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Escalante (Vivian) Collection
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  • Acquisition
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Biographical Note
  • Separated materials

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Vivian Escalante collection
    source: Escalante, Vivian
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013-108
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1992-2010
    Abstract: Fliers, trading cards, and event materials from Cunt Club L.A., Dapper Dyke, Dyke March Los Angeles, and the Women Moto-cyclists collected by Vivian Escalante, the founder of Dapper Dyke and the Women Moto-cyclists of Southern California.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of business cards, calling cards, fliers, guides, postcards, trading cards, vendor forms, volunteer applications (blank), press releases from the Cunt Club, Dapper Dyke, Dyke March Los Angeles, and Women Moto-cyclists, 1992-2010.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Gloria Matthews, October 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Vivian Escalante Collection,Coll2013-108, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.


    Deed of gift dated July 08, 2011.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Biographical Note

    Vivian Escalante was the founder of Dapper Dyke and the Women Moto-cyclists of Southern California, the Outreach Chairperson for the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council in its pre-certification phase, and coordinator for Dyke March Los Angeles. She received the L.A.C.E award given by the Lesbian and Bisexual Women Active in Community Empowerment.

    Separated materials

    Separated to ONE calendar collection
    2000 Women moto-cyclist calendar
    1992 FUCK calendar
    Separated to ONE periodical collection
    Divas Magazine: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2003; Volume 4, Issue 4, June 2004; Volume 7, Issue 73, June 2007; Volume 8, Issue 84, May 2008; Volume 8, Issue 85, June 2008.
    Flavor Magazine: June 2013
    Passport Magazine: June 2008
    Separated to ONE poster collection
    Dyke March Lucky 10, Los Angeles 2007
    Separated to ONE T-shirt collection
    1997 Los Angeles Dyke March
    1998 Los Angeles Dyke March
    2002 Los Angeles Dyke March
    2003 Los Angeles Dyke March
    [2005] 11th Annual Los Angeles Dyke March
    WomenMoto-cyclists [longsleeve]
    WomenMoto-cyclists [shortsleeve]
    www.womenmoto-cyclist.com [muscle shirt]

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay motorcycle clubs -- Los Angeles, Calif.
    Lesbian community -- Los Angeles
    Lesbian activists -- California -- Los Angeles
    Escalante, Vivian