poland and Serbia, 1991-2005, collected by San Francisco gay activist, Douglas Conrad. The collection includes documents from Shades of Red...

 
Conti (Steve) Collection of Sascha Brastoff Photographs

15 photographs of artist and designer Sascha Brastoff, primarily in drag, from circa 1940 to circa 1965.

 
Coors Boycott Committee Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, resolutions, flyers, articles, clippings, reports, sworn statements, newsletters, publicity, photographs, pamphlets, petitions, and ephemera documenting the activities of the Coors Boycott Committee (CBC), 1975-1997. Based in Los Angeles, the CBC advocated and coordinated gay and lesbian support for...

 
Corbin (Joan) Papers

The collection primarily consists of drawings and poetry created by Joan Corbin, 1937-1987, as well as biographical material written about her, circa 1995-2013. Joan Corbin, pseudonym Eve Elloree, planned, designed, and illustrated as an editorial staff member, 1953-1954, and art...

 
Corry (Guy) Photographs

Guy Corry photographs consist of one image of a peace rally at the San Francisco Civic Center, circa late 1960s, and nine images of the 1974 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day, including one image of Reverend Ray Broshears leading the...

 
Cory (Donald Webster) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, articles, legal documents, publicity, notes, and a dissertation excerpt documenting the literary activity of author and early gay rights advocate Donald Sagarin, who wrote under the pseudonym Donald Webster Cory in the 1950s. Cory was the author of...

 
Council on Religion and the Homosexual Collection

The collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, founded in San Francisco in 1965, primarily for the period 1965-1973.

 
Coyle (Brian) Journals and Papers

The collection consists of photographs; articles by and about Brian Coyle; electoral materials documenting his unsuccessful senatorial, mayoral and city council campaigns, as well as his successful 1983 city council campaign; flyers; photocopies of family correspondence and greeting cards; and...

 
Craig (Robert F.) papers and photographs

Personal and professional papers, photographs, negatives, slides, film, audiocassettes, a videocassette, and other material from businessman, publisher, and gay activist, Robert F. Craig, 1934-2000. Perhaps best known as owner of the Los Angeles-based gay newsmagazine, , Craig was also instrumental...

 
Córdova (Jeanne) Papers and Photographs

Photo albums, diaries, correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, clippings, posters, memorabilia, audiotapes, computer files and other material from lesbian activist, writer and publisher, Jeanne Córdova. In the early 1970s, Córdova began her career as a leader in the Los Angeles gay and...

 
Cross (Steve) Orange County Pride Festival Photographs

Steve Cross photographs of Orange County's first Gay and Lesbian Pride festival held in 1989 at Centennial Park in Santa Ana, California.

 
Cruising (motion picture) Collection

Flyers, clippings, articles, correspondence, article draft, screenplay excerpts, news releases, photographs, production schedule, film publicity, and notes documenting controversy regarding the film (1980), a crime-drama that elicited opposition from gay and lesbian activists for its portrayal of homosexuality. The collection...

 
Curzon (Daniel) Papers

Clippings, correspondence, publicity, articles, book reviews, interviews, flyers, and photographs documenting literary activities of gay novelist, playwright, journalist, and scholar, Daniel Curzon. The emphasis of the collection is on the critical reception of novels published by Curzon, 1974-1986.

 
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Dahlquist (David) Washington, D.C. Gay Pride Rally Photographs

David Dahlquist photographs of a gay pride rally in Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1972. Includes images of Reverend Robert M. Clement, Rich Wandel, and Dr. George Weinberg.

 
Dank (Barry M.) Papers

Articles, correspondence, syllabi, and clippings documenting sociologist Barry M. Dank's professional involvement with the issue of social and personal acceptance of gay identity. In 1971, Dank, a professor at California State University, Long Beach, published an article in the journal...

 
"Dave Eliot: Nudes" Exhibit Photographs

Nude photographic prints by Dave Eliot from the exhibtion "Dave Eliot: Nudes" at A Different Light Bookstore in Santa Monica, California, January 1989.

 
Davidson (Jon W.) Papers

Correspondence, notes, intake logs, flyers and other material, 1985-1995, of Jon W. Davidson, former senior staff counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California. As former head of the Lesbian and Gay Rights Project of the ACLU...

 
Davis (Richard) Papers

Bibliographic records, clippings, correspondence, court records, fliers, government ordinances, guidelines, mass mailings, medical records, notes, pamphlets, press releases, programs, and training records of Richard Davis, 1961-2012. The papers document Rick Davis' gay political activism in Minnesota in the 1970s, including...

 
Dean (Roy) Photographs

Photograph album mockups of Roy Dean's books (1969) and (1972) as well as black-and-white photographic prints used or considered in these or his other books. In addition to his photography, Dean was an actor in theater, television, and film, as...

 
DeBrier (Samson) papers

Correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, biographical material, and other personal papers, 1948-1995, from actor, artist, and raconteur Samson DeBrier. After working as an actor in the 1910s and 1920s, most notably in the film , the eccentric DeBrier remained in Hollywood...

 
Dickmann (Ken) papers and photographs

Personal papers, writings, theater production records, publicity material, correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, and other material, circa 1920-1995, from Ken Dickmann. Materials document Dickmann's life as an Air Force veteran, writer, performer, director, publicist, and gay activist in San Francisco, Los...

 
A Different Light Bookstore in West Hollywood Records

Sales and store inventory records of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender literature as well as bestseller information from A Different Light Bookstore in West Hollywood. Includes documentation of publishers, wholesalers and distributors as well as retail competitors from 1998-1999.

 
Dignity/USA Records

Records of Dignity/USA, the oldest organization for Roman Catholic members of the GLBT community, from it's founding in 1969 until the early 1990s. The materials include correspondence, minutes, motions, and work papers of the organization's Board of Directors and House...

 
Dotson (Stephen) AIDS Project Los Angeles Candlelight Vigil Photographs

Stephen Dotson photographs of an AIDS Project Los Angeles candlelight vigil, undated.

 
Dow (Elizabeth) Photograph Album

Black and white photographic prints, letters, clippings, and assorted ephemera collected in a photograph album labeled on the inside cover with the name Elizabeth Dow, 1912-1924, undated. The pictures document family and friends in the early years of the 20th...

 
DuRay (Dennice) and Gladys L. Ragan Letters Received

Letters received by Dennice DuRay, 1951, and Gladys L. Regan, 1955-1958, both of Downey, CA, from male correspondents. The correspondences appear to have been initiated by DuRay and Ragan in response to advertisements placed in the personals sections of Los...

 
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Eaton (John) Papers

Unpublished poetry, correspondence, screenplay, scripts, personal journal notes, and prose fiction by John Eaton, 1980-1984. Eaton worked as a writer-publicist for theatre companies in Houston and Los Angeles.

 
Edelman (Ed) Photographs

Official photographs with captions of Supervisor Ed Edelman across his twenty years in office, 1974-1994.

 
Edwards (Brian) matchbook scrapbooks

Two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981, compiled by Brian Edwards. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia.

 
Edwards (Neil) Photography Collection

474 photographic prints and 3910 slides created circa 1964-1969 by male physique photographer Neil Edwards, as well as 420 photographs and 909 slides collected by Edwards and created circa 1950-1970 by Athletic Model Guild, Bruce of Los Angeles, Calafran Enterprises,...

 
Ellenberger (Allan R.) Collection on Ramon Novarro

Correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs, audiotaped interviews, newspaper and film magazine clippings, videotapes, and miscellaneous graphic materials produced and collected by Allan R. Ellenberger in the course of researching his biography of film actor and silent screen romantic idol Ramon...

 
Elliott (Doug) papers

USC Lambda Alumni Association records, vacation scrapbooks, gay theater show fliers, photographs and other documents from University of Southern California alum and educator Doug Elliott (1924-2008). The collection contains fliers and programs for the Highways Performance Space, Celebration Theatre, the...

 
Elysian Fields Collection

Catalogs, order forms, booklists, clippings, press releases, receipts, newsletters, and correspondence documenting business activity, circa 1972-1990, of Elysian Fields, a largely mail-order bookseller specializing in out-of-print gay and lesbian literature. Located in Elmhurst, New York, Elysian Fields was operated by...

 
Emler (Ron) Photographs and Greeting Cards

Photographic prints and greetings cards documenting the travels, personal life, extended family, friends, and civic activities of Ron Emler during the 1990s . He was a long-time partner of Joseph Carrier and a Redondo Beach School District teacher and counselor.

 
Erickson (Reed L.) papers

Legal papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, publicity material, photographs, clippings, research material, financial records, manuscripts, handwritten notes, audiotape, ephemera and other material from philanthropist and female-to-male transgender/transsexual individual, Reed Erickson (1912-1992). Having built his wealth through oil investments and...

 
Esselstyn (Kathy) San Francisco Gay Community Center Photographs

Kathy Esselstyn photographs of the Lavendar Star Players rehearsing for the May Day production at the Gay Community Center in San Francisco, April 26, 1977; and a self defense/karate class taught by Cynthia Hales at the Gay Community Center in...

 
Evans (Eric Scott) and Jerome Maxwell Strum Papers

Photographs, personal papers, t-shirts, and other materials of Eric Scott Evans (pseudonym for Eric Scott Myrick) and Jerome Maxwell Strum, Jr., also known as Maxwell Jerome. The collection documents their life together from 1983 to 1998, as they moved from...

 
Everitt (Miles) Photographs

Photographic prints, negatives, and slides by Miles R. Everitt, a Los Angeles photograher. The bulk of his works date from the early 1960s to the late 1980s. He primarily photographed African-American nude male models. Fearing he would lose his position...

 
Exler (Andrew Ross) Papers

Newsletters, fliers, legal papers, verse, correspondence, clippings, articles, publicity releases, photographs, and autobiographical writings documenting the civil rights activism of Andrew Ross Exler. Exler is best known for filing a (successful) lawsuit in 1980, at age 19, against Disneyland for...

 
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Fadner (John) Papers

Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of...

 
Falcon Studios still images collection

Slides, tranparencies, negatives, photograph prints, contact sheets, DVDs, CDs and other material, circa 1970-2012, from Falcon Studios, one of the largest producers of gay erotic film and publications in the United States. The collection includes original negatives and over 1.5...

 
Ferguson (Donald A.) papers

Board of directors materials, bylaws, administrative committee records, correspondence, conference material, financial records, event and program records, newsletter copy, and publicity material, 1979-1994, from gay activist Donald A. Ferguson, who served on the boards for the Triangle Gay and Lesbian...

 
Fernandez-Alemany (Manuel) Research Papers

The Manuel Fernandez-Alemany research papers include correspondence, clippings, research, and other materials from Fernandez-Alemany's first book, , published in 1999, as well as correspondence and transcripts of interviews and incident reports from his second book, , published in 2002.

 
Fifield (Lillene H.) Papers

The collection comprises reports, drafts, notes, publications, correspondence, research files, audio and videotapes, and other materials documenting the career of social worker, psychotherapist, and lesbian activist Lillene H. Fifield (born 1941), relating in particular to her studies of alcoholism in...

 
Figueroa (Robert) Photographs

Robert Figueroa photographs of the Westboro Baptist Church protest at Pedro Zamora's funeral, November 1994; Long Beach Gay Pride Parade, 1995; and Los Angeles Gay Rodeo, 1995.

 
Finley (Charles) Nude Beach Activism Photographs

Charles Finley photographs of Black's Beach, a San Diego nude beach, and of nude beach activists at the San Francisco Freedom Day Parade, 1976-1978.

 
Finney (Bob) Photographs

Photographs attributed to Bob Finney or of him as the subject, circa 1970-1989. Images include those of a protest outside Studio One; Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle, co-producers of the IMRU radio program on KPFK; and Reverend Troy Perry at...

 
First Church of One Brotherhood Collection

Membership card, event programs, publicity material, flyers, clippings and other material documenting activities of the First Church of One Brotherhood (FCOB), 1956-1976. The non-denominational church, founded by Charles (Chuck) Rowland, was intended to address the spiritual needs of religious gay...

 
First Tuesday (Los Angeles) Collection

Handwritten notes, meeting agendas, meeting announcements, speakers lists, newsletters, a photograph and mailing lists documenting activities of First Tuesday, 1976-1985. First Tuesday was an informal meeting group of gays and lesbians that met to share general information "about their current...

 
Fiske (Sallie M.) Papers and Photographs

Collection includes documents, correspondence, financial records, photographs, negatives and slides pertaining to the life and career of lesbian journalist, Sallie Fiske, 1929-2004. The majority of the records document her involvement as publisher and editor-in-chief of the , including original manuscripts...

 
Ford (Jesse) papers

Correspondence, writings, a public testimony manuscript, and a flyer, 1974-1975, from lesbian activist Jesse Ford in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ford was one of the founders of Amazon Country, a Philadelphia public radio program devoted to women's music and lesbian culture.

 
Foreman (Shawn Daniel) and Joseph Michael Reed papers

Sheet music, notebooks, poetry, photographs, correspondence, flyers, advertisements, and personal papers of Shawn Daniel Foreman, 1966-1985. The collection documents Foreman's work with Tommy Powers Presents (erotic photograph mail order), Now Tapes (erotic video mail order), Now Talk (erotic phone service),...

 
Forum Collection

Publication information, article typescripts, correspondence, advertising information, layout graphics, and clippings pertaining to , a bi-weekly newsmagazine directed to Southern California's gay and lesbian community. Only two issues of were published, 1974.

 
Foto Flair Los Angeles Christopher Street West Gay Pride Parade Photographs

Foto Flair photographic prints of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride prarade, June 28, 1970.

 
Fox (Howard A.) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, press releases, public service announcement texts, and other material documenting gay activist Howard Fox's work in 1973 to hold Los Angeles-area network television affiliates accountable for programming demeaning to gays and lesbians.

 
Freedman (Evelyn) Writings

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 magazine, as well as copies of her social columns, "Around Town" (published in in...

 
Freitas (Stan) Papers

Minutes, correspondence, printed ephemera, administrative records, notes, photographs and miscellaneous materials from activist and businessman Stan Freitas, who served as the President of the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association (SCGBA) from 1985 until it ended its operations 1987. The bulk...

 
Frontrunners Track Club of Greater Los Angeles records

Meeting minutes, correspondence, bylaws, flyers, registration forms, posters, financial records, photographs, audiocassettes, floppy disks, T-shirts and other material documenting activities of the Frontrunners Track Club of Greater Los Angeles, a LGBT-oriented running and social club founded in 1981. The collection...

 
Furgeri (Vittorio) Papers

This collection contains materials on Furgeri's musical drama, ; including synopses, a full copy of the piano-vocal score, a full copy of the libretto, and two copies of a compact disc recording of musical excerpts, all created and collected by...

 
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Gaard (David) Theatrical Works and Short Stories

Scripts and screenplays of original theatrical works and adaptations for the stage and screen by David Gaard, alone and in collaboration with others. Production and performance materials, including contracts, set designs, printouts of e-mail, schedules, fliers, postcards, programs, and reviews.

 
Gallagher (J. Ray) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, legal papers, and certificates of gay activist, J. Ray Gallagher, 1970-1985. Part of the collection documents Gallagher's candidacy for public offices, including Santa Monica City Council, Los Angeles County Supervisor, U.S. Congress, and California State Assembly. The bulk...

 
Gambone (Philip) Interviews

Materials related to Philip Gambone's book, , include interview transcripts, audio recordings of interviews, newspaper clippings, biographical information, book reviews, photographs and writing samples. The Gambone collection also includes eight volumes of , two earlier versions of , a manuscript...

 
Gangway Suzie collection

Correspondence, award certificates, flyers, publicity photographs, and other material, 1976-1982, from Gangway Suzie, a bartender and camp drag performer at The Gangway bar in San Francisco, California. A local celebrity in the San Francisco drag queen community, Gangway Suzie, whose...

 
Garvey (Kent) Photographs

Kent Garvey photographs of a demonstration in West Hollywood, the Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles, and Donna Brown Diecken and the Company of LA (COLA), 1986, undated.

 
Gay Academic Union Records

Clippings, correspondence, meeting minutes, manuscripts, flyers, notes, financial documents, receipts, photographs, organizational forms, conference programs, tax forms, grant applications, chapter lists, bylaws, articles of incorporation and other material documenting activities of the [Lesbian and] Gay Academic Union (GAU), circa 1970...

 
Gay Activists Alliance, New York Collection, 1969-1998

Constitution and bylaws, correspondence, committee structure and reports, along with newspapers, informational pamphlets, fliers, lists of gay and lesbian organizations, photographs, and clippings of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA), New York. The GAA sought to avoid internal conflict by democratically...

 
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Records

Organizational records of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), 1985-2009, and primarily of the Media Monitoring and Response Committee, 1992-2011. The committee collected materials regarding LGBT defamation in the media, used email mailing lists to inform the LGBT...

 
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) theater committee collection

Programs, playbills, fliers, agendas, clippings, notes and promotional photographs (1968-2008) collected by the Los Angeles theater committee of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for its annual Media Awards. The annual ceremony honors outstanding representations in news, entertainment,...

 
Gay and Lesbian Alliance at Stanford University records

Correspondence, clippings, a constitution, resolutions, event publicity material, and project proposals, 1973-1984, from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GLA) at Stanford University. Founded in 1972 as the Gay People's Union, the GLA formed to advocate and provide support for gay...

 
Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force (Los Angeles) Records

Correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, member lists, task force statements, financial documents, articles, legal papers, police/civil service documents, organizational forms, bylaws, a photograph, and flyers documenting activities of the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force in Los Angeles,...

 
Gay and Lesbian Press Association Collection

Pamphlets, flyers, correspondence, media releases, articles, convention publicity, annual reports, membership forms, publication lists, conference registration lists, memoranda, project proposals, and reports documenting activities of the Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1980-1987. The GLPA was founded in 1981 as...

 
Gay Bands Collection

Flyers, performance programs, correspondence, bylaws, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, financial documents, member lists, posters, photographs, memoranda, and conference materials primarily documenting Great American Yankee Freedom Band in Los Angeles, a gay marching band established in 1978.

 
Gay Community Alliance Collection

Statement of purpose, notes, meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, flyers, member lists, publicity releases, bylaws, and ephemera documenting activities of the Gay Community Alliance (GCA), 1971-1973. The GCA was established in 1971 as a political organization using "tactics of confrontational politics"...

 
Gay Event Photographs

Photographs include images of the 1992 Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco, 1992 Halloween, 1993 March on Washington, 1993 Gay Pride Parade on Santa Monica Boulevard, 1993 Sunset Junction, and 1993 Halloween.

 
Gay Faire Records

Flyers, organizational correspondence, financial documents, contracts, event planning documents, news releases, legal documents, clippings, meeting notes, grant disbursal and participant lists, and notes documenting the administration of the Gay Faire, 1977-1983. Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located...

 
Gay Freedom Day Committee (San Francisco) Records

Press releases, bylaws, flyers, event permit documents, parade participant lists, financial records, contractual agreements, clippings, correspondence, legal documents, event schedules, police ordinances, and other material documenting the activities of the Gay Freedom Day Committee in San Francisco, 1973-1991, the organization...

 
Gay Games Collection

Programs, clippings, flyers, correspondence, articles, news releases, competition schedules, competition results, advertising pamphlets, graphic design documents, and notebooks documenting the Gay Games (formerly the Gay Athletic Games), an athletic event founded in 1982 by Tom Waddell and held in various...

 
Gay Liberation Front (GLF) Los Angeles Records

Founded in 1969, the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) was a loosely structured group of gay rights activists who were interested in the radical sexual liberation for all people. This collection consists of publicity material, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and writings that...

 
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Records

Flyers, photographs, negatives, meeting notes, financial records, press releases, member rosters, correspondence, notes, memoranda, sheet music, performance programs, publicity handouts, magazines, and clippings documenting activities of the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), 1979-2000. According to its website, GMCLA...

 
Gay Persons Alliance Collection

Correspondence, fact sheets, new releases, memoranda, and articles documenting activities of the Gay Persons Alliance (GPA), 1975-1976. Formed in Los Angeles in March of 1976, the GPA argued that the California Fair Employment Practices Commission should include sexual orientation among...

 
Gay Rights National Lobby Records

Press releases, notes, memoranda, member and legislator lists, policy statements, administrative records, financial documents, annual reports, correspondence, articles, and clippings documenting activities of the Gay Rights National Lobby, 1976-1985. Conceived of in Chicago in 1975, the Gay Rights National Lobby...

 
Gay Sunshine Records

The records, 1955-2005, comprise the publications, editorial records, audio-visual materials, and administrative and personal records collected, used and/or created by Winston Leyland as the publisher of , Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005. The records include the works, interviews,...

 
Gay United Fund Records

Articles of Incorporation, financial documents, correspondence, notes, press releases, flyers, and other materials documenting activity of the Gay United Fund, 1979-1982. According to its literature, "The United Fund is an outgrowth of a resolution to create an annual charity function...

 
Gay/Lesbian Network Collection

Mission statement, newsletter layouts, logo design sheets, article drafts, and press releases documenting activity of the Gay/Lesbian Network, 1983-1985. According to its mission statement, "the GLN is a non-profit, charitable, educational organization whose purpose is to transform the experience of...

 
Geller (Marc) Photographs

Marc Geller black and white photographic prints of LGBT protests, people, and events, 1987-1993. The 5"x 7" and 8"x 10" photographs include a series taken of the LGBT community in Russia. The protest photographs predominantly document those occurring San Francisco,...

 
Gerber (Henry) Collection

Often referred to as the forefather of the United States gay movement, Henry Gerber in 1924 created the first known gay organization in the United States, the Society for Human Rights, and the first known gay publication, . The collection...

 
Gerharter (Rick) Photographs

Rick Gerharter photographs from the 9th International AIDS Conference in Berlin, Germany, June 6, 1993; Gay Day in Berlin, Germany, June 26, 1993; San Jose Gay Pride Parade, June 14, 1992; and the Stonewall 25 Parade in New York City,...

 
Germain (Diane F.) Lesbian Art and Memorabilia Photographs

Diane F. Germain photographs of lesbian art and memorabilia, including protest posters, 2007. The photographs were taken in 2007, but the creation dates of the art and memorabilia are unknown.

 
Giantvalley (Scott) Papers

Photographs, correspondence, article typescripts, notes, booklists, course syllabus, and other material, 1976-1983, from Scott Giantvalley, writer and doctoral candidate in English at the University of Southern California during the 1970s. The bulk of the material pertains to Giantvalley's research for...

 
Gile (John) Collection on Project Angel Food

Comprised of organizational records including promotional material, reports, financial statements, and correspondence collected by John Gile pertaining to Project Angel Food and its mission as a provider of home-delivered meals to people with life-threatening illnesses (cancer, HIV/AIDS, etc.) within Los...

 
Gittings (Barbara) and Kay Tobin Lahusen Collection

News clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, flyers, printed materials from activist organizations, a videocassette and a DVD, relating to pioneering lesbian activists Barbara Gittings and her partner of 46 years, Kay Tobin Lahusen. Active from the 1960s, Gittings marched in the...

 
Glazier (Henry S.) papers

Correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, and legal papers, 1949-1990, from Henry S. Glazier. Glazier served as chairman of the Jewish Big Brothers of the Jewish Board of Guardians, and as director of the Big Brothers of America in the 1950s. The...

 
Glenn (Amy) San Francisco Pride Parade Photographs

Amy Glenn photographs of the 1979 San Francisco pride parade.

 
Golden State Cowboys Collection

Constitution, bylaws, correspondence, flyers, insignia, notes, and meeting notes documenting activities such as rodeos, of the Golden State Cowboys, 1969-1976, a membership organization of gay men whose stated purpose was to "expose and maintain a fitting and proper representation of...

 
Goltz (James) and Jean Wood Ethnographic Fieldwork Research on the Committee Against the Briggs Initiative, Los Angeles Chapter

Ethnographic fieldwork research materials of James Goltz and Jean Wood regarding their study of the Committee Against the Briggs Initiative (CABI), Los Angeles chapter, conducted in 1978-1979. The collectin includes 29 interviews with members of CABI as well as field...

 
Goodstein (David B.) 48th Birthday Celebration Photographs and Papers

The collection consists of photographs and correspondence documenting an event held in honor of David B. Goodstein, one day after his 48th birthday, June 7, 1980.

 
Goodwin (Michael) Collection

Journals, artwork, videocassettes, audiocassettes, correspondence, photographs, photo albums, legal documents, financial documents, posters, theater programs, and other material by and of artist and writer Michael Goodwin (1937-2006), with materials dating from 1919 to 2006. The core of the collection consists...

 
Gordon (Eric A.) Mark the Music: The Life and Work of Marc Blitzstein Collection

Correspondence, playbills, programs, clippings, photographs, notes, grant proposals and other research material collected for the book, (St. Martin's Press, 1989), by Eric A. Gordon. An American composer and gay man, Marc Blitzstein is perhaps most well-known for his 1937 musical,...

 
Gossett (Charles W.) Papers

The collection consists of Dr. Charles W. Gossett's research on domestic partnership benefits, LGBT employment discrimination, and other LGBT-related topics, 1966-2008. The collection includes administrative records of the Commission on Domestic Partnership Benefits for the District of Columbia, Georgia Equality...

 
Grace (Henry) and Michael L. Grace collection

Photograph albums, biographical information, a painting, and other material from Hollywood set decorator, Henry Grace; as well as writings, publicity materials, and videotapes (VHS) from his nephew, Michael L. Grace. The bulk of the collection is Henry's photograph albums, circa...

 
Graham (D.) Boise Gay Pride Festival Photographs

D. Graham photographs of the 1993 gay pride festival in Boise, Idaho.

 
Graphic Albums Collection

An artificial collection of albums of artwork by unidentified individuals. The contents of each album may include artwork in a variety of media, including drawings in pencil or pen, watercolors, photographs, and collages. Each series contains what is believed to...

 
Great American Yankee Freedom Band Collection

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...

 
Greene (David) Shameless Photographs

Between February and August 1974, David Greene photographed men and women who challenged gender stereotypes. The Darkroom Gallery in Berkeley, California exhibited the images in the fall of that year. The collection includes ten of the fifty photographs that were...

 
Greene (Scott) Reno Gay Rodeo Photographs

Scott Greene photographs of the Reno Gay Rodeo in Nevada, undated. Includes photographs of Richard Bray, Jeff Turner, and the Cross Country Band.

 
Grieshaber (Pete) Photographs

Pete Grieshaber photographs, circa 1980s, consist of images of events and gatherings at Le Bar (mostly AIDS fundraisers in the later 1980s) as well as images of his friends, pets, assorted travels, and bowling league.

 
Griffin (Richard) and Kunny (Wes) Photographs

Richard Griffin and Wes Kunny photographs of a party at Griff's Bar; a motorcycle trip through Utah, Texas, and other states; and an outdoor hat party, 1970s. Griffin and/or Kunny were members of the Satyrs Motorcycle Club.

 
Gundy (Max) and Jack D. Bloch Papers

Materials relating to the lives of progressive activist Max Gundersheimer (aka Gundy; 1910-1996), of New York City, and his partner of more than 60 years, Jack D. Bloch (1912-1996). The documents include correspondence, photographs, business, and financial records, as well...

 
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Hagedorn (Jeff) Papers

Scripts, journals, correspondence, flyers, programs, press releases, reviews, research materials, photographic negatives, publicity stills, and other materials, 1979 to 1995, relating to playwright Jeff Hagedorn, his production company, SYZYGY, and his internationally produced theatrical works and video productions.

 
Haldeman-Julius Publications

Pamphlets from both the Little Blue Book and Big Book Series published between 1924 and 1950 by socialist activist Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889-1951). The pamphlets are printed on pulp paper and staple-bound, and were marketed to workers and the "educated" classes....

 
Haney (Randall Clay) Papers

Correspondence, photographs, a journal, and incomplete manuscripts and typescripts of theatrical works by aspiring playwright Randall Clay Haney (born 1942).

 
Hannon (Joanie) Papers

Notes, articles, photographs, and photo/ink collages documenting the career of nightclub owner and musician, Joanie Hannon. Hannon was owner or co-owner of lesbian- and gay-friendly bars and nightclubs in California beginning in the 1950s. Hannon was also an accomplished drummer...

 
Hansell (Dean) Papers

The papers document Dean Hansell's involvement with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation of Los Angeles (GLAAD/LA), the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, and LGBT discrimination dealings with the American Bar Association, Boy Scouts of America, California Proposition 8,...

 
Harris (Lynn Edward) papers

Photographs, legal documents, manuscripts, personal and business correspondence, lecture notes, videotapes, audiotapes, clippings, scrapbooks, floppy disks, memorabilia and other material from actor, lecturer and intersex person, Lynn Edward Harris (1950- ). Born intersexed, Harris was raised female despite being born...

 
Harrison (Hugh) Photographs of Robert Joel

Hugh Harrison photographic portraits of Robert Joel, undated.

 
Hawkins (Joseph) Photographs of the 1996 Tagata Honen Festival

Photographs taken by Joseph Hawkins at the 1996 Tagata Honen Festival in Kamaki, Japan. This annual Shinto festival is a fertility rite and a celebration of life, and its key focus is a large phallus carved from a sacred Japanese...

 
Hay (Harry) Papers

Manuscripts, notes, published research sources, correspondence, interviews, clippings, financial and employment records, legal papers, photographs, posters, original and reproduced graphic material, flyers, memorabilia and other material documenting the life of Harry Hay. Hay conceptualized and was a co-founder of the...

 
Hayes (Joseph J.) papers

Manuscript drafts, correspondence, clippings, administrative records, and a gay studies course proposal, 1972-1979, from Joseph J. Hayes. In the 1970s, Hayes was an Associate Professor of English at California State University, Fullerton.

 
Hendricks (Donald S.) Papers

Original drawings by Donald S. Hendricks to illustrate John Rechy's (2003), together with emails from Rechy to Hendricks, and a set of paper dolls from hendricks' .

 
Hensley (David) W. Dorr Legg Memorial Service Photographs

David Hensley photographs of W. Dorr Legg's memorial service at the Milbank Mansion, August 28, 1994.

 
Herbert (Esther) and Marvyl Doyle papers and photographs

Correspondence, photographs, audiocassettes, manuscripts, professional papers, and other materials, 1921-2011, from lesbian speech pathologist and veteran, Esther Herbert, and her partner, Marvyl Doyle. The correspondence contains letters between Herbert and Doyle written between 1944 and 1996 with the bulk of...

 
Herold (Rick) Photographs and Papers

Photographs and papers by and about professional artist, author, and teacher Rick Herold. Herold used a variety of media and techniques including painting, reverse painting on plastic, neon, sculpture, performance art, and tattooing. Many of his works dealt with the...

 
Hitt (R. Scott) Papers

Photographs, awards, school records, correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, financial records, political campaign records, event and fundraising records, conference files, legal records, government initiatives and regulation materials, reports, and research materials documenting R. Scott Hitt's personal life as well as his...

 
Holland (Dale) Papers

Newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership records, photographs, promotional material, bylaws, and other papers primarily documenting Dale Holland's involvement with the Metro-Chords and Kingmasters, 1970-1986.

 
Homophile Effort for Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.) Records

Minutes, membership applications and lists, lawyer referral reports, newsletters, newspapers, and related ephemera of the Homophile Effort For Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.). The organization was formed in 1968, in response to the subjective and aggressive behavior of the Los...

 
Homosexuality Among Highly Religious Mormons Survey

Review board petitions, 2002-2003 surveys, the follow-up 2006-2007 survey, non-LGBT participant surveys, and related correspondence of the "Homosexuality Among Highly Religious Mormons" study conducted under the auspices of University of Idaho and the University of Southern California by Gary Horlacher.

 
Hopkins (Glenn) Papers

The Glenn Hopkins papers consists of an edited draft of his play , his resume, and promotional material for his plays and appearances, 1986-1991. Glenn Hopkins is a Los Angeles playwright, political activist, educator, and Radical Faerie.

 
Howard (Irvin) collection on Riverside Coalition Against Discrimination

Legal documents, correspondence, clippings, photographs, audio and videocassettes and other material, 1977-1994, collected by Irvin Howard. In particular, the collection includes campaign materials from the Riverside Coalition Against Discrimination, a political action group formed to oppose a proposed 1991 ballot...

 
Hudson House Records

Articles of incorporation, bylaws, funding proposals, flyers, contractual documents, meeting minutes, resident lists, fundraising documents, news releases, clippings, photographs, financial records, and other material documenting activities of Hudson House Inc., a non-profit corporation offering low-cost housing, meals, and other social...

 
Hudson (John Paul) Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers

A photocopy of a marked up typescript of John Paul Hudson's unpublished work, , 1980. Also included in the collection are clippings, photocopies of correspondence, and publicity stills, circa 1970-1977. John Paul Hudson was an early gay liberation activist, journalist,...

 
Humphreys (Laud) Papers

Drafts, correspondence, journal articles, notes, newspaper clippings, surveys, legal documents, memoranda, transcripts, speeches, course curricula, subject files, ephemera, photos, and an audiocassette tape created or collected by sociologist and Episcopalian priest, Laud Humphreys, who is best known for his book,...

 
Hunt (David) manuscripts on Dr. Barry Singer

The collection consists of three typescripts by David Hunt reporting on controversial psychology professor at California State University Long Beach, Dr. Barry Singer, who in 1982 came under fire by Evangelical Christian groups for his "tolerance of homosexuality."

 
Hunt (Gale) papers

Sheet music, writings, corrspondence, personal papers, subject files, photographs and sound recordings, circa 1915-1999, from composer Gale Hunt (also known as Gary Borden Hall). The bulk of the collection pertains to Hunt's original musical, (1994), for which he wrote the...

 
Hurles (David) Interviews

VHS videotapes and compact audiocassette tape interviews of David Hurles, founder and proprietor of Old Reliable Tape and Picture Company, conducted by Pat Allen with the assistance of Bill Wyman, September 1998-January 1999. The collection also contains two compilation CD-ROMs...

 
Hustad (John) Photographs

John Hustad photographs primarily of a Minneapolis gay rights conference on May 11, 1974. Includes photographs of Dr. Howard J. Brown, Phyllis Lyon, Larry Bye, and Mike McConnell at the conference, and a 1972 photograph of Jack Baker.

 
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Imperial Courts Collection

Photographs and negatives, flyers, organizational correspondence, court lists, polling sheets, clippings, notes, manuscripts, annual reports, ephemera, and other material documenting activities of Imperial Courts, primarily in Southern California and San Francisco, 1973-1994. The Imperial Courts originated in San Francisco in...

 
International Gay and Lesbian Archives records

Minutes, reports, corporation papers, correspondence, legal papers, financial records, collections management records, publicity material, exhibition material, photographs, ephemera, audiocassettes, floppy disks and exhibition displays from the International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA), an archive dedicated to collecting materials related to...

 
Itkin (Mikhail) Papers

Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, clippings, memoranda, notes, meeting notes, depositions, photographs, receipts, articles, essays, broadsides, legal papers, medical certificates and other material from activist and gay religious leader, Mikhail (Michael) Itkin, 1956-1989. A leader in a group known by various names...

 
Ivanyi (Laszlo) Diary

Typescripts of Ivanyi Laszlo's diary, one in the original French and one English translation. The diary documents his life and reflections on his past, 1963-1967. Additional comments were added and included in the typescripts through 2008. Laszlo, an accomplished artist...

 
Ivy Theatre records

Press material, theater production files, contracts, correspondence, clippings, financial records, photographs, a promotional videocassette (VHS) and other material, 1996-2006, from the Ivy Theatre, a lesbian theatre founded in 1998 in Los Angeles and named in honor of lesbian feminist activist,...

 
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Jacinto (Louis) Los Angeles Event Photographs

Louis Jacinto photographs primarily of a mural at the Sunset Junction Street Fair in Los Angeles, 1982. Also includes one photograph of onlookers at the 1982 Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride parade.

 
Jacobs (Jesse) Papers

The collection consists of personal papers and correspondence; organizational records from the League of Voters for Equal Rights (LOVER), ONE Institute, and the Institute for the Study of Human Resources (ISHR); and acting-related materials created and/or collected by Jesse Jacobs,...

 
Jacob's Pillow Dance Collection

Dance and souvenir programs for Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers, 1934-1938, and for the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 1954-1955 and 1957-1958; publicity materials and dance programs, circa 1940-1949, for dancers Barton Mumaw and Foster Fitz-Simons; stylized drawings, circa 1936,...

 
Jaime Photographs of the West Hollywood City Council

Jaime photographs of the first meeting of the West Hollywood City Council, November 29, 1984.

 
Jakobsen (Robert K.) Photographs

Black & white and color photographs and negatives of gay pride parades and festivals in Long Beach and Los Angeles, 1984-2001.

 
James White Review Association Records

Correspondence, manuscripts, illustrations, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, event posters, and financial records documenting the activities of the James White Review Association, (JWRA) from 1983 to 1999.

 
Janis (Bruce) Student Papers

Gay and lesbian student organization records and the thesis of Bruce Janis, 1976-1985. Janis started the first gay and lesbian student organization at Washington University in St. Louis in 1976, then helped restart the San Francisco State University gay and...

 
Janus Society Records

Meeting minutes, bylaws and constitution, correspondence, notes, printed ephemera and other records from the Janus Society of America (also known as Janus Society of Delaware Valley), a Philadelphia-based homophile organization founded in 1962. The Janus Society was an influential group...

 
Jay's Chicago Gay Pride Parade Photographs

Jay photographs of the Chicago Gay Pride Parade, circa 1974.

 
Jefferies (Clint) Theater Scripts and Recordings

This collection consists of scripts of plays and musicals written by Clint Jefferies and recordings of performances of these pieces by Wings Theatre Company of New York City.

 
Jerrome (Stephen) Photographs of Artists

Stephen Jerrome photographs of artists and entertainment industry insiders Steven Arnold, Don Bachardy, Bud Cort, Mickey Cotrell, Tony Curtis and son Nick, Jimmy Douglas, Keith Harring, David Hockney, Annie Lebowitz, Rodney Bingenheimer, Lester Perskey, Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, and Matthew...

 
Johnson (Marvin C.) papers

Scripts, sheet music, copyright information, and notes, 1955-1975, from writer Marvin C. Johnson. The bulk of the collection is comprised of scripts and sheet music from the musical, "How to Make a Dumb Blonde," (1969-1973) written by Johnson, with music...

 
Johnson (Valerie) papers

The Valerie Johnson collection, 1992-2006, focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, especially in education. A portion of the collection contains education material, teachers' handbooks, flyers, notes and other teaching material from organizations such as Project 10, Gay-Straight...

 
Jones (Dick) and Ken Boyce 50th Anniversary Photographs

Six photograph album pages of images taken by David Moss at the 50th anniversary celebration of Dick Jones and Ken Boyce, March 17, 2008. Includes a written account of photographer David Moss' 50-year history with the couple.

 
Jones (Philip Cary) papers

Meeting minutes, correspondence, scripts, theater publicity material, photographs, clippings, manuscripts, notes, sheet music, and equity theater administrative records, bulk 1952-1978, from gay actor, director and stage manager Philip Cary Jones. The bulk of the collection documents Jones' role as chairman...

 
Jorde (Sara) March on Washington Photographs

Sara Jorde photographs of the 1987 March on Washington.

 
Judd (Ralph W.) Collection on Cross-Dressing in the Performing Arts

Materials collected by Ralph Judd relating to the history of cross-dressing in the performing arts. The collection is focused on popular music and vaudeville from the 1890s through the 1930s, and on film and television: it contains few materials on...

 
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Kaiser (Bill) Milano Archives Photographs

Bill Kaiser photographs of a visit to the Milano Archives, undated.

 
Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection

Promotional photography stills, publicity, publication lists, cast lists, correspondence, press releases, and other material documenting the publicity for the release of (1976), a film by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. In the 1970s, Kincaid wrote and...

 
Kantor (Saul and Yakov) Papers

The collection consists of the Star of David "Jude" patch said to have belonged to Saul Kantor (1912-1976); two drawings by his son, Yakov Kantor (1952-2007), a graphic artist and member of the Portland, Oregon, Jewish LGBT community, inspired by...

 
Kaye (Lisa) papers

Meeting minutes, administrative records, training workshop materials, political campaign records, publicity material and other papers, 1975-1996, from lesbian activist and community organizer Lisa Kaye from Orange County, California. Materials in the collection document Kaye's political and activist career with the...

 
Kearns (Michael) Papers

Clippings, programs, flyers, posters, and VHS videotapes, of the works, theatrical performances, and appearances of Michael Kearns; a parent, playwright, producer, director, actor, author, and activist, who is openly gay and HIV-positive.

 
Kepner (Jim) Papers

Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, minutes and organizational records, notebooks, science fiction writings, poetry, erotica, educational material, photographs, computer disks, textiles, ephemera and memorabilia from writer, historian and gay activist, Jim Kepner (1923-1997). Founder of the Western Gay Archives (later renamed the...

 
Kight (Morris) Papers and Photographs

The collection, 1920-2003, consists of photographs, correspondence, clippings, annotated materials, and organizational materials primarily documenting Morris Kight's role as a gay activist in Los Angeles. He was born November 19, 1919 in Procter, Comanche County, Texas, married in 1950 in...

 
Kingmasters records

Constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, flyers, event programs, questionnaires, membership lists, and a photograph, 1972-1983, from Kingmasters in Los Angeles. Kingmasters was a gay men's social group formed to promote fraternity between organizations and the community in general with an...

 
Kinsley (Wil) Plaques

Plaques from Larry's (S&M bar) donated by Wil Kinsley. He bartender at Larry's, 1975-1977 and later the Detour bar in Silverlake.

 
Kirchner (Mark) Proposition 8 Photographs

Mark Kirchner black and white photographs on the passage of California's Proposition 8. The photographs are reproductions of displayed images at a Center in Long Beach exhibit in 2009.

 
Kirk/Spock Slash Fiction Zine Collection

31 Kirk/Spock slash fiction zines, 1978-1986, based on characters from the 1966-1969 television series "Star Trek", including five issues of , six issues of , and five issues of the series.

 
Knights of the Clocks collection

Articles of incorporation, event invitations, and meeting notes, circa 1950-2012, from Knights of the Clocks, an interracial homophile social organization founded in 1951 by Merton Byrd.

 
Koelsch (William A.) Papers

Articles, manuscripts, correspondence, transcripts, clippings, programs, fliers, press releases, guides, biographical information, and photographs documenting the writings, projects, activities, and personal interests and history of William Koelsch, 1942-2014. Koelsch was a Boston gay rights activist best known for his column...

 
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L. A. Gay & Lesbian Center Records

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, proposals, contracts, accounting and finance records, flyers, brochures, calendars, notes, press releases, photographs, resumes, and other materials relating to the founding and activities of the Gay Community Services Center (now the L. A....

 
Laguna Pacific v. David Carter Legal Papers

Photocopy legal records relating to the lawsuit (1983-1985) brought by Laguna Pacific, the production company of gay adult filmmaker George Fisher (aka William Higgins), against David Beckmann (aka David Carter) for unauthorized selling of authentic copies, and selling counterfeit copies,...

 
Lahusen (Kay Tobin) Photographs

Kay Tobin Lahusen photographs include images of the 1965 protest of the Pentagon and White House; 1966 protest at Independence Hall, Philadelphia; and Philadelphia Gay Activists Alliance, undated. The photographs also include images of Barabra Gittings, Phyllis Lyon, and Del...

 
Lambda Amateur Radio Club Hollywood chapter records

Constitution, meeting minutes, correspondence, flyers, directories, financial records and other material from the Hollywood chapter of the Lambda Amateur Radio Club, 1991-1992.

 
Lambda Literary Foundation Records

The Lambda Literary Foundation Records, 1986-2010, includes correspondence, bylaws, licensing contracts, reports, financial records, publication subscription forms, copy, event brochures, memoranda, advertisement copy, news clippings, and photographs. The Lambda Literary Foundation is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literary organization,...

 
Lang (Erwin) Bookstore Event Party Photographs

Erwin Lang photographs of an unidentified bookstore event party, undated.

 
Latham (J. David) Psychological Surveys

Psychological surveys, research papers, correspondence, administrative materials, and printed research materials created by psychologist J. David Latham (1954-1986) in the course of his research on homosexuality within heterosexual marriages, and on gay recovering alcoholics.

 
Laughing Policeman Protest Collection

Clippings, flyers, interview transcript, news releases, notes, and studio publicity materials documenting protests in San Francisco directed against the motion picture, , a police thriller released in 1973. Gay and lesbian rights activists objected to the representation of gay men...

 
Lazerson (Mark) papers

Correspondence, speech manuscripts, a flyer, and an application to attend a World Festival of Youth and Students, 1985, from Mark Lazerson. Lazerson served as co-chair of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

 
Lear (George) Circus Disco Photographs

George Lear photographs of Circus Disco, 1980-1982. Includes a group photograph of Wally Albertson, Morris Kight, Jim Kepner, Peggy Stevenson, and two others.

 
Lee (Greg) Costume Contest Photographs

Greg Lee photographs of a costume contest in Philadelphia, undated.

 
Lee (Sydney) Photographs

Syndey Lee photographs of the Reno Gay Rodeo (undated) and of Morris Kight accepting the Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate Award from American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) President Samuel Paz in 1982.

 
Legg (W. Dorr) Personal Papers

Correspondence and photographs, along with business, financial, and organizational records, chronicling the life of W. Dorr Legg before and beyond his involvement with ONE, Incorporated. Photographs document his early life along with minimal records of his educational experience at the...

 
Leoni (Edgar H.) Papers

The collection consists of correspondence, writings, drafts, copies, research files, diaries, photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera, of Edgar H. Leoni, author under his real name of (1961), and under his pseudonym of Noel I. Garde of (1964).

 
Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY) Records

Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, organizational lists, publicity releases, flyers, bylaws, event schedules, financial records, project proposals, real estate contract, and other material documenting the founding and subsequent activities of the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (LGCSC) in New York...

 
Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles records

Materials relating to the activities of the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles from 1989 to 2011, with the bulk of materials pertaining to the 1990s. The materials include board meeting minutes, correspondence, news clippings, publicity, information regarding...

 
Lesbian Legacy Collection Subject Files

Photographs, clippings, catalogs, organizational records, flyers, pamphlets, correspondence, manuscripts, press material, slides, posters and other printed material make up the Lesbian Legacy Collection Subject Files, begun in 1996 by lesbian feminist activist and librarian, Yolanda Retter, at the ONE Institute...

 
Liberation News Service collection

News packets, correspondence, and administrative records, 1969-1978, from the Liberation News Service (LNS), a press agency for alternative and radical media based in New York City, New York. Founded in 1967 as an anti-war news service, the LNS expanded its...

 
Lindahl (David M.) Papers

Journals, performance pieces, poetry, prose, and plays, primarily 1980-1989, relating to the life, literary and artistic careers of David M. Lindahl (1957-1994), author, AIDS activist, graphic and performance artist, and assistant editor of .

 
Lombardi (Michael A.) and Paul J. Nash Papers

Writings, publications, correspondence, photocopies, manuscripts, notes, photographs, programs, ephemera, and other material documenting the lives and intellectual interests of partners and gay rights activists Michael Lombardi and Paul Nash. The materials relate in particular to their mutual interest in pioneer...

 
Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club Records

The collection documents the Human Rights Awards Banquets, political projects, election and lobbying efforts, national and local collaborations, event participations, Democratic Party involvements, and administrative operations of the Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club, 1977-1995. Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club was...

 
Long (Jim) Papers

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, writings, and printed materials, primarily from the years 1977-1981, relating to Jim Long's activities as director of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center's Educational Outreach Program, and as a private consultant, in particular with...

 
Lopez (Melissa) and Teresa Wang Wedding Collection

Photographs, wedding invitations, wedding programs, marriage license from the commitment ("illegal wedding," August 26, 2006) and marriage ceremony (June 27, 2008) of Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang. Melissa Lopez and Teresa Wang met in 2001 and registered with the California...

 
Los Angeles City College Gay and Lesbian Student Union records

Meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative records, event flyers, scholarship fund records, clippings, photographs, and publicity material, bulk 1979-1980, documenting the activities of the Gay and Lesbian Student Union of Los Angeles City College (LACC). The organization was established in 1979 and...

 
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center Queer CyberCenter Records

Financial records, statistics, and an index of web profiles regarding the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center Queer CyberCenter in its first year of operation, 1996-1997.

 
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records

Meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, memoranda, clippings, flyers, press releases, bylaws, and financial records documenting activities of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA), a member chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1982-1984. The...

 
Los Angeles Public Library and Langston Hughes Poster Complaint Collection

Petition, memoranda, press releases, interdepartmental correspondence, articles, organizational statements, reports, and other material documenting controversy over "issues of equity, censorship, and discrimination" with regard to gay and lesbian patrons and employees by the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), circa 1989-1994....

 
Los Angeles Shanti Foundation records

Meeting minutes, reports, photographs and negatives, videocassettes, publicity material, publication editorial materials, public service announcement production records, Spanish-language material, trophies, a floppy disk and other administrative records (1984-2005) from the Los Angeles Shanti Foundation, the first group in Southern California...

 
Los Angeles Waterpolo Team collection

Flyers, paste-ups, newsletters, drawings, minutes and other material (bulk 1988-1994) from Harry D. Arends, primarily documenting the activities of the Los Angeles Waterpolo Team, a sexual fetish organization.

 
Lynch (Patsy) Photographs

Patsy Lynch photographs include images of the 1987 March on Washington; the 1993 Coming Out Day in Washington, D.C.; a 1996 prayer vigil at the United States Capitol Building; a 1990 commitment ceremony in Arlington, Virginia; an undated Valentines Day...

 
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March Committee for Lesbian and Gay Rights/Los Angeles Records

Meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, correspondence, press releases, mailing and registration lists, notes, financial records, pamphlets, mass mailings, and newsletters of the March Committee for Lesbian and Gay Rights/Los Angeles, 1980-1982, undated. Emerging from the 1979 March on Washington and the...

 
March on Sacramento Records

Meeting minutes, notes, logistical information, and flyers regarding the March on Sacramento in June 1971. Troy Perry, as chairman of the Committee for Sexual Law Reform, led the march from San Francisco to Sacramento to protest discriminatory California laws against...

 
March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, October 11, 1987 (National), Records

Administrative, financial, programmatic and follow-up records of the national office of the March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights, held on October 11, 1987.

 
Mark 40 Defense Fund Records

Correspondence, meeting minutes, police reports, legal papers, defendent lists, notes, memoranda, financial documents, constitution, press releases, photograph, interview transcripts, clippings, fact sheets, flyers, and graphic design material from the Mark 40 Defense Fund, 1976-1983. The Mark 40 Defense Fund was...

 
Marks (Jim) Photographs

Jim Marks photographs include images of Mary Francis Berry, John Bunzel, Barbara Boxer, and Linda Chavez speaking at the United States Commission on Civil Rights, undated. The photographs also include undated images of Vic Basile, Ron Bogart, Jim Dronenburg, Gary...

 
Marmor (Judd) Papers

Correspondence, journal articles, drafts, speeches, notes, legal papers, and subject files created by Los Angeles psychiatrist Judd Marmor (1910-2003), a leader in the successful movement to remove homosexuality from the American Psychiatric Association's , in the course of his research...

 
Martin (James M.) Diaries

Journals, a newsletter and an autobiographical note from James M. Martin. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1943, Martin was a writer, activist, attorney and founder of a number of occult organizations. This collection contains journals documenting Martin's life in...

 
Masino (Jeffery) collection on the California AIDS Ride

Administrative records, promotional material, a photograph, clippings, T-shirts and videocassettes from the Los Angeles branch of the California AIDS Ride, 1993-2000, collected by Jeffery Masino, former director of the Los Angeles office. Materials in the collection document the planning and...

 
Mason (Lee) Photographs

Lee Mason photographs include images photographs of Reverend Troy Perry, John V. Platania, Don Kilhefner, Barry Dank, Dick Nash, Jay Murley, Frank Fitch, and Don O'Brien, 1971-1972. The photographs also include images of the 1971 Los Angeles Christopher Street West...

 
Masters (Scott) Photography Collection

The bulk of the collection consists of medium format 120/220 black & white negatives, contact sheets, and color film transparencies of gay male erotic images along with a limited number of straight erotic images. The images were used for the...

 
Mattachine Society Project Collection

Minutes, bylaws, correspondence, manuscripts, newsletters, financial records, legal papers, transcripts, pamphlets, flyers, clippings, sound recordings, and other papers relating to the Mattachine Society, brought together by the Mattachine Society Project from materials donated to ONE Institute (now ONE International Gay...

 
Matthew and Buddy of Glendale Photograph Albums

The bulk of the collection consists of the photograph albums of Matthew Schmidt and Albert Antunes (pseudonyms: Matthew and Buddy of Glendale). The early albums document the Los Angeles non-bar gay scene from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s, and contain many...

 
Matthew (Craig T.) Comedian Photographs

Craig T. Matthew photographs of stand-up performers Lea DeLaria, Jason Stuart, and Scott Thompson, circa 1990s.

 
Maurice & La Monte Papers

Audio recordings, programs, photographs, and ephemera relating to female impersonators and pantomime artists Henry Jouron and William "Billy" Kugler (known theatrically as Maurice & La Monte). The bulk of the collection consists of sound recordings used for Maurice & La...

 
McAnelly (Jac) Papers

Papers of Jac McAnelly, including correspondence from 1980-1985; family photographs circa 1920-1950; Carrier's modeling portfolio, including two photographs with Andy Warhol. Additional materials include a screenplay, (1984), by McAnelly and Michael Zen, and two drawings by McAnelly from the September...

 
McCarthy (Harold "Mac") Photographs and Papers

Photographs, clippings, programs, flyers, pamphlets, event tickets, postcards, correspondence, event invitations, certificates of appreciation and completion, and fundraising records created and/or compiled by Harold "Mac" McCarthy, 1987-2007. The collection primarily documents NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt events in Washington, D.C.,...

 
McCoy (Frank Milton) papers

Writings, correspondence, clippings, photographs, organizational records, flyers, notes, and other personal papers, 1946-1997, from African-American writer, musician, and educator Frank Milton McCoy. Materials in the collection document his career as a concert pianist and music educator in Los Angeles. Included...

 
McGinnis (Bud) Photographs

Bud McGinnis photographs consist primarily of the Gay Girls Riding Club (GGRC) contest, undated. Other photographs include undated images of the Hollywood First Baptist Church, two men on a Selma Avenue street corner, the winners of the Queen of the...

 
McGreivy (Susan) papers

Correspondence, legal documents, reports, press releases, notes, monthly schedules, articles, clippings, photographs, and personal documents, 1975-1990, of Susan McGreivy, lesbian activist and former civil rights attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California. In the 1980s, McGreivy...

 
McKay (Molly) and Davina Kotulski Marriage Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks assembled by Molly B. McKay documenting her and Davina S. Kotulski’s experience as the “poster couple” for marriage equality rights in California, 1998-2012. This collection consists of portable document formats (PDFs) of the pages of McKay’s 22 scrapbooks of...

 
McNaught (Brian R.) collection

Writings, clippings, correspondence, and administrative records, 1974-1991, documenting gay activist Brian R. McNaught. McNaught is a writer, spokesperson, and corporate consultant on gay and lesbian rights, sex education, and AIDS awareness. He has written extensively on his experiences as a...

 
McReynolds (Dave) Photographs

Dave McReynolds photographs of the 1996 New York pride parade, a 1997 Quentin Crisp book signing, and fire damage at The Bar in 1998.

 
Mechtly (Rick) Cinema Clippings Collection

Clippings of articles, columns, and reviews regarding LGBT actors, motion pictures, and film festivals. The files were culled from a variety of mainstream and LBGT magazines and newspapers, 1966-2011. Mechtley began collecting LGBT film clippings in the 1970s. Vito Russo...

 
Mendelsohn (Jill) photographs and collection on Elsa Gidlow

Photographs and Elsa Gidlow's correspondence and writings, bulk 1973-1986, collected by Jill Mendelsohn. Included are photographs of Gidlow, as well as lesbian writer Rita Mae Brown, lesbian musicians Meg Christian and Margie Adams, and the San Diego Women's Music Festival...

 
Mershon (Brian) Papers

Meeting minutes and agendas, conference materials and notes, student papers and dissertation, correspondence, policy statements, audits, office forms, grant applications, employee reports, research articles and reports, directories, pamphlets, fliers, and clippings documenting Bryan Merson's work and studies in AIDS/HIV and...

 
Mertz (Tom) collection on Queer Nation

Press material, flyers, clippings, correspondence, notes, protest signs, audiocassettes, and a VHS videocassette from Tom Mertz documenting the activities of the Los Angeles chapter of Queer Nation, 1990-2000. The collection documents the actions Queer Nation/LA organized and the media attention...

 
Metropolitan Community Church Historical Collection

This collection consists of materials relating to the origins, history, and ministry of the Metropolitan Community Church, including both its governing body, the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, and the individual congregations that make up the Fellowship. The materials...

 
Metropolitan Community Church Long Beach Collection

Video and audio tapes and CD-ROMs of conference proceedings of the Universal Fellowship of the Metropolitan Community Church (UFMCC) and its congregation in Long Beach (MCCLB), along with recordings of events, lectures, sermons, and services related to religion and homosexuality,...

 
Michael (Stephan D.) Papers

Diaries, correspondence, legal papers, medical records, financial records, textiles, memorabilia, audiotapes, scrapbooks, photographs, notes and miscellaneous typescripts of Stephan D. Michael, who documented the last years of his life before dying of AIDS in 1994, at the age of 34....

 
Miller (Brian James) papers

Manuscripts, clippings, sociological research papers, correspondence, curriculum vitae, notes, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes and other material, 1956-2006, from sociologist and writer Brian James Miller. The bulk of the collection is writings, resource material, manuscripts for unpublished books, and recorded interviews pertaining...

 
Miller (Christian William) Photographs and Papers

The collection comprises the photographs, papers, and artwork created, inspired, or collected by Christian William Miller, 1886-1989. As an avid photographer and model, Miller moved through the New York gay social scene of the 1940s and 1950s, interacting with noted...

 
Miller (Harris) Photographs

Harris Miller photographs include images of the 1992 Los Angeles Mayor's Conference on AIDS and of the one-person sexual harassment protest of Hugos, 8401 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, November 1992.

 
Milroy Sunset Junction Street Fair Photographs

Milroy's photographs of the Sunset Junction Street Fair from August 23-24, 1980.

 
Mirken (Bruce) papers

Minutes, contract agreements, corporate and government reports, correspondence, financial records, clippings, publicity material and other administrative records, 1987-1993, from writer and activist Bruce Mirken. Mirken worked for over 20 years in communications and activism in social justice, drug policy reform,...

 
Molnar (Lynette) Portrait Photographs

Lynette Molnar photographic portraits of gay and lesbian individuals, couples, and groups, 1988.

 
Money (John) Papers

Writings, lectures, course materials, printed materials from research, and miscellaneous items created and collected by psychologist/sexologist Dr. John William Money. The bulk of the collection is a complete carbon-copy set of Money's lectures from his class, "Biosocial Aspects of Human...

 
Moniz (Charles) Desert Empire Drummer Photographs

Charles Moniz photographs of a Desert Empire Drummer leather event in Palm Springs, California, 1991.

 
Moritz (Ralph G.) Papers

Travel diaries of librarian and classical music enthusiast Ralph G. Moritz (1912-1998), listing the sights he saw, the concerts he attended, and his sexual encounters on his travels from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. The bulk of the...

 
Morris (Rusty) Los Angeles Christopher Street West Gay Pride Parade Photographs

Rusty Morris photographs of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride parade, 1971-1975.

 
Morris (Sidney) Papers

Essays, poetry, prose, scripts, playbills, posters, fliers, reviews, clippings, contracts, photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, correspondence, biographical information, and personal papers documenting Sidney Morris and his lovers, friends, family, theater productions, and work with the intellectually disabled, 1910-2004. Morris was...

 
Morrow (James) Papers

Materials created and collected by James (Jim) Morrow, including a photograph album, autograph books, and miscellaneous items from A Different Light Bookstore, in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles; organizational papers from institutions with which Morrow was associated (Emergence and...

 
Mosley (Leigh H.) Photographs

Leigh H. Mosley photographs of Marion Barry and Vic Basile, 1981-1983.

 
Moss (Leland) Papers

Manuscripts, newsletters, pamphlets, correspondence, flyers, notes, and interviews documenting journalistic activities of theater director and writer, Leland Moss, 1976-1980. Moss wrote for publications, including (New York) and the .

 
Mountains AIDS Foundation Records

Legal documents, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers, correspondence, photographs, floppy disks, financial records, and clippings related to the Mountains AIDS Foundation, 1994-2002. The nonprofit operated the Sacred Mountain Retreat Program at Zaca Lake, consisting of a five day, four...

 
Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles (MECLA) records

The Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles records document the business functions, fundraising operations, and outreach programs of the political action committee during its existence from 1977-1991. The bulk of the collection comprises board meeting minutes, agendas, and financial reports,...

 
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Naked Boys Singing records

Correspondence, scripts, sheet music, contracts, production notes, photographs, clippings, publicity material, theater administration files, DVDs, audiocassettes, posters, promotional objects and other material from , bulk 1998-2004, an off-Broadway musical revue of gay experiences told through song and dance, co-created by...

 
Nance (Richard) papers

This collection is mainly comprised of Richard Nance's correspondence with friends and family between 1970 and 1979. Nance lived in Madison, Wisconsin in the 1970s.

 
Napiwocki (Jan J.) Papers

Resume, photographs, drawings, and contact sheets documenting work and personal life of artist, Jan J. Napiwocki, circa 1977-1984. Many of the drawings and photographs focus on male nudity.

 
Nash (Suzi) Papers

Clippings, a sound recording on compact disc, and material from women's liberation groups and gay and lesbian organizations, 1982-2006, collected by lesbian musician, Suzi Nash. Nash was a Philadelphia resident who, in 2005, wrote and recorded an album of children's...

 
National Free Clinic Council Collection

Correspondence, bylaws, reports, contractual agreements, newsletters, memoranda, financial documents, evaluation form, articles of incorporation, and mailing lists from the San Francisco-based National Free Clinic Council (NFCC), 1970-1974. Guided by the principle that "health care is a right, not a privilege,"...

 
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Collection

Press releases, promotional letters, clippings, flyers, organization lists, articles, financial statements, conference programs, informational pamphlets, lobbying packets, fact sheets, publication lists, photographs, meeting minutes, legislative surveys, directories, policy papers, and questionnaires from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF),...

 
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Collection of Media Reports on Same-sex Marriage, 2004 General Election

Newspaper clippings and printouts of articles on posted to newspaper and other media websites ("WebClips") documenting the political battle over constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage put before voters in 11 states (Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio,...

 
National Gay Rights Advocates Collection

Clippings, press releases, correspondence, donor records, newsletters, informational pamphlets, financial records, annual reports, and study reports documenting activities of the National Gay Rights Advocates (NGRA), 1985-1990. The NGRA was a public interest law firm "created [in 1978] to expand and...

 
National March for Lesbian/Gay Rights Records

Clippings, flyers, pamphlets, logistical information, mass mailings, lists of names, correspondence, and planning records for the National March for Lesbian/Gay Rights in San Francisco on July 15, 1984.

 
National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights Records

Records created or collected by the Los Angeles March on Washington Committee regarding the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, 1978-1979. The National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights was a grassroots effort to bring...

 
National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection

Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and...

 
National Organization of Lesbians and Gays Records

Articles of incorporation, bylaws, meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, resolutions, proposals, policy statements, correspondence, conference program, conference proceedings, petition form, legislation information, and other material documenting activities of the National Organization of Lesbians and Gays (NOLAG), 1981-1982. NOLAG was formed in...

 
National Socialist League Collection

The collection consists of periodicals, correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, flyers, catalogs, brochures, subscription forms, greeting cards and mass mailings created by the National Socialist League (NSL) and other related organizations, 1928-2011. The NSL was a Los Angeles based organization of gay...

 
Nelson (Otto E.) Gay Liberation Sculpture Photographs

Otto E. Nelson photographs of the Gay Liberation sculptures in Christopher Park, New York City, 1980.

 
New Alliance for Gay Equality (New AGE) records

Meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, correspondence, press manuals, clippings, flyers, press releases, financial records, notes, project proposals, and other material documenting activities of the New Alliance for Gay Equality (New AGE), 1970-1979. New AGE was founded in 1977 to...

 
New Orleans Photographs

Photographs of people and places in New Orleans, including the French Quarter, circa 1972.

 
Newcomb (Carolyn) March on Washington Photographs

Carloyn Newcomb 1987 March on Washington photographs.

 
No on 64 Records

Meeting minutes, financial documents, flyers, pamphlets, photographic contact sheets, clippings, endorsement and media organization lists, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, press packets, notes, campaign report, and other material documenting the work of No on 64, an organization formed to mobilize opposition...

 
No on 96 and 102 Records

Meeting minutes, correspondence, donor lists, clippings, volunteer forms, flyers, pamphlets, personal statements, financial documents, notes, telephone script, member lists, and other material documenting activity of No on 96 and 102 campaigns, 1988-1989. Propositions 96 and 102 were California initiatives in...

 
Noble (Elaine) election campaign collection

Brochures, pamphlets, campaign administrative records, newspaper clippings, a campaign scrapbook, materials from opponents' campaigns, correspondence, ephemera, flyers, mock-ups for campaign papers, two issues of "The Noble News," press releases, and stationery, 1974-1976, pertaining to Elaine Noble's 1974 democratic campaign for...

 
Non-LGBT Magazine Cover Story Collection

The collection consists of mainstream magazines with cover stories on LGBT people or topics concerning the LGBT community. The magazines include popular business, entertainment, and news magazines as well as professional and religious titles. The magazines were culled from the...

 
Non-LGBT Newspaper Front Page Collection

The collection consists of mainstream newspaper front pages and sections reporting on LGBT people or topics concerning LGBT people. The collection documents the transformation in the print media's coverage of LGBT people and concerns from reporting on "sexual deviants" through...

 
North American Conference of Homophile Organizations records

Memoranda, financial reports, a manifesto, position papers, rosters, national organization lists, conference resolutions, meeting minutes, questionnaires, correspondence, committee reports, bylaws, articles, speech transcripts, news releases, clippings, and other material from the North American Conference of Homophile Organizations (NACHO), a conference...

 
North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress Records

Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, resolutions, agendas, scheduling lists, clippings, financial documents, song sheets, delegate forms, delegate lists, and other material documenting planning and implementation of the North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress (NALGRC), 1979-1982. Held in Atlanta, Georgia...

 
Now (Leonard) papers

This collection is comprised of Leonard Now's original screenplays Chief, Dennis, Gold!, and Let Me In!, as well as correspondence, sheet music, and lyrics, 1977.

 
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Ocamb (Karen) Photographs

Karen Ocamb photographs include an undated group picture of Jim Kepner, Harry Hay, Morris Knight, Muetler(?), Jackie Goldberg, and Virginia Uribe; the New York Dyke March, June 1994; Jeanne Cristina with child Hannah at the 1993 March on Washington; and...

 
Oliver (R. L.) Photographs

R. L. Oliver photographs of two men walking the streets of an unidentified city, 1980.

 
Olympics Out of Cobb County records

Correspondence, photographs, letters of support, notebooks, anti-gay material, flyers, press releases, banners, T-shirts, clippings, stamps, audiocassettes, a videocassette and other material from Olympics Out of Cobb County (OOCC), 1990-1998, as well as OOCC co-founder, Jon-Ivan Weaver. OOCC formed in 1994...

 
Once In A Blue Moon Productions Records

The bulk of this collection contains correspondence, financial records and printed ephemera documenting the activities of Once In A Blue Moon Productions, a production company and women's collective located in Los Angeles, California. The materials document Blue Moon's activities and...

 
ONE Archives gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender manuscripts collection

Unpublished fiction and nonfiction manuscripts; dissertations and theses; photocopied articles and chapters from published books; government reports, manuals and guidelines; independently-researched reports, manuals and guidelines; bibliographies; surveys; conference papers and proceedings; and other material created by or about gay, lesbian,...

 
ONE in Long Beach Incorporated Records

The administrative, service, and event records of ONE in Long Beach Incorporated, 1986-2009. Alternately referred to as The Center/Long Beach, the Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Center, or the Gay and Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach, the organization provides...

 
ONE Incorporated Records

The collection consists of the administrative records, publications, correspondence, divisional records, affiliate office records, and photographs of ONE Inc., 1907-2001, bulk 1952-1994. The records include annual reports, court records of ONE Inc. legal entanglements, complete runs of and , reader...

 
ONE Subject Files Collection

The ONE Archives’ Subject Files consist of more than 8,100 unique files of businesses, organizations, people, and topics primarily documenting twentieth century global lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally (LGBTQIA) history and culture. The bulk of...

 
Opel (Robert) Los Angeles Christopher Street West Gay Pride Parade Photographs

Robert Opel photographs of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride parade, 1975, undated.

 
Orange County Visibility League Records

Press releases, organizational bylaws, meeting notes, map, articles, and flyers documenting activities of the Orange County Visibility League (OCVL). The OCVL was formed in 1988 to advocate for civil rights for gays and lesbians in Orange County.

 
Orphanos (Stathis) Gay Activist Photographs

Stathis Orphanos photographic portraits of iconic gay activists, including Forman Brown, Harry Hay, Morris Kight, and Jim Kepner, undated.

 
Osborn (Ken) Legal Records

Legal records, including briefs, memoranda, trial transcripts, and judicial orders, of 1st Lt. (later Capt.) Ken Osborn, USAR, relating to his participation as one of the named plaintiffs in (1994-1998) and its predecessor, (1993), the first pro-active court challenge to...

 
Ottinger (Bee) Los Angeles Parade Photographs

Bee Ottinger photograph contact sheets of an unidentified Los Angeles parade/march, undated.

 
Outfest Records

The collection documents the board, staff, and committee activities; event planning and operations; outreach, marketing, and merchandising; fundraising; volunteer operations; financial management; collaborations; and general administration for Outfest, the Los Angeles lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, 1986-2011. Over...

 
Overseth (Marcus) papers

Photographs, contact sheets, negatives, flyers, essay manuscripts, postcards, an organizational prospectus, and clippings, 1969-1979, from journalist and gay activist Marcus Overseth. Overseth was the editor of the , 1969-1970.

 
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Palmer (Jeff) "Bodyscapes" Exhibit Photographs

Jeff Palmer's "Bodyscapes - Studies of the Human Figure in Light & Shadow" exhibit photographs in an As We Are (AWA) sponsored event at the Mondrian Hotel on December 5, 1993. Photographs date from 1989-1993.

 
Patch, Roving D.J., Photographs

Photographs of Patch, Roving D.J., broadcasting in a radio studio, broadcasting on location including at the Hustler Club and on Broadway in San Diego, interviewing musicians, and being promoted on a marquee at Gazzaris on the Sunset Boulevard, 1967-1971, undated....

 
Patterson (Mark) Santa Cruz Pride Photographs

Mark Patterson photographs of an unidentified gay pride event in Santa Cruz, California.

 
People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild Collection

Press releases, correspondence, proposal, flyers, notes, clippings, pamphlets, resolutions, admission packet, and other items documenting activity of the People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild (PCL), 1973-1980. The PCL was an unaccredited law school intended to train legal...

 
Performing Arts Collection

Programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings including reviews, and periodicals primarily documenting gay and lesbian actors and theater 1980-2000. The core of this artificial collection was formed from performing arts materials from the collection of Ken Dickmann, supplemented...

 
Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE) records

Articles of incorporation, by-laws, reports, proposals, minutes, meeting notices, photographs, event flyers and tickets, membership flyers, correspondence, and organizational documentation related to Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE), 1966-1970, a Los Angeles gay activist organization.

 
Phelps (Johnnie) Papers and Memorabilia

Correspondence, awards, certificates, articles and other material from Johnnie Phelps, World War II veteran and lesbian activist. The majority of the collection dates from 1975-1998, with most materials pertaining to Phelps' involvement with the National Organization for Women, Southern California...

 
Philadelphia Gay News Collection

Article typescripts, manuscripts, notes, correspondence and advertising packet from the , 1977-1988. The was a weekly newspaper established in 1976 to serve the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley areas.

 
Philadelphia Gay Wedding Photographs

Black and white photographic prints, circa 1957, of a gay male wedding ceremony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the time, these photographs were deemed inappropriate by the Philadelpha photograph processing shop and never returned to the customer.

 
Photographic Portraits of Presumed Gay and Bisexual Men

Two sets of black-and-white photographic prints of presumed gay men, bisexual men, and men who have sex with men, circa 1850-1937. Each of the sets is prefaced with itemized descriptions depicting the reason for the photograph's inclusion in the collection.

 
Pickett (James Carroll) papers

Scripts, theater production records, promotional material, bylaws and incorporation records, tax and financial records, correspondence, medical records, photographs, an audiocassette and other material, 1976-1994, from writer and AIDS activist James Carroll Pickett. Best known for his plays , and ,...

 
Pierce (Charles) Photographs, Papers, Costumes, and Memorabilia

Photographs, clippings, programs, correspondence, lyrics, music, costumes with accessories, audio and video recordings, and souvenirs from the life and performances of Charles Pierce (1926-1999), impressionist and comedian, one of the foremost American female impersonators of the second half of the...

 
Pike (Hy) Papers

The collection primarily consists of scripts and short stories written and collected by Hy Pike. Hy Pike was an actor in film, television, and theater. He also directed and produced plays.

 
Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) Records

The Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records consist of administrative records, promotional material, and correspondence from the late 1970's during its formation, including documentation of its relationships with the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado, the Lambda Services...

 
Polak (Clark P.) Papers

Correspondence, legal papers, notes, printed ephemera and other material from activist and businessman Clark P. Polak. Polak was an influential activist in the Philadelphia gay community throughout the 1960s, who in 1963 became president of the homophile organization, Janus Society....

 
Potvin (Ernie) papers

Writings, photographs, correspondence, clippings, mailing lists, pamphlets, flyers, graphic art, award certificates, videotapes, and other material from gay activist Ernie Potvin, 1947-1998. Potvin was a founder of Puerto Rico's first gay and lesbian rights organization in 1972. The bulk of...

 
Powers (Murray) Scrapbooks

Collection of 22 three-ring binders and 68 photograph albums, each containing black & white and color erotic images clipped from magazines and newspapers, along with a small number of photographs. The majority of the images are of males; however, several...

 
Pride Foundation records

Articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, reports, legal referral documents, contractual agreements, resolutions, clippings, flyers, publicity material, legal papers, financial records, photographs, telephone and visitor logs, municipal agency documents, real estate records, position statements and other material, 1966-1984, documenting the...

 
Project 10 collection

News clippings, correspondence, audiocassettes, publications, conference programs and ephemera documenting the establishment of and response to Project 10, founded by Dr. Virginia Uribe, in the Los Angeles Unified School District, 1986-2009. Project 10 is an on-campus counseling and drop-out prevention...

 
Pruitt (Dusty) Papers

The Dusty Pruitt Collection is comprised of personal and professional papers (1945-2002, bulk 1983-1995) from minister, Army veteran and activist Rev. Dr. Dusty Pruitt. The papers include reports, legal briefs, interviews, correspondence, administration records, videocassettes, photographs and clippings from Pruitt...

 
Pucciani (Oreste F.) Papers

This collection contains materials relating primarily to the private life of Oreste Pucciani (1916-1999), UCLA Professor of French and Sartre scholar, documenting in particular his relationship with his long-time lover, Rudi Gernreich, and his close friends, art director Jacques Faure...

 
Putnam (Dorothy C.) and Mercer (Lois) Papers

Photographs, correspondence, typescripts, newspaper clippings, a trophy and scrapbooks relating to Dorothy C. Putnam (1895-1991) and her partner of 50 years, Lois Mercer (1894-1989), bookkeeper for ONE, Inc. The majority of the materials document Putnam's life and family from her...

 
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Que Hee (Shane S.) Shane LGBT and Progressive Activism Papers

Fifteen bound volumes of articles, newsletters, minutes, and correspondence primarily documenting the activism and writings of Shane S. Que Hee while in Cincinnati, Ohio. As an activist, Que Hee participated in a number of progressive organizations including Lesbian/Gay Academic Union,...

 
Queer Frontiers Conference Records

Administrative records, floppy disk, notes, student newspapers, correspondence, flyers, posters, registration forms, financial documents, and other material from Queer Frontiers, a conference held at the University of Southern California in March of 1995. Queer Frontiers was an annual national graduate...

 
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Rakos (Andrew) "100 to Infinity" Documentary Production Materials

Video and audio recordings, correspondence, footage logs, transcripts of interviews, legal and financial documents, and promotional and reference materials, primarily from 1994-1999, relating to the production "100 to Infinity", an unfinished documentary by Andrew Rakos profiling 100 gay, lesbian, bisexual,...

 
Randy Collins Enterprises records

Mail orders, correspondence, financial records, advertisements and other records from Randy Collins Enterprises, 1988-1992, a gay erotic video mail order company based in San Francisco, California.

 
Ranson (Rebecca) Papers

Materials, 1987-1996, relating to the life and work of Lesbian playwright Rebecca Ranson, including scripts of three of her plays (circa 1987-1989), a copy of (1996), a book of interviews and stories by residents of single room occupancy (SRO) dwellings,...

 
Raya (George) Papers

Correspondence, promotional material, clippings, California legislature bills, financial records, and photographs documenting the lobbying efforts of George Raya, bulk 1975-1979. Raya lobbied the California State Legislature regarding the consensual sex (AB 489) and employment discrimination (AB 633) bills and was...

 
Reigns (Steven) papers

Writings and poetry, clippings, flyers, CDs, DVDs, a calendar and material about the lesbian writer Sapphire, bulk 2000-2010, from gay writer and poet Steven Reigns. The collection documents Reigns' writing career and also includes Reigns' research and annotated bibliography on...

 
Reilly (William) and Edward King Papers

Papers of longtime partners William Reilly and Edward King, 1938-1995, including contracts, deeds, correspondence, tax forms, William Reilly's medical records as he dealt with AIDS-related complications, and book and short story manuscripts written by Edward King.

 
Reyes (Tony) Papers

Tony Reyes was a Los Angeles based entertainer and a founding member of ONE Incorporated with his partner Don Slater. This collection primarily consists of music recordings, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and clothing regarding Reyes' entertainment career, but does also...

 
Rhoads (William A.) nude male photographs

Nude photographs of male hitchhikers on Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and Santa Barbara taken by amateur photographer William A. Rhoads, circa 1975-1981.

 
Rice (Hugh) Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center Records

Administrative and promotional records, clippings, and photographs maintained by Hugh Rice primarily regarding his work at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, bulk 1983-1989. Rice was a longterm employee of the Center, including as Health Services Director...

 
Richard (John) Fire-Damaged House Photographs

John Richard photographs of an unidentified fire-damaged house, undated.

 
Riddle (Waide Aaron) Writings

Typescripts of seven poems, 1996-2002, by writer Waide Aaron Riddle, who began writing poetry in 1995. The collection includes his 1996 award-winning poem, "Two Men Kissing," as well as a photograph, circa 2002, of the author himself.

 
Rink Photographs

Rink photographs consist of images of the 1975 and 1979 San Francisco pride parades, Bruce Billings and Castro the Dog from 1985, Arthur Evans from 1997, and an unidentified male couple kissing.

 
Roberts (Alan) Photographs of the Lionel Williams Trial

Alan Roberts photographs of the trial of Lionel Williams, accused killer of Sal Mineo, undated.

 
Robinson (David) Collection

Barbara McClintock Project to Cure AIDS records from 1993 and an undated booklet from the group Pink Tank.

 
Robles (Vincent) Southern California Pride Parade Photographs

Vincent Robles photographs of Southern California pride parades including Los Angeles, Orange County, and Long Beach, 1982, undated.

 
Rocco (Pat) Papers

Photographs, scripts, programs, and related records documenting Pat Rocco's careers in radio, television, and theater; erotic still and motion picture photographer and producer; photojournalist; provider of emergency shelter for the homeless; and known for his charity, organizational, and collaborative work...

 
Rodriguez (Michaelangelo) All Ohio Gay Conference Photographs

Michaelangelo Rodriguez photographs of the All Ohio Gay Conference from May 4-6, 1973, in Columbus, Ohio.

 
Rosenblum (Nancy) Photographs

Sound recordings, photographs and related material created by Los Angeles-based photographer and filmmaker Nancy Rosenblum. The core of the collection is photographs and related material from Rosenblum's two photography exhibitions: "Vegetables: A Reaction to Male Violence Against Women" (1979) and...

 
Rosenkrantz (Robert ) Letters Received

Letters and cards of support addressed to gay teenager Robert M. Rosenkrantz, who in 1985 shot and killed the schoolmate who gay-bashed and outed him, during the first months (July 1986-March 1987) of his prison term. Many correspondents write of...

 
Rowberry (John W.) Papers

Correspondence, publicity, clippings, article typescripts, memoranda, photographs, postcards, and other material related to John W. Rowberry's editorship of the magazines and . Rowberry was a writer and editor for various gay publications and wrote under the name John W. Rowland.

 
Rownak (Richard) Photographs

The photographs by Richard Rownak of World Wide Photography include images of Rick Saslaw with Jerry Brown and Reverend Troy Perry, circa 1976.

 
Rushforth (Marjorie) Papers

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...

 
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Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection

Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis...

 
Sacramento Lesbian and Gay Mental Health Professionals Records

Member list, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership applications, flyer, correspondence, ethics proposals, articles of incorporation, and clippings documenting activity of the Sacramento Lesbian and Gay Mental Health Professionals (SLGMHP), 1977-1982. The SLGMHP was "an organization for all gay health professonals in...

 
Salandra (Eugene) collection on the New York City Radical Faeries

Administrative records, drawings, correspondence, and publicity material, 1990-2002, from Eugene Salandra documenting the New York City Radical Faeries. The bulk of the collection is art work by Salandra used for the group's newsletter.

 
San Francisco Unified School District's Family Diversity Curriculum Resolution Records

The San Francisco Unified School District's Family Diversity Curriculum Resolution records, 2005-2013, document the efforts of Joseph D. Marigliano, the San Francisco Unified School Board, district employees, and community members to promote a safer school environment for all public school...

 
Sandford (Rick) Writings

Journals, short stories, plays, screenplays, comparative literature, poetry, and annual compendia of literature read, motion pictures seen, and theatrical performances attended by Rick Sandford, 1963-1995. Sandford documented his early life in Tahoe 1958-1969, as a "born again" Christian 1971-1972, and...

 
Sandifer (Edgar) Papers

The collection comprises organizational records and personal papers of Mississippi civil rights activist Edgar Sandifer, 1929-1997. Organizational materials include his administrative, financial, promotional, and legal records as part of the Mississippi Gay Alliance (MGA), Persons with AIDS/HIV Project (PWA), Jackson...

 
Sandler (Barry) papers

Correspondence, fan mail, press releases, publicity photographs, public relations material, clippings, and film reviews from screenwriter Barry Sandler regarding his 1982 film, .

 
Santa Barbara Gay and Lesbian Resource Center Records

Correspondence, bylaws, Board of Directors' reports, financial statements, meeting minutes, course syllabus, staff reports, questionnaire, medical bulletin, workshop packet, flyers, press release, bulletins, and clippings documenting activity of the Santa Barbara Gay and Lesbian Resource Center (GLRC), 1980-1993. The GLRC...

 
Saxon (William Carl) Diaries

Journals, 1971-1992, of William Carl Saxon (1954-1992). The entries are primarily of a psychological nature, and chronicle his relationships with his family, friends, and his long-time partner, William John "Billy" Lorenz, and, from July 1990, the emotional effects of his...

 
Scarpone (Chris) Photographs

Head and full-body photographic portraits of Chris Scarpone, October 1968.

 
Schlegel (Richard L.) Papers

Correspondence, clippings, flyers, legal documents, book notes, organizational prospectus, notes, legal expense records, mailing lists, invoices, personal advertising inquiries, private periodicals (personals), photographs, and other material from Richard L. Schlegel, 1959-1972. Schlegel was a gay civil rights activist who pursued...

 
Schwartz (Andrew M.) Collection on Cross-Dressing

Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film , a 1919 program...

 
Scofield (Stewart) Collection on RFD

Correspondence, flyers, clippings, conference agenda, and a photograph from Stewart Scofield documenting the early publishing history, 1970s, of (Rural Free Delivery), "a country journal by gay men." The publication formed out of an attempt to establish a gay commune.

 
Scott Shot Oedipus Motorcycle Club Photographs

Scott Shot photographs of an Oedipus Motorcycle Club event crowning Oedipus Rex XIV, 1965.

 
Scotti (Don) Papers

Clippings, correspondence, contractual documents, and manuscripts from New York-based gay actor and performer Don Scotti, circa 1975-1980.

 
Scripts and Transcripts (Gay and Lesbian Television) Collection

Scripts and transcripts of broadcast and cable network television programs, specials, and made-for-television movies, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme. The bulk of the collection contains scripts from the series (1984-1989) and (1994-1998).

 
Scripts (Gay and Lesbian Drama) Collection

Stage and motion picture scripts, screenplays, synopses, treatments, and music and lyrics, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme or possibly by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person.

 
Sebesta (Ed) Papers

Correspondence, articles, manuscripts, clippings, questionnaires, surveys, research papers, newsletter editorial records, press releases, fliers, and photographs of Ed Sebesta, 1964-1995. The papers primarily document his work for the Lesbian and Gay Associated Engineers and Scientists (LGAES), his personal and professional...

 
Serchia (Paul) papers

Editorial copy, organizational records, correspondence, clippings, flyers, photographs, and other material, 1975-2010, from Los Angeles journalist and AIDS activist, Paul Serchia. Materials document his involvement with AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and the Los Angeles committee of the 1987 National...

 
Sexual Law Reporter Records

The Sexual Law Reporter was a non-profit organization founded in Los Angeles in 1974 to protect sexual civil liberties by informing the law community on statutory and case law in the field of sexuality. From 1974 to 1979, the Sexual...

 
Shepodd (Lynn) Los Angeles Pride Parade Photographs

Lynn Shepodd photographs of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride parade, including an image of Gloria Allred, 1982.

 
Shere (Michael) Papers

This collection consists of Michael Shere's written works and personal papers, 1971-1994. Michael Shere worked as a theatrical performer, script writer, set and sound designer, and composer for 25 years. He also was an activist for the LGBT community, including...

 
Shivers (Rob) First Texas Gay Conference Photographs

Rob Shivers photographs of speakers at the first Texas Gay Conference/Caucus on June 21, 1974. Includes images of Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, and Ken Cyr.

 
Shores (Allen G.) Democratic National Convention Photographs

Photographs taken by Allen Shores at the 1980 Democratic National Convention.

 
Silverthorn (Richard Jay) papers

Manuscripts, screenplays, adaptations, research materials, publisher and personal correspondence, handwritten and typed notes, personal and business related financial records, resumes, clippings, awards, photographs, and films of Richard Jay Silverthorn, 1952-1986. Born Marshall Stuart Goldman, Silverthorn was a writer, filmmaker, and...

 
Siminoski (Dan) Collection on Federal Bureau of Investigation Surveillance of Gays and Lesbians

The collection comprises materials received, collected, and created by Dan Siminoski in the course of prosecuting his 1982 request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the subsequent 1983 lawsuit, for copies of FBI documents relating to the Bureau's...

 
The Simpsons Drawings and Records

Drawings and records used during November 1991 in production of the television show . Includes notes, retake sheets, outlines, budget records, artwork for "The Otto Show" episode (aired April 23, 1992), and a storyboard for the "Homer Alone" episode (aired...

 
Sizzle drag show photographs

Photographs and other material from Sizzle, the first Gay Pride Night held at the Carriage Trade Restaurant and Lounge in Palm Springs, California, on June 28, 1986.

 
Skir (Leo) College Discovery Photographs

Leo Skir photographs of the College Discovery location and participants. Two photographs are labeled as Fort Dix, while another has the date July 26, 1972. Photographs include images of Edger Cayce, Meher Bara, Shelly Goldstein, Joe Kennedy, Lou Todd, Terry...

 
Slater (Don)/Homosexual Information Center Collection

Correspondence, membership records, publications, promotional material, clippings, subject files, financial records, and court records of the Homosexual Information Center, 1965-1998. Also includes the personal correspondence, financial records, medical and insurance records, photographs, and memorial service materials of Don Slater, 1957-1997....

 
Smith (Bob) Stand-up Comedy and Writings

This collection primarily consists of material relating to Bob Smith’s professional career as a writer and comedian, and includes scripts, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, writing and performance contracts, calendars, research files, correspondence, and recordings of his performances. (1972-2006, bulk: 1991-2004).

 
Smith (Donna M.) Papers

Correspondence, photographs, vacation journals, and educational materials, 1940s to 1992, documenting the life of Donna M. Smith; her relationship with her partner of 40 years, Valerie Jarrard; her relationship to other friends, in particular Celia Hunter, Ruth Poirier and Doris...

 
Smith (Ware R.) Diaries

Journals and notebooks kept by Ware R. Smith, an openly gay teacher/professor and writer who died of AIDS in 1986. The bulk of the collection consists of Smith's fifteen journals and the loose items he stored in them, documenting his...

 
Society for Individual Rights (SIR) Records

Meeting minutes, flyers, correspondence, bylaws, press releases, proposals, policy statements, articles, pamphlets, surveys, financial documents, advertisements, articles of incorporation, clippings, municipal permits, legal documents, event programs, constitution, photographs, manuscripts, and other material documenting activities of the Society for Individual Rights...

 
Society for Senior Gay and Lesbian Citizens Records

Correspondence, pamphlets, press releases, flyers, meeting minutes, fundraising mailers, articles of association, bylaws, meeting attendance lists, and other material documenting activities of the Society for Senior Gay and Lesbian Citizens (SSLGC), 1980-1985. According to the SSGLC's mission statement, the organization...

 
Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (SOLGA) Records

The collection consists primarily of administrative records of the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists (SOLGA), 1981-1995, bulk 1987-1995. SOLGA (originally the Anthropological Research Group on Homosexuality (ARGOH), 1978-1987) is a group within the American Anthropological Association (AAA) created to...

 
Soroczak (John) papers

Flyers, photographs, manuscripts, banners, and other papers, 1979-1994, from bisexual activist John Soroczak. Soroczak and Dr. Marvin Colter co-founded the Arete Bisexual Center of Southern California in 1979.

 
Southeastern Arts, Media and Education (SAME) Project Records

Play submissions, correspondence, membership information, administrative records, and publications of the Southeastern Arts Media and Entertainment (SAME) Project, 1985 to 1996.

 
Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile Records

Official records for the Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile for the years 1965-1968, including copies of the articles of incorporation and by-laws; minutes of the pre-foundation planning committee and of the Board of Trustees and general...

 
Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club Records

Meeting minutes, flyers, press releases, meeting agendas, election endorsements, correspondence, questionnaires, bylaws, member list, and other material documenting activities of the Southern California Harvey Milk Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club, 1980-1986. The organization was founded in Los Angeles in 1980...

 
Southern California Rainbow Society of the Deaf (SCRSD) Records

Administrative records and newsletters, 1977-1979, of the Southern California Rainbow Society of the Deaf (SCRSD), the Los Angeles chapter of the Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf. The collection includes newsletters from the national Alliance and other regional chapters.

 
Southern California Women for Understanding records

Survey records, meeting minutes, newsletter editorial material, photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial records, event programs, press releases, manuscripts, promotional material, and other material documenting the activities of Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU), 1975-1998. Founded in 1976, SCWU was an organization...

 
Spaulding (Bill Wuzzy) papers

Administrative records, correspondence, legislation campaign material, publicity material, fundraising records, personal papers and other material, 1981-2009, from Los Angeles gay activist Bill Wuzzy Spaulding. The bulk of the collection is organizational records from the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Committee...

 
Spencer (David) Papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, press release, flyers, photographs, and other material, 1975-1984, from David Spencer (also known as David Schwinkendorf). Spencer was a gay activist living in Los Angeles.

 
Sprenger (Larry) Papers

The Larry Sprenger papers consists of notes, correspondence, and records documenting the professional and private life of Larry Sprenger, an insurance salesman and political activist, in the 1980s and 1990s. The bulk of the collection, from 1983 to 1985, represents...

 
Starr (Adele) Collection on Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Correspondence, minutes, photographs, clippings, manuscripts, financial records, pamphlets, education materials, flyers, posters, audiocassettes, textiles, ephemera and a banner from Adele Starr, documenting the activities of the Federation of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc. (PFLAG), and of Parents...

 
Steele (Gary L.) papers

Minutes, correspondence, notes, manuscripts, gay and lesbian studies coursework, organizations' publicity material, photographs, financial records, and other material, 1946-1987, from writer and gay historian Gary L. Steele. The bulk of the materials is coursework for a college course "Homosexuality and...

 
Stevens (Lyal H.) Erotic Writings

Carbon copy typescripts of 29 gay erotic novels (and a work copy of one additional novel) and three gay erotic short stories written by Lyal H. Stevens between 1972 and 1979 using a variety of pseudonyms, including Peter Pepper, Sebastian...

 
Stewart (Chuck) Research and Advocacy Papers

Chuck Stewart was a published author and education specialist best known for his award-winning book and its accompanying workshops which provided educational training concerning sexual minorities to colleges and in the workplace. This collection consists of the research articles, notes,...

 
Stickel (Bob) Nude Male Photographs

Bob Stickel's As We Are (AWA) full-body portraits of nude males, 1988-1994.

 
Stifler (Sarah) Papers

Journal articles, newspaper clippings, dissertations, bibliographies, correspondence, flyers, slides and photographs collected by art scholar Sarah Stifler who researched the materials for her doctoral dissertation, (2002). The bulk of the materials are photocopies, and the content documents significant people and...

 
Stonewall Alliance for Youth Long Beach records

Bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, petitions, publicity material, clippings, and other administrative records, 1981-1993, from the Stonewall Alliance for Youth in Long Beach, California. The Stonewall Alliance for Youth was formed in order to establish programs in the Long Beach Unified...

 
Stonewall Democratic Club Records

Bylaws, meeting minutes, endorsements, informational pamphlets and flyers, promotional material, event programs, photographs, and clippings of the Los Angeles Stonewall Democratic Club, 1975-1995. Although the records include those from the Santa Monica and Pasadena/Glendale Stonewall Democratic Clubs as well as...

 
Strack (Joel) Orlando Public Library Display Photographs

Joel Strack photographs of a display on gay facts at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida, 1989.

 
Strom (Gregg) Papers

The collection consists of business and legal documents pertaining to Greg Strom's gay erotica company Bryx International, as well as legal and tax documents relating to Strom's personal affairs, 1981-1993. Strom was a bodybuilder and model for gay erotica, most...

 
Stuart (Jason) Collection

Promotional materials, programs, and recordings of the acting and stand-up comedy performances of Jason Stuart, 1982-2009. Stuart is a openly gay stand-up comedian as well as a theater, television, and movie actor.

 
Studio and distributor marketing ephemera collection

Fliers, brochures, and clippings of marketing materials of studios and distributors of erotic images and products. Studios and distributors marketed a variety products including artworks, photographs, moving images, and assorted products. The collection documents the advertising and distribution of gay...

 
Sullivan (Anthony Corbett) v. Immigration and Naturalization Service Legal Records

The collection, which was formerly part of the ONE subject files, consists of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and general correspondence, legal records, court filings and exhibits, and newspaper clippings along with flyers and fund raising solicitations from the Anthony...

 
Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material

Photographs, programs, and promotional material from the Los Angeles based, all-male beauty contest, the Super-Men Pageant, 1981-1990.

 
Szidak (Stuart) Photographs

The photographs consist of images of friends gathering at homes and on the beach, of a Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride parade, and of Radical Faeries gatherings, 1981-1985, undated.

 
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Taravella (Steve) March on Washington Photograph Album

Photograph album put together by Steve Travellla on November 11, 1987, to record the Los Angeles presence at the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, October 9-13, 1987. The note on the inside cover reads: "For Jim...

 
Taylor (Tim) papers

Clippings, correspondence, resumes, photographs, and notes, 1991-1992, documenting the work of artist Tim Taylor. Taylor was paralyzed by polio at age 6 and never recovered the use of his arms and hands. In the 1980s, he began painting using a...

 
Taylor (Vaughn) Photographs

598 photographic prints and 20 sheets of negatives by Vaughn Taylor, created circa 1970-1991. This collection includes photographs of Taylor's friends; community events in the Castro Street neighborhood of San Francisco; gay community events, such as Christopher Street West gay...

 
Thompson (Merritt) Papers

The Merritt Thompson papers, 1896-1970, consists of Thompson's professional and family correspondence, manuscripts and articles he wrote and collected on the topic of education, course materials used in his education classes, translated Inca stories, photographs of his professional and personal...

 
Tierney (David) alternative comics

A collection of ten David Teirney alternative comics produced between 1989-1991. Selling for 3 dollars each, the erotically-oriented stories consist of black ink drawings and text on white paper, each being about 20-25 pages long and having a unique solid-color...

 
Tom (William S.) photographs

Slides and photographs, 1964-2006, taken at sporting and Gay Pride events in California (Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, and San Francisco), New York, and in Europe; at Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence in New Orleans; at MCC General Conferences;...

 
Townsend (Johnny) New Orleans Gay Men Photographs

Johnny Townsend photographs of gay male friends at home in New Orleans, 1989. Biographies of the men are included at the beginning of the collection.

 
Townsend Studio Performance/Art Photographs

Townsend Studio photographs of unidentified performance works and artisitic images, undated.

 
Transgender information resources collection

Directories, clippings, pamphlets, flyers, manuscripts, bibliographies, brochures, and other information resources, 1975-1998, pertaining to transgender support services, health care, and gender identity issues. The bulk of the collection is material regarding male-to-female (MTF) transition.

 
Tretter (Jean-Nickolaus) Night Rivers audiocassette collection

This collection comprises audio recordings of , 1993-1998, a weekly gay and lesbian classical music radio program in Minnesota, produced and hosted by Jean-Nickolaus Tretter.

 
Tucker (Nancy M.) Philadelphia Reminder Day Photographs

Nancy M. Tucker photographs of the 5th Annual Reminder Day in Philadelphia, July 4, 1969. Includes images of Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny.

 
Turner (J. Max) Writings

This collection consists of the writings, 1954-2006, of J. Max Turner (1922-2007). The materials include drafts and final paper and electronic versions of novels, and final and draft scripts, as well as performance materials (programs, photographs, and newspaper reviews) of...

 
Twice Blessed Collection

The collection consists of materials documenting the Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender experience, circa 1966-2000, collected by the Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Archives, founded and operated by Johnny Abush. The collection consists of clippings from print and...

 
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UCLA Gay Awareness Week Records

Proposal, budget, planning, promotion, and evaluation records of the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) Gay Students Union for the first three UCLA Gay Awareness Week events, 1974-1976. The Gay Students Union organized five days of speeches and panels for...

 
Underground Erotic Graphics and Literature Collection

An artificial collection of unauthored erotic literature and art (graphics) believed to have been created between 1940 and 1980. The theme of these works is almost exclusively homosexual, although there are some rare instances of bisexual and heterosexual encounters with...

 
United Men's Health Clubs Collection

Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of...

 
United States Mission Collection

Correspondence, financial documents, flyers, notes, meeting minutes, articles, legal documents, press releases, pamphlets, essays, and other material documenting activities of the United States Mission of Los Angeles' gay and lesbian community, 1970-2002. The U.S. Mission was a non-sectarian religious organization...

 
Update (San Diego) Collection

Correspondence, flyers, clippings, and article typescripts from the San Diego-based gay and lesbian weekly newspaper , 1979-1993. was founded as a bi-weekly newspaper "distributed in resorts, bars, restaurants, and on the street" in Southern California, as well as cities in...

 
Usher Family and Military Service Photographs

Photographs of the Usher family and military service, circa 1885-1960.

 
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Van Ness Recovery House Records

Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, press releases, notes, facility reports, grant proposals, permitting documents, rehabilitation facility regulations, questionnaire, contractual agreements, clippings, organization charts, financial documents, meeting minutes, board of directors bylaws, tax documents, and other materials documenting the establishment and operation of...

 
Vaughan (Rachel) Crenshaw Women's Center Photographs

Rachel Vaughan photographs of the Crenshaw Women's Center in Los Angeles, 1971.

 
Vessup (Johannes) Papers

Flyers, event program, correspondence, pamphlets, questionnaire, court documents and other items documenting Johann Vessup's involvement with the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), 1974-1977.

 
Volk (Don) Papers

Correspondence, article manuscripts, periodical list, handwritten book reviews, research bibliography, and clipping from gay journalist, Don Volk, 1976-1987. Volk was a news editor for the Los Angeles gay newsmagazine in the mid 1980s. He also served as president of the...

 
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Walker and Meyers Los Angeles Pride Parade Photographs

Walker and Meyers photographs of a gay fathers group marching in the 1982 Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride parade and of the Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles marching in a Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride...

 
Walker (Thane) Collection on The Prosperos

Course prospectus, flyers, pamphlets, newsletters, correspondence, essays, articles, class notes and other material from The Prosperos, co-founded by Thane Walker, 1966-1980. Founded in Florida in 1956, then based in Los Angeles in the 1960s and early 1970s, the Prosperos espoused...

 
Wallace (F. L.) World AIDS Day Photographs

F. L. Wallace photographs of World AIDS Day demonstrators in Washington, D.C., December 1993.

 
Ward (Vernon) Papers

Poetry typescript and letter proposing the publication of a volume of poetry by Vernon Ward, 1949. Ward was a poet and English professor at East Carolina University (North Carolina) who later founded the literary journal, .

 
Warner (Daniel) Papers

Diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, videocassettes and personal information, 1980-1994, of Daniel P. Warner, AIDS educator and co-founder of the Los Angeles Shanti Foundation. Materials in this collection primarily concern Warner's experience living with HIV and AIDS from the 1980s to...

 
Warren (Patricia Nell) Papers

Writings, correspondence, editorial records, book promotion and distribution records, research files, project files, event records, computer files, photographs, video recordings, and other materials documenting the career of Patricia Nell Warren, primarily from 1971-2011. Warren is a noted activist for human...

 
Waymire (Carol) Collection

The collection includes fliers, minutes, notes and related records for several Los Angeles organizations including Action Coalition Against Briggs, Los Angeles Lesbian Feminists, Los Angeles Women's Forum, the Peoples College of Law, the Socialist Feminist Network, and Women Against Violence...

 
We Are Everywhere, International Collection

Flyers, correspondence, annual reports, press releases, position statements, articles, meeting notes, meeting minutes, and bylaws documenting activities of the gay human rights organization, We Are Everywhere, International (WAEI), 1975-1981. WAEI invoked Article II of the United Nations' 1946 Convention on...

 
Weinberg (Tom Wilson) collection

Publicity material, correspondence, audiocassettes, one compact disc and two record albums, 1979-2009, from gay musician and composer, Tom Wilson Weinberg. The collection comprises publicity and sound recordings from Weinberg's gay musical revues, , , , and .

 
Weinberger (William E.) Collection on the Law and Gays and Lesbian Rights

Conference materials, minutes, correspondence, amicus curiae briefs, and other documents relating to the provision of legal representation for lesbians and gays, created and collected by Los Angeles lawyer William E. Weinberger, a member of several organizations that provided legal services...

 
West Hollywood Gay and Lesbian Task Force collection

Photocopies of administrative records from the West Hollywood Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 1985-1988, co-chaired by Jean Conger and Bill Wuzzy Spaulding.

 
Westrick (Edward) Collection on Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality

Minutes, correspondence, newsletters, clippings, manuscripts, notes, financial records, flyers, photographs, audiocassettes, textiles, memorabilia and other material relating to the gay and lesbian veterans' organization, Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality (Veterans CARE), founded in Los Angeles in 1984 by...

 
White (James L.) Papers

Journals and drafts of poetry, in particular the posthumously-published anthology, , and prose of the poet James L. White (1936-1981).

 
Whitlock (Mary) Photographs

Photographic images, including prints, negatives, and color transparencies (slides), documenting the professional career and private life of Mary Whitlock between 1974 and 2008. The bulk of the collection consists of images taken by Whitlock in her capacity as a professional...

 
Whitman-Radclyffe Foundation Collection

Flyers, clippings, articles, correspondence, contracts, reports, press releases, handwritten notes, project proposals, financial documents, meeting minutes, and other material documenting activities of the Whitman-Radclyffe Foundation (WRF), 1972-1976. WRF was founded in San Francisco in 1972 as the "education, research, and...

 
Wiederhold (Kenneth L.) Papers

Journals and scrapbooks containing photographs, gift cards, newspaper clippings, textiles, ephemera, handwritten notes, and miscellaneous typescripts documenting the life of Kenneth L. Wiederhold, a gay man from Michigan who became an active participant in the Los Angeles gay community from...

 
Wiesendanger (Dan) Diaries

Diaries kept by artist Dan Wiesendanger (1915-1996) from 1976 until mid-1995, documenting the events in his life, his friends, and family, including reminiscences of his earlier life. A separate series of diaries documents Wiesendanger's work as an artist and his...

 
Williams (James) Photographs

James Williams photographs of products targeting a gay audience and of a women's bodybuilding championship, undated.

 
Williams (Stan) collection

A manuscript and accompanying CD-ROM, and seven photographs from a 1971 issue of Magazine documenting Stan Williams and the Hoover Street Commune, a communal residence for core activists from the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front.

 
Willis (Julia) Papers

This collection documents Julia Willis’ career as a writer of books, plays, poetry, comedic writings, short stories, and newspaper columns. The bulk of the material dates from the 1990s and includes manuscripts, drafts, correspondence, scripts, notes, press material, photocopies of...

 
Wilson (Doric) Papers

Play programs, playbills, flyers, correspondence, interview transcripts, clippings, publicity photographs, negatives, and other material, 1957-1984, documenting the career of playwright, director, and gay activist Doric Wilson. Wilson was a pioneer of the alternative theater movement in New York during the...

 
Wittman (Jason) Los Angeles Event Photographs

Jason Wittman photographs of the 1995 Los Angeles Christopher Street West (CSW) pride parade and the 1995 West Hollywood Mardi Gras. The CSW photographs include images of Morris Kight, a same-sex marriage, and the Los Angeles unified School District's EAGLES...

 
Wockner (Rex) World Gay Periodical Cover Photographs

Rex Wockner cover photographs of the highlights of international gay periodicals, 1987-1991. Includes one non-periodical photograph of Perry Watkins.

 
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Young (Allen) Papers

Manuscripts, survey responses, correspondence, galley proofs, notes, and miscellaneous typescripts created and collected by writer, journalist and activist Allen Young. The bulk of the collection consists of materials relating to the gay male portion of (1979), the first comprehensive survey...

 
Young (Tom) Papers

Photographs, photographic negatives, slides, graphic works, published and draft writings, and other materials relating to the life and literary and artistic career of Tom Young (1947-1989), author, artist, and assistant editor of .

 
Yousling (Jim) Photographs and Papers

This collection consists of artwork, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, notes, press material, clippings, magazine layouts, private journals, and publications collected and/or created by Jim Yousling, 1947-1995, bulk 1963-1991. Materials include photographs, manuscripts, and press materials gathered and/or created during his editorship...

 
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Zale (Schimmel) Lesbian Wedding Photographs

Schimmel Zale photographics of a lesbian wedding, October 1987.

 
Zeidler (Zeke) California State University, Northridge, Associated Students Incorporated Senate Papers

The papers comprise California State University, Northridge (CSUN), Associated Students Incorporated Senate meeting minutes while Zeidler was a senator, 1983, and president, 1984-1985; Zeidler's CSUN Associated Students Incorporated correspondence while president of the organization, 1984-1985; and brief documentation of Zeidler's...

 
Zeininger (Charles Russell) papers

Correspondence, military service records, receipts, and other documents of Charles Russell Zeininger, 1873-2002. Zeininger served with distinction in World War II, worked as an advertising executive, and became an expert in ancient Greek history.

 
Zero to Success Benefit Photographs

Jon of Diamond Bar Photography and J. C. Pearson photographs of the Zero to Success Benefits, 1975-1977. Some of the images are from Trouper's Hall, circa October 1975, while others are from Rose's Longhorn Saloon, September 21, 1975. Includes images...

 
Ziffer (Steve) Politician and Activist Photographs

Steve Ziffer photographs of politicians and activists include images of Miriam Ben-Shalom, Rita Mae Brown, Phyllis Diller, Rich Eychaner, Diane Matthews on Good Morning America, Bill Nelson, Carol Bellany, May Sarton, Ted Page, Paul Popha, Mike Richards, Mary Presslauer, Ted...