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Gay Bands Collection, 1978-1986 Coll2011.043*
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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.
The Great American Yankee Freedom Band was a gay marching band established in Los Angeles in 1978, following the lead of San Francisco's Gay Freedom Day Marching Band and Twirling Corps, founded earlier that same year. The Lesbian and Gay Band Association was "a national organization founded [in 1983] to encourage and perpetuate the community band movement in the lesbian and gay community."
0.8 linear foot. [13 folders]
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